DiMaggio Earns Ivy Rookie Honors Again

PHILADELPHIA - The Ivy League has announced its Players of the Week for football, and Penn freshman running back Michael DiMaggio has been named the Ivy Rookie of the Week for the third time this season.

DiMaggio received the recognition following his performance in the Quakers' 45-9 win over Cornell Saturday. The running back -- filling in once again for the injured Joe Sandberg -- ended the game with a game-high 23 rushes for 94 yards, and scored his third touchdown of the season. DiMaggio had 57 yards in the first quarter and 65 by halftime as Penn jumped out to a 24-0 lead on the Big Red.

Harvard swept the Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week honors, with QBChris Pizzotti taking the offensive award and DL Brad Bagdis the defensive. Yale's Gio Christodoulou was the Special Teams Player of the Week.

For Penn, Britton Ertman and Bryan Walker were named to the Ivy's weekly honor roll.

Penn finished the season with a 4-6 overall record, and went 3-4 in the Ivy League to tie for fourth place.