COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEW
THIEL vs. WESTMINSTER
Where: Burry Stadium, New Wilmington, Pa.When: 1:30 p.m.Records: Thiel 6-0, 4-0 PAC; Westminster 3-3, 1-2Scouting report: Thiel outlasted Waynesburg in two overtimes last Saturday, 35-38, while Westminster defeated Bethany, 34-13. Senior QB Darrell Satterfield of Thiel passed for a career-high 336 yards on 24-for-44 and a season-high three TDs against Waynesburg. Senior WR Brandon Chambers (Farrell) had season highs for receptions (11), receiving yards (179) and TDs (2), while senior WR Tom McIntire (Reynolds) had seven catches for 97 yards and one TD. Junior FS Darious Thompson was named PAC defensive player of the week with nine tackles, including five solo stops; one interception and one forced a fumble. In Westminster's win, senior PK Chris Castillo (Austintown Fitch) kicked two field goals, including a school-record 47-yarder that eclipsed the previous school record of 43 yards set by Josh Simpson in 2002, Castillo had tied Simpson's record earlier this year. Castillo's other field goal covered 40 yards. He also was 4-for-4 in extra points. Senior RB Sean Buggey rushed for a career-high 216 yards in 27 carries, including a pair of TDs covering 2 and a career-long 54 yards, to lead Westminster. Buggey also threw a 21-yard scoring pass to J.R. Barley. Buggey was named PAC co-defensive player of the week. Barley fired a 17-yard TD pass to Brett Ziegler and finished 11-for-15 passing for 126 yards. Junior wide receiver Jake Buzard (West Middlesex High) caught four passes for 33 yards for the Titans.
BETHANYvs. WASHINGTON & amp; JEFFERSON
Where: Cameron Stadium, Washington, Pa.When: 7 p.m.Records: Bethany 1-6, 0-5 PAC; W & amp;J 6-1, 2-1Scouting report: Bethany lost to Westminster last Saturday, 34-13, while W & amp;J beat Grove City, 37-14. Junior WR T.J. Parker (Austintown Fitch) of Bethany tied the school single-season record for TD receptions with eight on a 7-yard TD pass from Brant Owens. He now shares the record with Jared McKnight who had eight TD receptions in 1997. Parker had four receptions for 59 yards. Junior DB Gary Gerba (Warren JFK) and Tim Goetz each had a team-best 11 tackles.
WAYNESBURG vs. GROVE CITY
Where: Robert E. Thorn Field, Grove City, Pa.When: 1:30 p.m.Records: Waynesburg 3-3, 1-2 PAC; Grove City 2-5, 1-3Scouting report: Waynesburg lost to Thiel in two overtimes last Saturday, 35-28, while Grove City fell to W & amp;J, 37-14.
MOUNT UNION vs. OHIO NORTHERN
Where: Mount Union Stadium, AllianceWhen: 1:30 p.m.Records: Ohio Northern 5-1, 4-1 OAC; Mount Union 6-0, 5-0Scouting report: Ohio Northern beat Otterbein last Saturday, 44-26, while Mount Union defeated Marietta, 59-7. Mount Union QB Mike Jorris has completed 117 of 172 passes for 1,781 yards and 18 TDs with four interceptions. WR Scott Casto has caught 41 passes for a 16.1-yard average and six TDs, while WR Pierre Garcon has 37 receptions for a 17.2-yard average and eight TDs. For Ohio Northern, junior RB Derek Garrod (Columbiana) has rushed for 422 yards in 88 attempts and three TDs.
ALLEGHENY vs. HIRAM
Where: Charles A. Henry Field, HiramWhen: 1 p.m.Records: Allegheny 0-6, 0-3 NCAC; Hiram 1-5, 1-2Scouting report: Allegheny lost to Kenyon last week, 34-27, while Hiram lost to Wittenberg, 66-0. Allegheny has lost five of its six games on the final possession of the game.
GENEVA vs. WALSH
Where: Fawcett Stadium, CantonWhen: NoonRecords: Geneva 4-3, 1-2 MSFA Mideast; Walsh 6-1, 4-0Scouting report: Geneva defeated Quincy last week, 52-21, to snap a three-game losing streak that began after starting the season at 3-0; while Walsh beat Taylor, 45-14, for its sixth straight victory.
MALONE vs. URBANA
Where: UrbanaWhen: 1:30 p.m.Records: Malone 2-4, 1-2 MSFA Mideast; Urbana 5-2, 2-1Scouting report: Malone lost to Ohio Dominican last Saturday, 27-13, while Urbana lost to St. Francis (Ind.), 35-3. Sophomore WR Josh Settlemire (Howland) caught six passes for Malone.
SLIPPERY ROCK vs. EDINBORO
Where: Sox Harrison Stadium, Edinboro, Pa.When: 1 p.m.Records: Slippery Rock 3-4, 2-1 PSAC West; Edinboro 5-2, 3-1Scouting report: Slippery Rock beat Millersville 21-15 last Saturday, while Edinboro beat Indiana (Pa.), 20-10. Edinboro and California (Pa.) share first place in the PSAC West.
Vindicator staff reports