District College Football Recap – 09/11/2011

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Sunday, September 11, 2011 | 9:17 AM


Week 2 of the college football season saw the West fare well in PSAC crossover play,
the PAC, not fare so well in their challenge series with the MAC and YSU score 63
first half points. And could this be the week that Lock Haven finally wins a game.
Here are the recaps from all of Saturday’s matchups, including three heard here on
the Network:

Slippery Rock 54   Cheyney 0
Slippery Rock honored it’s current coach by adding his name to the stadium marquee
and racked up the offense once again, the Rock has now scored 105 points in just 2
games this season. Dr. George Mihalik was honored at halftime as the stadium was
renamed Mihalik-Thompson Stadium.
With the 54 points, the Rock did not get off to a good start, with a scoreless first
quarter. But the second was a different story, SRU led 23-0 at the half. Akeem
Satterfield scored on a 12 yard run, Kurt Brackman added a 36 yard field goal.
Satterfield added a yard run, and Michael Bongivengo scored on a 10 yard run on a
fake field goal on the final play of the half.
Satterfield scored on a 25 yard run to start the scoring in the third and Brackman
kicked a 34 yard field goal to put the Rock up 33-0 after three.
Cody Enders tossed a 74 yard pass to Geron James early in the fourth, Isaiah Coleman
picked up a blocked punt by Brandon Watters at the goal line and Jimmy Zubik closed
out the scoring with a 70 yard run.
Satterfield carried 18 times for 119 yards and the 3 scores. Enders was 13 of 23 for
241 yards. The Rock defense held the Wolves to just 104 total yards. Slippery Rock
is 2-0, Cheyney is 1-1.

Delaware Valley 20     W & J 19
Colin Kracinovsky missed field goal attempts of 21 and 31 yards and the Presidents
could not come up with another scoring chance as they fell at Cameron Stadium on
Saturday afternoon.
After a scoreless first quarter, the Presidents took advantage of a short field as
Matt Bliss hit Alex Baroffino for a 17 yard touchdown, Kracinovsky missed the extra
point, W & J led 6-0. Delaware Valley came right back, Aaron Wilmer found Lewis
Vincent for a 50 yard gain, then Wilmer hooked up with Vincent for a 24 yard
touchdown and a 7-6 lead. On the next drive, W & J got a big play of their own,
Bliss to Adam Domenick for 64 yards, setting up a Dom Weigand yard run, the
two-pointer failed and the Presidents led 12-7. Bliss connected with Hunter Creel on
the next drive for a 14 yard scoring strike and a 19-7 lead with 4:37 left in the
first half. But Delaware Valley was not done, going 9 plays and 64 yards, Kyle
Schuberth scored from a yard out with 9 seconds remaining, Delaware Valley missed
the PAT and trailed 19-13 at the half.
On the second play of the third quarter, Wilmer fumbled, it was recovered by Frank
Gigler at the 7 yard line, but W & J could not get into the end zone in three tries
and Kracinovsky missed a 21 yard attempt. Delaware Valley took the lead with 8:45
remaining in the third, Wilmer ran for an 8 yard touchdown, a drive that was set up
by a Wiegand fumble at the Presidents 48.
W & J on their next two possessions moved to the 39 before punting and to the 22,
before turning the ball over on downs. Wilmer fumbled again, recovered by Matthew
Gal. That set W & J up at the DV 34, they marched to the 14 , but Krancinovsky
missed wide right on the first play of the 4th quarter and the Presidents could get
no closer.
Wilmer threw for 245 yards, but was intercepted twice. He ran 22 times for 51 yards.
Delaware Valley is now 2-0. Bliss threw for 260 yards, he threw 2 interceptions and
was sacked 6 times. W & J is now 1-1.
 

Albright 46     Geneva 10
Albright jumped out to a 15-0 lead and never looked back for the win on Saturday
night. Josan Holmes capped a 8 play drive on the opening possession with a yard run.
Drew Peterson picked off Zach Hayward and ran 33 yards for a score, the two-pointer
gave Albright the 15 point lead with 10:32 left in the first quarter. Geneva came
back, Hayward hit Corey O’Patchen for a 2 yard touchdown to cut the lead to 8 after
one quarter.
It remained 15-7 until 4:19 left in the half, Jordan Loiodice kicked a 35 yard field
goal and Adam Galcyznski connected with Scott Pillar for a 63 yard td with 19
seconds left to send Albright to the locker room with a 25-7 lead.
Bryan Visingardi kicked a 34 yard field goal for Geneva with 2:24 in the third
quarter to make it 25-10. But Albright answered with a Galczynski 1 yard run, a
Michael Rice 10 yard fumble return and a T.J. Luddy pass to Pillar for 16 yards to
close the scoring.
Galczynski finished 7-10 for 163 yards, Luddy was 10-15 for 144. Pillar had 5
catches for 127 yards. Albright is now 2-0.
For the GT’s, Hayward was 19 of 36 for 172, he was replaced by Rocco Colavecchia
late. Dom Saragusa had 6 carries for 63 yards, Geneva falls to 0-2.

Duquesne 22   Dayton 13
Jared Williams blocked a tying field goal attempt with two seconds to play and ran
it back for a touchdown to end Dayton’s 10 game winning streak. Charlie Leventry had
broken the tie just 28 seconds earlier with a 24 yard field goal, his third of the
game. Sean Patterson connected with sixth year player Connor Dixon for a 10 yard
touchdown with 47 seconds remaining in the first half. Patterson ended with 254
yards on 19 of 32. Dixon caught 4 passes for 73 yards, he now has a catch in 17
straight games. Larry McCoy ran for 113 yards on 26 carries. Duquesne is now 1-1.
Taylor Harris ran for 110 yards, including an 83 yard touchdown to open the scoring,
Dayton is now 1-1.

Liberty 38   Robert Morris 7
The defending NEC champions are 0-2 in non-league play, getting blown out in
Lynchburg on Saturday. Mike Brown threw for 2 touchdowns and ran for 2 more as the
Flames go to 1-1 on the season. Kevin Fogg added an 83 yard kickoff return for
Liberty.
Jeff Sinclair threw for only 105 yards, the only touchdown came in the fourth
quarter on a 9 yard pass from Sinclair to Vince Mongelluzzo.

North Dakota State 56   St Francis 3
Brock Jensen threw 2 touchdown passes and ran for another, Sam Ojuri ran for 165
yards, including a school record 95 yard touchdown. The Bison also scored on an
interception return and a punt return, to go to 2-0.
The Red Flash ran for just 66 yards, they fall to 0-2.

Youngstown State 77   Valparaiso 13
YSU led 35-0 after one and 63-6 at the half as the Penguins scored on their first 11
possessions. Kurt Hess was 12 of 13 for 204 yards and 2 scores, Adaris Bellamy ran
for 180 yards and 2 touchdowns, Jamaine Cook rushed for 126 yards and 2 scores,
Parnell Taylor also had 2 scores. Josh Lee returned a punt 96 yards for a score. YSU
posted 657 yards of offense, the Penguins are 1-1.
The Crusaders are 0-2 and have lost 22 consecutive games, including last week’s loss
to Division III Franklin 49-35.

Shippensburg 41     Gannon 13
Zach Zulli threw for 4 touchdowns as the Red Raiders picked up the crossover win in
Erie on Saturday. Zulli was 20 of 34 for 298 yards. Bryan Barley had 4 catches for
113 yards and 2 scores for Shippensburg, now 1-1.
Daniel Tapscott threw for 210 yards and 2 scores on 18 of 41, he was picked twice.
Alex Papson was held to 14 yards on 11 carries, the Golden Knights are 0-2.

Kutztown 35     Mercyhurst 28
In a battle of ranked teams, the Golden Bears came out on top in Erie on Saturday.
Mercyhurst quarterback Travis Rearick threw for 424 yards and 4 touchdowns, all to
Trevor Kennedy. Rearick was picked off a career-high 5 times. Kennedy returned a
punt 79 yards for a touchdown in the fourth, but it was called back on a holding
penalty.
Kevin Morton had a day as well for the Golden Bears, throwing for 4 touchdowns and
running for another. Morton finished 21 of 33 for 264 yards, he was picked 3 times.
Robbie Frey ran 20 times for 131 yards, Josh Mastromatto carried 15 times for 97
yards. Erik Fraizer had 6 catches for 103 yards and a score for the 19th ranked
Golden Bears, now 2-0.
Kennedy had 7 catches for 193 yards for the 18th ranked Lakers, Paris Bruner had 7
catches for 109 yards. Mercyhurst falls to 1-1.

Edinboro 49   Merrimack 19
Cody Harris threw for 330 yards and 4 touchdowns, both career highs and ran for
another score as the Fighting Scots pick up the win at Sox Harrison Stadium. David Bostic caught two of the touchdown passes, Drew Herrell caught a td and ran for another. Harris went 21
of 28, Bostic had 6 catches for 126 yards. Edinboro is 2-0.
Shane Ferguson scored on a td pass from James Suozzo, Quinn McDonough scored on a 17
yard run and Jimon Hall added a 1 yard run for Merrimack, now 1-1.

Bloomsburg 45   Clarion 10
The 9th ranked Huskies had 2 rushers go over 100 yards for the win at Memorial
Stadium Saturday afternoon. Eddie Matteo upstaged All-American Franklyn Quiteh,
Matteo ran for 179 yards and 5 scores, Quiteh had 114 yards. Bloomsburg is now 2-0.
Ben Fiscus hit Jon Reid for a 39 yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter, Fiscus
was 14 of 32 for 179 yards and 3 interceptions. Clarion is now 0-2.
 

California 41   C.W. Post 13
Number 22 Cal rolled to the win at Adamson Stadium. Edwin Gowins ran for 3
touchdowns, Thomas Mayo caught 2 touchdown passes and the defense recovered 4
fumbles on the way to a win. Gowins carried 17 times for 93 yards, Trey Johnson
added 9 carries for 84 yards. Peter Lalich was 16 of 25 for 272 yards, Mayo finished
with 6 catches for 180 yards. Cal is now 1-1.
For the Pioneers, Thomas Beverly scored twice. C.W. Post is 0-2.

IUP 28   East Stroudsburg 13
Harvie Tuck scored twice and ran for 149 yards and Terrill Barnes caught 3 passes
for 149 yards and a score as Curt Cignetti won his first game at IUP, following in
his father’s footsteps. Pat Smith tossed 2 touchdown passes, in his first action,
since he left in the opener last year with a season ending injury. Smith was 10 of
14 for 179 yards. IUP is 1-0.
East Stroudsburg falls to 1-1, Ray Wagner threw for 323 yards on 26 of 51, but was
picked twice.

Millersville 21   Lock Haven 20
Something had to give in this one, the Mines had dropped 9 straight, the Bald Eagles
a PSAC current worst, now 33 consecutive.
Lock Haven tried to rally from a 21-10 third quarter deficit on a 68 yard touchdown
pass from Jarryd Burkett to Jesse Hoover and a Noah Heimer 28 yard field goal with
11:56 remaining, but the Bald Eagles managed only 9 offensive plays the rest of the
way and never entered Millersville territory. Brandon Brader carried 20 times for
105 yards for Lock Haven, Burkett threw for 281 yards.
Dan Miller threw 3 touchdown passes for Millersville, two to Dominic Sanders.
Millersville is 1-0.

Assumption 28    Seton Hill 21  in Overtime
The Griffins blew a 21-7 fourth quarter lead to fall to 0-2 with both losses coming
at Offutt Field.
Daniel Butler put Seton Hill up 7-0 in the first with a 58 yard run. Matt Pedone
tied the game in the second with a 9 yard plunge. Seton Hill took the 14 points lead
in the fourth on D.J. Lenehan’s 22 yard pass to Anthony Armstead and a David Miller
8 yard run with 8:32 left.
Kevin Bumpus threw a 25 yard pass to Adam Gruschow with 7:23 remaining to cut the
lead to 7, Pedone scored from 2 yards out to force overtime. Assumption took the
ball first in overtime, Uly Gibson carried all 3 times, going in from 12 yards out
to put Assumption up 7. Lenehan threw 4 straight incompletions to end the game.
Pedone carries 23 times for 138 yards. Assumption is now 1-1.
Butler carried 11 times for 111 yards for the Griffins, Lenehan was 32 of 50 for 301
yards. Jorge Valdovinos had 14 catches for 125 yards.

Saint Vincent 55   FDU-Florham 3
Aaron Smetanka threw for 4 touchdowns as the Bearcats cruised to their biggest win
ever since the program’s restart. Darius Brown returned a blocked field goal 89
yards for a score to give the Bearcats a 14-0 first quarter lead. Smetanka finished
23 of 26 for 247 yards and hit 4 different receivers for the scores. Huey Ehredt ran
for 112 yards on 5 carries, including a 65 yard touchdown.
Saint Vincent is now 1-1, FDU-Florham falls in the opener.

Lycoming 41   Westminster 3
Zach Klinger connected with Warren Oliver for 3 touchdown passes in the blow out win
at Harold Burry Stadium. Klinger was 19 of 34 for 294 yards, 215 went to Oliver on 8
catches. Craig Needhamme ran for 91 yards and 2 touchdowns late for Lycoming.
Westminster had minus 19 yards rushing and 89 yards for the game. Lycoming is now
2-0, Westminster is 1-1.

Widener 44   Thiel 14
Chris Haupt threw for 3 scores and ran for another in the win in Greenville. Haupt
was 28 of 51 for 294 yards. For Thiel, Jared Soell connected with Nick Blazevich for
a 33 yard touchdown and Robert Edwards returned an interception 44 yards for a Pick
6. That gave Thiel a 14-7 lead with 4:12 left in the first half, but those would be
the Tomcats’ final points.
Widener is now 2-0, Thiel is 0-2.

Lebanon Valley 27   Grove City 7
Colt Zarilla threw for 3 touchdowns, 2 to Joey Miller for the road win for Lebanon
Valley. Ben Guiles for for 103 yards on 17 carries, Zarilla was 16-24 for 206 yards.
Lebanon Valley is 2-0.
Blaine Miller scored the only Wolverine touchdown on a 5 yard run in the third
quarter. Grove City was held to 51 yards rushing and 187 total yards, the Wolverines
are now 0-2.

Bethany at King’s College  and Waynesburg at Wilkes  PPD
Both games were postponed due to the mandatory evacuation order in Wilkes Barre. No
word on if or when the games will be rescheduled.

Allegheny 33   Carnegie Mellon 13
The Tartans turned the ball over 4 times and the Gators took advantage for the win
at Gesling Stadium on Saturday. Jordan Fowler hit Sean Griffin for 2 touchdowns.
Taylor O’Brien scored on a 1 yard run and Doug Williams took a fumble 44 yards to
the house. Fowler was 15 of 22 for 189 yards. O’Brien carried 26 times for 88 yards.
Griffin had 6 catches and 133 yards. Allegheny is now 1-1.
For CMU, Patrick Blanks and Chris Garcia scored touchdowns for the Tartans. CMU is
also 1-1. 

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