Team of the Week
Games of Oct. 1-2, 2010
QB Matt Blanchard, Jr., UW-Whitewater
Blanchard completed 24 of 30 passes for 337 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions en route to a 49-17 win at UW-Platteville. Blanchard scored the team's first points on a 7-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.
OL Conor Oenning, Jeremy Shaub, Nick Capristo, Kyle
Antos, Will Thrun, North Central (Ill.)
The Cardinals' line dominated the line of scrimmage for a fourth straight week as North Central outrushed Carthage, 272 to minus-36, in a 43-8 victory. The Cardinals kept the Red Men's potent offense off the field by dominating time of possession, 36:58-23:02.
RB Alex Hendrickson, Jr., Brockport
Hendrickson rushed for 310 yards on 43 carries and scored twice in Brockport State's loss to Morrisville, including 241 yards in the first half alone.
RB Josh Kleinfelter, Sr.,
Kleinfelter surpassed 200 all-purpose yards for the third consecutive game, posting a season-high 216 yards on 29 carries in a 31-24 win over Wilkes. He scored twice and broke five runs of 10 or more yards, including a season-long of 54 on his first run of the second half and ran for 11 of Lycoming’s 24 first downs.
WR Ellis Krout, Sr., Wesley
Krout broke Larry Beavers' and Marcus Clarke's career touchdown record with an eight reception, 143-yard and three touchdown performance as Wesley defeated Huntingdon 61-28.
WR Damian Davis, Jr., Mary
Damian set career highs with five catches for 143 yards and two scores. He set a school record with a 91-yard TD reception from LiDarral Bailey. Davis' receiving yardage total was the highest by a UMHB receiver since P.J. Williams caught 160 yards of passes in Stagg Bowl XXXII.
TE Chris Hunt, Sr., Trinity
Hunt scored on a 20-yard touchdown pass at the 11:15 mark of the fourth quarter as part of a five-catch, 90-yard day.
DE Garrett Wooters, Sr., Delaware Valley
Wooters made all of his tackles behind the line of scrimmage, including 2.5 of Delaware Valley's six sacks in a 38-6 win against Lebanon Valley. The Aggies held the Flying Dutchmen to just 140 yards of total offense.
DT Casey Flynn, Jr., Lake
Flynn recorded his first career interception on a tipped ball to spoil a third quarter red-zone opportunity and intercepted his second pass on the next possession. He finished with three tackles, including a tackle for loss.
DT Dan Terhune, Jr.,
Terhune was part of three of Wooster's four sacks, registering two half sacks and one solo, during a 38-28 win at Denison. He was also credited with two quarterback hurries. Terhune already has seven sacks on the season, one shy of the team record by an interior lineman. He finished with six tackles, three solo.
DE Chas Lemon, So., St.
Lemon had a tackle for a loss and a pass break-up, but also made an athletic interception where he tipped the ball up to himself and returned it a program-record 55 yards, which set up a score in a win against Crown.
LB Jordan Langs, Jr., Wheaton
Wheaton forced five turnovers in Saturday's win against No. 22 Illinois Wesleyan and three were recorded by Langs, who had two interceptions and a fumble recovery. Langs’ second interception came with 2:35 left in the game at the Illinois Wesleyan 39-yard line, ending the Titans' chances for a rally. Both of his solo tackles were tackles for loss.
LB Ben Robinson, Jr., Trinity
Robinson led the Tigers with 12 overall tackles (nine solo) and three tackles for loss, handing Birmingham-Southern its first loss of the season. Seven of his 12 stops came in the fourth quarter.
LB Josh Rogers, Fr.,
Rogers had seven tackles, five solo and two and a half for loss in the Hornets' loss to Christopher Newport.
CB Mike Langhurst, Sr.,
Langhurst had three interceptions and seven tackles in Aurora's 23-7 win over Lakeland. He helped the Spartan defense limit Lakeland to 250 yards (3.2 per play) and force seven turnovers.
S Josh McLeod, Jr., North Central
McLeod came up big on a busy day against pass-heavy Carthage, knocking away five passes and collecting his third interception of the season as North Central held the Red Men 70 yards below their per-game passing average.
S Chad Samuelson, Jr., UW-Eau
With the game tied at 13 all and UW-Stevens Point lining up to kick a 27-yard field goal with less than 10 seconds to play, Samuelson was able to block the kick. He also finished with six tackles on the day (five solos, one assist) as the Blugolds beat the Pointers 20-13 in overtime.
CB Christian Willman, So.,
Willman intercepted Macalester at the Hamline 20-yard line and returned it for a touchdown at 13:41 in the second quarter. The TD put the Pipers up 14-0 in a game they went on to win 49-30. For Willman, it was his second 80-plus yard pick-six in as many weeks, as he had an 84-yard interception return for a TD against Carleton the week prior.
K Garrett Biel, So., Trinity (Texas)
Biel hit a career-long 49-yard field goal late in the first quarter to put the Tigers ahead 3-0, then went on to hit all five PATs in the game. The 49-yard kick is the third-longest in Trinity (Texas) history.
P Brian Betley, Sr.,
Betley averaged 43.8 yards per attempt in Gettysburg's 49-39 loss to Ursinus. He allowed only one of his six punts to be returned, which was fumbled and recovered by Gettysburg at the Ursinus 1, leading to a touchdown. Two of Betley's kicks landed inside the 20, and he had a long punt of 54 yards.
ST Desmond Baker, Sr.,
Baker blocked two kicks, an extra point and a field goal that led to a 53-yard return for a touchdown by D.J. Baiza. Baker also had three tackles and two pass breakups on defense.
RET Girard Ogletree-Crawford, So.,
Ogletree-Crawford set the tone for Wooster's 38-28 win at Denison, returning the opening kickoff for a 92-yard touchdown. He also set up the Fighting Scots' second touchdown, blocking a punt late in the second quarter.