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Kaleb Donahue sprints past an Earlham player on the way to the end zone.
Kaleb Donahue sprints past an Earlham player on the way to the end zone.
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Each week during the regular season we look at some of the key statistical performances from the weekend in Division III football, highlighting one per region.

For the second weekend in a row, an Anderson player returned two interceptions for touchdowns. Following on Jared Millikan's performance in Week 3, linebacker Kaleb Donahue returned one interception 96 yards for a score and another 78 in a 56-20 win at Earlham.

Kimble Tillman did everything he could to help Whittier outlast Puget Sound in six overtimes. The sophomore ran the ball 23 times for 238 yards and three touchdowns in a 42-39 win. He had scoring runs of 20, 7 and 58 yards while averaging 10.3 yards per carry and also added a pair of receptions for 33 yards.

Freshman Steven Webb is off to a great start in his Hobart career, already picking up Liberty League offensive player of the week honors three times. This past week he had 109 receiving yards and 103 rushing yards in a 34-14 loss to St. John Fisher, scoring both touchdowns. He averaged 7.3 yards per rush and 36.3 yards per reception.

Bridgewater junior defensive lineman Stephen Howard recorded two sacks, to go along three tackles for a loss in a 35-24 win against Ferrum, resulting in minus-24 yards rushing. Howard and the Eagles' defense held Ferrum's triple option rushing attack to just 66 yards on the day, the first time in nearly eight years that the Panthers were held under 100 yards on the ground.