CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard football sophomore Anthony Firkser has been named the national Tight End Performer of the week, the College Football Performance Awards announced Tuesday.
Firkser led the Crimson with seven receptions for 86 yards, including a 42-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter. Against Ivy League opponents this season, the Manalapan, New Jersey product is averaging 72.3 yards receiving per game with two touch downs.
The Crimson posted the largest margin of victory (42) in 107 meetings against Princeton. In addition, Harvard amassed 698 yards of offense, setting a school record.
Firkser, and the Crimson return to action Saturday afternoon in a crucial Ivy League road test at Dartmouth. The game, which will be shown on NBC Sports Regional outlets, is slated to kickoff at 3:30 p.m. in Hanover, New Hampshire.