Games of Nov. 13-15, 2003
QB Frank Borba, Jr., Menlo
Borba posted 356 yards of total offense to help Menlo defeat Concordia-Moorhead 44-41. The junior had 333 through the air with four TD strikes, including the game-winner for 61 yards to Andre O'Neil with 1:43 left.
OL Alex Bell, Jeff Bruckman, Nino Giambrone, Matt Kehoe, Matt Montroy, Ryan Hallings, Hobart
The Statesmen rushed for a season-high 248 yards and four touchdowns in a 43-25 upset of previously unbeaten RPI. The Engineers came into the game allowing just 118.4 yards rushing per game, but both the starting tailback and his top backup eclipsed that total with 133 and 128 yards, respectively. None of Hobart's three running backs was stopped behind the line of scrimmage in 50 carries.
RB Marcus Washington, So., Bridgewater (Va.)
Washington was named MVP of the Oyster Bowl victory against Catholic. He touched the ball 11 times and finished with 249 all-purpose yards. He scored three touchdowns and his 92-yard TD run was the longest in school history. He carried the ball twice in the second half, scoring on runs of 92 and 51 yards. He also caught one pass for 41 yards and a TD.
RB Brett Trichilo, Jr., Wilkes
Trichilo became only the sixth running back in Division III history to surpass the 2,000-yard mark for a season when he carried the ball 36 times for 261 yards and four scores in a 37-0 win against rival King's. Trichilo scored on runs of 7, 1, 35 and 6 yards to become the MAC's single-season touchdown record holder with 27.
WR Chris Winter, Sr., Wartburg
Winter broke the school's single-game receiving yardage record with 259 yards on eight receptions. His key 75-yard screen play for touchdown (one of three scores) late in first half put Central out of reach.
WR Nick Bublavi, Sr., Catholic
In his final career game, Bublavi caught 11 passes for 155 yards and two touchdowns against Bridgewater (Va.) in a 58-20 loss.
WR Mike Tiedeman, Sr., Simpson
Tiedeman reset the school record for most touchdown catches in a game with four against Upper Iowa Nov. 15. His 248 yards (on eight catches) against Upper Iowa were the second most in a game by a Simpson receiver.
DL Brad Hovinga, Jr., Alma
Hovinga recorded eight total tackles (six solo), with two and a half tackles for loss.
DL Brad Keem, Sr., St. John Fisher
Keem made three tackles for loss for minus-24 yards and added two sacks as St. John Fisher shut out Utica. The school’s all-time leader in sacks, he also set the school single-season record with 13 and recorded a safety on his first quarter sack.
DL James Riley, Jr., Hampden-Sydney
Riley led the Tiger defense in a 53-21 victory against archrival Randolph-Macon with eight tackles and two sacks. Riley and the Tiger defense posted a second-half shutout and limited the Yellow Jacket offense to 12 yards in the second half. Riley’s eight tackles led the team, as did his two sacks.
DL Jarrod Smith, Sr., Trinity (Texas)
Smith had seven total tackles against Millsaps, as the starting team held the Majors to just seven total points in a 42-14 win Saturday. Smith also had three sacks, marking his second three-sack game of the season. He also had one of three Tiger fumble recoveries in the first half.
LB Casey Carlson, Sr., Pacific Lutheran
Carlson led the Lutes' defense in a 40-14 win against Puget Sound, recording nine tackles, six solo, with a pair of sacks. He also caused a pair of fumbles and recovered one.
LB Brad DeHaven, Jr., Salisbury
DeHaven recorded 15 total tackles, six solo, and two for loss in a season-ending loss to Frostburg State.
LB Lenny Radtke, So., North Central
Radtke had 14 total tackles, five solo and nine assists, including one tackle for loss as North Central put the finishing touches on a 7-3 season with a 34-28 win over Elmhurst.
DB Ben Leuthold, So., Coast Guard
Leuthold had a dozen tackles and a pair of sacks against archrival Kings Point in a 9-7 win for the Secretaries' Cup.
DB Mike Freeman, So., Wittenberg
Freeman intercepted two passes and broke up two others as Wittenberg forced Wooster into a one-dimensional offense. He tipped the ball to himself on his second interception and then tiptoed down the sideline 21 yards for the score.
DB Steve Anderson, Sr., UW-Stout
Anderson took advantage of Senior Day to have a standout performance, intercepting three passes, of which two led to Stout touchdowns. Previous to the 42-14 win over Platteville, Anderson had one career interception.
DB Brian Kaspick, Jr., Lycoming
Kaspick led a Warrior defense that forced seven turnovers and limited Susquehanna to 236 yards of total offense in a 38-0 victory on Saturday. Kaspick had a team-high seven tackles and recorded two interceptions.
K Pat Barry, Jr., Carleton
Carleton junior kicker Pat Barry set a school record with a 47-yard field goal with 5:34 remaining that proved to be the eventual game winner in Carleton’s 43-40 victory over Colorado College. Barry, who had earlier field goals of 21 and 22 yards, matched the Carleton single-game record with the three field goals. The three successful attempts left his season total at nine, also tying a Carleton school record. For the season, Barry was 9-for-11, a perfect 5-for-5 from inside 30 yards.
P Mike Morzenti, So., Chicago
In Chicago's 27-13 win over Case Western Reserve, Mike Morzenti was 2-for-2 on field goal attempts and 2-for-2 on extra-point tries, booted a successful onside kick, and placed two of four punts inside the CWRU 20-yard line. He placed one punt on the Spartan 4-yard line, which two plays later was followed by a Chicago fumble recovery in the end zone.
RET Shawn Smith, Jr., Bridgewater (Va.)
Smith returned a second-quarter kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown to give the Eagles a 17-14 lead against Catholic, a lead they never relinquished. It was the second consecutive week he had returned a kickoff 90-plus yards for a score.