Football player Lawrence Woods was named GLVC Special Teams Player of the Week after the Bulldogs 10-7 victory over Drake, Sept. 7. Woods notched his fifth career kick return for a touchdown, which established a new Truman school record when he took the second half kickoff 87-yards to give the Bulldogs a 10-0 lead. He was also credited with one of Truman’s two blocked kicks, blocking the field goal attempt of 39 yards in the second quarter with Truman up 3-0. Woods had two of his game-high eight tackles on special teams. For his career, Woods has 16 total kick returns in 22 games for 841 yards and an average of 52.6 yards per return. He earned the award twice last season and was the GLVC Special Teams Player of the Year and a Division II All-American.

Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) brothers of Truman’s Iota Nu chapter attended the 2019 Grand Chapter Congress in Atlanta, Ga., from Aug. 14-18. DSP is a professional fraternity that focuses on three pillars: professionalism, brotherhood and service. While in Atlanta, Iota Nu received the R. Nelson Outstanding Chapter Award, Outstanding Service Award, Outstanding Scholastic Development Award, Outstanding Alumni Relations Award and Chapter Advisor of the Year Award in the Gateway Region. In the South Central Province, DSP received the Outstanding Service Award and the Outstanding Alumni Award.

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