Games of Oct. 9-10, 2015
|Bradley Knoblock has six interceptions on the season for Ripon, three of them in Saturday's shutout win vs. Macalester.
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QB Joe Callahan, Sr., Wesley
Callahan threw for 367 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 12.2 yards per attempt in a 45-14 win vs. TCNJ. Callahan threw one interception, but chased down the Lions defender and stripped the ball, recovering the fumble to regain possession for the Wolverines. He also ran for 26 yards and a touchdown.
OL Brooks Jenkins, Michael Frank, Mitch Doraty, Tyler Baker, Matt Fitchet, Mount Union
The Purple Raiders offensive line (and their backups) blocked for three 100-plus yard rushers, including quarterback Taurice Scott, in a 52-7 win vs. Ohio Northern. Mount Union rushed for 415 yards, 7.7 per snap.
RB Dan Andrews, Jr., Brockport
Andrews scored three touchdowns in an overtime battle with Utica, rushing for 256 yards on 34 carries. He had a 38-yard run and a 47-yard run on the day, and also caught one pass for 52 yards.
WR Adam Smith, Sr., Guilford
Smith set Guilford's school record with 253 receiving yards, while catching a team-high 10 passes, with a career-high three touchdowns. His touchdowns were 20, 21 and 36 yards as the Quakers bounced back from last week's loss to defeat Shenandoah 55-38.
WR Wykeyhe Walker, Jr., Mary Hardin-Baylor
Wykeyhe became the first player in UMHB history to have a 200-yard receiving game. He broke one school record (205 yards receiving), tied another (3 receiving touchdowns) and was one reception away from tying another (10 receptions). He did most of his damage in the first half, sitting out parts of the third quarter and all of the fourth with the game in hand.
WR Jalen Henningsen, Sr., Buena Vista
Henningsen tied school records for catches and touchdown grabs while setting the record for receiving yards in a 48-41 loss to Loras. He caught 15 passes for 308 yards and four touchdowns. Henningsen helped BVU overcome a 42-13 fourth quarter deficit with three TD catches over a two-minute span.
TE Jake Douglas, Sr., Gustavus Adolphus
Douglas had the best performance by a Gustavus tight end dating back more than 35 years. He led the Gusties in receiving with 172 yards on nine catches and three touchdowns in the Gusties' 58-34 win vs. St. Olaf.
DE Logan Murphy, Sr., Ithaca
Murphy had a career day, recording a career-high four and a half sacks with nine tackles as Ithaca handed Hartwick a 47-19 loss. Murphy also had a career-best six tackles for a loss. Murphy was one of five Bombers with a sack against the Hawks as Ithaca held Hartwick to 19 points, more than two touchdowns below its season scoring average.
DT Chyron Brown-Wallace, Jr., St. Lawrence
Brown-Wallace recorded eight tackles, four solo, in a 24-21 win vs. RPI. He finished with three tackles for loss, two of them sacks.
DE Ryne Lewis, Sr., Hardin-Simmons
Lewis had three sacks and four tackles for loss as part of his eight total tackles in a win over crosstown rival McMurry. He also forced a pair of fumbles as the Cowboys regained the Wilford Moore Trophy.
LB Leslie Young, Sr., Adrian
Young spearheaded a Bulldogs defense that allowed just 42 rushing yards by Alma in a 50-14 win. He tied for the team lead with seven tackles, plus recorded a pass breakup and quarterback hurry. He had a 9-yard sack in the second quarter that forced Alma to punt from own 16, eventually leading to a score and giving the Bulldogs their first lead at 20-14 with 9:28 to go in first half.
LB Jason Lamb, Jr., WPI
Lamb stuffed the stats in WPI's 29-21 road victory at Union. The junior outside linebacker recorded a 3-yard tackle for loss that was a crucial safety and hauled an interception on Union's final drive with 53 seconds remaining. Lamb also chipped in with a 9-yard sack, a pass breakup and recovered a fumble to go along with four total tackles.
LB Trevor St. Clair, Sr., Lebanon Valley
St. Clair did a little bit of everything for Lebanon Valley in the team's 56-14 win over FDU-Florham on Saturday afternoon. The inside linebacker made a team-high six tackles, including two solo stops, despite leaving the game with the score well in hand in the third quarter. St. Clair had three and a half tackles for loss of minus-14 yards, including two and a half sacks. He added a first-quarter interception which he returned for 15 yards, and forced a fumble.
LB Isaiah Smith, So., Rochester
Smith recorded 19 tackles, a career high, and two more than his total from all of last season. In the fourth quarter on Saturday, he made one stop on a long third down by Merchant Marine. Then on MM's final series, with Rochester leading 24-17, Smith tackled the Mariners' senior running back after a 2-yard gain on fourth-and-8 at the UR 23.
CB Christian Wilson, Jr., Salisbury
Wilson sparked Salisbury to start the second half and a 22-point third quarter that led the team's win over Rowan with an interception return for a touchdown on the Profs' second play of the half. He also tied for the team with with 10 total and six solo tackles, while adding a pass breakup.
S Tyler Brutofsky, So., Rose-Hulman
Brutofsky had eight solo tackles and two interceptions, including one in the fourth quarter, to preserve Rose-Hulman's 28-27 win at Bluffton.
S Samer Abdelmoty, Jr., Carnegie Mellon
Abdelmoty recorded two of the Tartans' five interceptions and totaled 56 return yards. His first interception set up a touchdown two plays later in a 56-35 win vs Bethany. Abdelmoty finished with six tackles, four of them solo.
CB Bradley Knoblock, Sr., Ripon
For the second time this season, Knoblock recorded three interceptions in a game, becoming just the second player in school history to achieve that feat more than once in the same season. That helped Ripon defeat Macalester 23-0, which marked Ripon's first shutout victory since 2009 (61 games). Knoblock returned his second INT of the game 25 yards for a touchdown to give Ripon a 20-0 third-quarter lead.
K Thomas Woodburn, Sr., Utica
Woodburn was 5-for-5 on field goals, including a 34-yarder with one second left in regulation as well as the game-winner in overtime, as Utica survived a 22-19 win vs. Brockport. Woodburn connected from 37, 20, 44, 34 and 35 in the win, becoming the Pioneers' all-time leading scorer in the process.
P Tyler Stolen, Jr., Buena Vista
Stolen punted six times for a 41.5-yard average in a 48-41 loss to Loras. Four of his six punts landed inside the Loras 20. He had a season-long 58-yard boot. Stolen also converted a pooch kick during BVU's comeback bid which helped set up one of BVU's three touchdowns during a two-minute span in the fourth quarter.
RET Da'Eric Bell, So., Guilford
Bell returned a kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown and averaged 27 yards on his other three returns in Guilford's win vs. Shenandoah.
ST John Kirby, Fr. Rose-Hulman
Kirby made two of the biggest plays in Rose-Hulman's 28-27 win at Bluffton on consecutive plays. With Rose-Hulman ahead 28-27 and 15 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Kirby outjumped a Bluffton receiver to snag an interception on a two-point conversion attempt. Then, Kirby recovered the ensuing onside kick to secure the win as Rose-Hulman improved to 5-0 on the season.