Kicker Bendit earns NESCAC Special Teams honor

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: October 14, 2012
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David Bendit (Dustin Satloff Photography)

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Colby College kicker David Bendit (Emmaus, Pa.) had the best kick of his collegiate career Saturday and earned the New England Small College Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week on Sunday.
Bendit cut Amherst College's lead to 9-3 with a 42-yard field goal with 4:51 left in the third quarter. The Lord Jeffs went on to take a 23-3 victory.
Bendit has made one of his two field goal attempts and is 6-for-7 in extra point tries this season. He has made eight field goals in his four-year career and his previous long kick was 38 yards in 2010. Bendit also has made 45 extra points, including 20 during the 2010 season.
Colby (0-4) will play host to Hamilton College on Saturday at noon.

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