Silvera Named NJAC Football Offensive Rookie of the Week

Montclair, NJ (11/13/11) – Freshman wide receiver Gerald Silvera (West Orange, NJ / West Orange) was selected as the New Jersey Athletic Conference Offensive Rookie of the Week on Sunday.

Silvera earns NJAC Offensive Rookie of the Week honors after leading all Red Hawk receivers during a 27-14 NJAC defeat to Kean. He wrapped up his freshman season by garnering 10 receptions for 146 yards and an eight-yard touchdown catch. Silvera, who averaged 14.6 yards per catch in the season finale, currently ranks 13th in the NJAC in receiving yards per game (40.6).