LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland sophomore running back Treylon Sheppard's career-night against Bethel earns him Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week.
Sheppard had a career-high in Sheppard rushed for a career-high 280 yards and a career-high in carries 47 times. 280 rushing yards is the most rushing yards by a Phoenix player since the restart of the program in 1990. 47 carries and 280 yards on the ground are both NAIA-highs this season.
He also posted three touchdown rushes to bring his season total to 10 rushing touchdowns. Sheppard leads the Mid-South Conference in rushing yards per game with 147.0 yards per game and has 847 yards on the season. Sheppard ranks fourth in the NAIA in rushing yards per game while seventh in total touchdowns and seventh in rushing yards.
This is the first Mid-South Conference weekly honor of his career.
Sheppard and the Phoenix will host Campbellsville University on Friday at 6:00 p.m.