Team of the Week
Games of Nov. 11-12, 2011
QB Dan Pitcher, Sr., Cortland State
Pitcher accounted for 374 yards of total offense in Cortland's 27-3 Cortaca Jug win at Ithaca - the Red Dragons' biggest road win vs. Ithaca since 1955. Extended his school records to 29 TD passes for the season and 52 career TD passes. Pitcher was 23-for-36 for 280 yards and ran for 94 yards.
OL Jordan Austin, Ty Olson, John Schachtner, Gio Lapp, Marc Valdez, Cal Lutheran
Cal Lutheran rushed for 346 yards and eight touchdowns in a 70-20 win at Occidental. As a team the Kingsmen have rushed for 36 touchdowns (averaging four per game) and totaled 340-plus yards in three contests this season. Sixteen players carried the ball for the Kingsmen.
RB Shawn Morris, Jr., Birminghan-Southern
Morris ran for 332 yards on 35 carries and scored three touchdowns in a 35-21 win against Millsaps.
RB Clinton Orr, Jr., Albion
Orr became Albion's career rushing leader by running through Trine for 200 yards on 28 carries.
WR Jared Kuehner, Jr., Coe
Kuehner broke Coe's record for receiving yards with 267, on seven receptions. He tallied 203 in the first half of the 77-7 win against Cornell, which was just the fourth time in school history a player had over 200 for a game.
WR Teddy Watkins, Sr., Wheaton (Ill.)
Watkins set a school record with four touchdown catches in a 49-29 win against Millikin. He caught eight passes for 146 yards.
WR Rico Wallace, Sr., Shenandoah
Wallace had six receptions for 125 yards and two TDs in first half on his way to an eight-catch, 154-yard day in a win at North Carolina Wesleyan.
DE Corey Homer, Sr., Lebanon Valley
Homer set a program ecord with 5.5 sacks among his 11 tackles. Four of his sacks were solo efforts. His final sack of the game was a safety in the second half; he had 4.5 sacks in the first half alone.
DT Darryl Moore, Sr., Waynesburg
Moore went for a game-high 11 tackles, nine of them solo stops, two tackles for loss, a sack and a forced fumble against the Presidents.
DE Tyre Coleman, Fr., Hobart
Coleman took over the Division III lead for sacks with three at Rochester on Saturday. He finished the day with six solo tackles and was credited with two forced fumbles, giving him a Liberty League-leading five for the season.
LB Jaden Rosselli, So., Willamette
Rosselli led all players on both teams with 11 total tackles. He earned six solo tackles with two tackles for loss, including an 8-yard sack in a 13-6 loss to Pacific Lutheran.
LB JP Leary, Sr., St. Scholastica
Leary led the team with 11 tackles, including seven which were solo in Saturday's victory over Eureka. He also recorded one interception. Leary led a defense that held Eureka's offense 150 yards below its season average.
LB Larry Delviscio, Jr., Gettysburg
DelViscio made a game-high 12 tackles (11 solo), including a career-high 2.0 sacks, to go with a fumble recovery in Gettysburg's 28-14 victory at Franklin and Marshall.
LB Louis Baltazar, Sr., Lewis and Clark
Baltazar had four and a half tackles for loss, three and a half sacks as well as a forced fumble in a 47-14 loss at Linfield. He had seven tackles, four solo.
CB Kevin Hearon, So., Hobart
Hearon recorded his first two career interceptions, returning the second 36 yards for a touchdown as Hobart defeated Rochester 24-10 to clinch the Liberty League Championship. The backup corner also recorded a pass break up and a solo tackle.
S Coltan Ellis, So., UW-Eau Claire
Ellis recorded nine tackles (eight solo) while he broke up two passes in a 27-21 win against UW-River Falls. One of the broken up passes came at a crucial time, late in the first half as River Falls attempted one final pass to the end zone before time expired.
S Anderson Porter, So., Birmingham-Southern
Porter intercepted passes on back-to-back plays from scrimmage for Millsaps, each of which the Panthers turned into touchdowns in a 25-21 comeback win.
CB Tony Gordon, Sr., Heidelberg
Gordon notched seven tackles, including six solo stops, to lead the secondary and returned a 50-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown in a 48-21 win against Ohio Northern.
K Mauricio Alfonso, Jr., Chapman
Alfonso hit both of his field goals, including a 46-yarder, in a 19-13 loss to Redlands.
P Colin Bultnick, Fr., Heidelberg
Bultinck averaged 50.8 yards on four punts with a long of 60 yards and landed three punts inside the 20-yard line in the win against Ohio Northern.
RET Jeret Smith, Fr., McMurry
Smith returned four kickoffs for 158 yards including a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. He also caught three passes for 29 yards and a touchdown in McMurry's 63-38 win against Mississippi College.
ST Casey Kessler, Fr., Averett
Kessler picked up a blocked PAT attempt and returned it 98 yards for two points against Ferrum.