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Valerio Selected MASCAC Football Rookie Of The Week

Valerio Selected MASCAC Football Rookie Of The Week

Lawrence, Mass. native earns first weekly honor of the season 

Fitchburg, Mass. – Fitchburg State sophomore quarterback Nelson Valerio (Lawrence, Mass./Lawrence)  was recently tabbed Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) rookie of the week as announced by the conference office on Sunday afternoon. 

The first-year Falcon completed 17-of-23 passes for 266 yards and one touchdown, while also adding a one yard TD run in Fitchburg State's 33-30 season opening setback to Curry College at Walter M. Katz Field on Friday evening.

The Fitchburg State football team (0-1, 0-0 MASCAC) returns to action on Saturday evening as it travels to Castleton University to take on the Spartans for a contest starting at 6 PM.

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