Montclair, NJ (10/12/10) – Senior linebacker Ed Kirschenbaum (Lake Como, NJ / Manasquan) added garnered another accolade for his outstanding performance last week as he was chosen to the D3Football.com "Team of the Week". On Monday, Kirschenbaum was chosen as the New Jersey Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Sunday.
Kirschenbaum his second award this week as he sparked the Red Hawks to a come-from-behind 30-14 NJAC win over TCNJ. He collected 15 tackles, including 4.5 tackles for a loss and 3.5 sacks. Trailing 14-10 at the half, he recorded tackles on the first three TCNJ plays, leading to a punt that set up the eventual game-winning score.
Kirschenbaum, who was part of a MSU defensive unit that held the Lions to zero yards of offense in the second half, currently ranks tied for third in the NJAC in tackles for a loss (6.5).