READING — Senior starting wide receiver Jarrin Campman (Clearfield) was one of the standouts as Lycoming (3-1) knocked off an undefeated Middle Atlantic Conference opponent for the third Saturday in a row, overcoming a 14-0 deficit to quiet the Pretzel Bowl crowd of 2,872 in Shirk Stadium with a 29-14 victory over Albright (3-1).
Two of Campman’s five pass receptions from sophomore quarterback Tyler Jenny (Coalport/Glendale High School) were crucial touchdowns for the Warriors, 3-0 in the MAC and tied for first place with Widener, which is ranked No. 18 in NCAA Division III.
The first was a five-yarder with 22 seconds left in the first half that cut Albright’s lead to 14-13.
The second was a two-yarder that put Lycoming in front 19-14 late in the third quarter.
Campman, whose catches were good for 30 yards, also had a one-yard punt return.
Jenny completed 11 of 17 aerials for 75 yards and added 22 yards on seven rushes.
In the last three games, Campman has scored five TDs for second place among wide receivers in the MAC. He’s third in touchdown scoring at 7.5 points per game, fourth in overall scoring and sixth in receptions with a 4.5 average.
Lycoming stats show him first in scoring (30 points) and receiving yards (178) and tied for first in receptions (18).
He also has one fumble recovery and three punt returns for five yards.
Jenny has 61 completions in 102 pass attempts, a 59.8 percentage and a 120 passing efficiency rating, for 582 yards and five touchdowns.
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OBERLIN, Ohio — Senior starting corner back and kick returner David Kalgren (Curwensville) had a busy afternoon in the Oberlin (1-2) Homecoming Game at Savage Stadium Saturday afternoon, but the University of Chicago (2-2) disappointed the 2,317 fans with three second-half touchdowns for a 28-9 victory.
On defense, Kalgren recorded three solo tackles, intercepted a pass and broke up two Maroon aerials.
He also returned two kickoffs 33 yards, fielded one punt with no return and fair caught another.
For the season, Kalgren has three interceptions, second in the North Coast Athletic Conference, that he has returned for 94 yards and two touchdowns. His average of one pick per game ranks seventh in NCAA Division III.
He has broken up four passes, registered 10 solo tackles, returned six punts for 65 yards and brought back three kickoffs for 44 yards.
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ERIE — Redshirt senior starting linebacker Nate Sipes (Curwensville) was involved in six tackles for the Clarion (2-2) defense that shut out the Gannon (1-3) offense in a 13-7 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Division win witnessed by 1,034 fans at rain-drenched Gannon University Field Saturday night.
Sipes made the first hit on quarterback Gabe Hernandez when the Golden Knights, facing fourth-and-three at the Clarion 15 early in the third quarter, opted for a trick play with only Hernandez and a running back lined up behind center and the rest of the line offset to the left. Free safety Matt Long teamed with Sipes for the one-yard loss.
Gannon’s lone score came on an interception runback as the Clarion ‘D’ surrendered only 112 yards to give the Golden Eagles a 1-1 conference record.
Freshman center Eric White (Clearfield) saw action as the Golden Eagle longsnapper.
Sipes leads Clarion in tackle assists with 20 and is second in total stops with 29.
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LOCK HAVEN — Redshirt freshman Kyle Barrett (Curwensville) has been moved from tight end to offensive tackle and got his first start for Lock Haven (0-4) in Saturday’s Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference game against Edinboro (1-2) at Hubert Jack Stadium.
The Bald Eagles gave the 1,311 “Community Day” fans something to cheer about with their first touchdowns of the season and led 13-7 early in the second quarter, but the visiting Fighting Scots prevailed 35-19.
Redshirt junior starting wide receiver Jesse Hoover (Curwensville) caught one pass for 11 yards and freshman running back Beau Swales (Clearfield) had a two-yard reception for Lock Haven, winless in 46 games since 2007.
For the season, Hoover has five receptions for 64 yards, while Swales has rushed six times for 16 yards and also returned two kickoffs for 34 yards in addition to his first reception.
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ERIE — For the third time in four games, redshirt freshman back-up safety Derek Morgan (Clearfield) made one solo tackle and assisted on another for Slippery Rock (2-2) in a 38-29 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Division loss to homestanding Mercyhurst (3-1) in front of 1,665 fans at Tullio Field Saturday.
Morgan also is a special teams player for The Rock, which is 1-1 in the PSAC-West.
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Senior place-kicker Parker Herrington (Clearfield) joined the Air Force Academy (1-2) Century Club for scoring with five conversions in a 38-35 loss to Nevada-Las Vegas (1-3) with 14,054 fans on hand in Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday night.
The Falcons led 28-17 at halftime of the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams but didn’t score again until falling behind 38-28 late in the fourth quarter.
Herrington, who owns a streak of 38 consecutive PATs, has 14 extra points and one field goal this season, pushing his two-year career total to 104 points.
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SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Redshirt junior center Nick Redden (Clearfield) and his linemates were instrumental in a 419-yard performance by the Duquesne (3-1) offense in a come-from-behind 35-21 victory over host Bryant (0-4) in their Northeast Conference opener at Bulldog Stadium Saturday afternoon.
The Dukes scored the final 18 points in the fourth quarter to disappoint the crowd of 2,958 and secure their sixth NEC win in a row dating back to last year when they shared the championship with Albany (N.Y.) State.
Redden has started all four games for the Dukes.
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CALIFORNIA — Freshman running back Alex Holland (Curwensville) saw action on special teams for Indiana University of Pennsylvania (3-1) in a heart-breaking 26-24 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Division loss to California (4-0) Saturday afternoon.
The Adamson Stadium crowd of 6,127 saw the Vulcans pull out the showdown of nationally-ranked NCAA Division II powers with a touchdown and a field goal in the final minute. Cody Nuzzo went from goat to hero, missing what would have been the tying extra point following an 80-yard TD pass play but nailing a 30-yard field goal with three seconds remaining in the annual Coal Bowl.
California was ranked No. 6 and IUP No. 14 in last week’s Division II poll.
Holland had gained 110 yards and scored three TDs on 22 carries in the previous two games.