Games of Nov. 9-11, 2005
QB Dan Huff, Jr., FDU-Florham
Huff finished 17-for-22 passing for 354 yards and four passing touchdowns, as well as 108 yards on 13 carries and three rushing scores in his team's 51-41 win over Juniata. Sophomore receiver David Nicklaus was his favorite target on the day, catching nine of his passes for 284 yards and two scores.
OL Carl Anderson, Steve Jacobson, Mike Whitmore, Dan Boehlen, Arick Biggs, Beloit
Beloit rushed 70 times for 531 yards, the second-highest total in Division III this season. Beloit averaged 7.6 yards a carry and only had 10 yards for loss on the day. Beloit didn't allow a sack in their 55-7 win over Grinnell. Junior running back Lee Rankinen carried the ball 40 times for 268 yards and four scores.
RB Lindy Crea, So., Hartwick
Crea recorded 360 all-purpose yards (fourth-most in D-III this season), hauling in four catches for 204 yards (51 yards per catch) and two scores, carrying the ball 20 times for 94 yards and one score, and returning two kickoffs for 62 yards. Crea's two receiving touchdowns (62 and 94 yards) came in the final period as Hartwick's comeback attempt fell short in a 42-40 loss to Utica.
RB Vance Schuring, So., Central
Schuring carried the ball 34 times for 190 yards and scored three times in Central's 28-6 win over Buena Vista that grabbed a share of Iowa Conference title.
WR Brandon Chambers, Sr., Thiel
Chambers hauled in 15 receptions for 177 yards and four scores. He caught the game-winning touchdown and two-point conversion in Thiel's 50-48 triple-overtime win over Carnegie Mellon.
WR Josh Jones, Sr., Occidental
Jones had nine receptions for 199 yards and five touchdowns in his team's 47-16 win over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. His scores were for 21, 9, 12, 39, and 65 yards.
WR Brad Duesing, Sr., Washington U.
Duesing closed out his career with a school record 15 catches for 218 yards and two touchdowns to lead Washington to a 42-24 win at Greenville. Duesing eclipsed 1,000 receiving yards for the season with eight seconds left in the second quarter, as he became the second player in NCAA history (Division I, II or III) to record four consecutive 1,000-yard receiving seasons. He finished his career ranked third in Division III history in receptions (287) and sixth in receiving yards (4,249).
DL Art Dahlin, Jr., Kings Point
Dahlin posted a team-best nine tackles (eight solo) in the Mariners 21-5 win over Coast Guard for the Secretaries' Cup. He had six tackles for loss for 29 yards, which included three sacks.
DL Rob Tamillow, Sr., Chicago
Tamillow led the Maroons' defensive effort with eight solo tackles, including five for loss and a pair of sacks, as Chicago defeated Eureka 55-7 in its 2005 season finale. Led by Tamillow, Chicago allowed the Red Devils just 108 yards of total offense. He also caused a fumble.
DL Anthony Silver, Jr., Delaware Valley
Silver recorded 10 tackles (seven solo), four tackles for loss (for 17 yards) and two sacks (13 yards) as the Aggies defeated Widener 36-21 en route to their second straight undefeated regular season.
LB Vance Murphy, Sr., Oberlin
Murphy finished with 15 tackles (11 solo) in Oberlin's 52-17 win over Hiram. He bullied his way towards 6.5 tackles for loss, the most recorded by anyone this season.
LB Mike Pelkowski, Sr., Carthage
Pelkowski recorded a Division III-best 19 solo tackles in Carthage's 41-20 win over Elmhurst. He added two assisted tackles and a forced fumble.
LB Adrian Pynenberg, So., Wabash
Pynenberg led a Wabash defensive unit that held DePauw 170 yards under its season rushing average on the way to a 17-14 win by the Little Giants in the 112th Monon Bell Classic. DePauw came into the game averaging 242 yards per game on the ground, but finished with only 77 yards on 36 carries. Pynenberg finished with 11 tackles (nine solo) and two and a half tackles for loss.
DB Nick Toboy, Sr., Kalamazoo
Toby had a fumble recovery that led to the game-tying field goal with 2:44 left, and then a 41-yard interception return for the game-winning touchdown 23 seconds later. He added 10 tackles (two solo) and returned two kickoffs for 53 yards.
DB Stef Sair, Jr., Cortland State
In Cortland's 37-30 overtime win at Ithaca, Sair returned an interception 70 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter and intercepted the final pass of the game to preserve the win. Sair also returned a blocked extra-point kick for a two-point defensive conversion.
DB Aaron Lewis, Jr., Carnegie Mellon
Lewis recorded career and game highs with 22 tackles (12 solo) in the Tartans 50-48 triple-overtime defeat to Thiel. He also recorded one forced fumble and had two tackles for a loss.
DB Adrian Herndon, Sr., Bridgewater (Va.)
Against the nation's top passing team, Herndon picked off three passes in a 50-30 victory over Catholic to lead a Bridgewater secondary that picked off six passes on the day. The Eagles' safety added five tackles (four solo).
DB Devon White, Jr., Guilford
White made a career-high eight tackles (seven solo) and two interceptions in Guilford's best defensive effort of the year, a 42-6 home win over Emory & Henry. His second quarter pick in the end zone preserved Guilford's 14-6 lead at halftime. He then ended the Wasps' next possession with an interception early in the third quarter.
K Brock Boland, Sr., Salisbury
Boland tied a school record for field goals made in a game when he kicked three against Frostburg State. His 45-yarder clinched the victory and helped Salisbury capture the 7th Annual Regents Cup and a share of the Atlantic Central Football Conference championship. He also made all three extra-points.
P Vinny Cosentino, Fr., Western Connecticut
Cosentino averaged 50.3 yards on three punts against Mount Ida, including one inside the 5-yard line. He finished his rookie year with a school record 41.8-yard average. He placed 36% of his punts inside the 20.
RET Adam LoGiudice, RPI
LoGiudice had seven kickoff returns for 181 yards, including a 76-yarder that set RPI up on the 9-yard line for an easy 10-7 lead at Union.