Campus corner: Clutch kicking earns conference honor for Lycoming’s Czap

For the CDTOctober 29, 2013 

For the second time this season, Philipsburg-Osceola graduate Zach Czap has been named the Middle Atlantic Conference football Special Teams Player of the Week.

Czap earned the honor after giving Lycoming a 20-17 overtime win over Albright on Saturday. Czap kicked a game-tying 35-yard field goal with 18 seconds left, then kicked a 29-yard field goal for the win. He also kicked both extra points and placed three of his six punts inside the 20 yard-line. He averaged 36.2 yards per punt.

On the season, Czap has made 5 of 7 field goals and 16 of 19 extra points for 31 points. He has averaged 38.4 yards on 36 punts and 53 yards on 13 kickoffs.

Lycoming is now 5-2.


Colton Myers (State College, Juniata) has caught 15 passes for 164 yards and two touchdowns. He also has two tackles for the Eagles, who are 4-3.

Michael John (P-O, Juniata) has carried 37 times for 134 yards and caught five passes for 64 yards. He has returned five kickoffs for 111 yards.

Kurt Walker (P-O, Shippensburg) has 10 solo tackles and five assists, plus one quarterback hurry. Shippensburg is 5-3.

Colby Way (State College, Buffalo) did not play in Saturday’s 41-21 win over Kent State that made the Bulls bowl eligible with a 6-2 record.

Alex Boumerhi (P-O, Lock Haven) has made 8 of 12 field goal attempts and 11 of 15 extra points, giving him 35 points, second on the team in scoring by one point. Lock Haven is 3-5.

Bernard Smack (State College, Lock Haven) has caught six passes for 43 yards and returned 14 kickoffs for 293 yards.

Sam Rodgers (State College, Syracuse) continues to start at long snapper for the Orange (3-4).

Jon Cox (State College, Franklin & Marshall) has eight solo tackles and seven assists, one-half tackle for loss for minus-1 yard and one blocked kick. F&M is 4-3.


Andy Blunk (State College, Juniata) has played in 17 games and has two goals and three assists on 35 shots. Juniata is 12-4-2.

Anthony Glossner (Penns Valley, Juniata) has played in 17 games and taken eight shots.

Reese Fisher (State College, Juniata) has played in 11 games.

Devin Kos (Bellefonte, Juniata) has started 14 games in the midfield, taking one shot for the Eagles (12-4). Earlier this season, Kos was named Landmark Conference Defensive Player of the Week.

Ally Reid (State College, F&M) has two assists in 15 games on defense. F&M is 5-7-3.

David Trunzo (State College, St. Francis) has a goal and taken two shots while playing in 15 games. St. Francis is 10-3-3.

Katelyn Gill (State College, Alvernia) has a goal and an assist on 10 shots. Alvernia is 10-6-2.

Kelsey Gill (State College, Alvernia) has six goals on 48 shots.

Izabel Scott (State College, Slippery Rock) has started on defense and has taken one shot. Slippery Rock is 12-2-1.

Megan Porter (State College, Geneva) has three assists in 16 games. Geneva is 5-11-0.

Katie Deardorff (Penns Valley, Lebanon Valley) has a pair of goals and two assists. Lebanon Valley is 9-6-2.

Kathleen Warner (State College, Clarion) has a goal in 14 games.

Liz Ventura (Penns Valley, Clarion) has a goal and two assists in 15 games. Clarion is 4-8-3.

Dieter Bahr (State College, Delaware) has played in six games and taken two shots. Delaware is 11-4.

Elle Matalavage (State College, Paul Smith’s) has eight goals and five assists on 26 shots. Paul Smith’s is 9-3-1.


Julia Elkin (State College, Muhlenberg) has one kill, seven assists, 55 digs and four aces. Muhlenberg is 18-9.

Alexandra Fleagle (State College, Slippery Rock) has 41 kills, 340 assists, 11 aces, 110 digs and 15 blocks. Slippery Rock is 9-18

Randi Leath (State College, DePaul) has 114 kills, six assists, an ace, 12 digs and 66 blocks. DePaul is 15-7.

Megan Flick (Bald Eagle Area, Lock Haven) has 209 kills, 13 assists, 25 aces, 220 digs and 58 blocks. Lock Haven is 17-11.

Kendra Fetzer (BEA, Lock Haven) has 58 kills, 123 assists, 18 aces, 80 digs and 18 blocks.

Suzanne Horner (State College, Mississippi State) has 781 assists, 40 kills, 24 aces, 154 digs and 23 blocks. Mississippi State is 11-11.

Emma Weakland (State College, Winthrop) has 20 kills, an ace, five blocks and eight digs. Winthrop is 11-10.

Kayla Confer (BEA, Lebanon Valley) has 260 kills, 10 assists, 32 aces, 57 digs and 25 blocks. Lebanon Valley is 26-5.

Field hockey

Mikaela Sloan (State College, Juniata) has a goal and an assist in 17 games. Juniata is 9-9.

Tori Patrick (State College, Washington & Jefferson) has four assists in 10 games since she returned to the lineup from an injury. W&J is 11-6.

Brenna Boehman (State College, Haverford) has two assists in 15 games. Haverford is 9-6.

Cross Country

Matt Brooker (Penns Valley, Cedarville) won the Great Midwest Athletic Conference meet for the second straight year, turning in a time of 24:43. Cedarville won the meet, scoring a perfect 15 points.


Susanne Gingher (State College, James Madison) at the West Virginia Invitational last weekend, she helped the 200- and 400-yard freestyle relay teams earn wins as well as the 400 medley relay team, and also won the 50 freestyle in 23.91 seconds and finished second in the 100 freestyle.

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