Games of Oct. 16-17, 2015
|Alex Hulme's big day reset the Salve Regina receiving yards record by nearly 50 yards.
Salve Regina athletics photo by Zan Carver
QB Nolan Baumhover, Fr., Loras
Baumhover broke the Loras and Iowa Conference single-game records for passing touchdowns in a game with eight, including a drive with 1:35 left for the winning score as the Duhawks beat Central 55-48. The freshman was 39-for-56 for 434 yards and also ran for 26 yards in the win.
OL Matt Snebold, Jon Callaway, Kyler Kregel, Peter Gibson, Ben Pettway, Wheaton
The Thunder o-line helped open holes for an offense that racked up 657 yards of total offense in Saturday's 62-14 win against Millikin, the highest single-game total for the program since Oct. 18, 1996. Wheaton had six rushing touchdowns in the game.
RB Jerome Johnson, Sr., Salisbury
Johnson set a career-high with 204 yards on just eight carries for Salisbury against William Paterson. His total was a part of a game in which the Sea Gulls set the program record for rushing yards in a single game with 651. Johnson also scored twice and averaged more than 25 yards per rush.
RB Emmanuel Stewart, So., Adrian
Stewart ran for a season-high 226 yards, or 7.8 per carry, and three touchdowns despite a 35-30 loss to undefeated Albion on the road.
WR Alex Hulme, Sr., Salve Regina
Hulme had 11 catches for 269 yards to set a single-game record at Salve Regina, while he tied his own school record for touchdowns in a game with three as Salve Regina defeated Endicott 40-21.
WR Bryce Shade, Jr., Wesley
Shade caught eight passes for 198 yards and three scores, rushed five times for 46 yards, and returned two punts for 35 yards for a total of 279 all-purpose yards in a 56-14 win vs. Kean. Shade caught touchdown passes of 17, 73, and 80 yards.
TE Jesse Kilbourn, Jr., Benedictine
Kilbourn caught a career-high 10 passes, including five of them on one drive, in a 39-35 win vs. Concordia (Wis.).
DE Jon Isom, Sr., Mary Hardin-Baylor
Isom broke the ASC single-game record with five sacks in a win over Louisiana College and also broke the UMHB record with six tackles for loss. Jon had seven total tackles and batted down a pass at the line of scrimmage as the Cru held LC to 66 rushing yards and 231 yards of total offense.
DT Austin Dean, Fr., Brockport
Dean was a part of a strong defensive force that aided the Golden Eagles in downing No. 24 Ithaca 27-17. The freshman had eight tackles, with six tackles for a loss of 27 yards. Dean also came up with two sacks for a loss of 16 yards.
DT Nate Bryan, Sr., Franklin
Bryan registered a game-high eight tackles, five solo, including two and a half sacks. He had an additional two and a half tackles for loss. In total, five of his tackles were in the backfield for a combined 14 yards. He anchored a defensive line that held Mount St. Joseph to 58 total yards rushing on 33 attempts (1.8 yards per carry).
DE Alex Hoff, Sr., Linfield
Hoff led a Wildcat defense that limited the Bearcats to seven points and 200 yards of total offense and took over two program records. In the first half, he had three tackles for lost yardage, including one sack, and two pass breakups. He finished the afternoon with six total stops, two sacks among four tackles for loss. It marked Hoff's fourth consecutive outing with at least one tackle for loss, and he took over Linfield's career record in that category (55.5) as well as yards from tackles for loss (263).
LB Ryan Martin, Jr., Hanover
Martin had an incredible 21 solo tackles, as well as assists, one and a half tackles for loss and a pass breakup. He had two tackles on Anderson's final drive, forcing the Ravens to punt, and setting up the Panthers game-winning drive.
LB Drew Ervin, Sr., Otterbein
Ervin tied for the game high with 14 tackles in Otterbein's 28-21 win over Muskingum. He helped ignite the come-from-behind victory by coming up with a fumble recovery and interception on consecutive defensive possessions late in the game.
LB Michael Messick, Sr., Shenandoah
Michael Messick set the school record for tackles in a game, with 24, and added a fumble recovery in a 34-17 win vs. Catholic. Messiah had one and a half tackles for loss and a sack.
CB Micah McMaster, Sr., Greensboro
McMaster returned two interceptions for touchdowns, one in the second quarter to put the Pride up 21-6 and the other with 2:31 left in the game. On that one, he went 58 yards to put Greensboro up 48-40 in a game it went on to win 48-46. He also had a 23-yard fumble return and finished with nine tackles, seven solo.
S J.R. Arroyo, Jr., McMurry
Arroyo had two interceptions to help McMurry come back from a 20-0 halftime deficit and force overtime with Division II Oklahoma Panhandle State. His first pick came in the second quarter and in the end zone to thwart an attempt by OPSU to pad its lead. The second - in the third quarter - led to a War Hawks TD. Arroyo had 10 tackles, six solo, and three pass breakups.
S Landon Derginer, Sr., Lakeland
Derginer led the team in tackles and also recovered three turnovers in Muskies' 61-35 win over Trine. He recovered a fumble and returned it 71 yards for a touchdown in first quarter. Recovered another fumble after a muffed punt return in second quarter to set up another touchdown. Later in the quarter Derginer intercepted a pass and returned it 16 yards to set up a third touchdown as Lakeland built a 48-14 halftime lead.
CB Bill Shimko, Sr., Montclair State
Shimko helped the Red Hawks shut out Christopher Newport in the second half en route to a 32-22 win. He registered eight tackles and also picked off two passes, none bigger than his interception at the MSU 8 in the closing minute of the first half to thwart a CNU drive. At the time the Captains led 22-7 and the turnover sparked Montclair in the second half. Shimko posted three pass breakups as well.
K Ryan Travis, So., East Texas Baptist
Travis scored 15 points on the day, making three field goals and going 6-for-6 on extra points in a 51-13 win vs. Howard Payne. He made field goals from 36, 18, and 30 yards out.
P Daniel Petkau, Sr., Northwestern (Minn.)
Petkau averaged 45.2 yards per punt in his five attempts Saturday against St. Scholastica. Petkau pinned four punts inside the 20-yard line, while two landed inside the 5. He also boomed a pair of 50-plus yard punts.
ST Robbie Hillier II, Fr., North Park
Hillier returned a blocked field goal 76 yards for a touchdown for the go-ahead score as North Park defeated Elmhurst for the first time since 2000, by a score of 24-14.
RET De'Eric Bell, So., Guilford
Bell returned the opening kickoff 100 yards, tying league and school records. It was his second week in a row with a kickoff return for a TD and his third return touchdown of the season.