Athletes of the Week

Tennessee Tech selects a Male and Female Athlete of the Week throughout the athletic season
to recognize outstanding performances by Golden Eagle student-athletes.


Male Recipient

Female Recipient

September 9 - September 15

Metrius Fleming
Football | FR | WR | Elberton, Ga.

Week's Achievements: Fleming was special all over the field for the Golden Eagles in their win over Virginia-Wise. The rookie returned a kickoff 91 yards for a score to tie the game at 7-7 early. He also caught three passes for 65 yards on the night, totaling 161 all-purpose yards.

Ali Verzani
Volleyball | JR | OH | Sioux City, Iowa

Week's Achievements: Verzani helped lead the Golden Eagles to their first two victories of the season, accounting 45 kills and 54.5 total points in three matches. She hit an impressive 35.2 percent for the week, leading Tech in kills, points, service aces and attack percentage.

September 2 - September 8

Luke Ward
Football | SR | QB | Decaturville, Tenn.

Week's Achievements: Ward was highly efficient with his time on the field at Miami (Ohio), orchestrating multiple touchdown drives in the fourth quarter. The senior finished the contest with 83 yard on 7-of-9 passing and 83 yards through the air.

Bailey Taylor
Soccer | FR | F | Powell, Tenn.

Week's Achievements: Taylor exploded offensivley for the Golden Eagles, scoring three goals in two wins over the weekend. The rookie notched a late, game-tying marker at North Alabama to force overtime Friday night before scoring both Tech tallies in Sunday's win over App State.

August 26 - September 1

Bailey Fisher
Football | SO | QB | Clayton, Ga.

Week's Achievements: Fisher willed the Tennessee Tech football to a come-from-behind, double-overtime victory over Samford to open the season, accounting for five touchdowns and over 460 yards of total offense. He passed for a career-high 415 yards, the third-most in program history.

Dallas Oatis
Volleyball | FR | MB | Detroit, Mich.

Week's Achievements: Oatis paced the Golden Eagles in both kills and points over the weekend. The freshman middle blocker exploded in her collegiate debut against Northern Arizona, tallying 15 kills while hitting .357 and racking up three total blocks.

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