Team of the Week
Games of Oct. 11-13, 2012
QB Mark Myers, So., John Carroll
Myers broke his own school record for passing yards in a single game with 474 and also tied D3football.com All-American Tom Arth's single game school record with six touchdown passes (had five in the first half alone). He completed 23 of 30 passes and was picked off just once in a 55-28 win at Muskingum.
OL LT Mack Pulkowski, LG David Bobby, C Conor Brinkhoff,
RG Rob Kingerski, RT Nik Sappie, Waynesburg
Waynesburg's offensive line paved the way for a Yellow Jacket running attack that put together its best game since 2007 by totaling 325 yards and three touchdowns on 46 carries. For the fourth time this season, the Waynesburg offensive front didn't allow a sack. Yellow Jacket quarterbacks have only been sacked three times in 2012.
RB Andrew Maddox, Jr.,
Maddox broke school and conference records with a 355-yard rushing game (40 carries) in Concordia-Chicago's 47-44 OT win at Concordia (Wis.). He scored two TDs (2 and 3 yards). He helped CUC set team records with 688 yards total offense, 495 yards rushing.
RB Dominique Carson, Sr., Sul Ross
Carson rolled up 319 yards rushing on just 22 carries and scored an American Southwest Conference-record eight touchdowns. When adding in three catches for 99 yards, he accounted for 418 of Sul Ross's 717 yards and eight of the team's 10 touchdowns.
WR Zach Driscoll, Sr.,
Driscoll caught 12 passes for 250 yards (a 20.8-yards-per-catch average) and three touchdowns as Middlebury beat Williams for the first time since 2000, 30-13.
WR Robin Witjes, Sr.,
Witjes helped Oberlin end a four-game losing streak as he turned in the second-best receiving day in school history with 222 yards and two touchdowns on 12 catches. His first score of the day covered 89 yards, marking the longest pass play in school history.
TE Daryl Andersen, Jr.,
Andersen caught six passes for 157 yards and two touchdowns in Redlands' 40-21 win against La Verne.
DE Jake Danko, Jr.,
Danko had a career-high nine tackles, a career-best four sacks for 33 yards and a career-high five tackles for a loss for 36 yards in the Yeomen's 30-6 win over Denison.
DT Ajani Jones, Jr.,
Jones forced two fumbles, had three tackles for loss and two and a half sacks as Hanover held Bluffton to a third of its per-game rushing average.
DE Ted Abriel, Jr., RPI
Abriel recorded 10 total tackles, seven solo, in a win at Rochester, 31-21. Among his stops were seven solo tackles, a 7-yard sack, two tackles for lost yards and a forced fumble.
LB Alex Taylor, Jr., Thomas
Taylor helped anchor a Saints' defense that held the Tomcats to 263 total offensive yards (122 rushing, 141 passing). He had 14 tackles (12 solo), a half sack for a loss of 2 yards and one tackle for a loss of 3 yards.
LB Chris Bright, Sr., Cortland
Bright had 10 total tackles, including a second-quarter sack which forced a fumble and a turnover. He also had two and a half tackles for loss.
LB Jack Nelson, So.,
Nelson led all players with 19 total tackles, including 10 solo. He had 1.5 tackles for losses and broke up a pass as Willamette defeated Lewis and Clark. The Bearcats gave up just six points in the second half.
LB Larry Delviscio, Sr.,
DelViscio made a career-high 19 tackles, including 16 solo stops, in Gettysburg's 35-31 loss at Muhlenberg. One of his tackles was a sack, and his 19 hits were the most by a Bullet since 2004.
CB Wesley Williams, So.,
Williams recorded three interceptions to help Nichols record its first win in nearly two years, a 26-16 win against UMass Dartmouth. Williams recorded two of his interceptions in the fourth quarter to help preserve the Bison lead. He finished with 59 return yards.
S Mike Elder, Sr.,
Elder recorded 18 tackles including 11 solo stops at St. John's. The 18 stops is the second-highest figure posted in the MIAC this season and most by a Carleton player since 2007. He averages 7.8 solor stops per game, sixth among all NCAA football players.
S Jon Jackson, Sr., Alfred
Jackson had two interceptions, both in Alfred territory, and added three solo tackles in a 26-13 win against St. John Fisher.
CB Colin Hartford, Sr.,
Hartford sealed Allegheny's 22-20 victory over DePauw after intercepting the potential game-tying two-point conversion with 37 seconds left in regulation. In addition to the game-clinching play, Hartford had six tackles and a pass breakup midway through the fourth quarter to force a key fourth down.
K Thomas Woodburn, Fr.,
Woodburn had his coming-out party, knocking down two field goals of 30 and 39 yards to seal the victory for UC. Woodburn was also a perfect 5-for-5 in extra point opportunities.
P Kyle Hamby, So.,
Hamby tied his career high with five punts, three of which landed inside the Hartwick 20-yard line as the No. 7 Sea Gulls defeated the Hawks 37-7. Hamby averaged 46.8 yards per punt and boomed a 68-yarder, just a yard off the program record he shares.
RET Tyson Giza, Jr.,
Giza gained a total of 149 return yards against Lewis and Clark, including returning a missed field goal 62 yards. He grabbed the ball near the back line of the end zone and returned it to the L&C 38-yard line with 10:13 left in the 3rd quarter. Willamette scored six plays later to take a 21-14 lead and went on to win 56-20.