GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) The RMAC acknowledged their players of the week for week one of the football season. The Mavericks earned two of the three honors. The RMAC Defensive Player of the Week was Nick Ciccio. The redshirt sophomore had six tackles and two interceptions, four pass break-ups, a forced fumble and recovery. He did it all and the six tackles led all of Division I.
Lucas Ruiz-Diaz was named the Special Teams Player of the Week. He was three for three for field goal attempts including a career long 48 yard field goal as time expired going into halftime and he made all four of his extra points.
The Mavericks will make their home debut this Saturday night against Eastern New Mexico.