LandSharks name Players of the Week

04/21/03 LandSharks Press Release

The Lake Charles LandSharks have named WR Jacobe Austin as their Offensive Player of the Week.  Austin had 11 receptions for 102 yards and a touchdown against the Beaumont Drillers in Week 6.  Austin also returned a kickoff 35 yards for another touchdown and totaled 137 all-purpose yards.  Austin has 26 receptions for 322 yards and 6 touchdowns on the season. 

LB Darnell Lee is the Week 6 LandSharks Defensive Player of the Week.  The former McNeese State Cowboy finished the game Saturday against the Drillers with 3.5 tackles, 2 interceptions, and 2 key pass break-ups.  Lee anchored a defensive secondary that had 5 interceptions and only allowed 16 completions on 45 attempts.

K Clint Sanford has been named Special Teams Player of the Week for the LandSharks.  Sanford was 8 for 8 on PATs and added a 26 yard field goal.  Sanford also did a great job on kickoffs not allowing Beaumont any significant yardage on kickoff returns.

The LandSharks will host the Houma Bayou Bucks on April 26th.  Get your tickets today, as seating is limited.  LandSharks season tickets are also available.  Remember to get your tickets by calling 477-FINS (3467) or by visiting the Sharks’ site at  Listen to all the LandSharks’ games on AM 1310 KEZM.  Come out and support your Lake Charles LandSharks.  Next week, the LandSharks will travel to the Tennesse RiverHawks.

Please note is the LandSharks’ temporary web address.  The LandSharks are working to provide its fans with the most up-to-date information.  This site will be moved to within the next week.

For further information, or to schedule an interview with any of the LandSharks’ players or coaches, contact Blaine Johnson at (337) 274-3710 or (337) 581-7798.




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