Mariners Monday: Football

Mariners Monday: Football

Season Highlights:

Individual Honors:

  • Spencer Baron was named to the NEWMAC All-Academic Team
  • John Bennett earned a spot on the NEWMAC Second Team at the Defensive Back position and a spot on the NEWMAC Sportsmanship Team
  • Dominic Casale earned a NEWMAC Second Team nod at Wide Receiver
  • Derek Breunig was named to the NEWMAC First Team at the Linebacker position and was named to the NEFW Division II/III All-New England Team
  • Terrell Thomas was named the NEWMAC Co-Rookie of the Year
  • Jacob Wolfe landed on the NEWMAC All-Academic Team 

Game Records: 

  • Bailey Sawyer attempted 41 passes in the Mariners' game at Merchant Marine on September 22, the second-most by any player in a single-game 
  • Sawyer also completed 15 passes, on two different occasions, ranking fourth all-time in a single-game
  • Maxwell Horton totaled 323 punting yards in the Mariners' game against at Merchant Marine on September 22, ranking fourth all-time in a single-game
  • Horton set the single-game record for longest punt (81 yards) against SUNY Maritime on September 1 and also kicked the second longest punt (70 yards) against Merchant Marine on September 22 and the program's third longest punt against Norwich on October 20 
  • Terrell Thomas collected 16 tackles in the Mariners' game against Merchant Marine on September 22, tying for fourth all-time
  • Trenton Bouchard tallied four pass breakups in the game at Coast Guard on October 13, tying for second all-time in a category he is already the all-time leader in
  • The Mariners combined for 47 pass attempts in the game at Merchant Marine on September 22, setting a new single-game record 
  • The Mariners amassed 229 passing yards in the game against SUNY Maritime on September 1, ranking fourth all-time 
  • The Mariner defense tallied 10 pass breakups in the October 13 game at Coast Guard, ranking second all-time 

Season Records:

  • Dominic Casale collected 41 receptions, ranking fourth all-time in a single-season and seven touchdown receptions, tying for second all-time
  • The Mariners tallied 246 pass attempts, ranking fourth all-time in a single-season 
  • The Mariners held opponents to 10.8 yards per completion in 2018, ranking second all-time 

Career Records:

  • After just 53 career receptions, Dominic Casale is tied for sixth all-time in that category and ninth in pass reception touchdowns (9)
  • John Bennett ended his Mariner career ranking fourth all-time in kick returns (41) and interception return yards (158) and 10th all-time in career interceptions (10)
  • Bennett also ranks fifth all-time in career tackles (209), seventh in unassisted tackles (120) and passes defended (21) 
  • Trenton Bouchard enters his senior season ranked third all-time in passes defended (26)