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Amherst Football Record Book



Bill Foye '68
RB Bill Foye '68

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

Jim Ostendarp
Head Coach Jim Ostendarp (1959-92)
    RUSHING
Single-game yardage: 285, Josh Mason vs. Tufts (1994)
Single-season yardage: 1,220, Josh Mason (1994)
Career yardage: 2,916, Josh Mason (1993-96)
Single-season touchdowns: 11, Josh Mason (1995)
Career touchdowns: 36, Bill Foye (1965-68)
Long run from scrimmage: 85, Bob Kisiel vs. Coast Guard (1954)

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: Paul Foye (1982), Rick Murphy (1972) & Rich Willard (1997)
Single-game attempts: 45, 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)
Career Interceptions: 17, Brian Daoust (1997-00)

SPECIAL TEAMS
Single-game field goals: 3, David Bobruff vs. Colby (1995)
Single-game punts: 11, Liam Fleming vs. Middlebury (1998)
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)
Longest 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)

ALL-TIME NESCAC RECORD (prior to 2001 season)
Bates: 16-4-2 (1st Mtg.) 1901
Bowdoin: 60-16-2 (1st Mtg.) 1896
Colby: 19-4-1 (1st Mtg.) 1903
Hamilton: 18-1-0 (1st Mtg.) 1920
Middlebury: 13-12-0 (1st Mtg.) 1908
Trinity: 53-34-9 (1st Mtg.) 1886
Tufts: 43-23-4 (1st Mtg.) 1877
Wesleyan: 57-40-9 (1st Mtg.) 1882
Williams: 46-64-5 (1st Mtg.) 1884

ALL-TIME COACHING RECORD (prior to 2001 season)
Professors#: 162-169-31 - 45 yrs. (1877-1921)
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. (1950-57)
J.E. Ostendarp: 168-91-5 - 32 yrs. (1959-91)
Jack Siedlecki: 20-11-1 - 4 yrs. (1993-96)
E.J. Mills: 24-8 - 4 yrs. (1997-P)
Overall Record: 541-368-53 - 121 yrs. (1877-2000)

* - 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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