Games of Sept. 17-18, 1999
QB Michael McCabe, Muhlenberg
The junior set school records for passing yards in a game (471) and total offense in a game (457) as Muhlenberg defeated Dickinson for the first time since 1987. McCabe was 28-for-36 with four touchdowns.
OL Jason Matusik, T.J. Srsic, Eugene Crosby, R.J. Dreucci and Rob Phillips, Washington & Jefferson
The Presidents' men blocked for an average of 4.9 yards per carry (a total of 232 yards) while protecting quarterback Brian Dawson and backups to the tune of one sack allowed in 36 pass attempts.
RB Damian Putney, Whitworth
The senior rushed for 303 yards on 40 carries to lead Whitworth to a 33-19 win against NAIA Simon Fraser. The yards and carries are both Whitworth records. It is also the 5th-highest rushing effort in northwestern small college history.
RB Chris Moore, St. John's
Moore broke a 23-year old school record as he rushed for 278 yards on 27 carries and two TDs, including a 50-yard carry. The previous school record was 266 yards rushing in a single game by Tim Schmitz in 1976 against Macalester.
WR Jason Phillips, Wilkes
Phillips set career highs by hauling in 10 passes for 204 yards and three touchdowns as Wilkes topped FDU-Madison 32-19. He scored on 26- and 75-yard receptions in the opening quarter, and added a 17-yard touchdown catch in the third.
WR Sean Eaton, Randolph-Macon
The senior caught nine balls for 174 yards and two touchdowns, including a 59-yard score on third-and-38. Eaton came just seven yards short of tying his career high in reception yards. On the season, he is averaging 132.3 yards per game.
DL Cameron Coleman, Lycoming
The senior defensive end finished with 10 tackles, including seven first hits, as the Warriors blanked visiting Widener 30-0. Four of his 10 stops went for losses totaling 26 yards, including a pair of sacks for 21 yards in losses. It was the 29th straight MAC victory for Lycoming.
DL Jason Rebrovich, Cortland State
The senior was in Kean's face all night, with 13 total tackles (five for loss), a pass broken up and a caused fumble. He also blocked a kick and hurried Kean's quarterback five times in the 26-13 win.
DL Mike Quartey, Franklin & Marshall
Quartey's first career interception was returned 21 yards for a touchdown early in the fourth quarter to give F&M a lead. The senior recorded eight tackles and a sack, and forced Ursinus into several holding calls. Ursinus finished with 12 penalties for over 100 yards, and several were called on the player trying to block Quartey.
DL Jerome Hunter, WPI
Hunter, a 6-0, 215 pound defensive end, recorded just six tackles (five unassisted). But, all five unassisted tackles were for losses, including four sacks for 46 yards.
LB Jeff Sanger, Central
Sanger led a Central defense which carried the No. 4 Dutch to a 29-13 win against No. 19 Simpson, limiting Simpson to 3.5 yards a play. The junior made 16 tackles (eight solo), two for loss.
LB Greg Ditz, Bluffton
Ditz and his 14 tackles held R.J. Bowers to 124 yards rushing, his lowest offensive output in two years. He also recorded three tackles for loss of seven yards.
LB Dan Philips, U. of Chicago
Philips recorded 18 tackles against Rose-Hulman in a 22-18 win, increasing his two-game total to 41.
DB Ron Amato, Ithaca
The junior safety made a career-high 13 tackles to lead the Bombers to the win at Division II Mansfield. Two of his tackles came on fourth-down plays run inside Ithaca's 30-yard line. His interception and two other tackles came on third-down plays to end Mansfield drives.
DB Bobby Hill, Lakeland
The freshman from Chicago had three interceptions with 121 return yards including a 100-yard interception return for a touchdown in Lakeland's 26-7 victory against Carthage.
DB Dustin Armstrong, Alma
Led Alma defense that allowed just 67 yards total offense in a half to NAIA No. 9 Olivet Nazarene in a 46-29 win. Had six total tackles, broke up three passes, recovered a fumble and registered four tackles for losses and a sack.
DB Jeremy Snyder, Lebanon Valley
Snyder was Lebanon Valley's all-around player performing as a defensive back, punter and kick returner in a 36-3 loss to Juniata. The senior was tied for the team lead with 12 tackles, seven solo. He also had one interception and one pass breakup. After the Dutchmen's starting punter faltered, Snyder took over the role knocking five punts for an average of 33.8 yards.
RET James Parker, Catholic
The sophomore had two scores, a 60-yard punt return for a touchdown and a 35-yard fumble return for a touchdown.
K Rich Dwyer, FDU-Madison
The senior placekicker provided most of the scoring, with four field goals (long of 36) and an extra point in a 32-19 loss to Wilkes.