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College Football

Towson punter Jake Ryder earns CAA special teams honor

CAA Football announced its award winners for the opening week of the 2016 season and Towson punter Jake Ryder earned the special teams honor this morning.

Ryder, a senior from Olney, averaged 49.4  yards on seven punts in the Tigers' 56-20 loss to South Florida Saturday night.

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The Sherwood High product connected on a 68-yard punt that settled  inside the 5-yard line. He also had punts of 61 and 50 yards against the Bulls.

Three of his punts were inside the 20-yard line.

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Also earning honors were Richmond junior quarterback Kyle Lauletta (offensive player), Stony Brook senior defensive back Jaheem Woods (defensive player) and William & Mary redshirt freshman defensive back Corey Parker (rookie).

The Tigers play their home opener Saturday against St. Francis at Johnny Unitas Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m.


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