PAINESVILLE, Ohio (September 9, 2008) - The NCAA released statistics for games played through Sept. 8 and Lake Erie College had several players listed within the top 100. Freshman quarterback Sean Bedevelsky (Brunswick, Ohio/Brunswick) found himself in the rankings on four separate occasions, including the 23rd spot in total offense. Junior running back Tony Howard (Garfield Heights, Ohio/Garfield Heights), sophomore running back Demetrius Gray (Cleveland, Ohio/Cleveland South) and freshman running back Dave Romeo (Eastlake, Ohio/North) were also among the players with multiple listings. Romeo was credited with the highest ranking among all team members in all categories for his six returns for 102 yards against Fairmont State which ranks him fifth in kickoff returns.
As a team, Lake Erie was fourth in total offense for plays with
89 plays for 405 yards against Gannon.
Here are the Lake Erie College team and individual rankings:
Rushing (Carries-Net) Tony Howard 39th 22 carries 68 yards, net 3.09 avg. vs. Gannon
Sean Bedevelsky 85th 18 carries 72 yards, net 4.22 avg. vs.Fairmont
Total Offense (Plays, Yards) Sean Bedevelsky 23rd 51 plays 201 yards 3.94 avg. vs. Gannon
Passing (Att., Comp.) Sean Bedevelsky 76th 40 att. 18 comp. 10.83 avg. vs. Gannon
Passing Efficiency Sean Bedevelsky 80th 158.2 rating 14 comp. 26 att. vs. Fairmont
Receiving (Catches, Yards) Brandon James 19th 9 catches 82 yards vs. Gannon
Punting (Avg., Punts) Vince Hug 61st 3 punts 42.67 average vs. Gannon
Kickoff Returns (Yards) Dave Romeo 42nd 6 returns 102 yards vs. Fairmont
Kickoff Returns (Returns) Dave Romeo 5th 6 returns 102 yards vs. Fairmont
Demetrius Gray 15th 5 returns 72 yards vs. Gannon
Scoring (Total Points) Tony Howard 23rd 12 points 2 touchdowns vs. Gannon
All-Purpose Running Demetrius Gray 97th 149 yards 14 plays 10.64 avg. vs. Gannon
Solo Tackles David Dunne 30th 8 solo 9 total vs. Fairmont
Scott Given 30th 8 solo 8.5 total vs. Fairmont
Pass Sacks David Heck 89th 1 solo 16 yards vs. Gannon
Derrick Clement 89th 1 solo 12 yards vs. Gannon
Taylor Jonard 89th 1 solo 12 yards vs. Fairmont
Passing Attempts Lake Erie 37th 40 att. 18 comp. vs. Gannon
Total Offense Plays Lake Erie 4th 89 plays 405 yards vs. Gannon
Attendance Lake Erie 97th 2,057 people vs. Gannon
For a list of all NCAA Division II Football Statistics, please check out the NCAA website at: http://web1.ncaa.org/mfb/mainpage.jsp and click Division II.
Please note, Lake Erie is listed separately in the rankings because of its current reclassifying into NCAA Division II.