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ALL-TIME WESLEYAN FOOTBALL RECORDS (through 2013 Season)

*denotes New England College Division or Div. III Record ; ^denotes NESCAC Record ; #denotes NCAA Div. III record

Jake Fay '00 connects with Matt Perceval '00 for the fifth of seven TDs

During Wesleyan's 55-28 victory at Middlebury Sept. 26, 1998, Wesleyan QB Jake Fay '00 (#14) connected with Matt Perceval '00 (#5) for seven TD passes. This is the fifth of those seven record-breaking receptions for Perceval, whose TD receptions in the game represents an NCAA Division III record.

Shea Dwyer rush at Colby, 2010

Shea Dwyer '10 rewrote the Wesleyan rushing records during the 2010 season as he amassed 1,242 yards in eight games, an average of 155.25 yards a game.  Shown here in the game at Colby, Dwyer collected a school-record 255 yards on 31 attempts.

TEAM RECORDS

BEST SEASON

8-0, 1948
8-0, 1969
7-0, 1946
7-0, 1947

CONSECUTIVE VICTORIES

25*, 1945-48

LONGEST UNBEATEN STREAK

28 Games*, 1942-48
(27 wins, 1 tie; no team in '43 or '44)

GREATEST MARGIN OF VICTORY

80 Points, 1885
(Wesleyan 80, Amherst Aggies 0)

GREATEST MARGIN OF DEFEAT

136 Points*, 1886
(Yale 136, Wesleyan 0)

CONSECUTIVE SHUTOUTS

5, 1919
(vs. W.P.I., R.I. St., N.Y.U., Union & Williams)

LARGEST HOME CROWD

About 12,000, 1948
(vs. Trinity)

LARGEST AWAY CROWD

About 10,000, 1947
(vs. Trinity)

POINTS

Game - 80 vs. Amherst Aggies, 1885
Season - 289, 1998 (36.1 PPG)

PASSING YARDAGE

Game - 437^, vs. Hamilton, 2004
Season - 2,002, 2003 (250.2 YPG)

PASS ATTEMPTS

Game - 77, vs. Hamilton, 2004
Season - 355, 1989

PASS COMPLETIONS

Game - 32, vs. Hamilton, 2004
Season - 170, 1990

TOUCHDOWN PASSES

Game - 7, vs. Middlebury, 1998
Season - 19, 1998

RUSHING YARDAGE

Game - 418, vs. Bates, 1994
Season - 1,980, 1972 (247.5 YPG)

RUSHING ATTEMPTS

Game - 76, vs. Williams, 1970
Season - 454, 1973

TOTAL OFFENSE

Game - 599, vs. Bates, 1994
Season - 3,386, 1998 (423.3 YPG)

FIELD GOALS

Game - 4, vs. Coast Guard, 1983
Season - 8, 1983 & 1985

PASS INTERCEPTIONS

Game - 7, vs. W.P.I., 1972 ; vs Williams, 1978
Season - 22, 1947

 

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS

POINTS SCORED

Game - 42*, Matt Perceval vs. Middlebury, 1998
Season - 90, Mike Muraca, 1992
Career - 226, Matt Perceval, 1996-99

TOUCHDOWNS

Game - 7^, Matt Perceval vs. Middlebury, 1998
Season - 15, Mike Muraca, 1992
Career - 37, Matt Perceval, 1996-99

RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS

Game - 5, H.G. Travis vs. Hamilton, 1918
Season - 13, Mike Muraca, 1992 ; John Pascucci, 1996 ;
Tom Themistocles, 1998
Career - 27, John Pascucci, 1995-98

TOUCHDOWN PASSES

Game - 7, Jake Fay vs. Middlebury, 1998
Season - 17, Pete Panciera, 1968
Career - 53^, Jake Fay, 1996-99

TOUCHDOWN RECEPTIONS

Game - 7*^#, Matt Perceval vs. Middlebury, 1998
Season - 14, Matt Perceval, 1998
Career - 36^, Matt Perceval, 1996-99

PASS ATTEMPTS

Game - 77, Zach Canter vs. Hamilton, 2004
Season - 338, Dave D'Onofrio, 1990
Career - 998, Brennan Carney, 2000-03

PASS COMPLETIONS

Game - 32, Zach Canter vs. Hamilton, 2004
Season - 168, Dave D'Onofrio, 1990
Career - 485, Brennan Carney, 2000-03

PASSING YARDAGE

Game - 437^, Zach Canter vs. Hamilton, 2004
Season - 1,987, Jake Fay, 1999
Career - 6,657^, Jake Fay, 1996-99

CONSECUTIVE PASSES COMPLETED

Game - 8, Jim Lukowski vs. Williams, 1986 ;
Rick Farnell vs. Bates, 1991
Season - 8, Jim Lukowski, 1986 ; Rick Farnell, 1991

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS (cont.)

PASS RECEPTIONS

Game - 14, Mike Muraca vs. Tufts & Hamilton, 1990 ; Kevin Leamy vs. Amherst, 2008
Season - 73^, Matt Perceval, 1999
Career - 173, Mike Muraca, 1989 -92

RECEIVING YARDAGE

Game - 261, Bob Barringer vs. Colby, 1983
Season - 1,137^, Matt Perceval, 1999
Career - 2,879^, Matt Perceval, 1996-99

RUSHING ATTEMPTS

Game - 40, Ed Tabor vs. Williams, 1970
Season - 218, Shea Dwyer, 2010
Career - 515, Jim Lukowski, 1985-88

RUSHING YARDAGE

Game - 255, Shea Dwyer vs. Colby, 2010
Season - 1,242, Shea Dwyer, 2010
Career - 2,382, Dave Cottrell, 1992-95

CONSECUTIVE 100-YARD RUSHING GAMES

Season - 5, Dave Cottrell, 1993 ; Tom Themistocles, 1998
Career - 5, Dave Cottrell, 1992-95 ; John Pascucci, 1995-98 ;
Tom Themistocles, 1995-98

100-YARD RUSHING GAMES IN A SEASON

7, Shea Dwyer, 2010


TOTAL OFFENSE YARDAGE

Game - 430, Jim Lukowski vs. Coast Guard, 1985
Season - 2,065, Zach Librizzi, 2007
Career - 6,765^, Jake Fay, 1996-99

INTERCEPTIONS

Game - 3, Mike Mastergeorge vs. Amherst, 1969 ;
Dave Choleva vs. Coast Guard, 1979 ; Doug Mannen vs. Bates, 1980 ;
Pat Flaherty vs. Hamilton, 1988 ; John Pascucci vs. Bowdoin, 1998 ; Andrew Fiola vs. Hamilton, 2007
Season - 8, Jeff Hicks, 1965
Career - 16, Dave Choleva, 1978-81

PUNT RETURNS

Game - 8, Frank Waters vs. Middlebury, 1968
Season - 28, Gene Cote, 1981
Career - 71, Dave Glatz, 1983-86

PUNT RETURNS FOR TOUCHDOWN

Game - 1, by many players
Season - 3*, Dennis Robinson, 1978
Career - 6*, Dennis Robinson, 1975-78

PUNT RETURN YARDAGE

Game - 99, Gene Cote vs. Bowdoin, 1979
Season - 263, Dennis Robinson, 1978
Career - 650, Dennis Robinson, 1975-79

BEST PUNT RETURN AVERAGE@

Season - 29.2, Dennis Robinson, 1978
Career - 16.7, Dennis Robinson, 1975-78

KICKOFF RETURNS

Game - 7, Dave Glatz vs. Hamilton, 1985 ;
Matt Perceval vs. Tufts, 1997
Season - 27, Mike Muraca, 1991
Career - 72, Dave Glatz, 1983-86

KICKOFF RETURN YARDAGE

Game - 209*^, Matt Perceval vs. Tufts, 1997
Season - 677, Mike Muraca, 1991
Career - 1,505, Matt Perceval, 1996-99

BEST KICKOFF RETURN AVERAGE@

Season - 33.2*, Jason Cooper, 1994
Career - 25.1, Gene Cote, 1978-81

FIELD GOALS

Game - 4, Greg Zlotnick vs. Coast Guard, 1983
Season - 9, Sebastian Aguirre, 2013
Career - 24, Greg Zlotnick, 1982-85

CONSECUTIVE FIELD GOALS

Game - 4, Greg Zlotnick vs. Coast Guard, 1983
Season - 6, Greg Zlotnick, 1983

POINT-AFTER-TOUCHDOWN KICKS

Game - 7, Sebastian Aguirre vs. Tufts, 2013
Season - 29, Sebastian Aguirre, 2013
Career - 87, Sebastian Aguirre, 2010-13

CONSECUTIVE PAT KICKS

Game - 7, Sebastian Aguirre vs. Tufts, 2013
Season - 27, Sebastian Aguirre, 2013

PUNTS

Game - 11, Dave Whiting vs. Amherst, 1974 ;
John Papa vs. Williams, 1978 ; Rob Stager vs. Williams, 1997 ;
Jim Rooney vs. Williams, 2002
Season - 64, Dave Whiting, 1974
Career - 194, AJ Taucher, 2004-07

PUNTING AVERAGE

Game - 50.8, Jeff Hopkins vs. Williams, 1965
Season - 40.8, Jeff Hopkins, 1965
Career - 40.8, Jeff Hopkins, 1963-65

LONGEST PUNT FROM SCRIMMAGE

76 Yards - Rob Stager vs. Tufts, 1997

LONGEST PASS FROM SCRIMMAGE

90 Yards - Pat Moffett from Brennan Carney vs. Middlebury, 2002 ; George Thompson from Brennan Carney vs. Trinity, 2001 ;
Jim Maynard from Jim Lukowski vs. Bowdoin, 1987

LONGEST SCORING PLAYS

Run From Scrimmage- 94 yards, Bill Brooks vs. Swarthmore, 1947
Pass From Scrimmage - 90 Yards, Pat Moffett from Brennan Carney vs. Middlebury, 2002 ; George Thompson from
Brennan Carney vs. Trinity, 2001
Punt Return - 88 yards, Gerry Miller vs. Amherst, 1961
Kickoff Return - 97 yards, Jason Cooper vs. Williams, 1994
Interception Return - 102 yards*, Bob Smith vs. Swarthmore, 1952
Field Goal - 47 yards, Greg Zlotnick vs. Middlebury, 1985

@Minimum 8 returns per season.