PSU’s Copelin named MIAA Special Teams Player of the Week

PSU’s Copelin named MIAA Special Teams Player of the Week
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Pittsburg State University junior Levi Copelin was selected the MIAA Special Teams Player of the Week Monday (Sept. 14) for his efforts against Lindenwood University last Saturday (Sep. 12).

Copelin blocked and recovered a pair of second quarter Lindenwood punts, helping No. 5 ranked Pitt State explode for 35 points in the stanza en route to a 56-28 victory over the visiting Lions. He blocked the first LWU punt and recovered it at the Lions 2 yard line to help the Gorillas break a 14-14 tie. Later in the period, he blocked another attempt and ran the ball in from 16 yards out for a 35-14 lead with 1:53 to play in the first half.

The 6-2 wide receiver is native of Broke Arrow, Okla. where he competed at Broken Arrow High School, and he transferred to Pitt State from the University of Missouri.