Dixon named OAC football player of the week


WESTERVILLE — Wilmington College sophomore quarterback Adam Dixon has been named the Ohio Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

Dixon, who made his first collegiate start Thursday night at Southern Virginia University, already has his name in the record books as the Aurora, Ind., native set a program record for passing touchdowns in a game with seven in a 52-27 rout.

The 52 points is the highest offensive output for the program since the 1999 season. In total, he completed 25-of-41 passes for 382 yards with the seven touchdowns to go long with a single interception.

Wilmington (1-0) hosts Baldwin Wallace University (0-1) in the OAC opener Saturday. Kickoff from Townsend Field is slated for 1:30 p.m.

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