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Smith’s Two Blocked Punts Earns D3football.com Team of the Week Honors

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ITHACA, N.Y. – D3football.com released its first Team of the Week for the 2019 season on Monday evening, September 7 and Ithaca College senior Kyle Smith was recognized as a special team performer for his role in IC's 66-28 season-opening win at Saint Vincent last Saturday. This is the 21st season in which D3football.com has selected a Team of the Week, which honors the top player nationally at each position.

Smith blocked two punts and returned one of those blocks for a touchdown in the victory for Ithaca, which set a school record for points scored in a season-opener and was the 500th victory in program history.

Smith returned his first blocked punt 26 yards for a touchdown to give IC a 14-0 lead in the first quarter after a two-point conversion from senior Joe Germinerio to fellow senior James Jarvis. Just over two minutes later, he blocked the second punt and Ithaca scored four plays later. Smith would be credited with 53 punt return yards in the game.

The last time IC scored a touchdown off a blocked punt took place during the 2017 season when Ryan Bronson scooped up the deflection in the end zone against Rochester on October 7.

Smith is the 47th Bomber since its inception to land on the D3football.com Team of the Week.

Below is a full list of Bombers to be named to the D3football.com Team of the Week (position, name, year, week):

DB Ron Amato, 1999-03, 2000-02
DE Rob Barbieri, 2014-09
RB Thomas Bergerstock, 2008-03
P Brian Bicher, 2001-04
LB Tom Blumenauer, 2006-01
LB Kenneth Bradley, 2014-04        
DL Phil Byers, 2006-05
RET Sam Carney, 2013-09
DB Jason Chier, 2008-01, 2008-11
DB Mike Conti, 2009-04
DB Justin Daly, 2002-03
CB RJ D'Amico, 2018-09
DL Adam Drescher, 2007-01
TE Jeff Erne, 1999-08
CB Brian Garvey, 2012-10
S Skylar Griffenberg, 2013-06
DT Andrew Haim, 2010-09
LB Brian Hardenberg, 2012-03
TE Dan Higgins, 2009-03
DL Jeff Kasarjian, 2003-09
DB Tommy Kenney, 2001-03
LB Quentin Kiah, 2006-09
K Brett Kitenplon, 2005-03
LB Dan Loizos, 2016-05
DB Pete Mayer, 2002-02
LB Mark McDonough, 2000-08, 2000-10
LB Pat Minogue, 2016-01
P Pat Minogue, 2018-03
ST Pat Minogue, 2018-11
DE Logan Murphy, 2015-06
RET Josh Oliver, 2013-04
S Noah Poskanzer, 2014-10
TE Jared Prugar, 2013-03
DL Dan Puckhaber, 2002-09
K Andrew Rogowski, 2009-03
K Max Rottenecker, 2013-08, 2014-10
RET Dan Ruffrage, 2011-05, 2011-07
ST Kyle Smith, 2019-01
K Seth Steinberg, 2000-08
DB Charlie Stephens, 2006-05
DB Bill Struzzi, 2005-04
DB Ryan Terlecki, 2007-11
LB Robert Truman, 2003-03
CB Mike Vulcano, 2013-04
TE Brian Weverbergh, 2007-11, 2008-02
CB Spencer White, 2011-05, 2011-09
OL Sean Mirkov, Chris Gray, Ben Garvey, Eric Russo, Jake Queener, 2008-10

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at St. Lawrence 32, Morrisville State 22
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MIT 13, at Becker 6
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Alfred State 27, at Rochester 21
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Brockport 55, at Buffalo State 22
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DePauw 21, at Kenyon 7
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Massachusetts Maritime 42, at Maine Maritime 21
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Salve Regina 62, at Dean 35
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Juniata 44, at Ursinus 38
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Wesley 20, at Endicott 17
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Amherst 24, at Colby 10
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Middlebury 28, at Bates 0
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Hanover 31, at Maryville (Tenn.) 10
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Wesleyan 28, at Hamilton 10
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WPI 31, at Husson 12
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Averett 35, at Ferrum 12
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at Randolph-Macon 20, Emory and Henry 17
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at Franklin and Marshall 34, McDaniel 17
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at Plymouth State 34, Worcester State 9
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at Ithaca 27, Alfred 9
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Wilkes 24, at Lycoming 17
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at Ohio Wesleyan 55, Oberlin 3
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Wabash 48, at Allegheny 35
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Dickinson 56, at Gettysburg 20
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Lakeland 28, at Kalamazoo 7
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Concordia-Chicago 23, at Finlandia 12
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Greenville 42, at Northwestern (Minn.) 14
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MacMurray 38, at Minnesota-Morris 14
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Westminster (Mo.) 35, at Iowa Wesleyan 7
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Franklin 34, at Bluffton 19
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Bethany 41, at Waynesburg 17
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John Carroll 14, at Otterbein 7
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Nichols 37, at Anna Maria 20
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Nebraska Wesleyan 37, at Buena Vista 16
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Hardin-Simmons 63, at Howard Payne 20
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Wartburg 62, at Luther 10
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Millikin 41, at North Park 7
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UW-Whitewater 28, at St. Xavier 20
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St. Thomas 74, at Hamline 14
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King's 41, at Hartwick 19
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at University of New England 31, Castleton 21
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at Olivet 21, Benedictine 6
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at Adrian 32, Wisconsin Lutheran 29
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Sul Ross State 21, at McMurry 7
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at Dickinson St. 23, UW-La Crosse 17
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at Willamette 34, Occidental 31
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Western Connecticut 42, at Bridgewater State 33
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North Central (Ill.) 46, at Washington U. 13
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Bridgewater 35, at Shenandoah 17
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at Heidelberg 55, Capital 6
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at Case Western Reserve 52, Grove City 14
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at Geneva 45, Thiel 10
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Coe 24, at Loras 7
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at Augustana 55, Elmhurst 13
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Berry 14, at Trinity (Texas) 10
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Simpson 21, at Dubuque 14
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Birmingham-Southern 49, at Sewanee 30
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Texas Lutheran 31, at East Texas Baptist 21
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at Cal Lutheran 45, Pacific 28
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Johns Hopkins 17, at Randolph-Macon 12
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Salisbury 63, at Albright 28
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Delaware Valley 37, at Kean 7
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North Central (Ill.) 43, at Christopher Newport 13
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Wesley 69, at Franklin Pierce 0
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at Muhlenberg 45, TCNJ 26
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Ithaca 66, at St. Vincent 28
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at Susquehanna 42, Lycoming 26
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at Washington and Jefferson 16, Wittenberg 8
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at John Carroll 21, UW-Stevens Point 7
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Centre 45, at Hanover 31
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Berry 31, at Maryville (Tenn.) 10
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at Bethel 42, Simpson 10
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Wheaton (Ill.) 38, at Monmouth 0
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St. John's 14, at UW-Stout 7
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Whitworth 50, at La Verne 24
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at St. Thomas 69, Trinity International 3
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at UW-Whitewater 42, Dubuque 7
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Mount Union 66, at Rose-Hulman 14
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Hardin-Simmons 64, at Sul Ross State 0
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Washington U. 43, at Chicago 7
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