TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology junior Dean Griffing (Plano, Ill./Aurora
Christian) has been named the Heartland Collegiate
Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts in
Saturday's victory at Mount St. Joseph.
Griffing tallied 14 tackles, including 4.5 tackles-for-loss and
two sacks, to help Rose-Hulman earn a 28-21 overtime victory over
On the season, Griffing has tallied 51 tackles, 16
tackles-for-loss and 10 sacks. His efforts have also included
two forced fumbles and one pass breakup.
The mechanical engineering major currently leads the HCAC with
his 10 sacks and is tied for league-high honors with 16
Rose-Hulman stands 3-5 on the season and hosts Anderson
University on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.