East graduate special teams player of the week

East grad named Special Teams Player of Week

Trine kicker Paul Baker has been named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Special teams Player of the Week.

Baker, a sophomore from Columbus East, executed a perfect onside kick that the Thunder recovered to set up the game-winning touchdown in a 55-51 win against 22nd-ranked Albion. The kickoff specialist also limited the Britons to 22 yards per kickoff return and made one tackle.

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