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NICK BELCHER EARNS NAL WEEK 8 SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK

05/10/2017 9:51 AM -

JACKSONVILLE –  The National Arena League announced on Wednesday that Sharks kicker Nick Belcher earned Special Teams Player of the Week for his standout performance in Week 8 against the Corpus Christi Rage.



Belcher helped the Sharks to their best starting record in franchise history (7-0) on Saturday night at the Shark Tank. Belcher not only succeeded on 8 out of 9 extra points, but also kicked four deuces for the Sharks. Belcher alone scored 16 points - over twice of what the opposing team scored all game.


This is Belcher’s third weekly honor of the season. He leads the league in all kicking categories.


For Belcher’s next game, he and the Sharks will face off against the Monterrey Steel (3-2) at the Shark Tank on Saturday, May 20 at 7 p.m. for Star Wars Night.  


NAL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK


Offensive Player of the Week: FB Undra Hendrix - High Country

Defensive Player of the Week: LB Tim Hume - Lehigh Valley

Special Teams Player of the Week: K Nick Belcher - Jacksonville


About the Jacksonville Sharks

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