Okun Named Defensive POTW

Okun Named Defensive POTW

LANCASTER, Pa. — Franklin & Marshall defensive back Ben Okun was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Defensive Player of the Week announced on Sunday. The honor is the first for Okun this season and the fifth for a member of the F&M team.

Okun (Newbury Park, Calif. / Newbury Park) led the Diplomat defense with seven solo tackles, including a sack, a forced fumble and a pick six in a 42-28 win at Ursinus. He returned his theft 55 yards that jumped started a 21-0 F&M run.

F&M returns to action on Saturday when the Diplomats host Gettysburg at 1:00 p.m. A win over the Bullets would give F&M at least a share of CC Crown.