D3 Football: Team Of The Week (Oct. 8th, 2019)
By NoontimeSports.com | @NoontimeSports
With the fifth week of the 2019 New England Division III football season in the books, it is now to unveil our Zelos Athletics Team of the Week.
Similar to our ‘Players of the Week’ Zelos Athletics is also powering our teams of the week, too – these posts (and teams) can be seen every Tuesday throughout the 2019 season.
Offensive Team of the Week
Matt Dunn (Norwich University): Dunn completed 11 of 25 passes for 289 yards and two touchdowns against Springfield College.
Stephen Gacioch (UMass Dartmouth): Against Framingham State, Gacioch amassed 440 total yards of offense, including 343 passing yards and two touchdowns. The junior signal-caller also rushed for a game-high 97 yards on 20 carries and two scores.
Zach Levy (Curry College): Levy helped the Colonels score their first win of the 2019 season by rushing for a game-high 216 yards on 13 carries and three touchdowns last Saturday against the University of New England.
Seamus Lambert (Trinity College): Lambert connected on 15 of 23 passes for 245 yards and three touchdowns while adding 41 yards on 14 carries.
Matt Long (Mass. Maritime Academy): Long accounted for 232 yards of total offense, including a game-high 160 rushing yards on 25 carries and three touchdowns. He also completed 10 of 19 passes for 72 yards.
Joey Mauriello (Salve Regina): Mauriello rushed for a game-high 163 yards on 20 carries (8.2) and three touchdowns last Saturday against Endicott College.
Shea McManaway (Endicott College): McManaway led all receivers last Saturday against Salve Regina with 118 yards on nine catches and two touchdowns.
Jacob Maher (Framingham State): Maher hauled in five catches for 215 yards and three touchdowns last Saturday against UMass Dartmouth.
Alex Maldjian (Middlebury College): Maldjian rushed for a game-high 125 yards on 30 carries and two touchdowns against Amherst College.
Sean McAllen (WPI): McAllen rushed for 183 yards on nine carries and three touchdowns last Saturday against Maine Maritime Academy.
Aaron-Moses Williams (Worcester State): Williams completed 30 of 41 passes for 405 yards and two touchdowns last Saturday against Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
Nikolas Moquin (Maine Maritime Academy): Moquin completed 22 of 32 passes for 298 yards and three touchdowns while adding 19 yards on four carries against WPI.
Randy Morgan (Becker College): The first-year tailback rushed for a team-high 152 yards on 16 carries and one touchdown last Saturday against Husson University.
Brian Peters (Univ. of New England): The third-year signal-caller completed 33 of 49 passes for a game-high 444 yards and three touchdowns against Curry College.
Michael Pina (Nichols College): Pina completed 34 of 50 passes for a game-high 325 passing yards and two touchdowns against Western New England.
Garrett Poussard (Husson University): Against Becker College, Poussard rushed for a game-high 159 yards on 31 carries (5.1 yards) and two touchdowns.
Keithen Shepard (MIT): Shepard caught a game-high seven catches for 115 yards and two touchdowns last Saturday against Merchant Marine.
Jeremy Soule Jr. (Bridgewater State): Soule Jr. rushed for a game-high 195 yards on 21 carries and two touchdowns as the Bears defeated Westfield State last weekend.
Adam Wojenski (Framingham State): Wojenski completed 14 of 25 passes for 422 yards and five touchdowns last Saturday against UMass Dartmouth while adding 53 yards on 11 carries.
Defensive Team of the Week
Tyshawn Anderson (Anna Maria College): Anderson registered 14 total tackles, including seven solo stops and one sack for four yards, along with a forced fumble last Saturday against Apprentice.
Zack Catarius (Salve Regina): Catarius stuffed the stat sheet last Saturday against Endicott College with 12 total tackles, including three tackles for a loss of 22 yards and two sacks for a loss of 18 yards. Additionally, Catarius scooped one fumble.
Noah Clack (Bowdoin College): Against Wesleyan University, Clack tallied a team-high 10 total tackles, including seven solo stops and three tackles for a loss of seven yards.
Jack Fontana (Mass. Maritime Academy): Fontana paced the Buccaneers’ defense last Saturday with 14 total tackles, including nine solo stops. He also recorded one sack for a loss of three yards.
Kyle Johnston (Mass. Maritime Academy): Against Worcester State, Johnston tallied six total tackles, including four tackles for a loss of 19 yards and two forced fumbles.
Joe Kelly (Amherst College): Kelly paced the Mammoths’ defense with 11 total tackles, including 10 solo stops and three tackles for a loss of 10 yards. He also recorded five quarterback hurries and one forced fumble.
Colin McCabe (Mass. Maritime Academy): McCabe tallied eight total tackles, including four tackles for a loss of 30 yards and two fumble recoveries last Saturday against Worcester State.
Ricky Montalvo (Western New England): Against Nichols College, Montalvo tallied 11 total tackles, including three-and-a-half tackles for 15 yards and one-and-a-half sacks for 13 yards.
Philip Orlando (Coast Guard Academy): Orlando stuffed the stat sheet last Saturday against Catholic University with 13 total tackles, including two tackles for a loss of 11 yards and two forced fumbles.
Special Teams of the Week
Matt Alswanger (Tufts University): Alswanger connected on all five kicks, including one field goal for 21-yards against Bates College.
Michael Chen (Bowdoin College): Chen tallied seven points off two field goals and one extra point. His longest field goal was a 40-yarder.
J.P Dallazem (Trinity College): Against Hamilton College, the first-year kicker (and punter) tallied a career and season-high seven points off four extra points and a 31-yard field goal for seven points.
Nick DiCairano (Endicott College): DiCiarano tallied 12 points on six kicks, including a trio of field goals. The senior kicker booted a career and season-long 47-yard field goal.
Kieran Lombard (Western New England): Lombard connected on six kicks last Saturday against Nichols College, including three field goals with his longest kick being a 44-yard field goal.
Bryce Wade (WPI): Wade registered nine points off six extra points and a 38-yard field goal last Saturday against Maine Maritime Academy.