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D3football.com Team of the Week

Capital quarterback Thomas Wibbeler, with his arm cocked to throw. (Capital athletics photo by Jamie Gaffney)
Thomas Wibbeler ended the day with just shy of 600 yards of total offense for Capital. 
Capital athletics photo by Jamie Gaffney
 

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Games of Sept. 7-8, 2018

Offense

QB Thomas Wibbeler, Sr., Capital

Wibbeler went 33-for-53 through the air with five touchdowns as the Crusaders went toe-to-toe with Marietta in a 51-50 loss. He threw for a school-record 511 yards and also ran 19 times for 85 yards and one touchdown. He becomes the first 400-yard passer for Capital since 2008 when Marty Assman did so against Wilmington.

OL Jadah Ellis, Phillip Anderson, Dean Woolley, Braxton Hale, Matt Ingram, Guilford

The line helped Guilford roll up 618 total offensive yards on 85 plays, an average of 7.5 yards per play, paving the way for De'Eric Bell's 225 rushing yards and five touchdowns in a 61-35 win vs. Methodist. The Quakers had 414 team rushing yards and six touchdowns and did not allow a sack. Three of the five players were making their first official career start in the game. 

RB Markeith Miller
Sr., Mary Hardin-Baylor

Miller set a UMHB single-game record with six rushing touchdowns despite sitting out most of the third quarter and all of the fourth quarter with the game no longer in question. He finished with 97 yards on 21 carries in a 91-7 win vs. Albright.

RB Tanner Clark
Jr., Marietta

Clark rolled up 311 yards on the ground, with five touchdowns, and added one catch, a 47-yard touchdown in Marietta's 51-50 win vs. Capital. He also caught a two-point conversioon pass.

WR Jerron McGaw
Sr., Adrian

McGaw tied a school record with five TD receptions (15, 4, 39, 65, 6) while establishing career bests of 13 catches and 256 yards in Adrian's 56-27 win over Buffalo State. His 256 receiving yards are nine shy of the AC single-game mark.

WR Andre Ross Jr.
Fr., Union

After making his collegiate debut with 102 receiving yards, Ross trumped the mark, catching 16 passes for 215 yards and three touchdowns, to help the Dutchmen defeat Coast Guard 28-10.

TE Brian Blanzy
Sr., Albion

Blanzy caught seven passes for a career-high 119 receiving yards, scoring two touchdowns in a 56-35 win vs. Franklin.

Defense

DE Jarrod Russ
Jr., Guilford

Russ registered three and a half sacks and forced a fumble among his seven tackles in Guilford's win over Methodist. The 3.5 sacks were part of the Quakers' five-sack performance. He had an additional tackle for loss.

DT Connor John
Sr., Centre

John recorded career-highs with seven tackles (four solo), three tackles for loss and two and a half sacks in Centre's 40-6 victory over Maryville. He dropped Nelson Smith for a 15-yard sack to end the first half with Maryville inside Centre territory.

DT Ahmad Curtis
Sr., Lycoming

Curtis posted six tackles, one and a half for loss, and a sack in Lycoming's 33-19 win over Widener. The line allowed just 34 yards rushing and 193 yards of total offense.

DE Harry Henschler
Sr., UW-Whitewater

Henschler registered five tackles, including 2.5 for a loss, and forced a fumble to help the Warhawks to a 24-6 triumph over Concordia-Moorhead. On second-and-goal for the Cobbers from the UWW 6, Henschler forced a fumble on a sack and the Warhawks recovered to thwart a comeback attempt. 

LB Mark DeLuise
Sr., Cortland

DeLuise made a team-high 11 tackles, eight solo, and broke up a pass in Cortland's 57-19 win over visiting Framingham State. He helped the Red Dragons limit the Rams to 32 net rushing yards on 38 attempts.

LB Harrison Runnels
Jr., Macalester

Runnels registered four sacks to tie a school record in Macalester's 29-27 victory at Hamline. Runnels had six solo tackles and also forced a fumble that led to a Scots' touchdown.

LB James Turner
Jr., Dickinson

Turner recorded a game-high 16 tackles, including 11 solo stops and a pair of sacks, holding Muhlenberg to just 14 points in a 14-3 defeat. He tallied three and a half tackles for loss, covering 20 yards.

LB Paul Gonzalez
Jr., Westminster (Pa.)

Gonzalez had a game-and-career-high 13 tackles (eight solo) to go along with a game- and career-high two sacks (for a total loss of 17 yards) in a 27-12 victory over Waynesburg. Gonzalez had five tackles for loss.

 

CB Brandon Greer
Sr., Elmhurst

Greer led Elmhurst's defense with a team-leading 10 tackles, including eight solo stops and a tackle for loss. He also forced a fumble that was recovered by the Bluejays and then sealed the 21-20 win with an interception on Aurora's last possession.

S Cody Stockton
Sr., Rhodes

Stockton's 10 tackles, eight solo, were career-highs as Rhodes defeated Rose-Hulman 43-19. He also recorded a fumble recovery and Rhodes' only interception on the night and returned it 35 yards. His fumble recovery resulted in a Rhodes touchdown.

CB Malcolm Ben
Sr., Millsaps

Ben had eight total tackles, five of them solo, in a 35-0 win vs. Westminster (Mo.). He had three tackles for loss and forced a fumble for the Majors in the victory. 

Special teams

K Jamie Fisher, So.
Lycoming

Fisher became the first Warrior to kick four field goals in 33-19 win over Widener, connecting from 39 and 26 yards in the second quarter, 43 yards in the third and 23 in the fourth. He was perfect on three extra points, to give him 15 points.

P Grant Klaver, Jr.
Benedictine

Klaver punted six times for an average of 50.5 yards per kick. He pinned three inside the 20 and posted a pair of punts of 50-plus yards, including an 84-yarder, the second longest boot in school history. Benedictine fell to Loras 39-20.

RET Cole Burgess, Fr.
Cortland

Burgess returned a kickoff 95 yards for a TD to give Cortland the lead for good in a 57-19 win over Framingham State. The Rams had scored with 5:08 left in the third quarter to take a 19-14 lead before Burgess broke free for the seventh-longest kickoff return in school history. He finished with 187 kick return yards on four attempts, including returns of 41 and 36 yards.

ST Scott Gustafson, Fr.
UW-Stout

Gustafson blocked an extra-point attempt in Gustavus Adolphus' possession of overtime to give UW-Stout a 24-23 win over the Gusties. With a low kick, Gustafson made contact with the ball with his helmet to push the ball back to the ground and give Stout the overtime win.

Nov. 17: All times Eastern
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at Frostburg State 42, Western New England 24
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at RPI 38, Husson 14
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at Franklin and Marshall 21, Lycoming 20
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at Johns Hopkins 49, MIT 0
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Randolph-Macon 23, at John Carroll 20
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at Mount Union 60, Denison 0
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St. Norbert 31, at Trine 7
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at Berry 31, Maryville (Tenn.) 0
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Merchant Marine 38, at Endicott 22
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Wesley 42, at Westminster (Pa.) 34
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at Brockport 40, Framingham State 27
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Alfred 14, at Salisbury 7
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at Bridgewater State 34, Salve Regina 19
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at Centre 54, Washington and Jefferson 13
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Muhlenberg 20, at Delaware Valley 13
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Ursinus 70, at Misericordia 14
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at Susquehanna 17, Stevenson 7
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at Bridgewater 21, N.C. Wesleyan 14
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at Brevard 46, Allen 10
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at Carnegie Mellon 35, Geneva 14
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at North Central (Ill.) 52, Hanover 0
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at Springfield 17, SUNY-Maritime 14
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at Grove City 56, Morrisville State 48
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Utica 44, at Ithaca 42
@ Ithaca, N.Y.
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 27, Hardin-Simmons 6
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at UW-Whitewater 67, Eureka 14
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at Bethel 41, Wartburg 14
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at St. John's 84, Martin Luther 6
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at Averett 20, Ferrum 13
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at Whitworth 48, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 6
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Nov. 17: All times Eastern
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at Frostburg State 42, Western New England 24
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at Johns Hopkins 49, MIT 0
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Randolph-Macon 23, at John Carroll 20
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at Mount Union 60, Denison 0
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St. Norbert 31, at Trine 7
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at Berry 31, Maryville (Tenn.) 0
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at Brockport 40, Framingham State 27
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at Centre 54, Washington and Jefferson 13
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Muhlenberg 20, at Delaware Valley 13
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at North Central (Ill.) 52, Hanover 0
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 27, Hardin-Simmons 6
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at UW-Whitewater 67, Eureka 14
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at Bethel 41, Wartburg 14
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at St. John's 84, Martin Luther 6
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at Whitworth 48, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 6
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