BELTON, TX – University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football player Elijah Hudson has been named American Southwest Conference Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in the Cru's 31-13 victory over the University of Redlands on Saturday. Hudson, a senior running back from Albany High School, ran for a career-high 184 yards on 32 carries and he also scored a touchdown on the ground. Hudson added three receptions for 60 yards to roll up 244 all-purpose yards on the night.

The Cru is now 1-0 on the season and has won 35 consecutive regular season games. UMHB will return to action with a 12:00 PM CT kickoff at Kean University Saturday, September 14th, in Union, New Jersey. The Cougars are 0-1 after falling to Albright College 30-14 on Saturday. The game will be broadcast live on Townsquare Media's K1017 FM, or via Radio Pup app.