SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Garrett Frye, an offensive lineman on the Georgia Southern football team, has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for Nov. 20, the league office announced Wednesday.
Frye is a junior exercise science major from Cumming, Ga., and boasts a 3.71 GPA. He was named Eagle Football Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2012 and was a member of the GSU Athletics Honor Roll in both semesters last year.
Frye helps anchor an offensive line that averages a Division I-best 353.3 rushing yards per game. Last week, he helped the Eagle offense score five rushing touchdowns and earn 502 yards of total offense, including 398 on the ground, in a 38-20 win over Elon.
Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week
Sept. 4: Kym Coley, Volleyball, Georgia Southern
Sept. 11: Christina Dorismond, Volleyball, Furman
Sept. 18: Nathan Dean, Men’s Soccer, Elon
Sept. 25: Clare Latham, Women’s Soccer, Chattanooga
Oct. 2: Andy Summerlin, Football, Samford
Oct. 9: Andrea Fisher, Volleyball, Furman
Oct. 16: Amanda Liguori, Volleyball, Wofford
Oct. 23: Michaela Reesor, Volleyball, Samford
Oct. 30: Tony Washington, Football, Appalachian State
Nov. 6: Teghan Henderson, Cross Country, Chattanooga
Nov. 13: Sam Coffer, Women’s Basketball, Elon
Nov. 20: Garrett Frye, Football, Georgia Southern