TSUSports.com: Body, Garcia III Named SWAC Newcomer, Specialist Of The Week

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Football 9/27/2021 1:19:00 PM TSU Sports Information

Texas Southern sophomore placekicker Richard Garcia III and freshman quarterback Andrew Body were named the SWAC’s Specialist and Newcomers of the Week, respectively.

Garcia went 4-for-4 on extra point attempts while also connecting on field goal attempts of 45 and 25 yards. The sophomore from Forney, Texas contributed a total of 10 points during Texas Southern’s non-conference road outing at Rice.

A freshman from Corpus Christi, Texas, Body passed for 353 yards going 19-of-35 during his first career start on Saturday at Rice. He would lead all TSU rushers with 62 yards on 16 carries while also contributing two rushing touchdowns.

TSU is back in action this Saturday for Homecoming 2021 against North American University at Durley Stadium on the TSU campus. Tickets are available at 2TTickets.com as the contest will start at 2 p.m.


Courtesy: TSUSports.com
 
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