Team of the Week
Games of Oct. 19-20, 2012
QB Ayrton Scott, Fr., Augsburg
Scott accounted for 510 yards of total offense and nearly led Augsburg from a 38-7 third-quarter deficit in Augsburg's 38-31 loss to Concordia-Moorhead. Scott rushed 20 times for 136 yards, while completing 25 of 36 passing for 374 yards for three TDs. In the process, Scott broke Augsburg's single-season rushing yardage record on Saturday. He now has 1,034 rushing yards on 147 carries.
OL Blake Shapskinsky (LT), Harris Huguenard (LG),
Ben Green (C), Ling Zhou (RG), Ryan Moores (RT),
Middlebury's quarterback threw 50 passes with no sacks in a game in which the Panthers rolled up 568 yards of total offense. The Panthers, who were featuring a left tackle making his first career start, held the ball for the majority of the game against a triple option team.
RB Melikke Van Alstyne, Jr., Framingham
Van Alstyne had a school-record 294 yards on 36 carries and a touchdown in a 30-16 win at Westfield State.
RB Jonathan Rigaud, Sr., Johns
Rigaud powered Johns Hopkins to a 49-35 victory over Gettysburg, rushing for 210 yards and one TD on 21 carries. His 63-yard TD run ignited a 21-0 game-ending run for the Blue Jays.
WR Andrew Mrozek, So., Brockport
Mrozek smashed the school record for receiving yards in a game with 252 on just seven catches. He had TD catches of 88 and 69 yards.
WR Adam Smith, Fr.,
Smith caught a game-high 10 passes for a career-high 190 yards and two touchdowns at Randolph-Macon, including the go-ahead score with 2:02 left in regulation. The converted quarterback also threw a 51-yard completion to set up a third-quarter touchdown and help Guilford throw for 405 yards.
TE Calvin Cagney, So., Ohio
Cagney caught 16 passes for 151 yards, including a pair of fourth-quarter touchdown passes as Ohio Wesleyan scored the final 17 points of the game to defeat Carnegie Mellon. He scored on plays of 5 and 40 yards in the fourth quarter as well as a 5-yard play in the first quarter. His 16 receptions tied the school record set by Jermar Rayford at Allegheny during the 2010 season.
DE Shaq Thomas, Fr.,
Thomas recorded seven tackles and a game-high two sacks with three tackles-for-loss in his first career start against Shenandoah. Thomas set the tone early, recording a tackle for loss on the second play of the game followed by a sack on the next play to force a three-and-out for the Hornets. Thomas came up big at the end of the first half as well. Shenandoah was marching down the field at the end of the half trailing 14-7, and on the last play of the half, Thomas helped sack the quarterback.
DT Greg Fontana, Sr.,
Fontana recovered two fumbles in a 36-0 win against Susquehanna, while recording six tackles, five solo. He also had a tackle and a half for loss, with half a sack.
DE Frank Weymiller, Sr.,
Weymiller recorded two sacks (29.5 for career) and two tackles for loss (46 for career) in Coe's 47-7 win over Simpson. He led the defense in holding Simpson to 28 yards rushing after they averaged more than 170 yards the past two weeks. Also forced a fumble, the 13th of his career and recorded a safety that put Coe up 19-7 early in second quarter.
LB Andre Carter, Jr.,
Carter became the first LaGrange player to record two safeties in a game. Also recovered a fumble which led to the go-ahead score in LaGrange's 17-13 win at Maryville (Tenn.). He had nine tackles, six solo, four tackles for loss and three sacks.
LB Devin Worthington, Jr.,
Worthington had two interceptions and a sack as Hobart posted a 35-7 win at RPI. His first pick, in the second quarter, allowed the Statesmen to drive 56 yards and score a touchdown 33 seconds before halftime to carry a 21-0 lead into the break. In the third quarter, Worthington's sack pushed a promising RPI drive back across midfield (12-yard loss). His second pick set up Hobart's final scoring drive.
LB Javicz Jones, Sr., Mary
Jones forced three turnovers and posted a game-high 14 tackles. He intercepted passes on back-to-back drives to stop Hardin-Simmons' comeback attempt. He also forced and recovered a fumble on a sack, added two tackles for loss and broke up another pass.
LB Andy Dalton, Sr.,
Dalton had 14 tackles, 13 solo, to go with a tackle for loss, an interception, a fumble recovery and a pass breakup in Hanover's 47-14 win against Defiance.
CB Andre Carter, Jr.,
Carter recovered an Alfred fumble and returned it 38 yards for a touchdown in the No. 7 Sea Gulls' 24-21 win over the No. 21 Saxons on Saturday. Carter's fourth career touchdown made it a 14-0 game in the second quarter. He also posted a game-high three passes broken up.
S Tanner Troutman, So.,
Troutman had two interceptions and led the Warriors with 10 tackles against No. 14 Widener. He had a 45-yard interception return, which took the ball down to the 1 and set up Lycoming's first score on the next play.
S Zach Autenrieb, Sr., Thomas
Autenrieb set the NCAA Division III career interception record when he intercepted a Grove City pass and returned it 100 yards for touchdown for his 30th career interception. He intercepted another pass later in the game to increase that mark to 31. He also had four solo tackles in a 27-0 win at Grove City.
CB Tim Filter, Sr.,
Filter intercepted two passes in 10th-ranked UW-Oshkosh's 28-13 victory at fifth-ranked UW-Whitewater on Oct. 20. Both of Filter's takeaways came during the second quarter. On the opening play of the period, Filter made a diving grab at his own 7-yard line. Less than eight minutes later, Lee Brekke tossed a pass down the left sideline that Filter tipped to himself. Filter returned the interception 19 yards to the UW-Whitewater 30. The Titans used that field position to score a touchdown moments later and gain a 21-0 lead. Filter also made six tackles (five solo).
K Max Gabbard, Sr.,
Gabbard was 2-for-2 on field goals and hit his only extra point in a 13-12 win against Marietta, snapping a 32-game losing streak. He hit a 31-yarder on the final play of the third quarter and a pressure-packed 35-yarder with 31 seconds left in the game to win it.
P Kyle Hamby, So.,
Hamby placed a career-high four of his five punts inside the Alfred 20-yard line in No. 7 Salisbury's 24-21 win over the Saxons. Hamby averaged 48.4 yards per punt and boomed a 64-yarder in the second quarter.
RET Dwayne Hollis, Sr., North Carolina
Hollis returned the opening kickoff of the second half 90 yards for a touchdown against Greensboro, igniting a 39-point third quarter for the Bishops. He also returned an interception 40 yards for a touchdown in the same quarter in a game the Bishops won 45-23.