OHIO MALE SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK -- OCT. 22, 2018
Name: Nathan Rourke
Major: Physical Activity & Sport Coaching
Week's Achievements: Junior quarterback Nathan Rourke (Oakville, Ontario, Canada) accounted for five total touchdowns, throwing a career-high four touchdown passes and adding another on the ground as the Ohio football team (4-3, 2-1 MAC) bested MAC East Division rival Bowling Green, 49-14, on Homecoming last Saturday (Oct. 20) at Peden Stadium. Rourke completed of 8-of-12 passes for 193 yards and carried the ball 10 times for 101 yards. His 76-yard touchdown pass to redshirt senior wide receiver Papi White in the second quarter marked the longest completion of his career. Rourke has thrown for multiple touchdown passes in four games in 2018 and has rushed for at least 100 yards twice this year.