Games of Nov. 12-13, 2004
QB Adam King, Sr., Howard Payne
King's career closes with 232 yards on 16-for-25 passing with four touchdowns. He finishes the season with 3,679 yards of total offense giving him 11,587 yards in his career, currently third in Division III history. King also recorded four or more total touchdowns for the fourth time this year.
OL Pete Needler, Jonathan Mauk, Andrew Prater, Sam Calobrace, Lou Sipe, Anderson
Anderson's line did not allow a sack in 61 pass attempts despite facing Manchester, which had recorded 30 sacks in nine games coming into the contest.
RB Matt Roe, Jr., Augustana
Roe is a quarterback for the Vikings but broke the all-divisions single-game record for rushing by a quarterback when he gained 342 on 44 attempts and scored three touchdowns in a 39-38 loss to Wheaton. He was also 1-for-7 passing for 16 yards.
RB Travis Sleight, Jr., Olivet
Sleight had seven touchdowns on the afternoon, six on the ground (with 168 yards on 27 carries) and one through the air (with 80 yards on four receptions).
WR Scott Burnoski, Sr., UW-La Crosse
Burnoski had 10 catches for 199 yards and four touchdowns in UW-L's 35-10 victory at UW-Whitewater, clinching the Eagles' third consecutive WIAC title. The four touchdown catches tied a single-game school record. He also became UW-L's career touchdown reception leader and now has 28 in his career.
WR Anthony Ballerino, Sr., MacMurray
Ballerino caught 11 passes for 193 yards and three touchdowns in a season-ending loss to Aurora.
WR Noah Fehrenbach, Jr., St. John Fisher
Fehrenbach had 11 catches for 157 yards and three scores, setting the school's single-season record for receiving yards (911) and receiving touchdowns (11).
DL Brandon Tom, Jr., Linfield
Tom recorded eight tackles (five solo), including one sack, as the Wildcats held Willamette to a season-low 174 rushing yards.
DL Michael Blair, Jr., Trinity (Conn.)
With Trinity still only ahead 7-6 in the second quarter, Blair stopped a Wesleyan runner for no gain on fourth-and-inches that would have given the Cardinals a first down in Trinity territory. He finished with eight tackles (three solo), two pass breakups, two tackles for loss and a sack in the win.
DL Michael Sykes, Sr., New Jersey
Sykes collected six tackles including three sacks in a 37-0 win against Kean. The Lions' defense held the Cougars to 31 total yards on 57 plays.
DL Rob Tamillow, Jr., Chicago
Tamillow had six tackles, three solo. He had three sacks, giving him a school-record 12 on the season.
LB Joe Motley, Jr., John Carroll
Led all players with a career-high 17 tackles (five solo) in 10-0 shutout against crosstown and league rival Baldwin-Wallace. He had three and a half tackles for loss and half a sack, as well as intercepting two passes and blocking a field goal attempt. One of his interceptions was in the end zone.
LB Eric Lewis, So., DePauw
Lewis had nine tackles (seven solo), caused two fumbles, added two sacks and a quarterback hurry in a 14-7 win against Wabash in the Monon Bell game. His sack on third down on Wabash's final drive forced the Little Giants into a fourth-and-11 on the last play.
LB Jimmy Harris, Sr., UW-Platteville
Harris made 13 tackles in the Pioneers' 23-13 victory over UW-Stout. He made 11 solo stops, including one quarterback sack and recovered a fumble to help the Pioneers to their first winning season since 1992.
DB Brandon Fox, So., Carthage
Fox had six tackles, all solo, four for loss and two sacks in a win against Elmhurst. He also intercepted a pair of passes, returning one 53 yards for a touchdown.
DB Ryan Repko, So., Lycoming
Repko had eight tackles (seven solo), a forced fumble, an interception and a pair of pass breakups in a win against Susquehanna.
DB Kenny Weaver, Sr., Shenandoah
Weaver had a game-high eight solo tackles (10 total) from his free safety spot as Shenandoah held Methodist to just 47 yards in total offense in the first half.
DB Brandon Carr, Fr., Bethel
Carr led a Royals defense which had seven interceptions against Gustavus Adolphus. Carr recorded three interceptions, had six tackles and one sack on the day in his first collegiate start.
K Ryan Elbrecht, Sr., Wisconsin Lutheran
Elbrecht kicked two field goals, including the game-winner with 44 seconds left, as the Warriors defeated Adrian 20-17. The field goals, his first of the year, measured 33 and 44 yards.
P Jesse Harms, Fr., Coast Guard
Harms had a great day against Kings Point as he punted five times for a 49-yard average with four of his punts inside the 20-yard line. The punts inside the 20 were at the 1,4,7 and 13 yard line.
ST Dustin Bowser, Fr., Cortland State
Bowser blocked two Ithaca punts which Cortland State turned into two touchdowns in the annual Cortaca Jug game. His first block was returned for a score and the second was recovered at the 12. Cortland scored on the second play after the block.
RET Justin Charles, Sr., Louisiana College
Charles returned a first-quarter Sul Ross State kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown. At the time it gave LC a 14-7 lead. The touchdown also extended Charles' Louisiana state collegiate record (all divisions) for most career kickoff returns for a touchdown as he now has five in his career.