Games of Sept. 13-14, 2002
QB J.J. Tutwiler, Jr., Cortland State
Tutwiler rushed for a career-high 118 yards and a touchdown, threw three TD passes and averaged 43.0 yards per punt in Cortland's 41-38 overtime loss at home to New Jersey. Tutwiler is the first quarterback in school history to pass for 300 yards (338 yards on 17-for-21 passing) and run for 100 yards in the same game.
OL Walter Young, Matt Green, Tyler Neely, Isaac Larson, Kevin Reese, Whitworth
The offensive line allowed only two tackles for loss during the game. They controlled the line of scrimmage against NAIA No. 20 Montana Tech, allowing Whitworth to have a 34:45-25:15 advantage in time of possession.
RB Fred Edwards, Sr., Wesley
Edwards wasn't brought down behind the line of scrimmage on any of his 37 carries, which he broke through for 245 yards and two touchdowns in a 22-20 loss to Rowan.
RB Jake Barkley, Sr., St. Thomas
Barkley set the school record for TDs in game with five as he led the Tommies to a 49-25 win over 2001 NCAA playoff qualifier Bethel. Barkley rushed 30 times for 243 yards in just three quarters as the Tommies built a 42-6 lead. He had TD runs of 56, 14, 5, 32 and 2 yards. It was the 17th 100-yard game and third 200-yard rushing game of Barkley's career.
TE Mike Healy, Jr., Chicago
Healy had seven catches for 92 yards in a 33-9 win against North Park.
WR Ricky Lannetti, Jr., Lycoming
Lannetti had a career day for the Warriors in a 24-6 defeat of Lebanon Valley. The junior wideout caught seven passes for 173 yards, including a 54-yard touchdown on the first play of the fourth quarter that gave Lycoming a 17-6 cushion. Lannetti also tallied 41 yards returning punts and 17 yards returning a kickoff to account for 231 all-purpose yards. Entering the game Lannetti had three career receptions for 32 yards.
WR Greg Fleming, Sr., Otterbein
Fleming set career highs in receptions (13), yards (171) and touchdowns (two) in Otterbein's 33-13 win against Waynesburg.
DL Sean O'Leary, Sr., St. Thomas
Senior DE Sean O'Leary had three sacks among his eight tackles and added two pass break-ups in the Tommies' 49-25 win over 2001 NCAA playoff qualifier Bethel. O'Leary, who had 14.5 sacks last season, now has 22 sacks in 22 games as a starter and needs one more to beocme the St. Thomas career leader. The Tommie defense held Bethel to just one TD in the first 2 1-2 quarters as the tema built a 42-6 lead.
DL Brad Griffith, Sr., Hobart
Griffith recorded a game-high 10 tackles in a 27-3 win against Dickinson, including two for a loss. He also forced a fumble and recovered two fumbles. As a team, the Statesmen limited Dickinson to 110 yards rushing.
DL Brandon Doppelheuer, Jr., Waynesburg
Doppelheuer recorded 11 tackles, seven solo, and four for loss in a 33-13 loss to Otterbein.
LB Brandon Roberts, Sr., Washington U.
Roberts tallied 18 total tackles (10 solo) as the Bears held MacMurray to just 153 yards of total offense and seven first downs in a 16-10 loss to the Highlanders. He had 1½ tackles for loss and half a sack and caused a fumble.
LB Josh Funsch, Sr., Alma
Funsch had nine tackles, including three for lost yardage and two quarterback sacks in the Scots' 23-16 victory against Wheaton.
LB Zach Beeler, Sr., Hanover
Beeler had 16 total tackles, including 12 solo, as Hanover snapped Thomas More's 17-game regular-season winning streak in a 36-3 win. The Saints averaged just 3.8 yards per snap. Beeler added a tackle for loss.
LB Pete Mohoric, Sr., Franklin & Marshall
Mohoric forced a fumble at the goal line with five minutes to play to preserve a 13-6 F&M win against Catholic. He finished with nine tackles (four solo) and a sack.
DB Wes Bradley, Sr., Sewanee
Bradley recorded three total tackles, but blocked a punt that was later converted into a touchdown, then blocked an extra point in a 19-12 win against Rose-Hulman. He also intercepted a pass and broke up two more.
DB Kevin Dewey, Jr., UW-Stout
Dewey had a fumble recovery, an interception and forced a fumble. Each of the turnovers led to points (for a total of 13) as Stout routed Millsaps 30-6.
DB Pete Mayer, Jr., Ithaca
In his first career start, Mayer led Ithaca with 10 tackles and intercepted a pass. He helped the Bomber defense hold Alfred to seven three-and-out possessions (on 15 drives) and stopped prevented the Saxons’ Jesse Raynor from rushing for 100 yards for the first time in seven games.
DB Ryan McCarty, Fr., Ohio Wesleyan
McCarty picked off an Olivet pass in the Ohio Wesleyan end zone with five seconds left to seal a 25-21 non-conference win. McCarty had recovered an Olivet fumble at the Ohio Wesleyan 39 with 2:16 to play to set up Ohio Wesleyan's game-winning scoring drive. McCarty finished with two interceptions, two fumble recoveries, a pass breakup and five tackles.
K Michael Morzenti, Fr., Chicago
Morzenti set a Chicago modern era record with four field goals in the Maroons' 33-9 win against North Park. Morzenti was 4-for-4 on the day, connecting from 24, 35, 36, and 39 yards out. He was also perfect on two extra-point attempts.
P Dan Eggerston, So., Franklin & Marshall
Eggertsson kept his team in the game versus Catholic dropping punt after punt in CUA territory. He pinned Catholic on the 1 with one punt (58 yards) to hold the Cardinal offense in check. Four of his six punts, which averaged 39.9 yards, were downed.
RET Blake Elliott, Jr., St. John's
Elliott returned three punts for 98 yards, including an 86-yard return for a touchdown in a 56-0 win over Hamline. The 86-yard punt return was the third longest in school history. Elliott also caught six passes for 92 yards and two touchdowns.