Joe Phillips led Slippery Rock to a 31-21 victory over IUP, as The Rock held the Crimson Hawks to just 26 rushing yards. Phillips notched 4.5 tackles for loss for 20 yards, including three sacks. He also forced a fumble and registered an interception, while recording five solo tackles and six total stops.
Phillips was part of a Slippery Rock defense that notched eight sacks, 13 tackles of loss and four interceptions.
The Washington graduate earned PSAC West Defensive Player of the Week.
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