TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Indiana State University defensive back Michael Thomas has been named the Missouri Valley Conference defensive player of the week.
Last week, Thomas totaled 10 tackles and two interceptions in helping the Sycamores to a season opening 26-21 win over Eastern Illinois.
The Corona, Cal., native picked off his first pass in the second quarter which led to an ISU field goal. His second interception of the game sealed the win as he took it 75 yards for a return touchdown.
Up next the Sycamores take on Northwestern at 11 a.m. CST on Saturday in Evanston, Ill.