From Samford University Sports Infomation
SPARTANBURG, S.C.—Samford senior place-kicker Cameron Yaw was named the Southern Conference’s Special Teams Player of the Week when the league released its weekly football awards on Monday.
In Saturday’s 24-17 double-overtime win over sixth-ranked Wofford, Yaw made three of his four field-goal attempts, and he was good on both of his extra-point attempts. Yaw made field-goal attempts from 24, 40 and 31 yards out.
Yaw also handled the kickoff duties for the Bulldogs, averaging 65.0 yards on five kickoffs. His kickoffs produced three touchbacks in Saturday’s game.
Yaw is Samford’s all-time leading scorer with 292 points in his three-plus seasons in a Samford uniform.
Yaw and the Bulldogs will return to action on Saturday, Nov. 10, when they play at Elon. The game is scheduled for a 12:30 p.m
. (CT) start from Elon, N.C.