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.