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Zweifel, Tanney take down all-divisions records

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Mike Zweifel was one of the centers of attention in Division III on Saturday, setting an NCAA all-divisions record.
Photo gallery from this game.
Photo by Ryan Coleman, d3photography.com 

Mike Zweifel caught 11 pases for 94 yards and two touchdows in the first half alone and caught his 12th pass of the day early in the second half to pass former Westminster (Mo.) receiver Scott Pingel for the most receptions in NCAA football history.

Zweifel was initially credited with a reception on a backwards lateral in the first half for a 12th first-half reception, but it was later corrected. By rule, backwards laterals are carries. He had 15 carries for 148 yards and two touchdowns when he was removed from the game in the third quarter. Video below, as well as Mike Zweifel's take.

Monmouth quarterback Alex Tanney entered the day needing just two touchdown passes to break the record set by Westminster (Mo.) quarterback Justin Peery, Pingel's teammate, and he got three when the Scots defeated Carroll 69-14

Tanney connected with fellow senior Mike Blodgett for two quick scores in the first quarter to eclipse the previous record of 148 career TD passes shared by Division III’s Justin Peery of Westminster and Division II’s Jimmy Terwilliger of East Stroudsburg. The first – a 64-yarder – came on the first play of the Scots third possession. The next capped a seven-play, 49-yard drive.

Tanney also moved into second place in career passing yards by a Division III quarterback. Tanney completed 14 of 22 passes for 265 yards to pull within 324 yards of the career mark set by Josh Vogelbach of Guilford. He’ll need to do a little better than his 322 yard-per-game average next weekend in order to claim that record.

Nov. 18: All times Eastern
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Husson 23, at Springfield 21
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at Berry 34, Huntingdon 20
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at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
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at Brockport 66, Plymouth State 0
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Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
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at Mount Union 21, Washington and Lee 0
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at Wesley 45, RPI 27
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at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
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at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
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Case Western Reserve 28, at Illinois Wesleyan 0
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at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
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at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
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at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
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at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
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at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
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Nov. 25: All times Eastern
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Wesley at Brockport
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12:00 PM
Case Western Reserve at Mount Union
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Frostburg State at Washington and Jefferson
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12:00 PM
Husson at Delaware Valley
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1:00 PM
Berry at St. Thomas
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North Central (Ill.) at UW-Oshkosh
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Linfield at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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Trine at Wartburg
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Nov. 25: All times Eastern
12:00 PM
Wesley at Brockport
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12:00 PM
Case Western Reserve at Mount Union
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12:00 PM
Frostburg State at Washington and Jefferson
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12:00 PM
Husson at Delaware Valley
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1:00 PM
Berry at St. Thomas
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1:00 PM
North Central (Ill.) at UW-Oshkosh
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1:00 PM
Linfield at Mary Hardin-Baylor
1:00 PM
Trine at Wartburg
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