Pilcher puts up big numbers, named Alaska Athlete of the Week

October 3, 2021

Anchorage quarterback Qyntyn Pilcher was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after a historic day passing and running the the football.

The sophomore signal caller lead Sierra College to a 63-37 victory over San Joaquin Delta with 203 passing yards and a career-high 105 rushing yards in a Lamar Jackson-like performance.

The West Anchorage grad completed 10 passes – six of them for scores, and also logged a highlight reel 21-yard scoring run.

In total he accounted for seven touchdowns in one of the most prolific scoring performances by a college football player from Alaska.

The athlete of the week recipient is selected by a panel each Friday. View past winners here.