Mass. College Football: Week 11 Honor Roll
For the final time this season, here is our Week 11 Noontime Sports Weekly Honor Roll.
Alex Amidon (Boston College) – Against Notre Dame on Saturday evening, the junior wide receiver set the single-season record for receiving yards with 84 yards against the Fighting Irish. Amidon’s total receiving yards is now 1,156 yards, which surpasses Brian Brennan’s record of 1,149 yards (original record was set in 1983).
Erik Wachter (Holy Cross) – Despite being apart of a heartbreaking loss to Wagner, the senior linebacker led the Crusaders with 20 tackles (18 solo). He finished the game with one tackle for a loss, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
Ryan Delaire (Massachusetts) – The sophomore defensive lineman secured the Minutemen’s first win of the season by sacking Akron’s quarterback Dalton Williams with 1:30 remaining in the fourth quarter. The sack was his only tackle in the contest, but he also registered a forced a fumble, too.
Jaquawne Simpkins (American International) – In the inaugural Northeast-10 Conference Football Championship against New Haven, the sophomore linebacker led the Yellow Jackets with 15 tackles (nine solo). After the game concluded, Simpkins was named to the All-Championship team.
Rudolph Lewis (Mount Ida College) – Before his team claimed the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference crown, the freshman from Roslindale recorded three tackles (two solo), 1.5 sacks, and 2.5 tackles for a loss. He also hurried his opponent’s quarterback twice.
Sean Wilson (Amherst College) – The freshman running back played an enormous role in his team’s 23-20 victory against Williams College last Saturday. And even though he didn’t reach the end zone, he recorded 127 yards on 21 carries.
John Dodds (Tufts University) – In his final collegiate football game against Middlebury College, the senior quarterback completed 23-of-41 passes for 246 yards and one touchdown.
Alex Scyocurka (Williams College) – Similar to Wilson, Scyocurka didn’t reach the end zone, but managed to tally 135 yards on 25 carries in his team’s final game of the season.
Alex Torti (Framingham State) – In the final New England Football Conference Championship against Salve Regina, the junior defensive end from Hopkinton recorded three solo tackles and two fumble recoveries. Torti’s second fumble recovery was returned for a touchdown in the fourth quarter, which sealed the victory for the Rams.
James Muirhead (Framingham State) – The senior from Middleboro led the Rams defense with eight tackles (six solo). He also recorded one sack, three tackles for a loss and one forced fumble. Muirhead was named the game’s Most Valuable Player, too.