Campus corner: Buffalo’s Way earns league honors

For the CDTOctober 15, 2013 

The University at Buffalo’s Colby Way earned Mid-American Conference East Defensive Player of the Week honors after a dominant performance in a 33-0 win over Western Michigan on Saturday.

Way, a State College graduate, registered three solo sacks and four total tackles in the rout. In the first quarter he had two sacks, driving Western Michigan back from the Buffalo 19 to beyond field goal range. He added another sack in the third quarter, this one for a 15-yard loss that forced Western Michigan to punt. Way now has 15 career sacks.

For the season he has 22 tackles, 10 solo, 7 1/2 tackles for losses of 46 yards, five sacks, one quarterback hurry and one blocked kick.

Buffalo is 4-2, having won four straight games after losing to Ohio State and Baylor to start the year.


Colton Myers (State College, Juniata) has 11 catches for 142 yards and a touchdown. He also has one tackle. Juniata is 3-2 after losing to Johns Hopkins, 65-10 over the weekend.

Michael John (Philipsburg-Osceola, Juniata) has gained 124 yards on 31 carries and has scored once. He also has three receptions for 47 yards and has run back five kickoffs for 111 yards.

Kurt Walker (P-O, Shippensburg) has 10 tackles, five of them solo. Shippensburg is 4-2.

Alex Boumerhi (P-O, Lock Haven) has scored 20 points on 4 of 7 field goals and 8 of 11 extra points. Lock Haven is 2-3 after losing to Shippensburg, 30-24 on Saturday.

Bernard Smack (State College, Lock Haven) has caught five passes for 45 yards and returned nine kickoffs for 153 yards.

Zach Czap (P-O, Lycoming) has made 3 of 5 field goals tries and 14 of 17 extra points. He has scored 23 points. He averages 38.9 yards on 30 punts and 53.1 yards on 11 kickoffs. Lycoming lost to Lebanon Valley 14-7 to fall to 4-2.

Sam Rodgers (State College, Syracuse) remains the starter at long snapper for the Orange, who won their first ACC game Saturday when they beat N.C. State, 24-10.

Jon Cox (State College, Franklin & Marshall) has eight solo tackles and six assists. He has a half tackle for loss and had blocked kick one kick. F&M is 3-2.


Andy Blunk (State College, Juniata) has two goals and three assists on 27 shots in 12 games.

Anthony Glossner (Penns Valley, Juniata) has started 12 games and has taken three shots.

Reese Fisher (State College, Juniata) has played in seven games. Juniata has a 9-2-2 record.

Ally Reid (State College, F&M) has recorded two assists in 11 games. F&M is 4-4-3.

David Trunzo (State College, St. Francis) has one goal and taken five shots. St. Francis is 8-2-3.

Katelyn Gill (State College, Alvernia) starts on defense and has taken six shots.

Kelsey Gill (State College, Alvernia) has scored four goals and taken 39 shots. Alvernia is 8-5-1.

Izabel Scott (State College, Slippery Rock) starts on defense and has taken one shot. Slippery Rock is 8-2-1.

Megan Porter (State College, Geneva) has three assists to date. Geneva is 4-8.

Katie Deardorff (Penns Valley, Lebanon Valley) has one goal and one assist. Lebanon Valley is 7-4-2.

Kathleen Warner (State College, Clarion) has a goal. Clarion is 4-5-3.

Liz Ventura (Penns Valley, Clarion) has a goal and two assists.

Dieter Bahr (State College, Delaware) has played in five games and taken two shots. Delaware is 10-1.

Elle Matalavage (State College, Paul Smith’s) has five goals and four assists. Paul Smith’s is 8-3.


Julia Elkin (State College, Muhlenberg) has one kill, six assists, 16 digs and four aces. Muhlenberg is 14-7

Alexandra Fleagle (State College, Slippery Rock) has 20 kills, 262 assists, eight aces, 86 digs and five blocked shots. Slippery Rock is 9-13.

Randi Leath (State College, DePaul) has 91 kills, six assists, one ace, 12 digs and 48 blocked shots. DePaul is 14-3.

Megan Flick (BEA, Lock Haven) has 176 kills, nine assists, 20 aces, 161 digs and seven blocked shots. Lock Haven is 14-8.

Kendra Fetzer (BEA, Lock Haven) has 57 kills, 123 assists, 18 aces, 78 digs and 18 blocked shots.

Suzanne Horner (State College, Mississippi State) has 39 kills, 695 assists, 21 aces, 125 digs and 22 blocked shots. Mississippi State is 9-9.

Emma Weakland (State College, Winthrop) has 12 kills, one ace, five digs and two blocked shots. Winthrop is 11-8.

Kayla Confer (BEA, Lebanon Valley) has 172 kills, nine assists, 22 aces,35 digs and 20 blocked shots. Lebanon Valley is 20-3.

Field hockey

Mikaela Sloan (State College, Juniata) has an assist and has taken nine shots. Juniata is 7-7.

Tori Patrick (State College, Washington & Jefferson) has two assists and has taken 15 shots. W&J is 7-5.

Brenna Boehman (State College, Haverford) has an assist in 11 games. Haverford is 6-5.

Cross Country

Jason Doll (State College, Delaware Valley) was 173rd out of 276 runners at the DeSales Invitational with a time of 31:17.21. Robert Morris finished last among 20 teams.

Paul Crowe (State College, Susquehanna) placed 12th in the DeSales Invitational with a time of 27:02.69 as Susquehanna won the meet.

John Crowe (State College, Susquehanna) was 13th in the DeSales field with a time of 27:03.24.

Ryan Brown (Penns Valley, Robert Morris) was 12th in 28:34.87 in the Slippery Rock Invitational where Robert Morris placed second.

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