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COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEW \ Saturday’s regional games

Friday, October 2, 2009

Baldwin-Wallace vs. Mount Union

Kickoff: 7 p.m. Stadium: Mount Union Stadium, Alliance. Records: Baldwin-Wallace 1-2, 1-1 Ohio Athletic Conference; Mount Union 3-0, 2-0. Series history: Mount Union leads 25-21-3. Last week: Baldwin-Wallace defeated Marietta 34-13; Mount Union defeated Muskingum 45-14. Radio/Internet: WDPN-AM (1310); WRMU-FM (91.1); d3football.com. B-W offense: 207.7 rushing, 245.3 passing, 453 total; 31.3 ppg Mount Union offense: 206.7 rushing, 280.3 passing, 487 total, 42.3 ppg B-W defense: 92 rushing, 260.3 passing, 352.3 total; 31.3 ppg

Mount Union defense: 21.3 rushing, 118.7 passing, 140 total; 11.3 ppg B-W leaders: Rushing (John McGraw, 37 attempts-221 yards, 4 TDs); Passing (Anthony Gardner, 57 of 88, 736 yards, 4 TDs, 4 interceptions); Receiving (John McGraw 9 receptions, 68 yards, 0 TDs). Mount Union leaders: Rushing (Scott Panchik 61-288-4); Passing (Kurt Rocco, 31-47-628-7-1); Receiving (Cecil Shorts, 17-367-6).

Bethany at Thomas More

Kickoff: 1:30 p.m. Stadium: Bank of Kentucky Field, Crestview Hills, Ky. Records: Bethany 1-2, 0-1 Presidents’ Athletic Conference; Thomas More, 4-0, 2-0. Series history: Tied 2-2. Last week: Bethany was idle; Thomas More defeated Westminster 34-16. Internet: www.teamline.cc (code 3724). Bethany offense: 144.7 rushing, 192 passing, 332 total; 20.7 ppg Thomas More offense: 163.3 rushing, 243 passing, 406.3 total, 31.7 ppg Bethany defense: 273.3 rushing, 169.3 passing, 442.7 total; 32 ppg Thomas More defense: 67 rushing, 225.3 passing, 292.3 total; 15.7 ppg Bethany leaders: Rushing (Eric Walker, 49 attempts-305 yards, 2 TDs); Passing (Chad Smith, 63 of 112, 576 yards, 5 TDs, 5 interceptions); Receiving (Matt Cruse, 12 receptions, 131 yards, 1 TD). Thomas More leaders: Rushing (Cordario Collier, 37-178-1); Passing (Trevor Stellman 42-65-652-7-1); Receiving (Cordario Collier, 12-129-2).

Geneva vs. Washington & Jefferson

Kickoff: 2 p.m. Stadium: Cameron Stadium, Washington, Pa. Records: Geneva 3-0; Washington & Jefferson 4-0. Series history: W&J leads 35-19-2. Last week: Geneva defeated Thiel 37-13; W&J defeated Grove City 28-10. Radio/Internet: WBVP-AM (1230); WMBA-AM (1460); WJPA-AM (1450); WNJR-FM (91.7); msasportsnetwork.com. Geneva offense: 150.3 rushing, 244.3 passing, 394.7 total; 36.7 ppg W&J offense: 187.2 rushing, 256.8 passing, 444 total, 38.2 ppg Geneva defense: 46.3 rushing, 197.7 passing, 244 total; 19.3 ppg W&J defense: 45.8 rushing, 176.8 passing, 222.5 total; 11.8 ppg Geneva leaders: Rushing (Gerard Muschette, 52 attempts-306 yards, 3 TDs); Passing (David Girardi, 56 of 94, 733 yards, 4 TDs, 2 interceptions); Receiving (Sam Thurston, 12 receptions, 105 yards, 0 TDs). W&J leaders: Rushing (Terrence McAllister, 44-228-2); Passing (Gino Rometo, 45-73-585-7-1); Receiving (Craig Besong, 34-473-4).

Hiram vs. Wittenberg

Kickoff: 1 p.m. Stadium: Edwards-Maurer Field, Springfield. Records: Hiram 0-3, 0-1 North Coast Athletic Conference; Wittenberg 3-0, 1-0. Series history: Wittenberg leads 10-0. Last week: Hiram lost to Carnegie Mellon 42-3; Wittenberg defeated Ohio Wesleyan 20-0.SFlbHiram offense: 110 rushing, 181.3 passing, 291.3 total; 12.3 ppg Wittenberg offense: 191.3 rushing, 235.7 passing, 427 total, 34.3 ppg Hiram defense: 282.7 rushing, 116.3 passing, 399 total; 40.3 ppg Wittenberg defense: 34.3 rushing, 77.7 passing, 112 total; 2 ppg Hiram leaders: Rushing (Rodney Jacobs, 43 attempts-224 yards, 1 TD); Passing (Brendan Rehor, 50 of 82, 439 yards, 3 TDs, 4 interceptions); Receiving (Glenn Campbell, 17 receptions, 161 yards, 3 TDs). Wittenberg leaders: Rushing (Corey Weber, 59-271-6); Passing (Aaron Huffman, 45-74-654-6-0); Receiving (Josh McKee, 12-206-2).

Olivet Nazarene vs. Walsh

Kickoff: Noon Stadium: Fawcett Stadium, Canton Records: Olivet Nazarene 1-3, 0-1 Mid-States Football Association Mideast League; Walsh 3-1, 0-0. Series history: Walsh leads 3-1. Last week: Olivet Nazarene defeated Southern Nazarene (Okl.) 56-35; Walsh defeated Urbana 59-21. Radio: WCER-AM (900); WHLO-AM (640).

ONC offense: 127.8 rushing, 288.5 passing, 416.2 total; 29.2 ppg Walsh offense: 178.5 rushing, 157.8 passing, 336.2 total, 30.8 ppg ONC defense: 196.5 rushing, 367.2 passing, 563.8 total; 52.2 ppg Walsh defense: 100.2 rushing, 231.8 passing, 332 total; 25.2 ppg

ONC leaders: Rushing (Anthony Collier, 53 attempts, 435 yards, 6 TDs); Passing (Sam Smidt, 70 of 142, 1031 yards, 6 TDs, 9 interceptions); Receiving (David Scherer, 20 receptions, 284 yards, 2 TDs). Walsh leaders: Rushing (Clinton Blossomgame, 117-605-7); Passing (Jim Shiplett, 37-81-626-3-3); Receiving (Joe Morgan, 20-385-1).

St. Francis (Ind.) vs. Malone

Kickoff: 7 p.m. Stadium: Fawcett Stadium, Canton Records: St. Francis 3-1, 1-0 Mid-States Football Association Mideast League; Malone 2-1, 0-0. Series history: St. Francis leads 10-1. Last week: St. Francis defeated Marian (Ind.) 28-7; Malone defeated Anna Maria (Mass.) 65-10.

Radio: WNPQ-FM (95.9). St. Francis offense: 247.3 rushing, 263.3 passing, 510.7 total; 37.7 ppg Malone offense: 260.7 rushing, 216.7 passing, 477.3 total, 38 ppg St. Francis defense: 80.3 rushing, 107.7 passing, 188 total; 5.7 ppg Malone defense: 107.3 rushing, 151 passing, 258.3 total; 21 ppg St. Francis leaders: Rushing (Daniel Carter, 53 attempts, 324 yards, 5 TDs); Passing (Shaine Tierney, 53 of 81, 656 yards, 2 TDs, 2 interceptions); Receiving (Brian Schultz, 19 receptions, 290 yards, 2 TDs). Malone leaders: Rushing (Markus McFolling, 57-362-3); Passing (Steve Brohl, 54-9-4650-6-4); Receiving (Derrick McLean, 11-119-1).

Saint Vincent vs. Grove City

Kickoff: 2 p.m. Stadium: Robert E. Thorn Field, Grove City, Pa.SFlbRecords: Saint Vincent 0-4; Grove City 1-3. Series history: Tied 2-2. Last week: Saint Vincent lost to Waynesburg 33-12; Grove City lost to Washington & Jefferson 28-10. Radio/Internet: WCNS-AM (1480); WSAJ-FM (91.1); redzonemedia.com; gcc.edu/sports. Saint Vincent offense: 63.2 rushing, 196 passing, 259.2 total; 20 ppg Grove City offense: 118.2 rushing, 291.2 passing, 409.5 total, 33 ppg Saint Vincent defense: 185.8 rushing, 215.5 passing, 401.2 total; 36 ppg Grove City defense: 190.8 rushing, 226 passing, 416.8 total; 34.8 ppg Saint Vincent leaders: Rushing (Jairus Marlow, 40 attempts-97 yards, 2 TDs); Passing (Kevin Corona, 50 of 110, 618 yards, 6 TDs, 7 interceptions); Receiving (Marvin Daney, 12 receptions, 144 yards, 1 TD). Grove City leaders: Rushing (Andrew DiDonato, 53-252-3); Passing (Andre DiDonato, 113-174-1149-10-4); Receiving (Luke O’Hara, 23-210-2).

Wabash vs. Allegheny

Kickoff: 1 p.m. Stadium: Frank B. Fuhrer Field, Meadville, Pa. Records: Wabash 3-0, 2-0 North Coast Athletic Conference; Allegheny 3-0, 1-0. Last week: Wabash defeated Kenyon 62-24; Allegheny defeated Oberlin 22-0. Radio/Internet: WMGW-AM (1490); teamline.cc Wabash offense: 222.3 rushing, 259 passing, 481.3 total; 55.3 ppg Allegheny offense: 102 rushing, 241 passing, 343 total, 20.7 ppg Wabash defense: 43.7 rushing, 173.7 passing, 217.3 total; 13.7 ppg Allegheny defense: 52.3 rushing, 146.7 passing, 199 total; 4.7 ppg Wabash leaders: Rushing (Tommy Mambourg, 74 attempts-388 yards, 4 TDs); Passing (Matt Hudson, 41 of 65, 688 yards, 10 TDs, 3 interceptions); Receiving (Kody LeMond, 13 receptions, 285 yards, 5 TDs). Allegheny leaders: Rushing (Eric Mastrogiacomo, 51-160-2); Passing (T.J. Salopek, 64-93-693-3-1); Receiving (Jake Vite, 14-201-0).

Westminster vs. Thiel

Kickoff: 1:30 p.m. Stadium: Alumni Stadium, Greenville, Pa. Records: Westminster 1-3, 0-1 Presidents’ Athletic Conference; Thiel 1-3, 0-1. Series history: Westminster leads 41-18-3. Last week: Westminster lost to Thomas More 34-16; Thiel lost to Geneva 37-13. Radio/TV/Internet: WWNW-FM (88.9); WPIC-AM (790); titanradio.net, Westminster Cable Network (Sunday, 7:30 p.m.) Westminster offense: 93.8 rushing, 258.2 passing, 352 total; 20.8 ppg Thiel offense: 64.5 rushing, 179.2 passing, 243.8 total, 15.8 ppg Westminster defense: 87.8 rushing, 204.5 passing, 292.2 total; 29.2 ppg Thiel defense: 127.5 rushing, 258.8 passing, 386.2 total; 30.8 ppg Westminster leaders: Rushing (Nick McKolosky, 63 attempts-208 yards, 1 TD); Passing (Kevin Franz, 88 of 130, 821yards, 6 TDs, 5 interceptions); Receiving (Jon Gubish, 29 receptions, 327 yards, 5 TDs). Thiel leaders: Rushing (Dan Hess, 61-143-1); Passing (Willie Bova, 67-125-706-5-5); Receiving (Brendan Taylor, 31-383-2).

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