Hosch, Shelton-Mosley Named League Player, Rookie of the Week

Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot
Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot

PRINCETON, N.J. – Harvard football senior Scott Hosch was named the Ivy League Player of the Week, while freshman Justice Shelton-Mosley was tabbed the Ancient Eight Rookie of the week for the fourth-consecutive week.

This marks the second time a player has won Rookie of the Week in four-straight weeks and the first for a Harvard student-athlete. The top three consecutive weekly award winners all-time are:

5

Quinn Epperly, O

Princeton

Oct. 21-Nov. 18, 2013

4

Chuck Dibilio, R

Princeton

Oct. 24-Nov. 14, 2011

4

Justice-Shelton-Mosley, R

Harvard

Nov. 2-23, 2015

In Harvard's ninth-straight win over Yale, Hosch became Harvard's all-time leader with 2,827 passing yards for the season, as he went 23-of-37 for 320 yards and four touchdown passes. Hosch tied the Harvard record for TD passes in The Game and had scores of 53, 35, 18 and 2 yards. The Sugar Hill, Georgia native finished second for a Crimson signal caller in a single-season with 22 TD passes. Hosch was also Harvard's leading rusher with 11 carries for 60 yards, as he amassed 380 yards of total offense.

Against Yale, Shelton-Mosley amassed 153 all-purpose yards and scored three touchdowns, two receiving and one rushing. Shelton-Mosley caught five passes for 119 yards and had TD grabs of 53 and 35 yards. He also ran for an eight-yard score and added 26 kick return yards.