9/5/2022 5:18:00 PM
DURHAM – Sophomore quarterback Riley Leonard has been named Duke’s PNC Achievers Student-Athlete of the Week, following his performance last Friday night against Temple.
Leonard started the game 15-of-15 passing, before finishing the night 24-of-30 for 328 yards and two touchdowns. The 15 consecutive completions tied him with Ben Bennett other Thaddeus Lewis for third all-time in program history for consecutive completions in a game.
In addition, the Fairhope, Ala., native added 11 carries for 64 yards to lead the Duke rushing attack.
The Blue Devils are back in action Saturday when they travel to Evanston, Ill., to face off against Northwestern. Kickoff is scheduled for 12 noon ET and will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1.
PNC Achievers is a student honors platform that is active at nearly 20 schools and universities across PNC Bank’s service area. Honorees are selected locally by designated panels at each respective school, using a set of criteria that includes athletic accomplishments, academic achievement, community service and student leadership.
Duke PNC Achievers Student-Athletes of the Week
Piper Hampsch (field hockey) – Aug. 29, 2022