Irwin named SCIAC Athlete of the Week

University of Redlands freshman wide receiver Taylor Irwin has been named SCIAC Male Athlete of the Week for his contributions in the Bulldogs’ 26-14 victory over Whittier on saturday.

Irwin racked up 102 yards on nine catches, including a long of 21 yards, during Redlands’ final SCIAC game of the 2010 season. He posted two touchdowns, which came off of 14-yard and 13-yard strikes into the Poet end zone.

The freshman receiver has totaled 393 receiving yards on 28 catches for 56.1 yards per game. He currently leads the 7-1 Bulldogs in scoring with 36 points on his rookie season.

Redlands wraps up the regular season on Saturday by playing host to the Panthers of Chapman University in a non-conference bout at 1 p.m.