Saturday, October 2, 1999 KEENAN, DEFENSE LEAD WILLIAMS FOOTBALL OVER TRINITY Hartford, CT - Senior quarterback Sean Keenan completed 22 of 36 passes for 373 yards and two touchdowns, while the Williams College defense held their opponent scoreless for the second consecutive game as the Ephs posted a 17-0 win over the Trinity College Bantams in New England Small College Athletic Conference football action this afternoon. Williams improves to 2-0 with their 12th straight win going back to 1997, and their third straight over the Bantams. Trinity falls to 1-1. After a 32-yard field goal by Williams junior Robert Kaufman with 1:59 left in the first period and 29-yard missed field goal by Trinity senior kicker Andy Reimer (Scarsdale, NY) early in the second quarter, Keenan connected with junior wide out Matt Student for a 12-yard touchdown pass to give the Ephs a 10-0 lead with 7:07 left in the first half. With 4:20 remaining in the first half, Trinity senior quarterback/punter Gregg Wysocki (New Britain, CT) landed a punt out of bounds at the Williams one-yard line. However, Williams ran a play-action pass on third and four from their own five-yard line and Keenan found Student streaking down the right sideline for a 95-yard touchdown. The teams went into the locker room at the half with the Ephs ahead, 17-0, and the score remained the same for the whole second half. Williams threatened again in the fourth quarter, but Trinity sophomore safety Steve Cella (Peabody, MA) intercepted his third pass in two games and returned the ball to the Williams 37-yard line. Trinity wa sunable to capitalize with Wysocki taking three sacks in seven plays. Student finished with six catches for 173 yards, and senior Mike Paolercio caught six balls for 93 yards. Junior halfback Fred Storz paced the Eph running game with 93 yards on 30 carries. Trinity freshman halfback Brian Fabrizio (Norwell, MA) came off the bench to gain 42 yards on 11 carries. Senior linebackers Jeff Iudice (Melrose, MA) and Brian LaHaie (Silver Spring, MD) starred for the Bantam defense. Iudice made 14 tackles and LaHaie notched 13 tackles and two sacks. Cella added seven tackles and senior defensive tackle Nate Barad (Cincinnati, OH) had seven tackles with two resulting in Williams losses. Senior defensive end William O'Brien had eight tackles, two sacks, and five tackles for losses for the Eph defense. Williams (2-0) 3 14 0 0 -- 17 Trinity College (1-1) 0 0 0 0 -- 0 SCORING 1. 1:59 W- Andy Kaufman 32 FG W3-0 2. 7:07 W- Matt Student 12 pass from Sean Keenan (Kaufman kick) W10-0 2. 3:04 W- Student 95 pass from Keenann (Kaufman kick) W17-0 TEAM STATS Williams Trinity First Downs 23 8 Rushes-yards 39-124 30-51 Passing yards 373 69 Return yards 11 129 Punts-yards 4-102 8-320 Fumbles-lost 2-2 0-0 Penalties-yards 5-40 4-35 RUSHING W- Fred Storz 30-93, Jake Rosenbury 3-15, David Kinsley 1-8, Sean Keenan 3-6, Ken Ojukwu 1-4, Matt Student 1-(-2). TC- Brian Fabrizio 11-42, Julian Gratry 4-20, Mike Ladd 5-9, David Mogan 1-4, Matt Gjerulff 1-1, Gregg Wysocki 8-(-25). PASSING W- Sean Keenan 22-36-1-373, Mike Paolercio 0-1-0-0. TC- Gregg Wysocki 11-28-0-69. RECEIVING W- Matt Student 6-173, Michael Paolercio 6-93, Andrew Jones 7-55, Fred Storz 2-35, Colin Vataha 1-17. TC- Kevin Waters 3-30, Mike Ladd 3-13, Steve Cella 1-13, Ray Cattaneo 2-12, Mike Healey 1-2, Mark Hurley 1-(-2).
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