Weekly Football Highlights Nov 13

Stanford advanced to a higher spot in the Top Ten rankings with a 42-10 victory over Colorado as Brandon Austin contributed on the offensive line. Fullback Brady Strodtbeck and defensive back Jack Tate again saw action in an Idaho 52-45 loss to South Alabama. Both of our Delt head coaches improved their season records to 5-4 after wins this weekend. The Marist squad of head coach Jim Parady (University of Maine, 1984) earned its fourth straight victory, 49-14 over Stetson, and Jeff Voris (DePauw University, 1990) watched his Butler team posted a 42-21 win over Valparaiso. NAIA’s third-ranked team, Baker University, improved its record to 9-1 with a 26-0 shutout over Missouri Valley. Leading defensive stars were back Hayden Jenkins (five tackles)and lineman Josh Koch (four tackles and a forced fumble).

DePauw is now 8-1 after a 53-0 shutout over Oberlin. Jason Kirchhoff ran 11 times for 86 yards and scored three touchdowns. Tyler Leising had a career-best five catches for 115 yards, including 59 and four yard TDs. Ian Good caught a 28 yard TD pass and Ben Wilson had two catches for 41 yards. Quarterback Jake Lasky hit five of five passes, ran for 49 yards and had an 18 yard score. On defense, back Rocky Leffler broke up two passes and made two tackles. Other good DePauw defenders were Jake Miller (four stops), Zac Fouche (three tackles) and Chris Hawke (three tackles). In a Kenyon loss to Wittenberg, linebacker Saxon Justice had six tackles and Robbie Mallen-West ran back five kickoffs for a 20.1 average. Kenyon kicker Szabi Simo had four kickoffs for a 61.0 average and three extra points.

Defensive lineman Ayo Oyesanya of 6-4 Westminster had five tackles (including two sacks) in a 37-20 win over Minnesota-Morris. Playing well on defense in a Lawrence loss to Ripon were linebacker Jacob Lueck (13 tackles), back Wes Hetcher (eight tackles), back Nick Ulloa (three tackles and a fumble recovery) and back Kyle Shade (two stops). Lawrence tight end Cole Erickson had two receptions for 38 yards. In a loss to McKendree, Quincy linebacker Dylan Handlin started his first game and posted five tackles.