MIAA Football Week #9 Wrap-Up

MIAA Football Week #9 Wrap-Up

October 29 - MIAA Players of the Week

Offense - Jamaul Martin, Olivet



Last Week's Results

 
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Date Home Score Away Score Notes Status Links
Oct. 27 Olivet 21 Kalamazoo * 17 Final
  Trine 59 Albion * 42 Final
  Adrian 49 Finlandia * 6 Final
  Alma 23 Hope * 52 Final
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Next Week's Games

 
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Nov. 03 Albion 63 Finlandia * 10 Final
  Olivet 37 Alma * 34 Final
  Hope 33 Kalamazoo * 7 Final
  Trine 42 Adrian * 27 Final
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Around the MIAA

Adrian (4-4, 2-3)

No report submitted.


Albion (5-3, 2-3)

Checking the NCAA Division III statistical leaders, Albion’s offense has generated 220 first downs (good for third), nearly 524 ½ yards of total offense per game (fourth) and nearly 43 points per game (14th)…QB Kyle Thomas (Wixom, Mich./Walled Lake Western) generated 459 yards of total offense at Trine last Saturday. It was his second game this season with at least 450 yards of total offense. He is 9th in D-III in total offense at nearly 326 yards per game and 12th in points responsible for (174)…DE Mitchell Arendsen (Zeeland, Mich./Holland Christian) is 15th in sacks, averaging 1.13 per game.


Alma (1-7, 0-5)

The Scots fell to Hope on Saturday (Oct. 27), 52-23. The Flying Dutchmen had a strong game on the ground, posting 375 rushing yards and five touchdowns. The Scots outgained Hope through the air, 158 yards to 154, behind junior Mason Ippel's (Jenison, Mich./Jenison) 116 yards passing and junior Chase Hinkle's (Concord, Mich./Concord) 90 yards on four receptions. Alma honored its 21 seniors prior to the game; senior Bailey Proctor (Bellaire, Mich./Bellaire) capped his four-year career with his first rushing touchdown.


Finlandia (0-8, 0-5)

No report submitted.


Hope (6-2, 4-1)

The Hope College football team rode a dominating first-half performance to its fourth straight victory Saturday afternoon as the Flying Dutchmen defeated Alma, 52-23. The Flying Dutchmen improved to 4-1 in the MIAA and 6-2 overall. Hope piled up a season-high 529 yards of total offense, including 375 on the ground, and had 27 first downs. Senior Mike Miklusicak (Wayland, Mich./Wayland) rushed for 210 yards on 20 carries, making him the 10th Hope back in school history to top 2,000 career rushing yards. He now has 2,062 rushing yards for his career. He has gone over the 100-yard mark in a game eight times in his career and more than 200 yards twice.


Kalamazoo (7-1, 4-1)

The Kalamazoo College football team's winning streak came to an end with a 21-17 loss at Olivet last Saturday. After winning the first seven games of the season for the first time since 1962, Kalamazoo is now 7-1 (4-1) and tied for second place in the MIAA. Zach VanFaussien was 17-of-31 passing for 199 yards with a pair of touchdowns. Anthony Giovanni finished with eight catches for 68 yards with the two scores. Jake Sypniewski led the Hornet defense with 14 total tackles. Jake Osen finished with 13 while Jakob Frederick was credited with ten. Kalamazoo is currently tied with Hope (6-2, 4-1 MIAA) for second place in the MIAA. The Hornets travel to Holland for a 1 p.m. kickoff next week.


Olivet (5-3, 3-2)

Jamaul Martin rushed for 196 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Olivet College football team to a 21-17 comeback win over Kalamazoo. The Comets finished the game with 319 yards, 236 on the ground and 83 through the air. Martin needed 22 carries to gain his 196 yards. Matthew Ellis had 11 rushes for 54 yards. Lane Porter completed 12-of-14 passes for the 83 yards. Nick Thomas and Jacob Jodway each had four receptions for 32 and 26 yards, respectively. Anthony Merriman topped the defense with seven tackles, including six solo stops.


#11/14 Trine (8-0, 5-0)

No report submitted.


 

2018 MIAA Football Standings


  Conference Overall
GP Record Win % PF PA GP Record Win % PF PA Last 10 Streak
Trine 7 7-0 1.000 317 185   11 10-1 0.909 469 242 9-1 Lost 1
Hope 7 6-1 0.857 277 139   10 8-2 0.800 392 176 8-2 Won 6
Albion 7 4-3 0.571 269 213   10 7-3 0.700 441 296 7-3 Won 2
Kalamazoo 7 4-3 0.571 166 168   10 7-3 0.700 255 189 7-3 Lost 3
Olivet 7 4-3 0.571 278 200   10 6-4 0.600 389 262 6-4 Lost 1
Adrian 7 2-5 0.286 212 234   10 4-6 0.400 312 300 4-6 Lost 2
Alma 7 1-6 0.143 185 223   10 2-8 0.200 260 345 2-8 Won 1
Finlandia 7 0-7 0.000 36 378   10 0-10 0.000 51 513 0-10 Lost 10