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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

David Bodner '05
PK David Bodner '05

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: 90 yards, Fletcher Ladd vs. Bates (2003)


  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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


  • ALL-TIME NESCAC RECORD (prior to 2003 season)
  • Bates: 18-4-2 (1st Mtg.) 1901
  • Bowdoin: 62-16-2 (1st Mtg.) 1896
  • Colby: 21-4-1 (1st Mtg.) 1903
  • Hamilton: 19-1-0 (1st Mtg.) 1920
  • Middlebury: 15-12-0 (1st Mtg.) 1908
  • Trinity: 54-35-9 (1st Mtg.) 1886
  • Tufts: 45-23-4 (1st Mtg.) 1877
  • Wesleyan: 58-41-9 (1st Mtg.) 1882
  • Williams: 47-65-5 (1st Mtg.) 1884


  • ALL-TIME COACHING RECORD (prior to 2003 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: 37-11 - 6 yrs. (1997-Present)
  • Overall Record: 554-379-53 - 123 yrs. (1877-2002)


  • * - 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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