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D3 Football: 10 Games to Watch In Week 11 in New England

10 Games To Watch

By NoontimeSports.com (@NoontimeSports) 

It’s the final week of the regular season, D3 Football fans, so let’s get it started with our weekly 10 Games to Watch post!

As always, make sure to stay connected with us on social media (Facebook and Twitter), while following our friends from In The (D3fb) Huddle, too (@D3FBHuddle).

Western Connecticut State at Westfield State (Friday, Nov. 10th at 7 p.m.): After coming-up short against the Rams last week, look for quarterback Quinn Fleeting and the Colonials to cap their season with a win on the road. PREDICTION: Western Conn. 27, Westfield State 14

Curry at Salve Regina (Saturday, Nov. 11th at 12 p.m.): A win for the Colonels would match their win total from 2009 (eight), but also provide the Purple and White with some serious momentum heading into the offseason and next season. PREDICTION: Curry 28, Salve Regina 20 

MIT at Springfield (Saturday, Nov. 11th at 12 p.m.): A Pool B bid is on the line for the Pride, while MIT will look to end its season with a seventh win. Look for another solid defensive performance from Springfield in this game. PREDICTION: Springfield 30, MIT 21

Mount Ida at Husson (Saturday, Nov. 11th at 12 p.m.): John Smith and the Eagles are headed back to the postseason, but a game against the Mustangs will be a must-see (or must-follow) – Mount Ida will certainly provide Husson with a good test before the tournament begins next weekend. PREDICTION: Husson 28, Mount Ida 22 

Worcester State at Framingham State (Saturday, Nov. 11th at 12 p.m.): The Lancers’ offense has put up some serious points this season, but will certainly be challenged by a Rams’ defense that managed to slow down Western Connecticut for most of last week’s game. Expect another big day on the ground from Framingham State tailback Quron WrightPREDICTION: Framingham State 35, Worcester State 31 

Merchant Marine at Coast Guard Academy (Saturday, Nov. 11th at 12 p.m.): We spoke with Coach Bill George and Cam Cecchini about this game on this week’s podcast, and both are excited for this must-see rivalry game, which will be seen on ESPN 3. The Bears want to end their season on a high note, but must find a way to slow down the Mariners’ rushing attack, which will once again be led by quarterback Brice MoorePREDICTION: Merchant Marine 34, Coast Guard 27

Amherst at Williams (Saturday, November 11th at 12 p.m.): Amherst enters the contest with a great deal of momentum following wins over Wesleyan, Tufts and Trinity. Can they continue it against Coach Mark Raymond‘s squad, which is searching for its first Amherst-Williams win since 2010? PREDICTION: Amherst 25, Williams 17

Bridgewater State at Massachusetts Maritime Academy (Saturday, Nov. 11th at 12 p.m.): Who will capture the Cranberry Bowl this season? The Buccaneers will look to rebound from a 37-14 setback a week ago to UMass Dartmouth, while the Bears will look to cap their season with a win after falling to Worcester State last weekend. PREDICTION: Bridgewater State 28, Mass. Maritime 14. 

Middlebury at Tufts (Saturday, Nov. 11th at 12:30 p.m.): The Jumbos are focused on concluding their season with a win and received some solid advice at practice this week from New Hampshire’s own Chip KellyPREDICTION: Tufts 29, Middlebury 24

Colby at Bowdoin (Saturday, Nov. 11th at 12:30 p.m): The Mules and Polar Bears are set to compete for the 129th time – that’s a lot of years my friends! PREDICTION: Colby 34, Bowdoin 23

Noontime Sports Team of the Week (Monday, Nov. 6th)

Noontime Team Week

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.

As always, stay connected with Noontime Sports on Facebook and Twitter, while subscribing to our YouTube channel, too! 

Offensive Player of the Week: Adam Wojenski (Framingham State): In a must-win game for the Rams, Wojenski registered five touchdowns, including four through the air as Framingham State rallied to beat Western Connecticut, 39-35. The Rams’ signal-caller completed 18 of 27 passes for 325 yards.

Defensive Player of the Week: DeSean Hart (Mount Ida): Against Anna Maria, Hart recorded a pair of touchdowns – a 90 yard fumble recovery and a 100 yard interception – while tallying 10 total stops, including eight solo tackles and one pass break-up. 

Special Teams Player of the Week: Jeremy Martin (Plymouth State): Martin helped his team secure the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) crown by converting all three extra points, as well as a 36-yard field goal. Additionally, three of his punts landed inside the Fitchburg State 20-yard-line. He also finished the game with six punts for 230 yards and five kickoffs for 221 yards.


Offensive Team of the Week

Dante Aiken (WNE): Aiken rushed for 152 yards and four scores on 28 carries, averaging 5.4 yards per carry as the Golden Bears defeated Curry en route to claiming the first-ever Commonwealth Coast Football (CCC) title.

Abbi Bamgbose (UMass Dartmouth): Bamgbose led all receivers with five receptions for 108 yards and two touchdowns in his team’s double-digit win over Massachusetts Maritime.

Stephen Beahn (Framingham State): Beahn hauled in a pair of touchdown receptions, including the go-ahead and game-winning score with 10 seconds remaining as the Rams topped the Colonials in Framingham. The senior wide out concluded the contest five receptions for 93 yards.

Jevon Brown-Simpson (Fitchburg State): Brown-Simpson led all rushers with 109 yards on 22 carries and one score against Plymouth State. He averaged 5.0 yards per carry, too.

Brendan Costa (Bates): Costa rushed for a game-high 170 yards on 20 carries and one score, averaging 8.5 yards per carry, while completing one of five passes for 23 yards as the Bobcats claimed their fourth-straight CBB crown.

Alex Corvese (Curry): Corvese amassed 321 yards of total offense, including 227 passing yards, while recording a quartet of touchdowns (three through the air) in his team’s 42-28 setback to Western New England.

Moe Harris (Castleton): Against Gallaudet, Harris rushed for a game-high 128 yards on 29 carries and two scores, while averaging 4.4 yards per carry.

Tyler Hyde (Springfield): 
Against Maine Maritime, Hyde rushed for 118 yards on seven carries and two scores, while averaging a game-high 16.9 yards per carry.

Joe Kalosky (Endicott): Kalosky completed 14 of 26 passes for 181 yards and three scores, while rushing for 27 yards on two carries during his team’s first Commonwealth Coast Football (CCC) win over Nichols.

Jack Lavanchy (Bridgewater State): Lavanchy led all receivers in receptions (nine) and yards (169), while hauling in two touchdown receptions against Worcester State.

Emmanuel Leake (Anna Maria): Leake amassed 277 yards, including 211 passing yards against Mount Ida, while completing 12 of 20 passes for one touchdown. He also rushed for 66 yards on 12 carries (5.5 yards per carry) and one score.

Jimmy Martinez (Middlebury): 
Martinez recorded three catches for 117 yards and two scores in his team’s 41-20 win over Hamilton.

Sean McAllen (WPI): Against Coast Guard, McAllen rushed for 152 yards on 20 carries and three scores, while averaging 7.6 yards per carry.

Jack Meservy (Middlebury): Meservy completed 11 of 16 passes for 212 yards and four touchdowns in his team’s 41-20 win over Hamilton.

Noah Nelson (Bowdoin): Against Bates, Nelson amassed 314 yards, including 302 passing yards. Nelson completed 34 of 55 passes and two touchdowns, while rushing for 12 yards on 12 carries.

Michael Nolan (Nichols): Against Endicott, Nolan rushed for 127 yards on 23 carries and one score, averaging 5.5 yards per carry. He also concluded the game with 10 yards on four receptions, too.

James O’Regan (Amherst): O’Regan led all receivers with 95 yards on six receptions and one touchdown in his team’s big win against Trinity.

Gregory Olson (Bowdoin): Olson concluded Saturday’s tilt with Bates by recording nine receptions for 98 yards, while hauling in a pair of touchdown passes from Nelson. Olson averaged 10.9 yards per reception.

Hunter Paupaw (Worcester State): Paupaw rushed for 65 yards on seven carries and three scores, while averaging 9.3 yards per carry.

Mike Pedrini (Tufts): Pedrini rushed for a game-high 135 yards on 31 carries (4.4 yards per carry) and three scores in his team’s 28-14 win over Colby.

Jace Pena (UMass Dartmouth): Against Massachusetts Maritime, Pena completed 21 of 35 passes for 334 yards and three touchdowns as the Corsairs sailed passed the Buccaneers for a 37-14 win.

Mark Piccirillo (Wesleyan): Piccirillo was quite impressive against Williams, completing 26 of 32 passes for 272 yards and two touchdowns, while leading all rushers with 69 yards on 15 carries and two scores.

Michael Pina (Mount Ida): Pina completed 19 of 29 passes for 305 yards and three touchdowns, while rushing for 55 yards on eight carries (6.9 yards per carry) and one score in his team’s exciting win over Anna Maria.

Marquis Roderique (Anna Maria): Roderique concluded Saturday’s contest against Mount Ida with a career and season-best 11 receptions for 179 yards and one touchdown. The touchdown reception was Roderique’s first of his collegiate career.

Michael Slaughter, Jr. (UMass Dartmouth):
 Slaughter, Jr. rushed for 122 yards on 27 carries and two scores, while averaging 4.5 yards per carry.

John Smith (Husson): Smith rushed for 143 yards on 15 carries for three scores, while averaging 9.5 yards per carry in his team’s eighth win of the season. The win secured the Eagles a spot in the upcoming NCAA Division III Tournament. The three scores bumped Smith’s total to 23 rushing touchdowns this season, which shattered his original single-season mark of 20 that he set in 2015.

Anthony Service (WNE): Service amassed 240 yards of total offense, including 196 passing yards in his team’s fourth-straight conference win over Curry. The senior signal-caller completed 15 of 22 passes and one touchdown, while rushing for 44 yards on 10 carries.

Jordan Wilcox (Springfield): Against Maine Maritime, Wilcox rushed for 213 yards, an average of 15.2 per carry, and three touchdowns on 14 carries. 


Defensive Team of the Week

Max Breschi (Bates): Against Bowdoin, Breschi registered 11 total tackles, including a quartet of solo stops, two-and-a-half tackles for a loss of 16 yards, one forced fumble and one quarterback hurry.

Anthony Fogarty III (Bridgewater State): Fogarty III paced the Bears’ defense with 12 total stops, including nine solo tackles, two tackles for a loss of 19 yards and one interception returned for 27 yards.

Joseph Grogan (Curry): Against Western New England, Grogan recorded eight total tackles, including four solo stops, two-and-a-half tackles for a loss of 10 yards and one sack for a loss of seven yards.

Alex LaPiana (Tufts): Against Colby, LaPiana registered six total tackles, including four solo stops, along with one fumble recovery and one interception.

John Jackson (Middlebury): Against Hamilton, Jackson tallied nine total tackles, including six solo stops and one tackle for a loss of four yards. He also recorded a forced fumble and fumble recovery, too.

Jon Lindgren (Bates): Lindgren recorded 16 total tackles, including 11 solo stops, one tackle for a loss of five yards, six pass break-ups and one blocked kick.

Brett McEvoy (Nichols):
Against Endicott, McEvoy led all defenders with 15 total tackles, while concluding the game with five solo stops and half a sack for a three-yard loss.

Blayne Merchant (WPI): Merchant tallied seven solo tackles against Coast Guard, including four tackles for a loss of 15 yards and one sack for a loss of nine yards.

Joshua Onujiogu (Framingham State): Onujiogu concluded Saturday’s primetime conference tilt with Western Connecticut with seven solo stops, including a sack for a loss of nine yards.

Dereck Pacheco (WPI): Pacheco led the Engineers’ defense with 10 total tackles, including eight solo stops, one tackle for a loss of six yards, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and blocked kick.

Sebastien Philemon (Colby): 
Philemon recorded 18 total tackles, including six solo stops, two tackles for a loss of five yards and one sack for a loss of three yards in his team’s 28-14 setback to Tufts.

Jakob Trautwein (Castleton): Trautwein led the Spartans’ defense with 11 total tackles, including six solo stops, one tackle for a loss of one yard and one interception for 15 yards.

Mitch Turley (MIT): On ‘Senior Night’ in Cambridge, Turley turned in a monstrous performance, tallying 10 total tackles, including nine solo stops, one fumble recovery for 34 yards, one interception and one pass break-up against Norwich University.

Marquez Walls (Dean): Against SUNY Maritime, Walls registered seven total tackles, including five solo stops, three interceptions for 50 yards and two pass break-ups. Additionally, he scored a touchdown on a 73-yard punt return in the opening quarter, which provided the Bulldogs with the lead after one quarter of play.

Andrew Yamin (Amherst): Yamin recorded seven solo tackles, including a trio of stops for a loss of 11 yards and one sack for a loss of four yards in his team’s big win over Trinity.

Christian Zotti (Springfield): Zotti registered seven total tackles, including a trio of solo stops, a tackle for a loss of 13 yards, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery in his team’s win over Maine Maritime.


Special Teams of the Week

Henry Atkeson (Amherst): Atkeson punted the ball eight times against Trinity with five boots landing inside the Bantams’ 20-yard line. He totaled 252 yards on eight punts for an average of 31.5 yards per kick.

Riley Ford (Mount Ida): Ford connected on seven of eight extra points, as well as a 30-yard field goal for 10 points against Anna Maria.

John Glaser (Endicott): Glaser recorded 10 points off seven extra points and a 26-yard field goal during his team’s initial conference win against Nichols.

Christian Humulock (Springfield): Humulock converted eight of nine extra point attempts in his team’s 62-0 win over Maine Maritime.

Andrew Verre (Salve Regina): Verre connected on seven of eight extra point attempts during his team’s win over Becker College.

Mark Wright (MIT): Wright connected on four of five kicks, including a 30-yard field goal. Wright concluded his team’s conference clash against Norwich with eight points.

Noontime Sports Team of the Week (Monday, Oct. 9th)

Noontime Team Week

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: Alex Corvese (Curry): Corvese concluded last Saturday’s  contest against UMass Dartmouth with four touchdowns, including the game-winning score on a one-yard scamper that helped the Colonels erase a three-point (27-24) deficit. Corvese completed 29 of 44 for 377 yards and two scores, while rushing for 18 yards on 13 carries and two scores.

Defensive Player of the Week: Jaquan Harris (Framingham State): Harris recorded five interceptions last Friday in his team’s 32-16 win over Fitchburg State. The five picks tied a NCAA Division III record. Additionally, Harris established a new single-game program record with five interceptions, while tying the single-season mark for picks in a season with eight (currently).

Special Teams Player of the Week: Mark Wright (MIT): Wright connected on all nine kicks, including a trio of field goals with his longest boot coming from 35-yards out. He concluded last Saturday’s contest against Maine Maritime with 15 points. 


Offensive Team of the Week:

Darius Adams (Coast Guard Academy): Facing a talented Springfield defense, Adams recorded a game-high four receptions for 74 yards and one score. 

Abbi Bamgbose (UMass Dartmouth): Bamgbose concluded last Saturday’s contest against Curry College with 158 receiving yards and two touchdowns. 

Mitch Banuskevich (Plymouth State): Banuskevich tallied 162 yards on 31 carries, while recording six receptions for 40 yards and one score as the Panthers defeated Bridgewater State, 17-7. 

Timel Benton (Gallaudet): Sophomore quarterback Timel Benton ran for 128 yards on four carries and scored two touchdowns in the opening half for Gallaudet in its 73-23 rout of Anna Maria for its first win of the season. Benton completed 3 of 6 passes for 140 yards before he was lifted in the second half. He completed a 94-yard pass to Joell Dixon, which would of been a touchdown if not for an unsportsmanlike penalty on Dixon for showboating at the end of the play before he got into the end zone.

Jake Bonheyo (Gallaudet): Bonheyo, Gallaudet’s back-up quarterback came in for one quarter and ran the ball four times for a team best 131 yards and three touchdowns. On his first play under center, Bonheyo ran 45 yards for a touchdown. On the next two Gallaudet possessions, Bonheyo scored from 36 and 47 yards out as the Bison led 67-17 midway through the third quarter.

Noah Brum (Worcester State): Brum completed 22 of 36 passes for 217 yards and three touchdown, while rushing for 12 yards on three carries.

Cory Brandon (Husson): Brandon completed 15 of 24 passes for 234 yards, while tossing three touchdowns as the Eagles defeated the Privateers in a marquee Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) clash. 

Mitchell Caron (Castleton): Caron completed 12 of 16 passes for 227 yards and two touchdowns, while rushing for 15 yards on eight carries and one score against Mount Ida. 

Brandonn Drumgole (SUNY Maritime): Drumgole led all receivers last Saturday with six receptions for 101 yards and one touchdown in his team’s setback to Husson. 

Jake Eglintine (Springfield): Against Coast Guard Academy, Eglintine rushed for 106 yards on 18 carries and one score, while completing two of five passes for 30 yards. 

Quinn Fleeting (Western Conn.): Fleeting accounted for three touchdowns, including two through the air in his team’s bounce-back win over Worcester State. Fleeting completed 13 of 17 passes for 218 yards and two scores, while rushing for 15 yards on four carries and one touchdown.

De’Andre Goldson-Fisher (Mount Ida): Against Castleton, Goldson-Fisher rushed for 163 yards on 23 carries and two scores, while hauling in one reception for 15 yards. 

Udgam Goyal (MIT): Against Maine Maritime Academy, Goyal completed 17 of 20 passes for 135 yards, while tossing two touchdowns. He also rushed for 76 yards on nine carries and two scores. 

Moe Harris (Castleton): Against Mount Ida, Harrs recorded 126 yards on 25 carries and two touchdowns, while hauling in one catch for 10 yards.

Stephen Johnson (Buffalo State): Against SUNY Cortland, Johnson led all receivers with five receptions for 138 yards and one touchdown. 

Jared Lebowitz (Middlebury): Lebowitz completed 22 of 39 passes for 205 yards and three touchdowns as the Panthers captured its fourth consecutive contest of the season.

Brice Moore (Merchant Marine): Moore turned in an impressive performance against Norwich, rushing for 229 yards on 32 carries and one score, while completing three of seven passes for 80 yards and one touchdown.

Jacob Maher (Worcester State): Maher led all receivers with 93 yards on six catches, while hauling in a trio of touchdown passes.   

Bobby Maimaron (Williams): The first-year signal-caller completed 17 of 24 passes for 282 yards and three touchdowns, while rushing for 52 yards on 10 carries and one score as the Ephs defeated Bowdoin in Williamstown. 

Ryan McDonald (Tufts): Against Bowdoin, McDonald completed 18 of 25 passes for 215 yards, while tossing one touchdown. He also rushed for 72 yards on 13 carries and one score.

Canton Meadows (Gallaudet): 
Sophomore super back Canton Meadows had a strong first half as he ran nine times for 84 yards and three touchdowns. Meadows scored the game’s first, second and seventh touchdown in the first 22 minutes of play. Meadows third and final score came on a 25-yard run up the middle as the Bison lead grew to 31, 41-10.

James O’Regan (Amherst): O’Regan led all receivers last Saturday with 151 yards on seven receptions and one touchdown. His longest reception was an 81-yard touchdown, which occurred midway through the fourth quarter.  

Jace Pena (UMass Dartmouth): Pena completed 12 of 27 passes for 214 yards and three touchdowns, including a 61-yard touchdown strike to Abbi Bamgbose.

Michael Pina (Mount Ida): Pina completed 18 of 32 passes for 210 yards and three touchdowns in his team’s setback to Castleton.

Blake Rice (WPI): Against Catholic, Rice completed 18 of 28 passes for 210 yards and three touchdowns. He also rushed for 40 yards on 12 carries.

Koby Schofer (Trinity): Schofer concluded his team’s contest with a game-high 10 receptions and 202 receiving yards, while registering a pair of touchdown receptions.

John Smith (Husson):
Smith rushed for 217 yards on 30 carries and one score, while recording a pair of receptions for 41 yards in his team’s big win over SUNY Maritime. 

Frank Stola (Williams): Stola led all receivers with seven receptions for 172 yards and two scores. His longest reception was a 77-yard touchdown, which occurred early in the fourth quarter.

Nick Villanueva (Curry): Villanueva led all receivers last Saturday with 152 yards on 11 receptions – he averaged 13.8 yards per reception.

Jordan Wilcox (Springfield): Wilcox rushed for 187 yards on 21 carries and one score in his team’s sixth-straight win of the season. 

Quron Wright (Framingham State):Against Fitchburg State, Wright rushed for 145 yards on 24 carries and two scores, while hauling in 34 yards on reception.


Defensive Team of the Week:

Louie Akuffo (Gallaudet): Akuffo was all over the field for the Bison on defense last Saturday as he made play after play against Anna Maria College. The junior linebacker led the team with nine tackles, made one interception and returned it 14 yards, forced one fumble and had one pass break-up. Akuffo’s interception took place at the start of the second half and set up GU’s first touchdown in the third quarter. He was also part of a huge defensive stand for the Bison in the first half. The highlight for the Bison defense was denying the AMCATS the end zone after they got 1st and goal from the Gallaudet 1 late in the first quarter. Four straight rushes, up the middle, were stuffed by the Bison defense led by a trio of linebackers Tristan Boren, Louie Akuffo and Tony Libit. The Bison scored four plays later to completely sway the momentum in GU’s favor up 27-10.

David Bednarz (Fitchburg State): Facing a talented Framingham State offense, Bednarz came-up with 10 total stops, including four solo tackles and one-and-a-half tackles for a loss of two yards.

Luca Cerasani (WPI): Cerasani was a big part of the Engineers’ win over the Cardinals by tallying seven total tackles, including three sacks for a loss of 20 yards, two forced fumbles and five solo stops.  

Almamy Conde (Hobart): Conde stuffed the stat sheet with four total stops, three solo tackles, including a sack for an eight yard loss, along with a fumble recovery (two yards) and interception (six yards).

Prince Gbaley (Plymouth State): Against Bridgewater State, Gbaley turned in a solid outing with seven solo tackles (and total tackles). He also recorded a quartet of pass  break-ups and a pair of interceptions (18 yards).

Jack Gray (Gallaudet): 
Freshman strong safety Jack Gray (Atherton, Calif.) picked off Jayson Wallace’s throw at the Gallaudet 5 and returned it 95 yards for the touchdown as Gallaudet led 73-17 at the 3:53 mark in the third quarter. Gray’s 95-yard interception return for a touchdown is tied for the second longest in program history with Neal DiMarco (9/9/2011 vs. Catholic). GU went on to set numerous records in the 73-23 victory over Anna Maria College. Gray now has three interceptions and two forced fumbles for five turnovers this season for the buff and blue.

Joseph Grogan (Curry): Grogan turned in an impressive performance against the Corsairs, recording six solo stops – all six tackles added up for a loss of 26 yards. Two of his six tackles were a pair of sacks for an eight yard loss. He also registered one forced fumble in a 30-27 win over UMass Dartmouth.

Eric Nunez (Worcester State): Nunez concluded last Saturday’s game against Western Connecticut with seven solo stops, including a pair of tackles for a loss of six yards. Additionally, one of his seven stops was a sack for a loss of two yards.

Matt O’Donnell (Coast Guard Academy): Against Springfield, O’Donnell led the Bears defense with 12 total stops, including 10 solo tackles.

Jake O’Donoghue (Catholic): Against WPI, O’Donoghue tallied seven total stops, including three solo tackles, two sacks for a loss of 20 yards, two-and-a-half tackles for a loss of 21 yards and two forced fumbles. 

Kendal Parker (SUNY Maritime): Against Husson, Parker turned in a monstrous performance on defense, tallying 18 total tackles, including 14 solo stops and a pair of tackles for a loss of eight yards.  

Austin Roberts (Norwich): Against Merchant Marine, Roberts accounted for 22 total stops, including nine solo tackles and 13 assists. 

Jake Tavares (UMass Dartmouth): Against Curry, Tavares tallied 10 total stops, including eight solo tackles, three-and-a-half tackles for a loss of eight yards, one sack and one pass break-up.

Zach Thomas (Tufts): Thomas highlighted Homecoming Weekend at Tufts with four total stops, including one tackle for a loss of nine yards, one fumble recover, one quarterback hurry and three solo tackles.

Jakob Trautwein (Castleton): Trautwein tallied a game-high 16 total tackles, including 10 solo stops, one pass break-up, one forced fumble and one-and-a-half tackles for a loss.

Luke Washburn (Husson):
Washburn registred 11 total stops against SUNY Maritime, including 10 solo tackles, two tackles for a loss of 19 yards, one sack (13 yards) and a quartet of quarterback hurries. He also recorded one pass break-up, too.

Trent Waters (Dean):
Against Alfred State, Waters recorded a game-high 13 total tackles, including a team-high nine solo stops, along with two sacks for a loss of 21 yards and one forced fumble.

Rich Williams (Springfield): Williams tallied nine total stops against Coast Guard Academy last Saturday, including seven solo tackles, along with a tackle-and-a-half for a loss of 12 yards, one sack for a loss of 10 yards and an interception (53 yards).


Special Teams of the Week:

Chip Crowley (Coast Guard Academy): Against Springfield College, Chip Crowley recorded eight punts for 304 yards. Three of his boots landed inside the Pride’s 20. 

Christian Humulock (Springfield): Against Coast Guard Academy, Humulock was a perfect five for five on extra points, as well as one for one on field goals. 

Jake McDonough (Merchant Marine): McDonough was a perfect seven for seven on extra points in his team’s big win over Norwich. 

James Tooker (UMass Dartmouth): Tooker connected on all five of his kicks, including a pair of field goals for a total of nine points. His longest boot was a 39-yard field goal, which came midway through the third quarter.

D3 Football Round-Up: Middlebury Tops Amherst, Husson Bests SUNY Maritime

Saturday RoundUp

By NoontimeSports.com (@NoontimeSports) 

Another busy day of D3 Football is in the books and below is your afternoon round-up, enjoy!

Middlebury 35, Amherst 31: Jared Lebowitz tossed three touchdowns, including a 31-yard strike to Conrado Banky early in the fourth to lift the Panthers passed the Mammoths for the second-straight season. Amherst, which trailed 28-10 at the break, closed the gap with a trio of second half touchdowns, including an 81-yard strike from Ollie Eberth to James O’Regan with 7:51 remaining in the game.

Husson 35, SUNY Maritime 17: John Smith rushed for 217 yards and one score, while Cory Brandon completed 15 of 24 passes for 234 yards and three touchdowns as the Eagles soared by the Privateers in a pivotal conference clash. Brandon Drumgole (SUNY Maritime) led all receivers with 101 yards on six receptions, while Kendal Parker concluded the contest with 18 total tackles, including a pair of stops for a loss of eight yards. Husson’s Luke Washburn tallied 11 total tackles, including 10 solo stops, four quarterback hurries and two tackles for a loss of 19 yards.

SUNY Cortland 38, Buffalo 12: Steven Ferreira completed 10 of 23 passes for 222 yards and two touchdowns, while the Red Dragons defense combined for five tackles for a loss of 30 yards, three interceptions, three pass break-ups and one sack as SUNY Cortland topped the Bengals at Coyer Field.

WPI 31, Catholic 14: Blake Rice tossed three touchdowns, Sean McAllen rushed for 148 yards on 30 carries, while Blayne Merchant recorded 12 total tackles as the Engineers rolled by the Cardinals in Washington, D.C.

Dean 28, Alfred State 14: Trent Waters tallied 13 total stops, including nine solo tackles, a pair of sacks and one forced fumble in the Bulldogs’ first-ever Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) win.

Williams 47, Bates 14: Bobby Maimaron completed 17 of 24 passes for 282 yards and three touchdowns, while rushing for 52 yards on 10 carries and one score as the Ephs secured its third win of the season over the Bobcats in Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Castleton 35, Mount Ida 31: Moe Harris rushed for a pair of scores and 126 yards on 25 carries, while Mitchell Caron completed 12 of 16 passes for 227 yards and two touchdowns as the Spartans secured an important conference win over the Mustangs. Mount Ida quarterback Michael Pina completed the contest 18 of 32 passes for 210 yards, while tossing three touchdowns.

Westfield State 35, Mass. Maritime Acad. 28: Zach Howard‘s 44-yard touchdown run midway through the fourth quarter proved to be the difference as the Owls hung onto defeat the Buccaneers in Westfield. Westfield State’s Travon Holder tallied 156 yards on 25 carries and two scores, while Mass. Maritime received 192 yards on 29 carries and two scores from tailback Richie Phillips.

Curry 30, UMass Dartmouth 27: Alex Corvese tossed two scores, while rushing for a pair of touchdowns, including the game-winner with six seconds remaining as the Colonels rallied to defeat the Corsairs in Milton. Corvese completed 29 of 44 passes for 377 yards, while rushing for 18 yards on 13 carries.


SCOREBOARD 

Framingham State 32, Fitchburg State 16 (Friday)
Hobart 30, RPI 0
Ithaca 46, Rochester 6
MIT 51, Maine Maritime 6
Wesleyan 41, Colby 7
Gallaudet 73, Anna Maria 23
Trinity 41, Hamilton 13
Springfield 38, Coast Guard 7
Merchant Marine 52, Norwich 17
Tufts 31, Bowdoin 3
Hartwick 52, Morrisville State 34
Plymouth State 17, Bridgewater State 7
Alfred 21, St. John Fisher 14
Western Conn. 49, Worcester State 23

New England D3 Football: Players To Watch In The ECFC In 2017

Players to Watch Noontime

By NoontimeSports.com (@NoontimeSports) 

It’s Wednesday, Noontime Sports fans, which means it’s time to highlight another New England Division III football conference to watch this season.

This week, we’re highlighting the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC), an eight-team league that features squads from New England, as well as outside the region, too. All eight teams were represented on our ‘Players to Watch’ list below.

Prior to this week’s ECFC Players to Watch post, we highlighted the following conferences:

Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC)

Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) 

New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) 

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OFFENSE 

Cory Brandon

Husson

Quarterback 

John Smith

Husson

Runningback 

DJ Allen

Husson

Tight End 

Timel Benton

Gallaudet

Quarterback 

Dylan Mento

Gallaudet

Wide Receiver 

Lawrence Watson

Gallaudet

Wide Receiver 

Thomas Wright

Maritime (N.Y.)

Quarterback 

Matt Ward

Maritime (N.Y.)

Runningback 

Vincent Iaquinta

Anna Maria 

Tight End 

Mar-Keise Jones

Alfred State 

Runningback 

Moe Harris

Castleton 

Runningback 

Ryan Barry 

Castleton

Wide Receiver 

Travis O’Brien

Mount Ida 

Runningback 

Mike Elsey

Mount Ida 

Wide Receiver 

Nick Hewitt

Mount Ida 

Wide Receiver 

David Curry

Dean 

Wide Receiver 

DEFENSE 

Luke Washburn

Husson

Defensive Line 

Jean Gabriel

Husson

Defensive Back

Elvin Suazo, Jr. 

Husson

Defensive End 

Louie Akuffo

Gallaudet 

Defensive Back 

Mason Gooch

Gallaudet

Linebacker 

Jamie Cumberbatch

Gallaudet

Defensive Back

Solomon Worthey

Gallaudet

Defensive End 

Wesley Joseph

Maritime (N.Y.)

Defensive Line

Kendal Parker 

Maritime (N.Y.)

Linebacker 

Nick Conte

Maritime (N.Y.) 

Defensive Back

Jarius Ransom

Anna Maria

Linebacker 

Brandon Davis 

Alfred State 

Linebacker 

Jakob Trautwein

Castleton 

Linebacker 

Bubba Collins

Castleton

Defensive End 

Mike Obianigwe

Mount Ida 

Defensive Line 

Malik Webb

Dean 

Defensive Back

 

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