Games of Sept. 24-26, 2015
|Thomas Marone spearheaded a Yellowjackets defense which bottled up the Springfield running game.
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QB Joe Callahan, Sr., Wesley
Callahan passed for 414 yards and three touchdowns and running for 111 yards and three more scores. His most impressive accomplishment in No. 5 Wesley's 50-49 win over No.22 North Central was the comeback he orchestrated. The Wolverines trailed by 21 in the second half, and came back to take the lead with 28 consecutive points. After North Central responded with 14 straight of their own, Callahan led the Wesley offense on a 94-yard two-minute drill that found the end zone with seven seconds left. He then completed a two-point conversion to give the fifth-ranked Wolverines a 50-49 win.
OL Kyle Cosby, Mike Cruciotti, Joe Beattie, Trevor Woodall, Vince Porporato, Whitworth
Whitworth running backs did not have any rushing attempts for negative yardage, and quarterback Ian Kolste was not sacked and was rarely threatened in a 37-7 win vs. Chapman. The Pirates' 486 yards of total offense was nearly evenly split between rushing (224) and passing (262).
RB Chris Negron, Jr., Moravian
Negron tied the Moravian school record with six rushing touchdowns in the game as he racked up his fourth career 200-yard game, picking up 221 yards on 34 carries in Moravian's 55-38 win at Dickinson. Negron scored on touchdown runs of 23, 8, 10, 20, 2 and 6 yards, the final score coming with 1:42 remaining in the game to tie the Greyhounds' record for touchdowns in a game. Negron also caught one pass for 23 yards in the victory.
RB Chandler Carroll, So., Chicago
Carroll broke the UChicago school record for rushing yards in a game with 311 in a 49-30 win over No. 21 Centre. Carroll averaged 10.4 yards per carry on the day as the Maroons totaled 541 yards (329 rushing, 212 passing). The sophomore running back's touchdowns came on runs of 39, 5, and 72 yards.
RB Jordan Roberts, Jr., St. Thomas
Roberts scored four touchdowns and recorded 240 yards of offense as the Tommies pulled away from No. 8 St. John's in a 35-14 victory. Roberts rushed 31 times for 230 yards -- 172 in the second half -- in his first conference game and is the first MIAC player in at least 15 seasons to rush for more than 200 years against the Johnnies.
WR Tyler Bates, Sr., East Texas Baptist
Bates had another stellar night with 10 catches for 274 yards (career-high) and two touchdowns. He had an 80-yard reception for a touchdown in the first quarter with 9:51 to go for a 6-0 lead. His other touchdown catch came in the fourth quarter to put ETBU back in front 27-24 on a 78-yard touchdown pass. He has now caught two or more touchdowns in three straight games. His second touchdown catch was a momentum shift to put ETBU back in front by three, 27-24 with 13:09 left in the game.
WR Soren Pelz-Walsh, Jr., Castleton
Pelz-Walsh caught seven passes for a career-high 180 yards and program record-tying three touchdowns. Two of his touchdowns came in the first half as the Spartans built a 28-6 lead and he also drew a passing interference penalty in the end zone to set up another score. His first touchdown was as 21-yard score on four down to give Castleton a 7-0 lead. He followed it up with a career-long 69-yard grab later in the first to make it 14-0 and added a 51-yard score early in the third quarter.
DE Josh Schneider, Sr., Lakeland
Schneider finished with a team-high 12 tackles (eight solo) in a 29-28 loss to Carthage. That total included six tackles for loss, two sacks, plus a tackle to stop a two-point conversion attempt run by Red Men with 30 seconds left.
DT Anthony King-Foreman, Jr., St. Thomas
King-Foreman switched from linebacker this season and led a strong UST defensive surge Saturday in a 35-14 win at No. 8-ranked St. John's. King-Foreman had two and a half tackles for loss, including two sacks for 15 yards. He also had one hurry and three assisted tackles. The Tommies helped limit All-America running back Sam Sura to 74 yards on 25 carries.
DT Craig Anderson, Jr., Endicott
Anderson registered a single-game program record four sacks and added a team-high seven tackles (all solo). Anderson's four sacks accounted for 14 yards lost and aided the Gulls to a single-game team record 10 sacks. Yhe Gulls held Nichols to minus-60 yards rushing and a season-low 114 yards of total offense.
DE Tyler Hudson, Fr., Hamilton
Hudson led all players with 15 tackles, recorded four and a half tackles and one sack in his first collegiate game, a 28-25 overtime loss to Tufts.
LB Luke Packard, Jr., Trinity (Texas)
Packard finished the game with five total tackles, forcing one fumble, and recovering another to be a part of two of Trinity's five forced turnovers defensively in a 23-13 win at Pacific Lutheran. Among his five tackles were 3.0 sacks for a loss of 11 yards. His first sack came on fourth-and-5 near midfield, stopping the Lutes and setting up the Trinity offense. The Tigers scored on a seven-play drive. Just after halftime, Packard sacked the quarterback and forced a fumble, leading to a Tiger field goal that put Trinity into the lead for good.
LB Thomas Marone, Sr., Rochester
Marone sparked an outstanding defensive effort with 14 tackles (seven solo) with one and a half tackles for loss and a pass breakup in a 29-3 win vs. Springfield. UR had six tackles for loss in the game. The Yellowjackets held Springfield 114 points under its rushing average. It was the lowest point total scored by Springfield since 2002.
LB Darren Dungee, Sr., Rowan
Dungee finished with 10 tackles, forced a fumble and intercepted a pass in a 13-7 win vs. Montclair State. He also had two tackles for loss as the Profs defense allowed the Red Hawks to cross the 50 just five times and reach the red zone just once.
CB Brian Parks, So., Wabash
Parks intercepted three passes, returning the final pick 30 yards for a touchdown, part of a 21-0 scoring edge for Wabash in the Little Giants' 42-14 win over conference rival Wittenberg. Parks also made six tackles, including five solos, in the victory.
S James Holley-Grisham, Jr., St. Lawrence
Holley-Grishman finished with 14 tackles and also had two interceptions and a sack as the Saints defeated Union 42-23 on Saturday.
S Jack Toner, Jr., Johns Hopkins
Toner posted seven tackles, three pass breakups, an interception and a forced fumble. He also recovered a fumble in Johns Hopkins' 49-28 win against Muhlenberg. Toner's interception return covered 44 yards and set up a fourth-quarter touchdown as JHU outscored the Mules 21-0 in the final period.
CB Jordan Remsza, Jr., Ripon
Remsza has two interceptions, both of which came in the red zone and one on the goal line. He also recovered a fumble on the goal line and had seven tackles, five solo, in a 26-21 win vs. Cornell.
K Willie Holmquist, Jr., Tufts
Holmquist kicked three field goals, including the game-winner from 28 yards out in overtime as Tufts won 24-21 at Hamilton. His 43-yard field goal gave Tufts a 10-first half lead and he added another from 28 yards out with 46 seconds until halftime to make Tufts' lead 21-0.
P Logan Thompson, So., Texas Lutheran
Thompson hit a 57-yard punt down to the SAGU 1-yard line that resulted in SAGU turning the ball over deep in their own territory. On the next play from scrimmage, Jake Bahr intercepted a pass and returned it 3 yards for a score. Thompson also had a career-long 67 yard punt that was downed at the SAGU 6.Thompson averaged 43.7 yards per punt. He also threw a TD pass on a lateral. He connected with A.J. Saucedo on a 48-yard pitch and catch.
ST Jake O'Connell, Fr., Brockport
O'Connell came up with a game-changing play in the 11th Courage Bowl to force overtime vs. St. John Fisher. After the Cardinals managed the clock and worked the ball to the Brockport 10-yard line, looking to kick the game-winning field goal, O'Connell broke through the Cardinal line blocking the field goal to force overtime.
RET Matt McFadden, Fr., Gettysburg
McFadden piled up 243 all-purpose yards in Gettysburg's 49-30 win over Susquehanna. McFadden posted his first career return for a score with a 77-yard punt return touchdown in the second quarter. He finished with 126 yards on three punt returns and added 106 yards on three kickoffs. He logged a season-long 51-yard return on a kickoff to set up Gettysburg's first touchdown of the game.