MESA, AZ - A record-setting performance in Mesa's 53-40 Homecoming victory over New Mexico Military Saturday has earned Austin Apodaca (So., Longmont, Colo/Silver Creek H.S.) WSFL Offensive Player of the Week honors.
Apodaca threw a school-record six touchdown passes, including three in the fourth quarter, as MCC registered 27 unanswered points to come from behind for the victory.
He even scored on a rushing TD earlier in the game and completed 29 of 44 passes for 313 yards without being intercepted.
In addition, he ran for 39 yards on five carries.
He ranks fifth in the nation with 18 touchdown passes, ninth in average yards per game at 258.7 and eighth in completion percentage at ..653 (164-251).
The T-Birds have a week off before returning to action Oct. 11 against Arizona Western at John D. Riggs Stadium at 7:00 p.m.