Coakley earns Player of the week honors
04/08/03 Night Train Press Release
For the second time this season, the La Crosse Night Train’s Derric Coakley (DE/LB) earned NIFL Pacific Conference Defensive Player of Week honors for Week three. Coakley collected 11 tackles, three for loss, two quarterback hurries, and one fumble recovery against the Tri-City Diesel on March 29th. The former Wayne State (MI) graduate was also tabbed as Player of the Week in Week one.
Coakley is also listed amongst the league leaders in a pair of defensive categories. He is currently seventh in tackles (19) and is listed eighth with four tackles for loss. Coakley’s 19 tackles leads the Night Train defense which is currently ranked at the fifth-best defense in the league. The Night Train “D” is allowing just 183.7 yards per game.
A list of the Night Train’s overall league rankings follows:
Red Zone %- 1st 92.3% 12 of 13 scoring
Field Goal %- t2nd 50% 6 of 12
Rushing Offense- 4th 98.7 ypg
First Downs- 6th 39
Total Offense- 10th 213.7 ypg
Scoring Offense- 10th 42.3 ppg
Passing Offense- 16th 115 ypg
Rushing Yards- Chris Floyd 2nd 192 yards
Rushing TD’s- Chris Floyd 9th 5 TD’s
Total Offense- Johnny Johnson 7th 142.7 ypg
Passing Offense- Johnny Johnson 10th 115.7 ypg
Scoring- Brett Gorden 1st 29 pts.
Kickoff Return- Freddie Cruz 4th 24.2 ypr
Total Defense- 5th 183.7 ypg
Pass Defense- 5th 112.3 ypg
Scoring Defense- t7th 35.7 ppg
Turnover Margin- 7th +2
Rushing Defense- 13th 71.3