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Co-Offensive Players of the Week - October 22, 2017
Ryan McDonald - Tufts

Ryan McDonald
Tufts University

Junior • Quarterback • Annandale, N.J.

McDonald passed for a career-high 336 yards to lead Tufts to a season-high 484 total yards in a 21-13 win over Williams. He added 55 yards on the ground to finish the day with 391 total yards. McDonald threw a 59-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter to give the Jumbos a 7-0 lead. He engineered two other scoring drives that resulted in rushing touchdowns.

Defensive Player of the Week
Andrew Yamin

Andrew Yamin
Amhest College
Junior • Defensive Back • Cheshire, Conn.

Yamin recorded 4.5 sacks for Amherst in the Mammoths’ 21-17 victory over Wesleyan. He added a game-high 12 tackles, including eight solo, and 5.5 tackles for loss.

Special Teams Player of the Week
John Baron

John Baron
Colby College
Senior • Kikcer/Punter • Medfield, Mass.

Baron kicked a 40-yard field goal, made all three extra points, had a solo tackle on a kickoff return, and punted eight times (two inside the 20-yard line) for a 35.6 average. Baron’s 40-yard field goal gave Colby a 17-0 lead in the second quarter. On a 30-yard kickoff return, Baron made a solo tackle at the Continental 35-yard line.

Co-Offensive Players of the Week - October 15, 2017
Mark Piccirillo

Mark Piccirillo
Wesleyan University

Junior • Quarterback • Shelton, Conn.

Piccirillo amassed 454 yards of offense in Wesleyan’s 41-23 win over Bates. He went 29-for-42 for 370 yards and two touchdowns through the air, and also ran 11 times for 84 yards and a score. In five games this season, he has thrown for 300 or more yards three times.

Bobby Maimaron

Bobby Maimaron
Williams College

First Year • Quarterback • Duxbury, Mass.

Maimaron engineered an 80-yard drive over the final 2:19 of the game with no timeouts, resulting in a 15-yard touchdown strike to rookie Frank Stola (Northport, N.Y.) as time expired to help Williams earn a 27-26 come-from-behind victory over Middlebury. He was 21-of-29 passing for 195 yards and two touchdowns and led the Ephs in rushing with 93 yards on 15 carries (6.2 avg.) and a third touchdown on the ground. On the final drive, he went 8-for-10 passing for 70 yards and had a key 17-yard rush.

Defensive Player of the Week
Dominique Seagears

Dominique Seagears
Trinity College
Senior • Defensive Back • Baltimore, Md.

Seagears set a Trinity record with a 100-yard interception return for a touchdown, ending a Tufts scoring drive and giving the Bantams a 13-7 lead in a 23-16 victory over the Jumbos. Seagears also made three tackles and broke up another pass. He has returned two picks for scores this season.

Special Teams Player of the Week
Maxwell Rye

Maxwell Rye
Middlebury College
Sophomore • Wide Reciever • Longmeadow, Mass.

Rye averaged 50.3 yards over four punts against Williams. Two of the punts were inside the 20, with one sailing 72 yards to the Ephs’ one-yard line and resulting in a blocked punt for a safety. Rye also caught seven passes for a career-high 133 yards and a touchdown.

Offensive Player of the Week - October 8, 2017
Bobby Maimaron

Bobby Maimaron
Williams College

First Year • Quarterback • Duxbury, Mass.

Maimaron accounted for 334 yards of total offense and four touchdowns as the Ephs’ scored 30 second-half points to pull away from Bates for a 47-14 win. He opened the scoring with a 15-yard touchdown scamper and threw scoring strikes of 19, 55 and 77 yards, while completing 71 percent (17-of-24) of his pass attempts for 282 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions. He finished with 52 yards on the ground, averaging 5.2 yards per carry.

Defensive Player of the Week
Kevin Hopsicker

Kevin Hopsicker
Middlebury College
Senior • Defensive Back • Delmar, N.Y.

Hopsicker earned a team-high eight tackles (6 solo), while returning an interception 32 yards for a touchdown in a 35-31 win at Amherst. A captain, Hopsicker also had a tackle for loss, leading the Panthers to their second straight 4-0 start.

Special Teams Player of the Week
Eric Sachse

Eric Sachse
Trinity College
Junior • Kicker • Jefferson, Mass.

Sachse made field goals of 21 and 30 yards, was 5-for-5 on extra points, and punted three times for an average of 39.3 yards per attempt. He dropped one punt at the Hamilton nine-yard line, a second at the two-yard line, and had a touchback.

Offensive Player of the Week - October 1, 2017
Ryan McDonald - Tufts

Ryan McDonald
Tufts University

Junior • Quarterback • Annandale, N.J.

McDonald registered 326 yards of total offense and a career-high four touchdowns to lead Tufts to a 37-17 win over Bates. He passed for 245 yards and ran 21 times for 81 yards. Three touchdown passes of 11, 29, 59 yards came in the first half as Tufts built a 30-10 lead. He added an early fourth-quarter score to help the Jumbos put the game away.

Defensive Player of the Week
Carty Campbell

Carty Campbell
Trinity College
Senior • Linebacker • Stamford, Conn.

Campbell tied for the team lead with eight tackles, including seven solo, had one tackle for loss, and made a game-preserving interception late in the fourth quarter in his own territory and returned it 34 yards into the Williams end to help Trinity defeat Williams, 17-9. The Bantams held the Ephs to 87 rushing yards.

Special Teams Player of the Week
Alex LaPiana

Alex LaPiana
Tufts University
Junior • Punter/Defensive Back • Charlotte, N.C.

LaPiana averaged 43.2 yards on five punts for Tufts in a win at Bates, including a 58-yarder and a 51-yarder. He also put two punts inside the 20-yard line.

Offensive Player of the Week - September 24, 2017
Mike Breuler - Wesleyan

Mike Breuler
Wesleyan University

Senior • Wide Receiver • Hamden, Conn.

Breuler played an instrumental role in Wesleyan’s 24-17 comeback victory over Tufts in overtime. He caught 13 receptions for 201 yards, including seven catches in two scoring drives that sent the game into overtime. He caught the eventual game-winning touchdown in the extra session.

Defensive Player of the Week
T.J. Rothmann - Williams

T.J. Rothmann
Williams College
First Year • Linebacker • Norwell, Mass.

Rothmann made 19 tackles in a win over Colby, including nine solo and two for loss. He broke up one pass and blocked a potential game-tying field goal early in the fourth quarter in the Ephs’ victory.

Special Teams Player of the Week
Adam Reensburg - Williams

Adam Regensburg
Williams College
Senior • Punter/Wide Receiver • Pottstown, Pa.

Regensburg had seven punts in the victory at Colby, averaging 42.7 yards per punt and placing five of the seven punts inside the 20-yard line to help Williams in the field position battle. All five of his second half punts pinned Colby at or inside the 20-yard line. He also caught one pass for four yards.

Offensive Player of the Week - September 17, 2017
Joe Schmidt

Joe Schmidt
Hamilton College
Sophomore • Wide Receiver • Staten Island, N.Y.

Schmidt caught eight passes for 214 yards (26.8 yards per catch) and tied a program record with four touchdown receptions of 9, 29, 51 and 70 yards in an overtime loss to Tufts, 35-28. Schmidt added six rushing yards and 73 on kick returns for 293 all-purpose yards. His receiving yardage is the most by a Hamilton player in at least 15 years.

Co-Defensive Players of the Week
Wesley Becton

Wesley Becton
Middlebury College
Senior • Linebacker • Elmhurst, Ill.

Becton made 11 tackles (6 solo), forced two fumbles, and picked up a sack. He also finished with two tackles resulting in 24 yards lost in Middlebury’s 30-27 victory over Wesleyan.

Tyler Hudson

Tyler Hudson
Hamilton College
Junior • Linebacker • Whitesboro, N.Y.

Hudson was credited with 19 tackles, including 1.5 for two yards in losses in Hamilton’s overtime loss to Tufts. Hudson, who had 14 solo stops, added half a sack and a fumble recovery. His 19 tackles were the most by a Hamilton player since Oct. 1, 2011.

 

Special Teams Player of the Week
Jimmy Martinez

Jimmy Martinez
Middlebury College
Junior • Wide Receiver • Maplewood, N.J.

Martinez returned a kickoff 96 yards for a touchdown, giving the Panthers a 13-7 lead over Wesleyan in the first quarter. The Panthers would not relinquish the lead the rest of the way in the win over the Cardinals. He also caught a 25-yard pass for a touchdown.

Player of the Week Archive

 

School Conf Overall
Trinity 6-0 6-0
Amherst 5-1 5-1
Middlebury 5-1 5-1
Tufts 4-2 4-2
Wesleyan 4-2 4-2
Williams 4-2 4-2
Hamilton 2-4 2-4
Bates 0-6 0-6
Bowdoin 0-6 0-6
Colby 0-6 0-6
Oct 21
Football Final
24 Colby
27 at Hamilton
Clinton, N.Y.
Oct 21
Football Final
43 Middlebury
14 at Bates
Lewiston, Maine
Oct 21
Football Final
17 Wesleyan
21 at Amherst
Amherst, Mass.
Oct 21
Football Final
14 Bowdoin
63 at Trinity
Hartford, Conn.
Oct 21
Football Final
21 Tufts
13 at Williams
Williamstown, Mass.
Oct 28
Football 12:30 PM
Wesleyan
at Bowdoin
Brunswick, Maine
Oct 28
Football 1:00 PM
Trinity
at Middlebury
Middlebury, Vt.
Oct 28
Football 1:00 PM
Bates
at Colby
Waterville, Maine
Oct 28
Football 1:30 PM
Amherst
at Tufts
Medford, Mass.
Oct 28
Football 1:30 PM
Hamilton
at Williams
Williamstown, Mass.
Nov 04
Football 12:30 PM
Hamilton
at Middlebury
Middlebury, Vt.
Nov 04
Football 12:30 PM
Bowdoin
at Bates
Lewiston, Maine
Nov 04
Football 1:00 PM
Tufts
at Colby
Waterville, Maine
Nov 04
Football 1:00 PM
Williams
at Wesleyan
Middletown, Conn.
Nov 04
Football 1:00 PM
Trinity
at Amherst
Amherst, Mass.
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