Oct 1st, 2012 @ 2:19 pm | Author: Viking Sports Admin
Valley City State University's Derek Elliott has earned top honors in the Association of Independent Institutions this week. Elliott has been named the Male Athlete of the Week for the week of Sept 24-30.
Elliott, a 6-1, 211-pound junior running back from Valley City, N.D., was the Vikings main source of offense in a 39-28 loss to South Dakota School of Mines and Tech. Elliott rolled up 219 total yards of offense and scored three touchdowns for the Vikings. He rushed for 114yards on seven carries and two touchdowns, including an 80-yard TD run, and caught six passes for 105 yards and a touchdown.