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Games of Oct. 7-8, 2016


 QB Dru Smith, Jr., East Texas Baptist

Smith had the best game of his career at ETBU with 447 yards passing, five passing touchdowns, and was 35-for-49 in a 67-31 win vs. McMurry. Had touchdown passes of 8, 27, 9, 1, and 9 yards. He tied the ETBU single game record for passing TDs and was four yards shy of breaking the ETBU single game record for passing. Down 14-12 in second quarter, Smith had a drive that went 75 yards in 53 seconds to take the lead, 19-14.

OL Adan Barrientos, Caleb Ferdilus, James Grennan, Mark Sanchez, Justin Torres, Brockport

The Golden Eagle offensive line paved the way for 361-yards rushing and four rushing touchdowns en route to a 35-28 win at Utica. The Golden Eagles tabbed 433 yards of total offense and outrushed the Pioneers 361-77, averaging 6.6 yards per play.

RB Garrett Cheadle
Fr., Claremont-M-S

Cheadle rushed for 214 yards on 32 carries and scored five touchdowns as Claremont-Mudd-Scripps improved to 4-0 with a 45-28 win vs. Occidental.


RB Brandan Campbell
Jr., Hope

Campbell rushed for a career-high 231 yards and five touchdowns on 29 carries in a 35-19 win vs. Alma.

WR Mike Panzarino
So., FDU-Florham

Panzarino had 17 receptions for 201 yards including one touchdown in the Devils' 24-21 win vs. Lycoming.

WR Jesse Zubik
Jr., Wash. & Jeff

Zubik 17 receptions for of 201 yards and four TDs, including the game-winner in double OT from 8 yards out in double overtime vs. Carnegie Mellon.

TE Mitch Gallagher
Sr., St. Lawrence

Gallagher had five catches for 64 yards and a touchdown in St. Lawrence's 48-13 win vs. Rochester. Four of his six catches moved the chains for the Saints, including the TD.


DE Mamadou Soumahoro
Jr., Berry

Soumahoro totaled four tackles and one tackle for loss, but his best moment came with the Vikings trailing 14-7. Soumahoro stripped the ball from quarterback Burke Moser and returned the fumble 14 yards for a score to tie the game. Berry won 28-21.

DT Austin Crow
Jr., Heidelberg

Crow was one of the few bright spots for Heidelberg, accounting for five tackles for loss and two and a half sacks against No. 1 Mount Union. He registered 11 total tackles, eight solo.

DT Me'Leick Miles
Jr., Trine

Miles helped hold Albion to its fewest yards in a game since 2013, registering a career-high five tackles for loss and a career-high three sacks in a 35-16 win. He finished with nine tackles.

DE Gibson Ziah
Jr., Guilford

Ziah registered a game- and career-high four sacks in Guilford's 21-15 loss at Hampden-Sydney. All of the sacks came in the second half. 


LB Noah Risch
Jr., UW-La Crosse

Risch had a team-high nine tackles, including six unassisted, in UWL's 42-6 win at UW-Stout. He had three tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries and one interception as the Eagles held the Blue Devils to 245 yards of offense, including 56 rushing and 189 passing.

LB Davey Hardesty
Sr., Bridgewater (Va.)

Hardesty made a game-high 14 tackles (12 solo) with four tackles for loss and a fumble recovery. In a game where Bridgewater's offense totaled just 83 yards and had two quarterbacks knocked out of the game, helped the defense keep the score at 7-0 until late in the third quarter by stopping six consecutive drives.

LB Darren Callan
Sr., Castleton

Callan collected 21 tackles, 12 solo, in the Spartans' 26-14 victory vs. Mount Ida. With the game still scoreless and Mount Ida at the Castleton 32, Callan stuffed Mount Ida's Gary Deanley on fourth-and-2 to turn the ball over on downs and set up Castleton's first score of the game.


CB Famus Hasty
So., UW-Whitewater

Hasty posted a team-high nine tackles, broke up a pass and forced two fumbles to help the No. 2 Warhawks to a 17-14 victory over No. 5 UW-Oshkosh. One play after the Titans recovered a fumble at the UWW 33, Hasty stripped Devon Linzenmeyer to give the ball back to the Warhawks. On UWO's next drive he forced Dylan Hecker to fumble inside the UW-Whitewater 10-yard line and recovered the loose ball.

S Liam Casey
So., FDU-Florham

Casey led the Devils' defensive effort in a 24-21 win over Lycoming with nine tackles, including seven solo tackles. He added two tackles for loss for 18 yards, including a sack for a loss of 9 yards. Casey also intercepted a Lycoming pass and forced two fumbles.

S Jason Lamb
Sr., WPI

Lamb racked up career-highs of 17 tackles with 13 solo to go with one tackle for loss, an interception and a pass breakup vs. Merchant Marine.

CB Cal Lewellyn
Fr., Centre

Lewellyn recorded three interceptions, all of which were converted into Colonels touchdowns as Centre topped Millsaps 40-21. He finished with four solo tackles and also had three pass breakups in the game.

Special teams

K Jordan D'Onofrio, Fr.
Western Connecticut

D'Onofrio put through a 24-yard field goal as time expired to lift Western Connecticut past Massachusetts Maritime, 37-35.

P Connor Storms, Jr.

Storms averaged 54.7 yards on three punts, including twice kicking for a career-long 69 yards. His last punt of the day landed at the Lakeland 2 that changed field position as the Bulldogs went ahead for good in a 28-21 win.

RET Duncan Mercer, Sr.

Mercer had one of the shortest kickoff returns for a touchdown you'll ever see, as he returned a Millsaps onside kick attempt 40 yards for a score in a 40-21 win.

ST Travis Alvarez, Fr.

Alvarez blocked two kicks during Cortland's home loss to Buffalo State. He blocked a field goal in the first half and an extra point in the second half.

Dec. 9: All times Eastern
Mount Union 43, at UW-Oshkosh 40
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 24, Brockport 0
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Dec. 15: All times Eastern
Mount Union 12, at Mary Hardin-Baylor 0
@ Salem, Va.
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Dec. 9: All times Eastern
Mount Union 43, at UW-Oshkosh 40
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 24, Brockport 0
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Dec. 15: All times Eastern
Mount Union 12, at Mary Hardin-Baylor 0
@ Salem, Va.
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