Leach, Ortman Take Home CSFL Weekly Honors
The Army West Point Sprint Football team had members take home two of the three weekly CSFL awards. Ryan Leach was tabbed the CSFL Defensive Player of the Week and Seppi Ortman earned the CSFL Special Teams Player of the Week award the league office announced Tuesday.
Leach registered a career-high two interceptions in the season-opener against Penn, while also contributing two pass breakups. He racked up a total of five tackles, four of those being solo, the other one assisted. His four passes defended and two interceptions led the league. Those two interceptions matched his previous career total entering the game.
Ortman hit the game-winning 21-yard field goal to beat Penn with less than five minutes remaining in the contest. Additionally, he was 3-for-3 in PAT attempts in the game.
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