Team of the Week
Games of Sept. 20-21, 2013
QB Kyle Boden, Sr., Emory and Henry
Boden led the Wasps to a 61-22 triumph over Methodist, setting ODAC and Emory & Henry records in the process. He set the conference record by completing 29 of 31 passes for a 93.5 completion percentage. He covered 382 yards thru the air, tossing five touchdown passes and one interception. Boden also added a two-point conversion and posted a 243.83 passer rating for the game. He notched a sixth touchdown via a 2-yard run as part of 24 yards rushing.
OL Quentin Rembert, Austin Hunter, Alex
Damschroder, Mike Lehman, Matt Byrne,
The Heidelberg offensive line paved the way for 590 yards of total offense against Ohio Northern. For the second time in as many games, the line did not commit a holding penalty.
RB Austin Duncan, RB,
Duncan set a school record for carries (48) and rushing yards (298) in a game, breaking the previous record by 70 yards in a 20-17 overtime loss to Carleton. In 48 carries, he was never stopped for a loss.
WR Cassidy Burns, Sr., Bridgewater (Va.)
Burns hauled in a career high 11 passes for a career-best 193 yards and a touchdown to lead Bridgewater to a 51-28 victory over Ferrum on a rain-soaked Saturday. Burns' 193-yard effort eclipsed his former career high by nearly 100 yards.
WR Matthew Green, Jr., Bridgewater
Green caught six passes for 202 yards and a school record five touchdowns in the Bears’ 51-20 inaugural MASCAC win over Worcester State. He hauled in scoring strikes of 39 and six yards in the second quarter, a 30-yard touchdown in the third, and back-to-back 60-yard scores in the fourth quarter.
WR Blake Anders, So.,
Anders had seven catches for 173 yards in helping Benedictine to its second consecutive victory over Kalamazoo in the NACC-MIAA Challenge. He caught a pair of touchdowns, each over 40 yards, to help the Eagle score three consecutive TDs in the second half and take control.
TE Jared Prugar, Sr.,
Prugra had six catches for 165 yards in Ithaca's 17-3 win against Union, including a 56-yard catch that set up a touchdown two plays later.
DE Joe Kirchner, Sr., Cortland
Kirchner recorded 3.5 of Cortland's eight sacks in a 26-15 win vs. William Paterson. On one of his sacks early in the fourth quarter, he forced a fumble that the Red Dragons recovered at the Cortland 35-yard line while holding on to a 20-15 lead at the time. Kirchner is also a fullback in some packages and ran two times for 30 yards.
DT Jeremy Keith, Sr.,
Keith had four sacks in Salisbury's 28-10 win at N.C. Wesleyan on Saturday. All five of Keith's tackles (all solo) came behind the line of scrimmage, costing NCWC 33 total yards. Keith and the SU defense limited the Battling Bishops to 62 rushing yards.
DT Brandon Felus, Sr.,
Felus had two sacks and an additional tackle for loss as he helped Juniata upset Gettysburg 38-16 to remain undefeated. He recorded five tackles, all solo. Felus forced a fumble that set up a Juniata touchdown and blocked a PAT attempt in the first quarter.
DE Arthur Kuyan, Sr., RPI
Kuyan had seven tackles, including three unassisted stops, 3.5 for a total of 33 lost yards, and two sacks with 13 yards lost. He helped a defense that allowed a school record minus-42 yards rushing to the Spartans. In fact, 118 of CSC's total yards on the day (271) came on its final two drives.
LB Anthony Arguello, Sr., La
Arguello had seven tackles, six solo, including five tackles for loss and three of La Verne's seven sacks as La Verne won its season opener, defeating Whitworth 25-20 on the road. Whitworth was playing its third game.
LB Nolan Toran, Jr.,
Toran was responsible for all three Hobart takeaways as the Statesmen handed Utica its first loss. He intercepted the Pioneers' first pass of the game and returned it 21 yards, ripped the ball away from a Utica running back for a forced fumble and recovery that led to Hobart's second touchdown of the game, and forced another fumble on the Pioneers' first drive of the second half. Toran also recorded five solo tackles.
LB Frank Gaffney, Jr., Lebanon
Gaffney led a stifling Dutchmen defense with three sacks among 10 tackles in a 38-17 win over King's. Four of Gaffney's tackles were for a loss and another for no gain as he hit King's quarterback Tyler Hartranft three times off the edge. Eight of his tackles were solo. LVC's starting defense allowed only three points, with both of King's touchdowns coming in the fourth quarter.
LB Seth Mathis, Sr.,
Mathis recorded eight tackles, including five solo and one for loss, in the Royals' 47-14 win over Buena Vista. He also intercepted BVU's quarterback on the first play of the game and returned it 30 yards for a touchdown blocked a field goal attempt in the second quarter.
CB Andrew Skalman, Sr., Washington
Skalman made a career-high 10 tackles and picked off a pair of passes in the Bears' 10-0 loss at No. 20 Coe. The 10 points scored by Coe was the lowest point total since the 2011 season.
S Adam Nelson, Jr., Alma
Nelson recorded 10 total tackles in keeping Alma within striking distance in a 21-20 loss to Lakeland. He had an interception at the Alma 28-yard line to end a scoring threat with Alma leading 20-7 and blocked a field goal to also preserve the lead. He also broke up a pass and forced a fumble.
CB Beau Langs, So., Olivet
Langs picked off two passes and broke up two more in Olivet's 34-7 win against Rockford. He had seven tackles, four solo.
K Kresimir Ivkovic, So., John
Ivkovic made both field goal attempts in John Carroll's 27-7 win at Baldwin Wallace. He hit a career-long 45-yarder as time expired in the first half following a BW turnover on a kickoff to stake JCU a 17-0 halftime lead. He hit all of his PATs and forced touchbacks on three of his five kickoffs.
P Mike DeBole, Sr., Cortland
DeBole averaged just 39.0 yards on his six punts, pinning William Paterson inside the 15 on four of them, including the 8, 1 and 3-yard lines in the game's final 21 minutes.
RET Jalen Green, Fr., Framingham
Green scored on a 48-yard punt return for a touchdown and set up another Rams TD with a 49-yard punt return in a 42-21 win against Fitchburg State.