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Hill Earns Big Sky Player of the Week Honors With 99-Yard TD

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Shaquille Hill ranks third in the nation for kickoff return yards per kick (Photo: EWU AThletics) Shaquille Hill ranks third in the nation for kickoff return yards per kick (Photo: EWU AThletics)

Eastern Washington redshirt freshman Shaquille Hill earned himself quite an honor after a monstrous kickoff return on Saturday. The Big Sky Conference named him the Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday.

Hill, from Stockton, Calif., returned a kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown on Saturday to help the Eagles beat North Dakota 55-17. The return happened in the first quarter and game EWU a 20-10 lead.

Later in the first half, Hill returned a kick 41 yards to set up a touchdown to make the score 27-10.

Hill currently ranks third in the FCS with an average of 37.33 yards per kick returns. Eastern Washington leads the nation in returns with a 31.80 average.

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