Carr Named Sysco Student Athlete of the Week

Nov. 26, 2012


Derek Carr

Bakersfield, Calif.

Junior quarterback Derek Carr completed 28-of-32 passes for 452 yards and four touchdowns with no interceptions as the Bulldogs defeated Air Force 48-15. The win gave Fresno State a share of the Mountain West football crown, marking the Bulldogs' first league title since 1999. Carr's .875 completion percentage set a new school record while ranking as the best single-game performance by a junior in MW history (third overall). His third 400-yard passing game of the year also established a new MW single-season record. The Bakersfield, Calif., native completed his first nine passes for 215 yards and two touchdowns in the first 21 minutes of the game. Included in those first nine passes were completions of 28, 64 (touchdown), 36 (touchdown) and 53 yards. Overall, Carr completed eight passes of over 20 yards and averaged 16.1 yards per completion while extending his streak of consecutive pass attempts without an interception to 126.

Also Nominated:
Men's Basketball: Kevin Foster
Women's Basketball: Ki-Ki Moore
Volleyball: Barbara Alcantara

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