Noontime Sports Team of the Week (Monday, Oct. 16th)
By NoontimeSports.com (@NoontimeSports)
Happy Monday! With another weekend of college football in the books, it is time to unveil this week’s Noontime Sports Offensive, Defensive and Special Team units of the week, as well as our offensive, defensive and special teams players of the week, too.
Offensive Player of the Week: Joe Germinerio (Brockport): Germinerio accounted for five touchdowns in his team’s 48-7 win over Morrisville State, along with 298 yards of total offense. The Golden Eagles’ signal-caller completed 19 of 23 passes for 288 yards and three scores, while rushing for two scores on five carries for 10 yards.
Co-Defensive Player of the Week: Liam Kenneally (Trinity): Kenneally turned in a monstrous performance against Tufts, tallying eight total tackles, including six solo stops, two tackles for a loss of 15 yards, one sack for a 14 yard loss and one fumble recovery. Kenneally also registered one quarterback hurry, too.
Co-Defensive Player of the Week: Jean Gabriel (Husson): Against Castleton, Jean Gabriel stuffed the stat sheet with six total tackles, including four solo stops, one sack (seven yards), one interception, one pass break-up, one quarterback hurry and two blocks.
Special Teams Player of the Week: John Rak (Amherst): Rak concluded Saturday’s contest against the Mules with 10 points. He was a perfect four-for-four on extra points, while connecting on a pair of field goals with his longest boot coming from 32 yards out.
Offensive Team of the Week:
Abbi Bamgbose (UMass Dartmouth): Bamgbose led the Corsairs with 124 receiving yards on five receptions, while recording a pair of touchdowns in his team’s 24-22 setback to Bridgewater State.
Cory Brandon (Husson): Against Castleton, Brandon completed 15 of 17 passes for 183 yards and four touchdowns.
Mike Breuler (Wesleyan): Breuler hauled in a game-high 10 receptions for 164 yards and one touchdown as the Cardinals rallied to defeat Bates, 41-23.
Kiegan Brown (Alfred State): Against Gallaudet, Brown rushed for 105 yards on 13 carries for one score, while recording one catch for five yards.
Max Chipouras (Trinity): Chipouras tallied 165 yards on 29 carries and one touchdown to lead Trinity passed Tufts, 23-16.
Brendan Costa (Bates): Against Wesleyan, Costa tallied 170 yards on 18 carries and one score.
Corey Creeger (Maine Maritime): Creeger amassed 329 yards of total offense, including 212 yards on 26 carries for one score as Maine Maritime topped Coast Guard in NEWMAC play. Creeger ended the game three for seven through the air for two touchdowns and 117 yards.
James Dawson (Salve Regina): Against Nichols, Dawson rushed for a pair of scores on 25 carries for 119 yards as the Seahawks improved to 4-1 overall and 1-0 in Commonwealth Coast Football (CCC) play.
Brandonn Drumgole (SUNY Maritime): Drumgole led all receivers with 10 receptions for 129 yards and one touchdown.
Zach DeNike (Endicott): DeNike led all receivers with five grabs for 96 yards and a touchdown against Western New England.
Jake Eglintine (Springfield): Eglintine tallied four touchdowns – two through the air, two on the ground – as the Pride improved to 7-0 and 4-0 in NEWMAC play. The Pride’s signal-caller completed three of seven passes for 76 yards, while rushing for 79 yards on 15 carries.
Quinn Fleeting (West Conn.): Against Mass. Maritime, Fleeting completed 11 of 21 passes for 208 yards and three scores, including two touchdown passes to Jawad Chisholm.
Maleke Fuentes (Alfred): Fuentes rushed for 113 yards on 23 carries and one score in his team’s initial setback of the season to SUNY Cortland.
Peter Hoff (Western New England): Hoff averaged 7.2 yards per carry, finishing the day with 115 yards on 16 carries for two scores as the Golden Bears picked-up their initial conference win.
Kyle Hoppy (Buffalo State.): Hoppy completed 20 of 39 passes for 243 yards and two touchdowns, while rushing for 30 yards on 10 carries for one score as the Bengals topped the Saints of St. Lawrence.
Jack Lavanchy (Bridgewater State): Lavanchy led all receivers with seven grabs and 124 yards, while hauling in one touchdown in his team’s 24-22 win over UMass Dartmouth.
Jared Lebowoitz (Middlebury): Lebowitz completed 24 of 37 passes for 304 yards, while tossing a trio of touchdown passes in his team’s 27-26 setback to Williams. The senior signal-caller also rushed for 34 yards on eight carries.
Bobby Maimaron (Williams): Maimaron completed 21 of 29 passes for 195 yards, while tossing two touchdowns, including the game-winning score with no time remaining to lift the Ephs to an exciting 27-26 win over Middlebury. The first-year signal-caller also rushed for 93 yards on 15 carries and one score.
Chris Olberding (SUNY Maritime): Olberding led all rushers with 132 yards on 15 carries, while sprinting for a pair of touchdowns in his team’s 51-15 win over Anna Maria.
Rodrick Payne (St. Lawrence): Against Buffalo State, Payne rushed for 99 yards on 21 carries and two scores.
Richie Phillips (Mass. Maritime Acad.): Phillips led all rushers in his team’s 28-21 setback to West Conn. with 212 yards on 39 carries, while recording one touchdown.
Mark Piccirillo (Wesleyan): Piccirillo helped the Cardinals overcome a two-point (23-21) setback at the break by finishing the game 29 of 42 for 370 yards, while rushing for 84 yards on 11 carries. Piccirillo also concluded the game with three touchdowns, including two through the air.
Sonny Puzzo (Trinity): Puzzo completed 18 of 31 passes for 200 yards, while tossing one score – he also rushed for 37 yards on 21 carries.
Anthony Service (Western New England): Service amassed 210 yards of total offense, while account for three touchdowns, including two through the air as the Golden Bears topped Endicott in Springfield, Massachusetts.
John Smith (Husson): Smith rushed for a trio of touchdowns on 16 carries for 95 yards in his team’s 49-0 win over Castleton.
Shane Sweeney (Hobart): Sweeney completed 19 of 29 passes for 305 yards and four scores in his team’s 49-27 win over Hartwick.
Koree Reed (Hartwick): Reed hauled in a game-high nine receptions for 156 yards and three touchdowns in the Hawks’s 49-27 setback to Hobart.
Maxwell Rye (Middlebury): Rye led the Panthers’ receiving core with seven grabs for 133 receiving yards and one score.
Nick Villanueva (Curry): Villanueva led all receivers with 118 yards on four receptions, while hauling in a pair of touchdown passes as Curry defeated Becker, 40-0.
Trai Weaver (Anna Maria): Weaver led all Anna Maria receivers Saturday by hauling in nine catches for 149 yards and one touchdown.
Jordan Wilcox (Springfield): Wilcox led all rushers with 169 yards on 25 carries, while rushing for one score in his team’s seven-straight win.
Thomas Wright (SUNY Maritime): Wright completed 26 of 36 passes for 334 yards, while tossing a pair of touchdowns in his team’s win over Anna Maria.
Defensive Team of the Week:
Luke Apuzzi (Williams): Against Middlebury, Apuzzi registered 16 total tackles, including 10 solo stops, including one-and-a-half tackles for a loss of four yards.
Derek Breunig (Maine Maritime): Against Coast Guard, Breunig registered 10 total stops, including four solo tackles, one sack (nine yards) and two tackles for a loss of 25 yards.
Jesse Byorth (Merchant Marine): Byorth led the Mariners with 10 total tackles, including a pair of stops for a loss of six yards and one forced fumble against Springfield.
Joe Esposito (Plymouth State): Esposito concluded Saturday’s 16-13 win over Framingham State with eight total tackles, including a trio of solo stops, three tackles for a loss of 18 yards and one forced fumble.
Dylan Ferrari (SUNY Cortland): Ferrari concluded Saturday’s upset win over Alfred with six total stops, including three tackles for a loss of 16 yards and two sacks for a loss of 13 yards.
Daniel George (Anna Maria): Against SUNY Maritime, George tallied 12 total tackles, including seven solo stops and two-and-a-half tackles for a loss of four yards. He also recorded one forced fumble, too.
Nick Giorgio (Springfield): Giorgio concluded Saturday’s game against Merchant Marine with eight total tackles, including seven solo stops and four tackles for a loss of 23 yards.
Michael Hall (Anna Maria): Hall matched George for 12 total stops, but concluded Saturday’s game against SUNY Maritime with nine solo tackles, along with one tackle for a loss for four yards and two fumble recoveries (19 yards).
Geno Iozzino (Alfred): Against SUNYCortland, Iozzino recorded six solo stops, including a pair of tackles for a loss (10 yards) and one sack (seven yards).
Paul Krowel (Buffalo State): Krowel tallied seven total stops, including four solo tackles, two quarterback hurries, two-and-a-half tackles for a loss (11 yards) and two sacks (10) in the Bengals’ 24-21 win over St. Lawrence.
Marvey Mathurin (UMass Dartmouth): Against Bridgewater State, Mathurin tallied 15 total stops, including 12 solo tackles and two-and-a-half tackles for a loss of six yards.
Brandon Morris (Wesleyan): Against Bates, Morris tallied 14 total tackles, including 10 solo stops and two tackles for a loss of six yards.
William Rivera (Endicott): Against Western New England, Rivera registered 11 total stops, including five solo tackles, two tackles for a loss of nine yards and one sack for an eight yard loss.
Tylor Scales (Tufts): Scales completed Tufts’ most recent contest against Trinity with eight total tackles, including seven solo stops, two tackles for a loss of nine yards, one sack for an eight yard loss and one forced fumble.
Aaron Slodowitz (Middlebury): Against Williams, Slodowitz led all defenders with 18 total tackles, including 11 solo stops and two tackles for a loss of five yards.
Skyler Williamson (St. Lawrence): Against Buffalo State, Williamson registered 15 total tackles, including seven solo stops, four tackles for a loss (16 yards) and one sack (eight yards).
Special Teams of the Week:
Jordan D’Onofrio (West Conn.): D’Onofrio punted the ball six times on Saturday with a pair of boots landing inside the Mass. Maritime Academy 20. He also registered two touchbacks, while connecting on all four extra point attempts.
William Holscher (SUNY Cortland): Holscher’s 20 yard field goal in overtime helped the Red Dragons secured an exciting upset over Alfred in Cortland, New York. Holscher completed the game with eight points – he was a perfect two for two on extra points.
Brian McGovern (Hartwick): Against Hobart, McGovern tallied nine points by connecting on a pair of field goals and three extra points.
Matthew Murphy (SUNY Maritime): Against Anna Maria, Murphy connected on seven extra point attempts, while tallying 496 yards on eight kickoffs with five kicks resulting in touchbacks.