November 13, 2017 Michael Canganelli, John Carroll (Special Teams) Canganelli broke a school record with 209 kick return yards in a 31-27 loss at Mount Union. He opend the first half with 64 yard return to set up JCU's first touchdown. Canganelli also opened the second half with a 95-yard return and made three tackles on special teams coverage.
November 13, 2017 Zach Schmerge, Ohio Northern Schmerge has a game-high 12 tackles (four solo), .5 sack and recovered a fumble in ONU's 42-25 win over Baldwin-Wallace to cloe the season.
November 13, 2017 Logan Stepp, Otterbein (Offense) Stepp threw for 203 yards (17-of-24) with three touchdowns and rushed 135 yards on 13 attemps with two touchdowns to lead the Cardinals past Mareitta, 48-14. Stepp became the first player in OAC history to throw for 2,000 yards and run for 1,000 yards in the same season regular-season.
November 6, 2017 Ro Golphin, John Carroll (Special Teams) In a 52-16 victory at Otterbein, Golphin began the second half by returning the opening kickoff 98 yards for a touchdow to fuel a 38-point second half explosion.
November 6, 2017 Mason McKenrick, John Carroll (Defense) n a 52-16 victory at Otterbein, McKenrick had eight tackles, including five solo. He recovered a fumble in the third quarter a that led to JCU's fourth touchdown of the day and then had a "pick 6" interception in the fourth quarter.
November 6, 2017 Roger Walker, Marietta (Offense) Walker carried the ball 29 times for 224 yards and three touchdown to lead the Pioneers past Capital, 49-21. Walker scored on runs of 5, 4, and 70 yards. This is the third consecutive athlete of the week honor for Walker.
October 30, 2017 Austin Baker, Heidelberg (Special Teams) Baker hit a career-long 45-yard field goal in the Berg's 37-14 win over Wilmington. Baker was also 4-of-5 in PAT attempts and had punts of 49 and 38 yards. The 49-yard punt ended inside the Wilmington 20.
October 30, 2017 Zach Schmerge, Ohio Norther (Defense) Schmerge had a season-high 19 tackles (four solo) and a tackle for loss to lead the ONU defense against Marietta in a 35-28 loss.
October 30, 2017 Roger Walker, Marietta (Offense) Walker rushed 274 yards and scored four touchdowns (17, 3, 5, 66) on 36 carries to lead the Pioneers past Ohio Northern, 35-28. His last two touchdowns came in the final four mintes of the game as Mareitta was down 28-21. It was Walkers third-straight 100+ yard game.
October 23, 2017 Matt Danko, John Carroll (Special Teams) Dank was 2-of-2 in field (35, 34) and 6-of-6 on PATs and had three touchback on kickoffs in the Blue Streaks 48-21 win at Capital
October 23, 2017 Nick Thomas, Muskingum (Defense) Thomas registered a career-high 12 tackles with two fumble recoveries, one interception and one TLF against Ohio Northern. The Muskie defense for five turnovers.
October 23, 2017 Roger Walker, Marietta (Offense) Walker led the Pioneers to a 44-21 upset over No. 24-ranked Heidelberg. He carried the ball 29 times for 189 yards and four touchdowns. Walker had two runs over 40-yards and also caught one pass for five yards.
October 16, 2017 Brandon Vollmer, Baldwin Wallace (Special Teams) Vollmer kicked three field goals, including the 23-yard game winner in BW's 23-20 victory against Muskingum. He also added two extra points.
October 16, 2017 Brandon Paschal, Otterbein (Defense) Paschal made 11 tackles (10 solo) and two interceptions in a 48-45 overtime loss to now No. 24-ranked Heidelberg.
October 16, 2017 Tyler Stoyle, Heidelberg (Offense) Stoyle completed 37-of-49 passes for a career-high 489 yards and three touchdowns to help the Berg to a 48-45 overtime win against Otterbein. He also rushed for 27 yards on five attempts
October 9, 2017 Matt Danko, John Carroll (Special Teams) Dank had nine kickoffs, three for touchback, was 6-for-6 in PAT's and two field goals, including a career long 40 yards in the Blue Streaks 48-21 win over Marietta.
October 9, 2017 Adam Thompson, Ohio Northern (Defense) Thompson tallied six tackles (five solo), had one sack (-12 yards) and two TFL (-14 yards) to help the Blue Streaks to a 48-21 win over Marietta. The JCU defense held the Pioneers to 260 yards of total defense.
October 9, 2017 Christiaan Williams, Ohio Northern (Offense) Williams broke the program's single-game rushing record set in 2000 by compiling 407 yards on 29 rushes in the Polar Bears' 51-21 win over Capital. He added three touchdowns and caught a pass for five yards to break the school's single-game all-purpose yards record with 412.
October 2, 2017 Tanner Clark, Marietta (Special Teams) Clark returned five kickoffs for 100 yards, with long of 25 yards in Marietta's 52-24 loss at Baldwin Wallace. Clark also had one punt for 34 yards and rushed 58 yards on nine carries with a touchdown. He also caught two passes for 11 yards.
October 2, 2017 Jake Husdon, Baldwin Wallace (Offense) Hudson accounted for 367 of 572 total yards of offense to lead the Yellow Jackets past defeated Marietta by a score of 52-24 in the 40th Lee Tressel Shrine Classic. He completed 16-of-27 passes for 260 yards and a career-high five touchdowns and rushed for 107 yards on 11 carries. Hudson was named as the Yellow Jacket Shrine Classic Player of the Game for his efforts.
October 2, 2017 Fred Hardgrove, Otterbein (Defense) Hardgrove tallied a career-high 16 tackles (seven solo) and two interceptions to led the defense in a 49-42 win over Capital. Hardgrove picked off a Capital pass in the end zone during the first quarter, and then clinched the game with an interception inside the 15-yard line in the closing minutes as the Crusaders were driving.
September 25, 2017 Michael Warden-Heidleberg Warden registered five tackles and two interceptions in the Berg's 47-21 win over No. 9 John Carroll. He returned his second pick 39 yards for a touchdown to give HU a 40-14 lead with nine minutes to play.
September 25, 2017 Austin Baker-Heidelberg Bakers made two 33-yard field goals in a 47-21 win over No. 9 John Carroll, which tied his career high. Scoreless in the first quarter, Baker fielded a high snap, avoided a tackle, and got off a 38-yard punt, downed at the 7 yard line. He also made five PATs.
September 25, 2017 Luke Creditt, Wilmington Luke Creditt completed 18-of-30 passes for 297 yards with five touchdowns and zero interceptions to lead the Quakers to a 37-30 win over Capital. It was the eleventh time in school history a quarterback threw at least five touchdowns in a game. Thw win snapped a 40--game OAC losing streak.
September 18, 2017 Matt Danko, John Carroll (Special Teams) Danko was 3-of-3 in PAT's and made the game winning field goal in the fourth quarter as JCU defeated BW, 24-21.
September 18, 2017 Jarett Wasson, Heidelberg (Defense) Wasson led the Berg defense with nine tackles, one sack and an interception in a 40-21 victory over Ohio Northern. He was key to holding ONU's Christiaan Williams under 100 yards for the first time in his career.
September 18, 2017 Thomas Wibbeler, Capital (Offense) Wibbeler completed 19-of-34 passes for 317 yards and four touchdowns to help the Crusaders to a 39-28 win over Muskingum. He did not turn over the ball and hit four different receivers for scores and completed passes to seven different receivers over the course of the win. Six of his 19 completions went for 20 or more yards, and two went for more than 40 yards.
September 11, 2017 Fred Hardgrove, Otterbein (Offense) Hardgrove led the Otterbein defense in a 41-27 win over Muskingum with a career-high 16 tackles (10 solo) and a pass breakup.
September 11, 2017 Hunter Joseph, Otterbein (Offense) Joseph led the Cardinals to a 41-27 win over Muskingum, opening the game with a 55-yard touchdown on the first play. Joseph went on to tally six catches for 171 yards and three touchdowns all before halftime. He finished the game with seven receptions for 181 yards.   
September 5, 2017 Parris Weathersby, Wilmington (Special Teams) Weathersby recorded tackles in six of the Quakers' eight kickoffs to help Wilmington snap a 19-game losing streak with a 49-20 win over Earlham.
September 5, 2017 Chris Weck, Muskingum (Defense) Weck led Muskies' defensive effort in a 19-0 win over Waynesburg with 10 tackles, four tackles for loss for 16 yards and one sack. He also forced one fumble and had one interception.
Logan Stepp, Otterbein (Offense) Stepp completed 25-of-33 passes for a career-high 402 yards with two touchdowns to lead the Cardinals to a 36-15 victory at Ohio Wesleyan. Stepp also rushed 62 yards with two more touchdowns to finished the day with 464 yards of total offense.
November 14, 2016 Anthony Moeglin, John Carroll (Offense) Moeglin led two touchdown drives in the fourth quater to lead the Blue Streaks to a 31-28 win over No. 1 ranked Mount Union to clinch their first title since 1994. Moeglin was 18-of-33 for 239 yards and three touchdowns.
November 14, 2016 Mason McKenrick, John Carroll (Defense) McKenrick was part of the defense that caused four turnovers and held No. 1 ranked Mount Union to just 95 yards. McKenrick finsihed the game with five tackles and one sack.
November 14, 2016 Justin Hutchins, Heidelberg Hutchins returned a punt 59 yards for a touchdown to help the Student Princs to a 61-13 win over Capital. Hutchins also returned one kickoff for 20 yards.
November 7, 2016 AJ Morrison, Heidelberg (Special Teams) Morrison was a perfect four of four on PATs and three of three on field goals in the Berg's 37-27 win over Baldwin Wallace. Morrison's first FG came with the score tied at seven. The 33-yarder gave HU a 10-7 lead in the second quarter. Morrison nailed 20 and 25-yard field goals in the fourth quarter, sealing the Student Prince victory.
November 7, 2016 Mike Hollins, John Carroll (Defense) Hollins led the Blue Streak defense with seven tackles, two interceptions and a pass break up in a 49-6 win over Otterbein. JCU help the Cardinals to just 123 passing yards.
November 7, 2016 Will Freed, Ohio Northern (Offense) Freed completed 15-of-17 passes for 264 yards and five touchdowns in two and a half quarters of play to lead the Polar Bears to an 80-3 win over Wilmington. Frred was 12-for-12 for 225 yards and four scores in just the first half.
October 31, 2016 Christiaan Williams, Ohio Northern (Offense) Williams ran 23 times for 162 yards and two touchdowns and caught two passes for 67 yards and a third score in the Polar Bears' 45-29 victory over Marietta.
October 31, 2016 Chuck English, Capital (Defense) English helped the Crusaders to a 42-41 double overtime win against Baldwin Wallace. He tallied eight tackles (two solo), one sack, two pass break ups, and an interception that was returned 98 yards for a touchdown, which tied the game at 21-21.
October 31, 2016 Ro Golphin, John Carroll (Special Teams) Golphin opened the Blue Streaks 31-3 win over Muskingum with a 97-yard kick return for a touchdown. Golphin would also rush for 70 yards on 14 carries and score on a one-yard touchdown run at the end of the second quarter to give JCU a 28-3 halftime lead.
October 24, 2016 Roger Walker, Marietta (Offense) Walker ran the ball for a career-high 265 yards in the Pioneer's 41-28 loss at Heidelberg. He carried the ball 34 times, also a career-high, and scored three touchdowns (80, 9, 3 yards), which equaled his single game best.
October 24, 2016 Kyle Blust, Otterbein (Defense) Blust led Otterbein's second-half defensive charge that helped the team emerge with a 33-30 road win at Baldwin Wallace. Blust tied for a game-high 10 tackles (including four for a loss) and also registered his seventh sack of the year.
October 25, 2016 Joe French, Ohio Northern (Special Teams) French tied his own ONU single-game record with three field goals in the Polar Bear 44-3 victory over Muskingum. French connected on field goal kicks of 26, 32, and 38 yards. The sophomore also set the Ohio Northern single-season record with 11 field goals this season.
October 17, 2016 Logan Stepp, Otterbein (Offense) Stepp set a new school single-game record for total offense with 477 yards in a 45-38 win over Heidelberg to regain the Rhine River Cup for the first time since 2010. Stepp passed for 365 yards (15-of-26) and three touchdowns and rushed for another 112 yards.
October 17, 2016 Reese Armstrong, John Carroll (Defense) Armstrong had five tackles and a career-high two interceptions, including one in the fourth quarter, to help the Blue Streaks come from behind to beat Ohio Northern, 20-16.
October 17, 2016 Justin Hutchins, Heidelberg (Special Teams) Hutchins returned three kicks for 192 yards -- an average of 64 yards per return in a loss to Otterbein. Hutchins' highlight came with a 95-yard touchdown return that kept Heidelberg in the game after the Cardinals took a 42-24 lead.
October 10, 2016 Christiaan Williams, Ohio Northern (Offense)
October 10, 2016 Zach Schmerge, Ohio Northern (Defense)
October 10, 2016 Jordan Leverette, Baldwin Wallace (Special Teams)
October 3, 2016 Darrien Fields, Marietta (Offense) Fields accounted for six touchdowns in Pioneers' 62-56 win over Baldwin Wallace. Fields passed for five touchdowns to set a new school record and rushed 17 yards for the game-winning score with 33 seconds left. He led the Pioneers' offense with 624 yards of total offense, the second most in school history.
October 3, 2016 Ray Brown, John Carroll (Defense) Brown tallied to five tackles, all behind the line of scrimmage, amassing a loss of 38 yards, including four sacks in the Blue Streaks dominating 67-7 win over Wilmington. Brown is now ranked second nationally in sacks per game with 1.75.
October 3, 2016 Tanner Clark, Marietta (Special Teams) Clark racked up 201 yards on eight kick returns (25.1) to set a new school record in the Pioneers' 62-56 win over Baldwin Wallace. Clarke returned the opening kickoff 63 yards to set up Marietta's first touchdown. He also carried the ball 14 times for 122 yards and three rushing touchdowns to finish the game with 323 total all-purpose yards.
September 26, 2016 Sam Kukura, John Carroll (Offense) John Carroll sophomore running back Sam Kukura (Kirtland) led the Blue Steaks in rushing with 123 yards on just 15 carries (8.1 ypc) with three touchdowns in a 42-14 win over Heidelberg. Five of Kukura's carries resulted in first downs.
September 26, 2016 Scott Rapps, Ohio Northern Ohio Northern senior defensive tackle Scott Rapps (Bay Village/Bay) tallied nine tackles, 5.0 TFL for -20 yards and forced and recovered two fumbles in the Polar Bears 16-10 win over Otterbein. Rapps forced and recovered a fumble on the Cardinals' final drive to clinch the game.
September 26, 2016 Joe French, Ohio Northern (Special Teams) Ohio Northern sophomore kicker Joe French (Elgin, Ill./Saint Edward Central Catholic) tied a school record by going three-for-three on field goals of 22, 34 and 21 yards in the Polar Bears' 16-10 win over Otterbein.
September 19, 2016 Tyler Stoyle, Heidelberg Heidelberg junior quaterback Tyler Stoyle (Centerburg) was an impressive 30-of-47 for 268 yards in the Berg's 45-14 win over Ohio Northern. Stoyle threw five touchdowns and one interception. He tied his career high with his 30 completions. Other nominees: Sam Kukura, JCU...Cory Heeter, CAP
September 19, 2016 Matt Danko, John Carroll John Carroll sophomore Matt Danko (Boca Raton, Fla./West Boca Raton) tallied 172 yards on four punts, with a long of 47 yards in the Blue Streaks 17-10 win over Baldwin Wallace. He also had four kickoffs, none of them were returned and three were touchbacks. The Yellow Jackets' average starting field position was on its own 29 yard line. Danko also made one 22-yard field goal. Other nominees: Nick Waters, CAP
September 19, 2016 Derek Eibon, Capital Capital junior linebacker Derek Eibon (Amherst/Amherst Steele) led the Crusader defense in their 34-16 win over Muskingum. Eibon finished the day with a career-high 19 tackles and two pass breakups. He recovered a fumble on the Muskies' first possession, which led to a Capital touchdown.
September 12, 2016 Christiaan Williams, Ohio Northern (Offense) Ohio Northern freshman Christiaan Williams racked up 229 all-purpose yards as he ran for 175 yards on 25 carries and added 59 yards receiving on three receptions in the Polar Bears hard fought 34-30 loss to Utica (N.Y.) Williams added a touchdown in the second quarter to give Northern a 9-0 lead.
September 12, 2016 Scott Rapps, Ohio Northern (Defense) Ohio Northern senior Scott Rapps tallied eight tackles and added 1.5 sacks for 12 yards in the Polar Bears 34-30 loss to Utica (N.Y.). He also added a game-high three pass break ups.
September 12, 2016 Joe French, Ohio Northern (Special Teams) Ohio Northern sophomore Joe French (Elgin, Ill./St. Edward Central Catholic) tied a school record with three field goals (42, 18, 38 yards) aginst Utica (N.Y). He was also three-of-three on extra points attempts.
September 6, 2016 Austin Smith, Baldwin Wallace (Offense) Baldwin Wallace junior running back Austin Smith (Broadview Heights/ North Royalton) ran for 91 yards and three touchdowns as the Yellow Jackets defeated Defiance College, 42-0 to open the season. For his efforts, Smith received the 39th Annual Lee Tressel Shrine Classic Player of the Game Award.
September 6, 2016 Aaron Johnson, Marietta (Defense) Marietta senior defensive lineman Aaron Johnson (Rex, Ga./Morrow) led the Pioneer defense in a hard fought 27-21 loss to Denison. Johnson had 2.0 tackles for a loss of 18 yards. He forced a fumble and recovered it to set up the Pioneers' final touchdown.
September 6, 2016 Sam Green, Muskingum (Special Teams) Muskingum senior Sam Green (Lancaster/Fairfield Union) averaged 40.9 yards per punt and placed two punts inside the 20. His longest of the contest came in the fourth quarter when he delivered a 53-yard punt that landed inside the Waynesburg 30. The Muskies defeated Waynesburg, 17-16, to open the season.
November 16, 2015 Justin Magazine, Ohio Northern (Offense) Ohio Northern senior running back Justin Magazine (Warren/Harding) led the Polar Bear offense in a 42-10 win over Otterbein, tying a school record six rushing touchdowns. Magazine had touchdown runs of five, seven, three, 12, one and 35 yards to finish the day with a career-high 204 yards rushing. This is the second consecutive week Magazine has earned player of the week honors. Other Nominees: Cody Williams, MUSK…Nick Iske, CAP…Robbie Plagens, BW
November 16, 2015 Henry Alexander III, Muskingm (Defense) Muskingum freshman defensive back Henry Alexander III (Springfield) intercepted a pass and returned it 98 yards for a touchdown in the Muskies 49-35 win over Wilmington. This interception is one of the longest in program history. Alexander ended the game with five tackles. Other Nominees: J.R. Garrigo, CAP…Daryl DeWindt, MAR…Jake Mauer, BW…Scott Rapps, ONU
November 16, 2015 Jack Johns, Capital (Special Teams) Capital sophomore Jack Johns (Hilliard/Hilliard Davidson) went four-of-four on PATs and averaged 39.2 yards on four kickoffs, including one touchback in the Crusaders 28-21 overtime win versus Marietta. Other Nominees: Theodore Washington, BW
November 9, 2015 Justin Magazine, Ohio Northern (Offense) Ohio Northern senior running back Justin Magazine (Warren/Harding) became the 10th ONU player in program history to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season with his 137-yard performance in the Polar Bear’s 55-21 win over Wilmington. Magazine also had 182 all-purpose yards and five touchdowns.
November 9, 2015 Mason McKenrick, John Carroll (Defense) John Carroll sophomore linebacker Mason McKenrick (Mentor) had 12 tackles, had 1.5 tackles for a loss of seven yards and a pass break up to lead the Blue Steak defense in a 42-13 win over Otterbein. Other Nominees: Chandler Hoover, Heidelberg…Will Bodden, Ohio Northern…Daryl DeWindt, Marietta
November 9, 2015 Zach Camper, Mareitta (Special Teams) Marietta freshman punter Zach Camper (St. Charles, Ill/St. Charles East) pinned Muskingum deep with two of his four punts downed inside the 20. Camper averaged 46.5 yards-per-punts with a long of 68 yards and did not a punt to be returned. Other Nominees: Stephen Smith, Heidelberg
November 2, 2015 Jake Vivonetto, John Carroll John Carroll sophomore kicker/punter Jake Vivonetto (Naples,FL/Gulf Coast) made all three extra points and was three of four in field goals in the Blue Streaks 30-0 shutout win over Muskingum. Vivonetto made field goals of 23, 28 and 37 yards. Other Nominees: Andrew DiMario, ONU…Roger Bush, MAR…Jarett Wasson, HEID
November 2, 2015 Ricardo Johnson, Ohio Northern (Offense) Ohio Northern sophomore quarterback Ricardo Johnson (St. Paul, Minn/Cretin-Durham Hall) completed 13-of-19 passes for a career-high 235 yards and three touchdowns and ran ten times for as career-high 106 yards and three more touchdowns to lead ONU past Marietta, 62-21. In all, Johnson accounted for 341 yards and six touchdowns. Other Nominees: Jordan D’Orazio, JCU…Zach Hogya, HEID…Tyler Moeglin, BW
November 2, 2015 Andy Schultz, Baldwin Wallace (Defense) Baldwin Wallace junior defensive end Andy Schultz (North Royalton) had a career-high 11 tackles, including two for loss, forced on fumble and recovered another in just three quarters as the yellow Jackets defeated Capital 56-20. Other Nominees: Andy Bryan, JCU…Trent Stout, ONU…Jeremy Pratt, MAR
October 26, 2015 Bryan Lacey, Heidelberg (Offense) Heidelberg senior running back Bryan Lacey (South Euclid/Benedictine) rushed for 207 yards (12.9 ypc) and four touchdowns in the first half to help lead the Berg to a 63-28 win over Marietta. The 207 yards and four scores both set new career-highs for Lacey. Other Nominees: Ro Golphin, JCU…Roger Bush, MAR…Justine Magazine, ONU…Tyler Moeglin, BW
October 26, 2015 Andy Bryan, John Carroll (Defense) John Carroll senior linebacker Andy Bryan (Chesterland) accumulated 13 tackles to help lead the Blue Streaks to a 48-0 shutout over Capital. JCU held the Crusaders to a just 111 rushing yards.
October 26, 2015 Reed Allen, Ohio Northern (Special Teams) Ohio Northern junior wide receiver Reed Allen (Whitehouse/Anthony Wayne) returned the opening kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown in the Polar Bears’ 42-7 win over Muskingum. He also returned three punts for 31 yards and caught three passes for 18 yards and a touchdown. Other Nominees: AJ Morrison, HEID…Adam Blake, BW
October 19, 2015 Ro Golphin, John Carroll John Carroll sophomore running back Ro Golphin (Cleveland/Gilmour Academy) rushed for 203 yards and two touchdowns to help lead the Blue Streaks to a 35-10 win over Marietta. Golphin accounted for 221 all-purpose yards as JCU tallied 434 yards of total offense. This was the second-highest single-game rushing total by an OAC player this season (behind Capital’s Walton-207 yards vs. Muskingum on September 26). Other Nominees: Jake Breakey, CAP…Tyler Moeglin, BW…Devon Price, ONU…Julian Lowe
October 19, 2015 Drew Ervin, Otterbein Otterbein senior linebacker Drew Ervin (Jackson) had a game-high 14 tackles in the Cardinals’ 28-21 win over Muskingum. Ervin also recovered a fumble and then picking off a pass on the consecutive possessions late in the game.
October 19, 2015 Cole Voltz, Wilmington Wilmington senior punter Cole Voltz (Mt. Sterling/Madison Plains) punted 252 yards (42 avg.) including a career-long 62 yard punt in the Quakers 21-14 loss to Baldwin Wallace. Voltz help the Quakers field position by placing three of his six punts inside the 20-yard line with no touchbacks. Other Nominees: Matt Chaney, ONU…Abas Ceesay, OTT
October 12, 2015 Jake Schaefer, John Carroll (Offense) John Carroll senior quarterback Jake Schaefer (Westlake/Holy Name) had career-high 283 yards and four touchdowns in the Blue Streaks 62-14 win over Wilmington. Schaefer completed passes to eight different receivers to help JCU finish the game with 567 yards of total offense.
October 12, 2015 Drew Ervin, Otterbein (Defense) Otterbein senior linebacker Drew Ervin (Jackson) had a game-high 17 tackles in the Cardinals 49-34 win over Capital.
October 12, 2015 Marshall Howell, John Carroll John Carroll junior wide receiver Marshall Howell (Cleveland/Benedictine) helped the Blue Streaks to 62-14 win over Wilmington. Howell opened the game with a 91 yard kick return for a touchdown. He also caught six passes for 82 yards and two touchdowns. Other Nominees: A. Blake, BW…K. Bergman, ONU…D. Kelley, OTT…N. DeLisa
October 5, 2015 Tyler Stoyle, Heidelberg (Offense) Heidelberg sophomore quarterback Tyler Stoyle (Centerburg) threw for five touchdowns with no interceptions to lead the Student Princes to a 49-31 win over Otterbein. Stoyle finished the game with 388 yards, completing 30-of-45 passes.
October 5, 2015 Masai McDaniel, Mareitta (Defense) Marietta sophomore defensive back Masai McDaniel (Cleveland Hts./Lake Catholic) recorded three tackles, had an interception and fumble recovery in the Pioneers’ 34-17 win over Wilmington. McDaniel broke up a pass on 4th down in Marietta territory and intercepted a pass at the Pioneer’s 35-yard line.
October 5, 2015 Kyle Bergman, Ohio Northern (Special Teams) Ohio Northern junior punter Kyle Bergman (Coldwater) averaged 43.2 yards per punt, which included a 67-yarder, in a 30-27 win at #11 John Carroll.
September 28, 2015 Brent Walton, Capital (Offense) Offense-Capital junior running back Brent Walton (Pickerington/Pickerington Central) scored three rushing touchdowns to lead the Crusaders to a 34-31 win over Muskingum. Walton tallied 207 yards (7.4 yards per rush) and has climbed to No. 3 on the programs all-time rushing list with 2,181 yards. This marks Walton’s second career 200-plus yard game. Other Nominees: Arin Pruitt, JCU…Reed Allen, ONU…Kevan Green, OTT
September 28, 2015 Zach Schmerge, Ohio Northern (Defense) Ohio Northern sophomore Zach Schmerge (Wapakoneta) had a game-high 16 tackles to help lead the Polar Bears past Heidelberg, 34-20. Schmerge also broke up a pass and recorded a half sack. Other Nominees: Eric Stroski, CAP…Mike Tozzi, JCU
September 28, 2015 Kyle Rodriguez, John Carroll (Special Teams) John Carroll senior punter Kyle Rodriguez (Fayete City, PA/Frazier) punted four times in a 17-14 win over Baldwin Wallace, averaging 46.2 yards per punt. BW's average field position was the 27-yard line. On Rodriguez's four punts, the Yellow Jackets' drives began at the 32, 20, 25, and the 4-yard line Other Nominees: Jack Johns, CAP…Matt Chaney, ONU…Joe Sanfillipo, OTT
September 21, 2015 Brent Walton, Capital (Offense) Capital junior running back Brent Walton (Pickerington/Pickerington Central) scored the Crusaders’ first three touchdowns in a 49-27 win over Wilmington. Walton finished the game with 179 rushing yards on 19 carries to average 9.3 yards per touch. Other Nominees: Arin Pruitt, JCU…Tyler Moeglin, BW…Roger Bush, MAR…Julian Lowe, OTT…Justine Magazine.
September 21, 2015 Drew Ervin, Otterbein Otterbein senior linebacker Drew Ervin (Jackson) picked off a pass late in the fourth quarter and returned it 43 yards for a touchdown to help the Cardinals to a 31-21 win over Marietta. Ervin also recorded a team-high 11 tackles (1.5 for loss). Other Nominees: Nick Lasko, JCU…Clay Staib, HEID…Kyle Blust, OTT…Dillon Kwiat, ONU
September 21, 2015 Mike Hollins, John Carroll (Special Teams) John Carroll junior defensive back Mike Hollins (Maple Hts.) led the Blue Streaks to a come from behind 23-16 win over Heidelberg. Hollins blocked an extra point that would have put Heidelberg ahead 17-7 and returned the kick for a two points defensive PAT that made the score 16-9 early in the third quarter. Heidelberg had zero points and 64 yards offense the remainder of the game. Other Nominees: Jack Johns, CAP…AJ Morrison, HEID
September 14, 2015 Will Freed, Ohio Northern (Offense) Ohio Northern freshman quarterback Will Freed (San Marco, CA) threw for 439 yards and three touchdowns in his first collegiate game to lead the Polar Bears to a 29-22 victory over Utica (N.Y.). Freed completed 27-of-36 passes. .His 439 yards passing is the second-most in ONU history, just 13 yards shy of the school record.
September 14, 2015 Zach Schmerge, Ohio Northern (Defense) Ohio Northern sophomore linebacker Zach Schmerge (Wapakoneta) led the ONU defense with a career-high 16 tackles in a 29-22 win over Utica (N.Y.)
September 14, 2015 Landry Hostetler (Special Teams) Ohio Northern sophomore Landry Hostetler (Strasburg/Strasberg-Franklin) blocked a punt in the 4th quarter, giving ONU the ball at the Utica (N.Y.) seven-yard line and setting up the go-ahead touchdown with 13:19 left in the game. ONU defeated Utica 29-22.
September 8, 2015 Nick Williams, Wilmington (Defense) Wilmington senior linebacker Nick Williams (Cleveland/Fairview) tallied 12 tackles, five solo, as the Quakers snapped a 23-game losing streak with a 14-10 victory over Bluffton. Williams added 1.5 tackles for loss, a pass breakup and a quarterback hurry.
September 8, 2015 Marshall Howell, John Carroll (Offense) John Carroll junior wide receiver Marshall Howell (Cleveland/Benedictine) recorded 137 yards on a career-high 11 receptions with two touchdowns to help Blue Steaks to a 26-3 win over St. Vincent. Howell moved into seventh place all-time at JCU with 1,691 receiving yards. Other Nominees: Brent Walton, CAP…Nick O’Neal, CAP…Brandon Mitchell, WC
September 8, 2015 Bryson Wray, Otterbein (Special Teams) Otterbein junior punter Bryson Wray (Powell/Olentangy Liberty), who also starts at tight end, posted four punts for 175 total yards (43.8 avg.) in the Cardinals’ season opener loss to SUNY Buffalo State. Other Nominees: Keegan Irwin, CAP…Luke Creditt, Wilmington
November 17, 2014 Cartel Brooks, Heidelberg (Offense) Heidelberg senior running back Cartel Brooks (Mansfield/Galion) ran for an impressive 263 yards on 25 carries for five touchdowns to lead the Berg to a 52-20 win over Baldwin Wallace to close the season. This game marked the fifth time in his career he ran for 200+ yards in a game.
November 17, 2014 Cody Rice, Marietta (Defense) Marietta senior linebacker Cody Rice (Orrville) made 20 tackles against Capital to close out the season. He made three solo stops and recorded 17 assisted tackles.
November 17, 2014 Andrew DiMario, Ohio Northern (Special Teams) Ohio Northern junior Andrew DiMario (Centerville/Atler) made two second quarter field goals to give the Polar Bear a 13-3 halftime lead. ONU finished the season with a 34-13 victory over Otterbein.
November 10, 2014 Chaney Fulton, Muskingum (Defense) Muskingum junior linebacker Chaney Fulton (West Jefferson) lead the Muskie defense with a game-high 11 tackles, including 2.5 tackles for loss of19 yards and 1.5 sacks in a 17-13 win over Marietta. The Muskie defense held the Pioneers to just 14 yards of offense in the first half.
November 10, 2014 Tommy Michals, John Carroll (Offense) John Carroll senior running back Tommy Michals (Mentor/Lake Catholic) rushed for 205 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Blue Streaks to a 66-13 win over Otterbein. It was the program’s first 200-yard rushing game since 1990. Michals rushed for a 90-yard touchdown in the third quarter, which pushed him to 1,000 yards on the season.
November 10, 2014 Grant Brown, Wilmington (Special Teams) Special Teams-Wilmington sophomore punter/kicker Grant Brown (Stoutsville/Logan Elm) accounted for seven of Quakers' 15 points with two field goals and an extra point. Additionally, he averaged 43.6 yards per punt, including a career-long punt of 61 yards. Wilmington fell to Ohio Northern 50-15.
November 3, 2014 Jimmy Curtis, Capital (Defense) Capital sophomore safety Jimmy Curtis (Hilliard/Hilliard Davidson) led the Crusader defense against Baldwin Wallace last week with eight tackles and two forced fumbles that turned the ball back over the Capital.
November 3, 2014 Tyler Moeglin,Baldwin Wallace (Offense) Offense-Baldwin Wallace junior quarterback Tyler Moeglin (Canton/ St. Thomas Aquinas) accounted for five touchdowns in a 48-14 win over Capital. Moeglin completed 11-of-15 passes for 172 yards with two touchdowns, ran for 37 yards in eight attempts with two touchdowns and caught a 65-yard wide receiver reverse pass for a touchdown.
November 3, 2014 Matt Chaney, Ohio Northern (Special Teams) Special Teams-Ohio Northern junior kicker Matt Chaney (Bryan) hit a career-high 49-yard field goal in ONU’s 23-14 win at Marietta. Chaney averaged 58.0 yards on six kickoffs with one touchback.
October 27, 2014 Dan Eller, Ohio Northern (Defense) Ohio Northern sophomore safety Dan Eller (Medina) had a team-high seven tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery to lead the Polar Bear defense in a 31-10 win over Muskingum.
October 27, 2014 Brick Davis, Otterbein (Offense) Otterbein senior quarterback Brick Davis (Chillicothe/Unioto) completed 21-of-37 passes for 243 yards and one touchdown to lead the Cardinals to a 20-9 win at Baldwin Wallace. He also rushed for eight yards on four carries. Davis led the Cardinals to back from 9-0 halftime deficit by, completing 14-of-19 passes for 170 yards and one touchdown all in the second half.
October 27, 2014 Andy Bryan, John Carroll (Special Teams) John Carroll junior linebacker Andy Bryan (Novelty/West Geauga) blocked three punts and returned one of them for a touchdown in a 71-7 win over Capital. All three blocks took place in the opening 24 minutes of the game.
October 20, 2014 Austin Jones, Otterbein (Defense) Otterbein sophomore linebacker Austin Jones (Dresden/Tri-Valley) led the Cardinal defense with 10 tackles, two tackles for loss, including a sack and a fumble recovery in a 32-20 win over Muskingum.
October 20, 2014 Kresimir Ivkovic, John Carroll (Special Teams) John Carroll senior placekicker Kresimir Ivkovic (Euclid/Lake Catholic) set a program record for extra points made with 11 in the Blue Streaks 80-0 win over Marietta. Five of 13 of his kickoffs resulted in touchbacks and only one was run back past the 25 yard line.
October 10, 2014 Patrick Angle,Ohio Northern (Offense) Ohio Northern senior quarterback Patrick Angle (Logan) completed 24-of-31 passes for a career-high 398 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Polar Bears to a 38-31 victory at Capital. Angle also ran eight times for 34 yards and another score.
October 6, 2014 Nick O'Neal, Mareitta (Offense) Marietta freshman running back Nick O’Neal (Mont Belvieu, TX/Barbers Hill) rushed 286 yards with five touchdowns and scored a pair of two-point conversions to lead the Pioneers to a 47-37 win over Wilmington.
October 6, 2014 Stephen Smith, Heidelberg (Special Teams) Heidelberg junior punter/kicker Stephen Smith (Tiffin/Calvert) was one-of-one in field goals (27 yards) and was six-of-six in PATs and landed one punt inside the 20 to help lead Bergs to a 45-28 win over Otterbein.
September 29, 2014 Michael Mees, Heidelberg (Offense) Heidelberg senior quarterback Michael Mees (North Ridgeville) threw for 410 yards (24-of-32) and five touchdowns and rushed for game-high 116 yards and a touchdown to lead the Berg to a 69-52 win over Ohio Northern. Mees set a new program record for career TD tosses with 74, passing Andrew Miller's mark of 69 set in 2010.
September 29, 2014 Mason McKenrick, John Carroll (Special Teams) John Carroll freshman linebacker Mason McKenrick (Mentor) blocked a punt in the second quarter to set up a field goal in the Blue Streaks 45-7 win over Baldwin Wallace. McKenrick also recovered the blocked punt and was credited with a 19-yard return.
September 26, 2014 Chaney Fulton (Defense) Muskingum senior linebacker Chaney Fulton (West Jefferson) led the Muskie defense with a game-high 13 tackles, including 3.5 tackles for loss and one sack, while also adding a fumble recovery and one pass break-up in a 36-20 win over Capital
September 22, 2014 TJ Langermeier,Capital (Defense) Capital senior linebacker TJ Langermeier (West Jefferson) led the Crusader defense with nine tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, forced a fumble and a recovered a fumble in a 32-21 win over Wilmington.
September 22, 2014 Mark Myers, John Carroll (Offense) John Carroll senior quarterback Mark Myers (Pepper Pike/St. Ignatius) threw for 392 yards (28-of-41) and four touchdowns to lead the Blue Streaks to a 43-16 win over No. 16 Heidelberg. Myers completed passes to seven different receivers and helped JCU possess the ball for 41:20.
September 22, 2014 Alana Gaither, Otterbein (Special Teams) Otterbein senior placekicker Alana Gaither (Akron/Akron Firestone) kicked two extra-points and added two field goals in the Cardinals 20-0 win over Marietta.
September 15, 2014 Danny O'Brien, Baldwin Wallace (Defense) Baldwin Wallace senior linebacker Danny O’Brien (Warren/Howland) had a career-high 12 tackles, including nine solo, three tackles for loss and tackled an opponent in the end zone for a safety, as the Yellow Jackets defeated Bluffton University, 32-20, in their season-opener.
September 15, 2014 Chase Longwell, Capital (Offense) Offense-Capital sophomore quarterback Chase Longwell (Hilliard/Hilliard Darby) totaled 362 yards of total offense and five touchdowns to lead the Crusaders to a 54-20 win over Earlham College (Ind.). Longwell passed for 198 yards and was eight-of-18 with three touchdowns. He rushed for 164 yards with touchdown runs of eight and 56 yards. Longwell helped the Crusaders set new program records in team rushing yards (537) and total offense (735 yards). The rushing yards stood for over 50 years when the 1963 team put together 510 yards against Kenyon College in a single game.
September 8, 2014 Nick Thompson, Marietta (Defense) Marietta junior defensive end Nick Thompson (Lancaster) led the Pioneer defense in a 29-11 come from behind win over Kenyon. Marietta held Kenyon scoreless for three quarters, limited the Lords to just two first downs and only 29 total yards of offense in the second half. Thompson finished with six tackles, four tackles for a loss and three sacks.