Weekly Football Highlights Nov 16

Stanford is now 8-2 and out of the Top 10 due to a 38-36 loss to Oregon. Delt lineman Brandon Austin did not play in the game. Butler head coach Jeff Voris (DePauw University, 1990) led his 6-4 squad to a 20-13 victory over Drake and has one game left with San Diego. The Marist College squad of head coach Jim Parady (University of Maine, 1984) is now 5-5 after a loss to Dayton and has one more game versus Morehead State. Idaho lost to Appalachian State as fullback Brady Strodtbeck and defensive back Jack Tate played on special teams. The Vandals still have two remaining games. In National Football League action, kicker Randy Bullock (Texas A&M University, 2012) joined the New York Jets and will work with Jets deep snapper Tanner Purdum (Baker University, 2005)

DePauw lost the Monon Bell Game with Wabash and ended with an 8-2 record. Three of the top receivers were Jake Hagan (four catches for 62 yards), Tyler Leising (three catches for 33 yards) and Connor Jeffers (three receptions). Baker is now 10-1 after beating Evangel, 38-35, to win the HCAC Southern Division title. Defensive lineman Josh Koch had the team’s only sack among his five tackles and back Hayden Jenkins made three stops. Baker’s next game is in the NAIA opening playoff round on November 21st. Seeing action in the 30th annual Academy Bowl for 7-3 Case Western Reserve against Carnegie Mellon was defensive end Jason Lockamy.

In Kenyon’s final game, a 30-17 loss to Denison, linebacker Saxon Justice had three tackles to finish with 65, second on the squad. Two other teammates finished their seasons. Kicker Szabi Simo had a 29 yard field goal and two extra points while Robbie Mallen-West ran back three kickoffs for a 22.0 average. A number of Delts were starters for Lawrence in a season-ending 34-27 loss to Grinnell. Tight end Cole Erickson caught three throws for 67 yards and Dalton Sendelbach started at fullback all season. Lawrence Delts were season-long standouts in the offensive line: Pip Wasserburg, Patrick Pierson, Mitch Ives, Jackson Straughan and Sosaeh Connahvichnah. Top Lawrence defenders in the final game were Jacob Lueck (11 tackles), Wes Hetcher (six stops) and Nick Ulloa (six tackles). Linebacker Dylan Handlin played in a Quincy loss to Missouri S&T.