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Wiliams vs. Colby Game Notes

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19th Meeting

Williams College Ephs

vs.

Colby College Mules

1:00 PM

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Weston Field

Williamstown, Mass.

 


SERIES: 
Began in 1956. Colby and Bowdoin are the Ephs' rotating partners in NESCAC. Williams hosts Colby this season and then travels to Waterville, Maine in 2012, before switching over to play Bowdoin in 2014 and 2015; re-connecting with Colby for the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

The Ephs lead the all-time series vs. Colby 15-3 and are 9-1 vs. the Mules on Weston Field. Colby's lone win in Williamstown came in 2000 when they prevailed by a score of 27-24.

Williams has won the last two meetings in the series and the Ephs are 4-2 vs. Colby since 2000.

Last year the Ephs finished with a record of 5-3, while Colby was 3-5.

Today's game is Colby head coach Jonathan Michaeles's debut as a head coach and marks the first time the Ephs' Aaron Kelton has faced Colby.

LAST MEETING:  In 2009 the Ephs came home from Waterville, Maine with a 23-19 win, but they needed some late-game heroics. Trailing by two points with 3:08 to play, Eph QB Matt Coyne capped a 68-yard TD drive with a 16-yard scamper with exactly one minute remaining to lift the Ephs over the Mules 23-19.

That contest was the first played on Colby's new Seavers Field and it was the 1,000th game in the history of Williams football.

In 126 seasons Williams owns an overall record of 628-348-47 (.636).

COACHES:  Jonathan Michaeles is making his debut as a head coach after serving as an assistant at Colby the past eight seasons.

Prior to coaching at Colby Michaeles served as the associate head coach and offensive coordinator at Saint Anselm College (1999 -2004). He was also the wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator at Fordham University (1998-99) and was tight ends coach at the University of Pennsylvania (1997-98).

He started his collegiate coaching career at Allegheny College as the wide receiver, tight end, and kickers coach (1994-97).

His first coaching experience was as an assistant varsity coach at Tantasqua Regional High School in Sturbridge, Mass., (1992). 

Aaron Kelton (13-3) is in his third year at the helm of the Ephs. Kelton was the first Eph head football coach to debut with a perfect season (8-0-0) in 2010, when he led the Ephs to the Little Three and NESCAC titles, while earning NESCAC Coach of the Year honors.

Kelton is the first African American head football coach at Williams and in NESCAC.

Kelton came to Williams from Columbia University, where he served as the Lions' defensive coordinator for two seasons after having served the two previous seasons as secondary coach.

Under Kelton the Columbia Lions fielded one of the Ivy League's top defensive backfields. Kelton developed DB Tad Crawford '07, who was a high draft choice in the Canadian Football League. In addition to his on field duties at Columbia, Kelton was the Lions' recruiting coordinator in the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Kelton has coached on both the high school and the collegiate levels, starting his coaching journey in the fall of 1992 at Wellesley (MA) HS.

TV - INTERNET:  Time Warner Cable – Albany, NY is airing the game live on its Time Warner Sports Channels in the State of New York, State of Maine and throughout Berkshire County in Massachusetts. Some 3 million plus households will have the opportunity to watch the lid lifter for both schools.

Berkshire County Time Warner Channel Numbers:

North Adams - Williamstown
Channel 79 and HD 1803

Pittsfield - Lee
Channel 11 and HD1803
 

Approximately 48 hours after the game concludes Digital Customers of Time Warner can access the game via Time Warner Cable Sports On Demand.

INTERNET -- The game will be streamed live on the Internet through the services of TEAMLINE.

TO HEAR AUDIO ONLY BROADCAST:  Call TEAMLINE 1-800-846-4700. When prompted give the Ephs' access code - 0126.

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STREAKS:  The Ephs have won the last two season openers vs. Colby and Eph head coach Aaron Kelton has started both of his Williams seasons with a win. Williams owns a 4-game win streak in season openers.

The Ephs are gunning to record their 26th consecutive winning season.

Colby has lost its last six opening games, since defeating Williams 35-9 in 2005 in Waterville, Maine.

AWARDS:  Players in today's game who earned All-NESCAC honors in 2011:

WILLIAMS Team   COLBY Team
Chris Cameron, LB 1st   John Gilboy, OL 2nd
Pete Christiani, OL 2nd   Ryan Veillette, DE 2nd
Darren Hartwell, WR 1st      
Darren Hartwell, RS 1st      

 


BY THENUMBERS ...

Top Returnees from 2011

Rushing  
(W) Tom Wohlwender Per Game 60.2/Rushing TDs  11
(C) Luke Duncklee Per Game 30.0/Rushing TDs  3
Passing  
(W) Adam Marske  59.8% - Per Game Avg 208.3 - TDs 11
(C) No Returnee  
Receiving  
(W) Darren Hartwell Catches Per Game 6.5 - TD catches 6
(C) Michael Lahiff Catches Per Game 2.6 - TD catches 1
Scoring  
(W) Tom Wohlwender 66 Points
(C) Nick Joseph 30 Points
Kicking  
(W) Joseph Mallock 14-19 PATs - 6-10 FGs
(C) David Bendit 7-9 PATs - 3-4 FGs
Tackles  
(W) Chris Cameron 33 Solos
(C) Henry Nelson 33 Solos
(W) Ladd Hamrick 19 Assists
(C) Henry Nelson 26 Assists
Sacks  
(C) Henry Nelson 5
(W) Chris Cameron 3
Interceptions  
(C) Christian Romano 3
(W) Ladd Hamrick,
Darren Hartwell &
Emmanuel Whyte
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STARTERS

 

Williams College Ephs   Colby College Mules
  Offense       Defense  
69 Cong Tian LT   44 Ryan Veillette DE
78 Peter Christiani LG   92 Lester Batiste DE
77 Alan Felix C   57 Paul Spada DT
79 Ryan Loughran RG   47 Mike Wincek DT
75 AJ Walsh RT   37 Tony Atkinson LB
1 Darren Hartwell WR   99 Henry Nelson LB
18 Jeff Riemann WR   33 Mark Vargas LB
45 Sam Krieg TE   14 Jason Buco C
44 Tim Morris FB   3 Phil Amato C
22 Alex Scyocurka TB   6 Derrick Beasley SS
10 Adam Marske QB   26 Christian Romano FS
36 Joseph Mallock PK   89 Lou Scheepers P
             
  Defense       Offense  
59 Mike Flynn DE   12 Connor Emmert QB
61 Tom Foote DT   5 Spencer Gopaul RB
91 Ebeneezer Gyassi DT   45 Max Eberhart FB
90 Ernest Higginbotham DE   2 Luke Dunckless WR
37 Antonio Blanco LB   18 Mike Lahiff WR
17 Emmanuel Whyte LB   86 David Von Euw TE
7 Chris Cameron LB   75 Tom Abare OT
4 Andre laFontant C   61 Jeffrey Lamson OG
9 Ladd Hamrick SS   55 Connor Clancy C
3 Chris Kim FS   67 John Gilboy OG
20 Nate Saffold C   76 Paul Gallagher OT
36 Joseph Mallock P   25 David Bendit PK
Sep. 23: All times Eastern
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Muhlenberg 56, at Juniata 40
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at Dean 25, Becker 10
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Salisbury 27, at TCNJ 7
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MIT 38, at Catholic 21
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Merchant Marine 56, at Maine Maritime 31
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at Hobart 34, Endicott 17
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at Morrisville State 44, Nichols 22
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at Delaware Valley 27, Stevenson 7
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at Albright 9, Widener 7
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Christopher Newport 16, at Montclair State 8
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at Westminster (Pa.) 41, Bethany 14
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Middlebury 41, at Bowdoin 14
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Williams 24, at Colby 7
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Amherst 36, at Hamilton 6
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Ursinus 35, at Moravian 17
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Trinity (Conn.) 51, at Bates 0
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at LaGrange 38, Brevard 28
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Geneva 33, at Thiel 24
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at Plymouth State 37, Mass-Dartmouth 7
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Kean 28, at Southern Virginia 14
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Frostburg State 24, at Rowan 10
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Union 17, at Curry 14
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at Carnegie Mellon 37, Thomas More 17
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Lycoming 44, at King's 41
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at Western New England 21, Husson 14
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Johns Hopkins 41, at Dickinson 10
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at DePauw 51, Wooster 24
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at Ohio Wesleyan 37, Allegheny 21
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at Misericordia 43, Wilkes 14
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at Alfred 45, Rochester 7
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Wesley 66, at William Paterson 0
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at N.C. Wesleyan 35, Maryville (Tenn.) 25
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Huntingdon 31, at Ferrum 28
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at McDaniel 27, Gettysburg 20
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at Buffalo State 33, RPI 21
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Franklin and Marshall 27, at Susquehanna 24
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at Denison 45, Oberlin 17
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at Northwestern (Minn.) 10, Westminster (Mo.) 7
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at Eureka 44, Crown 20
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at Lebanon Valley 24, FDU-Florham 14
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at Heidelberg 47, John Carroll 21
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at Ohio Northern 35, Otterbein 7
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at Mount Union 55, Baldwin Wallace 7
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at Rose-Hulman 37, Defiance 14
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at Marietta 49, Muskingum 25
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Franklin 59, at Bluffton 30
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at Hanover 64, Anderson 21
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Mount St. Joseph 31, at Manchester 14
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Worcester State 34, at Westfield State 10
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Coast Guard 13, at Norwich 9
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at Fitchburg State 31, Bridgewater State 29
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Wittenberg 48, at Kenyon 11
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at Wabash 25, Hiram 21
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North Central (Ill.) 51, at Millikin 21
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at Millsaps 17, Sewanee 13
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at Rhodes 35, Birmingham-Southern 9
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at Hendrix 36, Austin 24
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at Martin Luther 34, Greenville 20
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at Trinity (Texas) 41, Chapman 35
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at Loras 73, Buena Vista 34
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at Wartburg 30, Washington U. 20
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at Gustavus Adolphus 51, Hamline 7
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Augsburg 48, at Carleton 28
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at Bethel 64, St. Olaf 7
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at Luther 21, Dubuque 17
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at Central 52, Nebraska Wesleyan 27
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Simpson 38, at Coe 33
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Wheaton (Ill.) 40, at Elmhurst 15
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St. Norbert 66, at Grinnell 13
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at Knox 13, Ripon 6
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at MacMurray 32, Iowa Wesleyan 14
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Hardin-Simmons 63, at Howard Payne 3
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Southwestern 37, at Louisiana College 34
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Monmouth 26, at Macalester 0
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at St. Thomas 20, St. John's 17
@ Target Field, Minneapolis
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at Springfield 42, WPI 10
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at Cornell 55, Beloit 36
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at Brockport 28, Utica 14
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at Hartwick 24, St. John Fisher 21
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at UW-La Crosse 41, Carroll 6
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at St. Scholastica 37, Minnesota-Morris 3
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at George Fox 44, UW-Eau Claire 0
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at Western Connecticut 37, Salve Regina 23
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at UW-Stevens Point 41, Adrian 28
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at Wesleyan 24, Tufts 17
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at Berry 28, Centre 14
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at Grove City 24, St. Vincent 14
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at Illinois Wesleyan 18, North Park 0
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at UW-Platteville 56, Lakeland 22
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Final
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Wesley 66, at William Paterson 0
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at Alfred 45, Rochester 7
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Johns Hopkins 41, at Dickinson 10
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Frostburg State 24, at Rowan 10
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at Heidelberg 47, John Carroll 21
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at Mount Union 55, Baldwin Wallace 7
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Wittenberg 48, at Kenyon 11
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at Wabash 25, Hiram 21
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Hardin-Simmons 63, at Howard Payne 3
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North Central (Ill.) 51, at Millikin 21
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Wheaton (Ill.) 40, at Elmhurst 15
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at St. Thomas 20, St. John's 17
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at Brockport 28, Utica 14
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at Case Western Reserve 56, Waynesburg 21
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at Illinois Wesleyan 18, North Park 0
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at UW-Platteville 56, Lakeland 22
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Texas Lutheran 7
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