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Team of the Week

Games of Oct. 26-27, 2001

Offense

QB Joel Steele, So., Anderson
Steele completed 40 of 62 passes for 470 yards and six touchdowns while throwing only one interception. He broke six school records and the team broke 11 school records in a 51-27 victory against Hanover.

OL LT Charles Han, Fr.; LG Angelo Giokoumis, Sr.; C Mark Shafer, Sr.; RG Jeff Tappenden, Sr.; RT Eric Eastman, Fr., Chapman
In a 34-12 win against La Verne, the line helped runners gain 5.1 yards a pop on 50 carries and allowed no sacks on 233 passing yards.

RB Marvin Langley, Sr., Western New England
Langley rushed for a season high 261 yards on 43 carries and scored four touchdowns, including the game-winner on a 4-yard run with 1:08 remaining in a 28-21 win at MIT. He has rushed for 516 yards and eight touchdowns in his last two games.

RB Mike Smith, Sr., Dickinson
Smith carried 23 times for 184 yards and two touchdowns, including five times for 74 yards in a fourth-quarter drive that tied the game in a 17-14 overtime win against Johns Hopkins.

WR Michael Coleman, Sr., Widener
Coleman had seven catches for 213 yards and two touchdowns, all in the first half as Widener built up a 35-0 lead by the break. Coleman's two touchdown receptions were the 37th and 38th of his career and he becomes the Middle Atlantic Conference career record holder in the category.

WR Danny Noyes, Sr. Colby
Noyes caught nine passes for 209 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 65 yards on two carries in a 42-0 win against Bates.

TE Damian Richard, Sr., Catholic 
Richard caught five passes for 152 yards and three touchdowns in Catholic's 34-21 win against Emory & Henry.

Defense

DL Chase Neal, Sr., Sewanee
Notched 11 total tackles (six solo), four tackles for loss and a sack in a 17-7 loss to Millsaps. Neal has been playing the last three games with a double fracture in his left hand.

DL Jeremy Fox, Sr., Bridgewater (Va.)
Fox came up with a key play in a 34-28 overtime victory against Washington & Lee when he stopped a scoring drive by stripping the ball from Marc Watson and returning the fumble 82 yards for a touchdown to tie the score at 14-14. He totaled 10 tackles (three solo), two for loss.

DL John Menjik, Sr., RPI
Menjik had 10½ stops (four solo), with four tackles for loss and a pass broken up in a 16-12 win against St. John Fisher.

DL Kevin Anderson, Sr., Bridgewater State
Anderson had nine total tackles (five solo) in a 14-0 win against Fitchburg State. Four of his five solo stops were sacks for losses of 16 yards. Anderson also forced two fumbles.

LB Justin Knapp, So., Wheaton
Knapp, who made 12 tackles (11 solo), was the leading tackler on a defense that made 19 tackles behind the line of scrimmage in a 48-14 win against Elmhurst. He had two tackles for loss.

LB Robert Davis, So., Montclair State
David had 12 tackles (nine solo), broke up a pass and both caused and recovered a fumble in a 42-30 win against New Jersey. Montclair State limited the Lions to minus-2 yards rushing, 178 total yards.

LB Mark Del Tin, Widener
Del Tin led the defense in tackles with eight (six solo) and the Pioneers limited FDU to only seven points and 155 yards of total offense. During the first half, where Del Tin did most of his damage, the Devils managed only 15 yards of total offense, 16 of which were in the air. Del Tin had six tackles for loss and three sacks for minus-17 yards.

DB Rocky Myers, Fr., Wesley
Myers had five takeaways and 10 total tackles in a 56-10 win against Salisbury. He intercepted three passes, returning them for 20 yards, and recovered two fumbles.

DB Brian Britt, Sr., Centre
Britt's two interceptions helped hold DePauw to 26-for-60 passing in a 34-31 overtime win. Britt had six total tackles, five solo, and broke up another pass.

DB Lonnie Meadows, Sr., Catholic
Meadows had 17 total tackles, including 14 solo, and broke up two passes in a 34-21 win against Emory & Henry.

DB Khalid Naziruddin, Fr., Howard Payne
Naziruddin blocked a punt, intercepted two passes and broke up three more to go with nine tackles in a 44-9 win against McMurry.

Special teams

K Todd Freelove, Sr., Brockport State
Freelove went 4-for-4 on field goals, including a school-record 56-yarder in a 46-0 win against Mount Ida. He also connected from 37, 46 and 47 yards.

P Justin Lowery, So., Louisiana College
Lowery punted seven times for 241 yards, but put four of those inside the 20-yard line in a 48-44 loss to Texas Lutheran.

RET Fred Jackson, Jr. Coe
Jackson had 284 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns in a 28-6 win agianst Cornell, including an 86-yard kickoff return for a score.

Sep. 5: All times Eastern
6:30 PM
Capital at Westminster (Pa.)
7:00 PM
Johns Hopkins at Randolph-Macon
Live stats
7:00 PM
Buena Vista at Hamline
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
McMurry at Trinity (Texas)
Video
7:30 PM
Trine at Manchester
Live stats
8:00 PM
Belhaven at Millsaps
8:00 PM
Lake Forest at Wisconsin Lutheran
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Sep. 6: All times Eastern
6:00 PM
Salisbury at Albright
7:00 PM
Nichols at Dean
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
Stevenson at Curry
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
Worcester State at WPI
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
Delaware Valley at Kean
7:00 PM
Alvernia at Gallaudet
7:00 PM
Anna Maria at Becker
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7:00 PM
Framingham State at Endicott
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7:00 PM
Hope at Millikin
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10:00 PM
Chapman at Pacific
Sep. 7: All times Eastern
TBA
St. Lawrence at Utica
12:00 PM
Maine Maritime at SUNY-Maritime
12:00 PM
Norwich at Salve Regina
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12:00 PM
St. John Fisher at Buffalo State
12:00 PM
FDU-Florham at Merchant Marine
Live stats
12:00 PM
Carnegie Mellon at MIT
Video Live stats
12:00 PM
Alfred State at Mass-Dartmouth
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12:00 PM
Wesley at Franklin Pierce
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12:00 PM
Brockport at Hobart
12:00 PM
TCNJ at Muhlenberg
12:00 PM
Allegheny at RPI
12:00 PM
Grove City at Juniata
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12:00 PM
Morrisville State at Bridgewater State
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12:00 PM
Bethany at Ursinus
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12:00 PM
Fitchburg State at Cortland
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12:00 PM
Thomas More at St. Thomas (Fla.)
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12:00 PM
North Central (Ill.) at Christopher Newport
1:00 PM
Greensboro at Apprentice
1:00 PM
Lycoming at Susquehanna
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Western Connecticut at William Paterson
1:00 PM
Plymouth State at Castleton
1:00 PM
Kenyon at Catholic
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Wilkes at Hartwick
1:00 PM
Montclair State at Southern Virginia
Live stats
1:00 PM
Kalamazoo at Oberlin
1:00 PM
Bluffton at Wooster
Live stats
1:00 PM
Methodist at Shenandoah
Live stats
1:00 PM
Dickinson at Washington and Lee
Video
1:00 PM
Averett at Hampden-Sydney
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1:00 PM
N.C. Wesleyan at Emory and Henry
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1:00 PM
Springfield at Western New England
1:00 PM
Baldwin Wallace at Alma
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1:00 PM
Franklin and Marshall at Lebanon Valley
1:00 PM
Ithaca at St. Vincent
1:00 PM
Alfred at Thiel
1:00 PM
Westfield State at Union
1:00 PM
Wittenberg at Washington and Jefferson
1:00 PM
Misericordia at McDaniel
1:00 PM
Coast Guard at University of New England
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1:00 PM
Mayville St. at St. Scholastica
1:30 PM
Centre at Hanover
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1:30 PM
Geneva at Mount St. Joseph
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1:30 PM
Waynesburg at Muskingum
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1:30 PM
UW-Stevens Point at John Carroll
2:00 PM
Berry at Maryville (Tenn.)
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2:00 PM
Guilford at Huntingdon
2:00 PM
Otterbein at Ohio Wesleyan
2:00 PM
Simpson at Bethel
2:00 PM
Coe at Augustana
2:00 PM
East Texas Baptist at UW-Platteville
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2:00 PM
Macalester at Carleton
2:00 PM
Southwestern at Sewanee
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2:00 PM
Wartburg at Greenville
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2:00 PM
Finlandia at Concordia (Wis.)
Live stats
2:00 PM
Martin Luther at Gustavus Adolphus
2:00 PM
Crown at St. Olaf
2:00 PM
Concordia-Moorhead at UW-La Crosse
2:00 PM
St. John's at UW-Stout
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2:00 PM
Augsburg at Ripon
2:00 PM
Lawrence at Grinnell
2:00 PM
Howard Payne at Austin
Live stats
2:00 PM
Carroll at Lakeland
2:00 PM
Wheaton (Ill.) at Monmouth
2:00 PM
Northwestern (Minn.) at Central
2:00 PM
St. Norbert at Aurora
2:00 PM
Carthage at UW-Oshkosh
2:00 PM
Westminster (Mo.) at Nebraska Wesleyan
2:00 PM
Luther at Whittier
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2:00 PM
Whitworth at La Verne
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2:00 PM
Pomona-Pitzer at Lewis-Clark Valley
2:10 PM
Trinity International at St. Thomas
2:10 PM
Loras at UW-Eau Claire
Video Live stats Audio
3:00 PM
Dubuque at UW-Whitewater
3:00 PM
Rockford at MacMurray
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3:00 PM
Redlands at George Fox
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3:00 PM
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at Puget Sound
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6:00 PM
North Park at Anderson
6:00 PM
Heidelberg at Adrian
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6:00 PM
Defiance at Albion
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6:00 PM
Widener at Rowan
6:00 PM
Moravian at King's
6:00 PM
Birmingham-Southern at LaGrange
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6:00 PM
Concordia-Chicago at Beloit
7:00 PM
Marietta at Hiram
7:00 PM
Case Western Reserve at Rochester
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
Ohio Northern at Denison
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7:00 PM
Mount Union at Rose-Hulman
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7:00 PM
Olivet at Wilmington
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7:00 PM
Gettysburg at Bridgewater
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7:00 PM
Franklin at Benedictine
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7:00 PM
Washington U. at Chicago
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7:00 PM
Knox at Eureka
7:00 PM
Lyon at Hendrix
7:00 PM
Louisiana College at Stetson
7:00 PM
UW-River Falls at Minnesota-Morris
7:00 PM
Hardin-Simmons at Sul Ross State
7:00 PM
Rhodes at Illinois College
8:00 PM
Iowa Wesleyan at Cornell

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2 Mount Union (1) 14-1 599
3 St. John's 12-1 566
4 UW-Whitewater 12-1 555
5 North Central (Ill.) 10-2 482
6 Johns Hopkins 12-2 457
7 St. Thomas 8-2 414
8 Muhlenberg 11-2 405
9 Hardin-Simmons 9-2 397
10 Bethel 11-2 396  
11 Whitworth 10-1 336  
12 Linfield 7-2 291  
13 Brockport 11-1 230  
14 Delaware Valley 9-2 223  
15 Illinois Wesleyan 8-2 197  
16 Berry 10-2 190  
17 John Carroll 9-2 168  
18 Wittenberg 9-1 162  
19 RPI 10-2 152  
20 Centre 10-2 137  
21 Washington and Jefferson 9-2 132  
22 Wheaton (Ill.) 8-2 109  
23 Wabash 9-1 105  
24 Randolph-Macon 9-3 91  
25 St. Norbert 10-2 83

Others receiving votes: Trine 73; UW-La Crosse 71; Wartburg 61; Wesley 59; Washington U. 58; Montclair State 49; Alfred 48; Ithaca 42; UW-Oshkosh 40; Central 29; Case Western Reserve 25; Baldwin Wallace 20; Salisbury 15; Trinity (Texas) 10; Hope 10; Redlands 6; Marietta 3; Trinity (Conn.) 3, MIT 2.

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