Bill Foye '68
RB Bill Foye '68
Fletcher Ladd '05
RB Fletcher Ladd '05
Pat McGee '02
DT Pat McGee '02
Fred Scott '74
WR Fred Scott '74
Brian Daoust '01
DB Brian Daoust '01
Paul Foye '86
QB Paul Foye '86
Pete Honig '01
QB Pete Honig '01
John Tucci '86
WR John Tucci '86
Derrell Wright '02
WR Derrell Wright '02
David Bodner '05
PK David Bodner '05
Jim Ostendarp
Head Coach Jim Ostendarp (1959-92)

Amherst Football Record Book

 

RUSHING

  • Single-game yardage: 285, Josh Mason vs. Tufts (1994)
  • Single-season yardage: 1,220, Josh Mason (1994)
  • Career yardage: 3,817, Fletcher Ladd (2001-04)
  • Single-season touchdowns: 11, Josh Mason (1995)
  • Career touchdowns: 36, Bill Foye (1965-68)
  • Long run from scrimmage: 95 yards, Fletcher Ladd vs. Bowdoin (2004)


PASSING
  • Single-game yardage: 393, Paul Foye vs. Wesleyan (1986)
  • Single-season yardage: 2,156, Paul Foye (1986)
  • Career yardage: 4,837, Rich Willard (1994-1998)
  • Single-game touchdowns: 5, Rich Willard vs. Williams (1997)
  • Single-season touchdowns: 16, Rick Murphy (1972), Mike Newman (1977), Paul Foye (1982) & Rich Willard (1997)
  • Single-game attempts: 45, Mike Newman vs. AIC (1977) & Paul Foye vs. Middlebury (1986)
  • Single-season attempts: 262, Paul Foye (1986)
  • Career attempts: 563, Rich Willard (1994-98)
  • Single-game completions: 28, Paul Foye vs. Bates (1986)
  • Long completion: 91 yards, Peter Honig to Derrell Wright vs. Colby (2000)


RECEIVING
  • Single-game receptions: 15, Jim Richardson vs. Bowdoin (1951)
  • Single-game yardage: 224, Derrell Wright vs. Trinity (1998)
  • Single-season yardage: 1,025, John Tucci (1986)
  • Career yardage: 2,336, Freddie Scott (1971-73)
  • Long reception: 91 yards, Derrell Wright from Peter Honig vs. Colby (2000)
  • Single-season receptions: 70, John Tucci (1986)
  • Career receptions: 143, Freddie Scott (1971-73)
  • Single-season touchdowns: 12, Freddie Scott (1972)
  • Career touchdowns: 27, Freddie Scott (1971-73)


DEFENSE
  • Single-game tackles: 23, Jordan Hayslip (1992)
  • Single-season tackles: 117, Jordan Hayslip (1992)
  • Single-game assists: 16, Nathan Smith vs. Williams (1991)
  • Single-season sacks: 9.5, Alex Niefer (1997); Pat McGee (2001)
  • Career sacks: 29.5, Pat McGee (1998-01)
  • Single-game interceptions: 4, Tim Stanton vs. Trinity (1977); Rob Walsh vs. Bowdoin (2004)
  • Single-season interceptions: 7, Brian Daoust (2000); Jeremy Carroll (2002); John McCarthy (1985)
  • Career Interceptions: 17, Brian Daoust (1997-00)
  • Long Interception Return: 97 yards, Tom Gorman vs. Coast Guard (1955)


SPECIAL TEAMS
  • Single-game field goals: 3, David Bobruff vs. Colby (1995)
  • Single-season field goals: 8, David Bodner (2002)
  • Career field goals: 22, David Bodner (2001-04)
  • Career scoring (kicker): 148 pts, David Bodner (2001-04)
  • Consecutive games scoring (kicker): 32, David Bodner (2001-04)
  • Career PATs: 82, David Bodner (2001-04)
  • Single-game punts: 11, Liam Fleming vs. Middlebury (1998) & Geoff Bough vs. Middlebury (2001)
  • Long punt: 74 yards, Roland Smith vs. Williams (1942)
  • Long field goal: 53 yards, Mike Healy vs. Bates (1977)
  • Long kickoff return: 82 yards, Chris Miller vs. Tufts (1993)
  • Long punt return: 92 yards, Jan Ostendarp vs. Williams (1981)


TEAM RECORDS
  • Single-game rushing yards: 426 vs. Union (1954)
  • Single-season rushing yards: 1,944 (1994)
  • Single-season passing yards: 2,191 (1986)
  • Single-season total offense: 426 yds./gm. (1986)
  • Single-game scoring: 79 points vs. Norwich (1937)
  • Single-game points allowed: 102 vs. Harvard (1888)
  • Single-season scoring average: 34.75 points/gm. (1957)
  • Fewest points per game scored - season: 1.38 (1909)
  • Most points per game allowed - season: 36.13 (1992)
  • Fewest points per game allowed - season: 2.71 (1938)
  • Largest Amherst victory margin: 73 points vs. Norwich (1937)
  • Highest combined score: 94 points vs. Williams (48-46 W, 1997)
  • Highest scoring tie: 30-30 vs. Bates (1983)
  • Winning streak: 14 wins (11/12/83 - 10/19/85)
  • Consecutive winning seasons: 11 (1956-66)
  • 100-yard rushers (game): Three vs. Bates (1994): Josh Mason (146), Dan Milazzo (119) & Dan Orlando (101)
  • Overtime Games: (1998) 34-28 win at Wesleyan; (2001) 23-20 loss at Williams; (2002) 27-24 win vs. Tufts; (2004) 34-28 win at Bowdoin


ALL-TIME NESCAC RECORD (prior to 2006 season)
  • Bates: 18-4-2 (1st Mtg.) 1901
  • Bowdoin: 65-17-2 (1st Mtg.) 1896
  • Colby: 25-4-1 (1st Mtg.) 1903
  • Hamilton: 22-1-0 (1st Mtg.) 1920
  • Middlebury: 19-13-0 (1st Mtg.) 1908
  • Trinity: 54-39-9 (1st Mtg.) 1886
  • Tufts: 46-26-4 (1st Mtg.) 1877
  • Wesleyan: 62-41-9 (1st Mtg.) 1882
  • Williams: 49-67-5 (1st Mtg.) 1884


ALL-TIME COACHING RECORD (prior to 2006 season)
  • Professors#: 162-169-31 - 44 yrs. (1877-1882 & 1884-1921)
  • D.O. McLaughry*: 15-15-2 - 4 yrs. (1922-25)
  • H.F. White: 16-5-2 - 3 yrs. (1926-28)
  • A.G. Wheeler: 11-9-3 - 3 yrs. (1929-31)
  • L.P. Jordan: 59-24-4 - 11 yrs. (1932-42)
  • World War II: DNP - 2 yrs. (1943-44)
  • No Coach: 1-3-1 - 1 yr. (1945)
  • L.P. Jordan: 20-11 - 4 yrs. (1946-49)
  • J.J. McLaughry: 45-22-4 - 9 yrs. (1950-58)
  • J.E. Ostendarp: 168-91-5 - 33 yrs. (1959-91)
  • John McKechnie : 0-8 - 1 yr. (1992)
  • Jack Siedlecki: 20-11-1 - 4 yrs. (1993-96)
  • E.J. Mills: 55-21 - 9 yrs. (1997-Present)



* - DeOrmand "Tuss" McLaughry was Amherst's first full-time professional coach
# - From 1877 to 1921, there were no full-time coaches; graduates and professors split time as the coaches

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