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Team of the Week

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Games of Oct. 7-8, 2011

Offense
QB Josh Graham, Sr., Waynesburg
Graham had a breakout game by throwing for 311 yards and six touchdowns in a win against Geneva. The senior completed 19 of 29 attempts and his half-dozen scores was just two shy of the school record set in 1968.

OL Jace Werkheiser, John Cannova, Nick Capristo, Joe Guenther, Conor Oenning, North Central (Ill.)
The Cardinals offensive line did not allow a sack for the second straight week and helped North Central dominate time of possession, 36:43-23:17 in a 24-3 win against Augustana.

RB Connor Dahlstrom, Jr., Wartburg
Dahlstrom ripped off runs of 68 and 83 yards en route to 225 yards on the night, on 24 carries. He scored two touchdowns in Wartburg's 42-39 win against Dubuque.

RB Trevor Manuel, Jr., Huntingdon
Manuel accounted for 236 all-purpose yards and four touchdowns in the win against Wittenberg. Manuel scored twice in the final 2:34 of the first half (68 yard TD reception and 10-yard TD reception) to open up a one-point game. He had 34 carries for 152 yards.

WR Michael Zweifel, Sr., Dubuque
Zweifel caught 18 passes for 259 yards and two touchdowns in the Spartans' 42-39 loss to Wartburg. Also playing cornerback, Zweifel had two tackles, one for loss, and intercepted a pass. He is now No. 2 all-time in receptions at all levels of college football.

WR Eric Rogers, Jr., Cal Lutheran
Rogers hauled in six catches for 206 yards and two touchdowns during the first half of a 56-0 home win over Whittier. He became the first Kingsmen in the program's 50-plus year history to amass 200-plus receiving yards in a home game. All six of his receptions covered at least 20 yards and for either first downs or scores.

WR Rico Wallace, Sr., Shenandoah
Wallace caught 12 passes for 127 yards and two touchdowns in a 27-20 overtime loss to Christopher Newport. 

Defense
DE Peter Ford, So., Louisiana College
Ford had 10 tackles, six solo, with two and a half tackles for loss and one and a half sacks in a 31-24 win against East Texas Baptist. He also broke up a pass and recovered a fumble, while on offense.

DT Rian Younker, Jr., Cal Lutheran
Of his six total tackles (five solo) Younker led the team with 4.5 tackles for loss including 2.5 sacks during a 56-0 win over Whittier. The nose guard spearheaded the effort against the Poets' rush attack which was held to 45 yards on 35 carries. 

DE Ben Lyons, Jr., Willamette
Lyons had three tackles -- all for sacks in Willamette's win over Pacific. His sacks resulted in 22 yards in losses. His sacks were recorded on third-and-7 at the WU 36 on Pacific's first drive of the game, fourth-and-2 at the WU 24 on the final play of the half and on third-and-11 at the WU 41 on Pacific's opening drive of the second half.

LB Devin Worthington, So., Hobart
Worthington recorded 10 tackles, four solo, including four tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks as Hobart beat Union 41-24.

LB Joey Cleary, So., Bowdoin
Clearly opened the scoring in Bowdoin's 27-6 win at Tufts on Saturday with a 99-yard touchdown return for a touchdown, establishing the longest play in the 120-year history of Polar Bear football. It was a record he held for almost two quarters, until Griffin Cardew returned a pick 100 yards to paydirt. In addition to his go-ahead score, Cleary had seven tackles, a sack and two tackles for loss. 

LB Javicz Jones, Sr., Mary Hardin-Baylor
Javicz had 11 total tackles, intercepted two passes, blocked a punt that UMHB recovered for a touchdown and added a half sack in a 35-12 win against Mississippi College. 

CB Dylan DeFauw, Jr., Illinois College
DeFauw picked off two passes and forced a fumble in the Blueboys' 48-34 win against St. Norbert. It was just their third win in 20 meetings. DeFauw's second pick led to a key fourth-quarter touchdown. He also had three tackles, two solo.

S Tony Faller, Sr., Lakeland
Faller led the Muskies defense to a 32-0 shutout of Rockford. Faller led the team with 10 tackles, two tackles for a loss of 19 yards and one sack for 18 yards. He added three pass breakups and have one interception for 19 yards. He also blocked a punt.

S Dan Calabrese, Jr., Case Western Reserve
Calabrese recorded a career-high three interceptions and ran two back for touchdowns in a 47-21 victory vs. Oberlin on Saturday. Calabrese, who also recorded two tackles, had TD returns of 55 and 56 yards, respectively. 

S Dan Wirkowski, So., St. Vincent
Wirkowski helped lead St. Vincent to its biggest win in modern program history, a 35-27 upset of Washington and Jefferson. In the game, he made seven stops (three solo) and provided a crucial interception and 61-yard return to the W&J 22-yard line set up an SVC touchdown that tied the game. Later, with W&J driving deep in SVC territory, he recovered a fumble that helped thwart the Presidents' scoring threat.

CB Blaek Combs, So., Trine
Combs bookended the game at LaGrange with two interceptions. His first, on LaGrange's first play of the game, set up Trine on the LaGrange 24-yard line for their first score of the game. His second ended LaGrange's overtime possession, setting up Trine with a chance to win in the first extra session. He finished with six tackles, four solo.

Special teams
K Garrett Biel, Jr., Trinity (Texas)
Biel kicked a pair of field goals to lead Trinity to a 27-9 win against Sewanee. Biel had field goals of 34 and 33 yards and also kicked three extra points to give him nine of Trinity's 27 points.

P Jeff Sauer, Jr., Chicago
In a 38-23 win over Denison, Sauer averaged 50.2 yards on four punts, which he placed at the Denison 1-, 2-, 7-, and 10-yard lines. 

ST Ryan Seymour, So., St. John Fisher
Seymour blocked an Ithaca field goal in overtime that would have extended the game. The block gave St. John Fisher a 13-10 victory.

RET Tony Sierra, Jr., Defiance
Sierra propelled the Jackets to a 23-13 win at Mount St. Joseph with an 84-yard punt return for a touchdown to lift Defiance to an early 7-0 lead. Sierra averaged 48.5 yards per return on the afternoon and aded four tackles, one hit for lost yardage and a pass breakup in the victory.

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at Delaware Valley 41, Alvernia 10
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at Endicott 27, Hobart 24
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Framingham State 28, at Massachusetts Maritime 13
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at RPI 44, Buffalo State 14
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at MIT 34, Catholic 24
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Springfield 17, at WPI 14
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Lycoming 27, at FDU-Florham 21
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Emory and Henry 52, at Rochester 17
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at Nichols 43, Alfred State 7
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Southern Virginia 14, at Kean 9
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at Merchant Marine 35, Maine Maritime 14
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at Middlebury 37, Bowdoin 24
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at Amherst 37, Hamilton 14
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at Williams 36, Colby 14
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at Ursinus 21, Moravian 14
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Montclair State 17, at Christopher Newport 14
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at Carnegie Mellon 42, St. Vincent 27
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at Union 49, Curry 6
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at Franklin and Marshall 14, Susquehanna 7
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at Trinity (Conn.) 59, Bates 16
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at Johns Hopkins 62, Dickinson 14
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Misericordia 47, at Wilkes 45
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at Frostburg State 34, Rowan 7
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McDaniel 25, at Gettysburg 0
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at Wooster 24, DePauw 21
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Stevenson 38, at King's 17
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at Alfred 38, Cortland 33
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at Washington and Jefferson 62, Grove City 10
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at Westminster (Pa.) 21, Bethany 3
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at Allegheny 25, Ohio Wesleyan 17
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at Wesley 43, William Paterson 7
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at LaGrange 42, Apprentice 13
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Denison 52, at Oberlin 27
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at Western New England 59, Anna Maria 7
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Martin Luther 63, at Greenville 28
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at St. Scholastica 23, Westminster (Mo.) 20
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at Minnesota-Morris 13, Iowa Wesleyan 7
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at Muhlenberg 62, Juniata 7
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at Widener 69, Albright 0
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at Coast Guard 38, Norwich 35
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Anderson 18, at Defiance 14
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at Mount Union 23, John Carroll 10
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Hanover 28, at Bluffton 10
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Westfield State 42, at Worcester State 22
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at Waynesburg 10, Geneva 7
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at Virginia-Lynchburg 16, Brevard 14
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at Ferrum 81, Greensboro 0
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Ithaca 21, at St. John Fisher 14
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Muskingum 31, at Wilmington 24
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Ohio Northern 13, at Otterbein 7
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at Austin 12, Hendrix 9
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North Central (Ill.) 35, at North Park 0
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Rhodes 29, at Birmingham-Southern 10
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at UW-Stout 49, Cal Lutheran 24
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Millsaps 21, at Sewanee 14
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Thomas More 38, at Huntingdon 35
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at Washington U. 51, Carthage 31
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at St. Olaf 33, Augsburg 3
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at Concordia-Moorhead 55, Hamline 0
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at St. John's 59, Carleton 0
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at Chicago 56, Illinois College 9
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at Bethel 31, Gustavus Adolphus 0
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Wartburg 42, at Nebraska Wesleyan 14
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Coe 35, at Buena Vista 14
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Central 35, at Dubuque 13
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at St. Norbert 91, Grinnell 0
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Loras 35, at Luther 28
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at Ripon 28, Knox 3
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at Monmouth 37, Macalester 0
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Carroll 16, at Elmhurst 14
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Cornell 28, at Beloit 17
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at Lake Forest 35, Lawrence 34
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at St. Thomas 49, UW-Eau Claire 0
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Mount St. Joseph 59, at Earlham 2
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Dean 42, at Becker 15
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N.C. Wesleyan at Bridgewater
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Western Connecticut 40, at Salve Regina 21
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at Mass-Dartmouth 21, Plymouth State 16
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at Tufts 16, Wesleyan 13
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at Salisbury 38, TCNJ 7
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at Rose-Hulman 19, Manchester 12
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at Case Western Reserve 63, Thiel 20
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Baldwin Wallace 34, at Heidelberg 10
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Berry 38, at Centre 35
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at Wittenberg 45, Kenyon 3
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Northwestern (Minn.) 38, at Crown 18
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at Hardin-Simmons 65, Howard Payne 14
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Illinois Wesleyan 41, at Augustana 24
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at McMurry 35, Sul Ross State 24
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at Wheaton (Ill.) 63, Millikin 6
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at UW-Platteville 49, Lakeland 12
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Louisiana College 21, at Southwestern 19
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Mary Hardin-Baylor 47, at Texas Lutheran 14
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East Texas Baptist 46, at Belhaven 20
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at Delaware Valley 41, Alvernia 10
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at RPI 44, Buffalo State 14
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at Wesley 43, William Paterson 7
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at Washington and Jefferson 62, Grove City 10
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at Frostburg State 34, Rowan 7
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at Franklin and Marshall 14, Susquehanna 7
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at Mount Union 23, John Carroll 10
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Ithaca 21, at St. John Fisher 14
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at St. John's 59, Carleton 0
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North Central (Ill.) 35, at North Park 0
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at St. Thomas 49, UW-Eau Claire 0
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at Wittenberg 45, Kenyon 3
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Berry 38, at Centre 35
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at Case Western Reserve 63, Thiel 20
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Mary Hardin-Baylor 47, at Texas Lutheran 14
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at Hardin-Simmons 65, Howard Payne 14
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at Wheaton (Ill.) 63, Millikin 6
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Illinois Wesleyan 41, at Augustana 24
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