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MASCAC Football Weekly Report 9/29

MASCAC Football Weekly Report 9/29

 

Offensive Player of the Week
Stephen Gacioch, UMass Dartmouth
Junior, Quarterback, Tiverton, R.I.

Gacioch amassed 409 yards of total offense (305 passing, 104 rushing) and accounted for all three touchdowns in the Corsairs’ 21-14 victory over Plymouth State. Completed 32-of-45 pass attempts and connected for touchdowns of five and three yards while averaging 4.7 yards per carry on 22 rushing attempts that featured three-yard touchdown run, including nine carries for 39 yards on final drive that consumed final 8:51 of contest. Gacioch, who entered the game ranked fifth nationally in Division III in total offense, accounted for all but 24 of Corsairs’ 433 yards of total offense as a team. 

Weekly Report 9/29

 

 

Defensive Player of the Week
Chris Gomes, UMass Dartmouth
Junior, Defensive Back, Taunton, Mass.

Gomes recorded seven total tackles, including six solo stops, and made a key fourth quarter stop on 4th-and-goal at his own one yard line to preserve unbeaten Corsairs’ 21-14 victory over Plymouth State. Helped defensive unit record 12 tackles for losses of 57 yards on day (including five sacks) and limit the Panthers to 115 yards of total offense.

Weekly Report 9/29

 

Special Teams Player of the Week
George Lampros, Mass. Maritime
Junior, Punter/Kicker, Bridgewater, Mass.

Lampros converted all four of his extra point attempts and connected on a 32-yard field goal in the Buccaneers’ 31-7 victory over Westfield State. He also punted the ball three times for 148 total yards, 49.3 averaged per punt with a long of 62 yards.

Weekly Report 9/29

 

Rookie of the Week
Joshua Obisui, Worcester State
Freshman, Defensive Line, Worcester, Mass.

Obisui forced and recovered a fumble and returned it 15 yards for a touchdown and added three assisted tackles in the Lancers’ 42-28 setback to Western Connecticut State. After sacking the quarterback, his fumble put the Lancers up early in the second quarter. 

Weekly Report 9/29