Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Healthy Atkinson making impact for Lycoming

Matt Atkinson dives for the score against Wilkes
A year ago Matt Atkinson was getting injections into his torn hamstring in order to get on the field, rehabilitating the injury whenever possible just to get in a position to catch a pass or run out of Lycoming's Wildcat formation.

He was never healthy as the Warriors came just five points short of winning their 15th Middle Atlantic Conference championship. But he battled. He missed two games to various ailments, but mostly from the hamstring.

He somehow averaged 7.7 yards every time he touched the football on offense. Not bad for a guy playing on one leg.

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