Drew Plitt (9) playing for the Loveland Tigers in 2013 (Loveland Magazine file photo)
MID-AMERICAN CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES WEEK TWELVE
FOOTBALL OFFENSIVE, DEFENSIVE, SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Offensive Player of the Week: Ball State QB Drew Plitt
Ball State sophomore quarterback Drew Plitt (Loveland, Ohio) threw a career-high three touchdown passes on 21-26 passing for 258 yards in a 42-41 (OT) win over Western Michigan on Nov. 13. Plitt made his second start this season and completed 80.8 percent of his passes (21-of-26), the highest percentage by a Ball State starting quarterback since Keith Wenning completed 81.8 percent (27-of-33) of his passes against Miami (Ohio) on Nov. 29, 2013. He notched a personal-best 22-yard run in the fourth quarter to set up a touchdown and threw a 2-yard touchdown pass in overtime to give the Cardinals a 42-35 lead. (From getsomemaction.com/news)
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2017 (R-Fr.): Started the season as the team’s No. 4 quarterback … forced into action the final five games, with three starts, due to injuries at the quarterback position … made his collegiate debut in relief during the Toledo game on Oct. 26 … scored on a four-yard touchdown run in the third quarter against the Rockets … earned his first collegiate start at Eastern Michigan on Nov. 2 … threw for a season-high 169 yards and two touchdowns at EMU … led the Cardinals on a touchdown drive on their second possession at Northern Illinois on Nov. 9.
2016 (Fr.): Took a redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three letters from coach Fred Cranford at Loveland High … team captain and honorable mention all-district as a senior … helped the Tigers win the 2013 state title … owns the school record for career passing touchdowns (42) … completed nearly 60 percent of his passes for more than 1,400 yards and 15 scores as a senior … also ran for three touchdowns in 2015 … two-time all-conference pick … team captain and MVP for the basketball team as well … first team all-conference as a junior … a member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Son of Steve and Julie Plitt … born Jan. 9, 1998 … one sister and one brother … full name is Steven Andrew Plitt.
This LOVELAND MAGAZINE TV video is of Plitt’s college signing day at Loveland High School. Watch as Athletic Director Julie Renner talks about his accomplishments.
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