Monday, September 17, 2007

Monday Morning Quarterback

pictured: Harold Barton, Gettysburg

Offensive Player of the Week
Nicholas Dye, Ursinus
, (Jr, QB, Glenside, PA / Cheltenham Township) – Dye completed 18-of-29 passes for 299 yards and a school-record tying five touchdown passes in the 44-26 win at Juniata. He also ran for 95 yards, giving him 394 total yards on the day – the seventh-highest single-game total in Conference history.

Defensive Player of the Week
Harold Barton, Gettysburg
, (Sr, LB, Somerdale, NJ / Sterling) – Barton led the way with 11 tackles, including 1.5 for loss, as the Bullets held Johns Hopkins to just 74 rushing and 224 total yards in a 41-10 victory. It was Gettysburg's first road win since 2003.

Special Teams Player of the Week
Ryan Van Wright, Ursinus
, (Sr, KR, Moorestown, NJ / Moorestown) – Van Wright returned a kickoff 76 yards for a touchdown in the Bears' 44-26 win at Juniata. He totaled 173 yards on two kickoff (98) and four punt returns (75).

Dickinson QB Ian Mitchell (Newtown Square, PA / Malvern Prep) registered his second consecutive 100-yard rushing effort with 130 vs. Franklin & Marshall ... LB Eric Dube (Voorhees, NJ / Eastern) is just two tackles shy of 300 for his career ... Franklin & Marshall QB Kyle Turner (Haddonfield, NJ / Haddonfield) set a school record for completions (34) and tied the mark for attempts (55) in the loss to Dickinson ... WR George Eager (Lititz, PA / Manheim Township) caught 15 passes - one shy of the school and CC single-game record ... Juniata QB Jay Leonard (Newville, PA / Big Spring) has thrown for 869 yards and eight TDs in his last three games ... WR Lance Tippett (Altoona, PA / Altoona) caught nine passes for a career-high 192 yards vs. Ursinus ... "Irresistible Force" meets "Immovable Object" Saturday in Gettysburg, as Muhlenberg - the Conference's top defense - squares off against the Bullets - the Centennial's top offense ... Mule QB Eric Santagato (Ringwood, NJ / Lakeland) became the 15th 'Berg passer to reach 2,000 yards in a career (2,061) ... Gettysburg's win at Johns Hopkins snapped a 17-game road losing streak that dates to 2003 ... QB Matt Flynn (Northfield, NJ / Mainland) has 2,137 passing yards and 20 TDs in just 13 collegiate games ... RB Tom Sturges (Ridgefield, CT / Ridgefield) registered his 15th career 100-yard game with 148 vs. Hopkins ... Moravian and Johns Hopkins meet for the first time in 25 years on Saturday in Baltimore ... the Jays' only three wins in the eight games vs. the 'Hounds were engineered by QB Jim Margraff< now JHU head coach ... Moravian RB Tyler McCambridge (Northampton, PA / Allentown Central Catholic) had his second 100-yard game of the season with 126 vs. Lebanon Valley ... PK Brian Reckenbeil (Branchburg, NJ / Somerville) booted a pair of field goals to set a school career record with 21 three-pointers ... Hopkins has lost consecutive home games and has not lost three in a row at Homewood since 1993-94 ... Ursinus amassed 635 total yards in its win at Juniata - the fourth-highest single-game total in Conference history ... QB Nick Dye (Glenside, PA / Cheltenham) threw for 299 yards and five touchdowns, while also running for 95 yards ... his 394 yards of total offense is the second-best single-game total in school history ... DB Ryan Van Wright (Moorestown, NJ / Moorestown) returned a kickoff 76 yards for a touchdown.

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