Wade, West Selected as Pepsi/SAAC Rookies of the Month

Wade, West Selected as Pepsi/SAAC Rookies of the Month

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Football and cross country are represented as the Pepsi/SAAC Rookies of the Month as running back Tim Wade (Doylestown, Pa. / La Salle College HS) and Ashley West (East Hampton, N.Y. / East Hampton) have been selected for the month of September.

Wade has played in all five games for SU (2-3, 1-3), carrying the ball 38 times for 162 yards (4.3 avg.) and scoring one touchdown. He has a long run of 23 yards and averages 32.4 yards per game. Wade has hauled in four catches for seven yards, with a long reception of 10 yards.

He has 169 all-purpose yards (33.8 ypg.). His lone touchdown capped off an 11 play, 94 yard scoring drive in the season opener against Merchant Marine.

West has been the women's top finisher in every race this fall and holds the fastest 6K time for a freshman in the Landmark Conference this season.

West finished third out of 49 runners in the Bucknell Bison 3 Mile Run, finishing in 18:25.00. She placed fifth overall of 60 competitors at the 6K Juniata Invite in Altoona, crossing the line in 23:59.40. At the 6K Lock Haven River Run, West placed 18th out of 151 runners with a time of 23:31.5.