Team of the Week
Games of Oct. 11-12, 2013
QB Matt Pawlowski, So., Guilford
Pawlowski set Guilford's record for pass completion percentage (83.9) as part of the Quakers' record-setting performance versus Shenandoah. He completed 26 of 31 passes for 360 yards and six touchdowns in three quarters of the 56-29 win. He added 41 rushing yards on eight carries.
OL Jeff Schmidt, Joshua Perkins, Ben
Bjork, Dillon Crum, Bubba Friedlund, Bethel
Bethel's line helped the Royals produce 45 points, 523 yards of offense, and zero turnovers against the previously unbeaten Cobbers, ranked No. 22 in the D3football.com Top 25. Bethel rushed for 224 yards and threw for 299 yards, while recording 27 first downs.
RB Dan Andrews, Fr., Brockport
Andrews led the Golden Eagles to a 55-34 win at William Paterson, racking up 282 yards and four touchdowns on 31 carries, while adding another touchdown through the air.
RB Lamont Williams, Jr.,
Williams had 216 yards and four touchdowns on just 19 carries in Carroll's 48-14 win against Lawrence on Saturday.
WR Anthony Acevedo, Jr.,
Acevedo racked up 252 receiving yards on 10 catches and scored two touchdowns in a 44-27 win at Frostburg State.
WR Jake Kumerow, Jr.,
Jake Kumerow caught 11 passes for 226 yards and three touchdowns for the Warhawks, who defeated UW-Stout 55-13.
TE Charles Schneider, Fr.,
Schneider had just three catches for 23 yards, but all three went for touchdowns in a 50-23 win against conference rival Sewanee.
DE Zach Halpin, Sr., Lebanon
Halpin had a career-high four sacks among six tackles and keyed LVC's 10-sack day, generating four hurries and multiple hits on quarterback Tyler Jenny in LVC's 14-7 win over No. 24 Lycoming. Two of his sacks came on third down, including a crucial stop in a goal line stand by LVC with Lyco getting first and goal at the 3. LVC's defense allowed only 50 yards rushing.
DT Jake Stilwell, So.,
Stilwell had nine tackles, six solo, in a 44-23 win against Anderson, including four and a half for loss and four sacks. He also forced a fumble and hit the quarterback, forcing an interception which Hanover returned for a touchdown.
DE Sean Christofferson, Sr.,
Christofferson had a season-high nine tackles (seven solo) and two and a half sacks as part of three and a half tackles for loss in Westminster's 27-24 come-from-behind victory over Carnegie Mellon. Christofferson was credited with a key second down stop at the Titans' 49-yard line as Westminster was holding a three-point advantage over a driving Carnegie Mellon offense with just 1:30 remaining.
LB Frank Gaffney, Jr., Lebanon
Gaffney had a game-high 11 tackles and three sacks in the win against Lycoming. He had four tackles for a loss as LVC racked up 10 sacks. Two of his sacks came on Lycoming's final drive, hitting Tyler Jenny back-to-back on second- and third-down to back the Warriors out of LVC territory and into a fourth-and-41 situation. He became LVC's single-season sack leader (13.0, most in NCAA Division III this year), in only week 6.
LB Cody Buresh, Jr.,
Buresh tied the Wabash record for sacks in a game, posting four and a half vs. Ohio Wesleyan, including three and a half for a loss of 29 yards through the first two quarters. Buresh recorded a total of nine tackles (six solo), five and a half tackles for losses totaling 39 yards and one pass breakup in the 38-13 win.
LB Trayvon Toney, So.,
Toney recorded a game-high 11 tackles, seven of them solo, as Hobart held the Springfield rushing attack 70 yards below its average in a 49-21 win.
LB Jonathan Wilder, Sr.,
Wilder had a career-best 17 tackles in the win over Howard Payne, eight of them solo.
CB Frank Musco, Jr., Salve
Musco had a career-high seven tackles, six of them solo, and broke up three passes for the Seahawks in a 47-26 win against Western New England.
S Jeremy Stewart, Sr., Morrisville
Stewart recorded nine total tackles in Morrisville State's 41-21 upset of Rowan. He added an interception that was returned for 24 yards late in the fourth quarter as the Profs were attempting to cut it to a one-score game. He returned the pick to the Rowan 12-yard line, and set up a Mustang score four plays later, sealing the victory.
S Skylar Griffenberg, Sr.,
Griffenberg had eight tackles, two tackles for loss and two pass breakups as the Bombers held Alfred to just six points, 25.9 points below their average.
CB Zach Padula, Jr., Colby
Padula intercepted two passes, had three pass breakups, and three tackles, all solo, as the Mules fell 14-10 to unbeaten Amherst.
K Beau Brady, Jr.,
Brady was perfect on the day for the Majors, including a game-winning 33-yard field goal with 12 seconds left as the Majors won at Trinity (Texas) 27-24. He also connected on a 24-yard field goal and all three extra points. Additionally, he had a touchback and the best field possession that was yielded was the Trinity 30-yard line.
P Tyler Dunworth, Jr., Morrisville
Dunworth had seven punts for a 46.9-yard average in the 41-21 upset over Rowan. Twice he kicked 58-yarders and three times pinned Rowan inside the 20. Midway through the fourth quarter, Dunworth pinned Rowan on their own 2, the second time of the day that Rowan began a drive deep in their own territory.
RET Dion Wiegand, Sr., Washington and
The Saints closed to within 24-21 early in the 3rd quarter until Wiegand swung momentum with a 92-yard kickoff return for a TD. That return was the first kickoff return for a TD by a W&J player since 2005. He also rushed for two scores.