Fever’s Singleton named IFL defensive player of the week

May 28, 2013 

Lionell Singleton

Tri-Cities Fever defensive back Lionell Singleton was named the Indoor Football League’s defensive player of the week on Tuesday.

Singleton sealed a 41-37 victory over the visiting Colorado Ice when he intercepted a pass on the game’s final play.

For the game, Singleton had three tackles, two interceptions (increasing his league leading total to 9), and one pass breakup.

Singleton was a first-team, All-IFL selection and runner-up Defensive Player of the Year in 2012.

After beginning the season 1-6, for the first time since joining the IFL the Fever will not participate in the postseason this year.

The Fever is idle this week with a bye. Its next game is June 8 against the Wyoming Cavalry in the Toyota Center.

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