Muhlenberg College
Muhlenberg Football
2008 Football Results


September 6 - Muhlenberg 34, Wilkes 21
Scoring summary
Wilkes (0-1)                    7     0     7     7 -- 21
Muhlenberg (1-0)               10     7     3    14 -- 34

M-John DeLuca 14 pass from Eric Santagato (Michael Katz kick), 10:25
W-Jamar Beverly 40 run (Chris Horn kick), 5:56
M-Katz 32 field goal, 1:59
M-Erik Snyder 25 pass from Santagato (Katz kick), 10:55
W-Jason Prushinski 19 pass from Rob Johnson (Horn kick), 7:18
M-Katz 27 field goal, 2:48
W-Prushinski 10 pass from Johnson (Horn kick), 9:27
M-Phil Cresta 32 pass from Santagato (Katz kick), 6:48
M-DeLuca 5 run (Katz kick), 4:18

Team Stats
                        W         M
First downs             14        22
Rushes-yards            26-93     46-188
Passes comp-att-int     14-33-1   18-26-0
Passing yards           127       308
Total yards             220       496
Punts-Avg               7-38.1    3-29.3
Penalties-Yards         5-20      9-80
Fumbles-Lost            2-1       3-2
Time of possession      24:47     35:13
Sacks by-Yards          1-2       3-29

Individual Leaders
Rushing
W-Jamar Beverly 8-66.
M-John DeLuca 33-167.
Passing
W-Rob Johnson 33-14-1--127.
M-Eric Santagato 26-18-0--308.
Receiving
W-Jason Prushinski 7-77.
M-Phil Cresta 7-152.
Interceptions
M-Cameron Ahouse 1-0.

September 20 - Muhlenberg 31, Union 14
Scoring summary
Muhlenberg (2-0)               14     0     7    10 -- 31
Union (1-1)                     0     7     0     7 -- 14

M-Eric Santagato 2 run (Michael Katz kick), 11:42
M-JJ Contessa 1 pass from Santagato (Katz kick), 7:24
U-Chris Coney 20 run (Ben Rapple kick), 9:07
M-Phil Cresta 30 pass from Santagato (Katz kick), 4:05
M-Santagato 1 run (Katz kick), 11:36
M-Katz 23 field goal, 3:17
U-Andrew Connolly 7 run (Rapple kick), 0:00

Team Stats
                        M         U
First downs             19        13
Rushes-yards            45-199    33-43
Passes comp-att-int     11-22-1   12-32-2
Passing yards           114       141
Total yards             313       184
Punts-Avg               4-29.3    9-35.2
Penalties-Yards         3-25      8-66
Fumbles-Lost            3-2       1-1
Time of possession      31:45     28:15
Sacks by-Yards          7-51      1-7

Individual Leaders
Rushing
M-John DeLuca 30-134.
U-Chris Coney 18-81.
Passing
M-Eric Santagato 21-11-1--114.
U-Andy Cattelier 14-7-1--92, Andrew Connolly 17-5-1--49.
Receiving
M-Phil Cresta 5-75.
U-Jared Gourrier 3-47.
Interceptions
M-Matt Rathbun 1-41, Scott Gavin 1-19.
U-Eric Baxter 1-0.

September 27 - Muhlenberg 42, Gettysburg 21
Scoring summary
Gettysburg (0-4, 0-2)           0     0     7    14 -- 21
Muhlenberg (3-0, 1-0)           7    14     7    14 -- 42

M-John DeLuca 24 run (Michael Katz kick), 13:35
M-Erik Snyder 19 pass from Eric Santagato (Katz kick), 4:36
M-DeLuca 1 run (Katz kick), 0:49.4
G-Jamel Mutunga 1 run (Josh Huson kick), 7:09
M-Edward DeRisi 19 pass from Santagato (Katz kick), 0:40.7
G-Nick McConnell 1 run (Huson kick), 11:30
M-Phil Cresta 33 pass from Santagato (Katz kick), 7:49
G-McConnell 1 run (Huson kick), 6:38
M-Cresta 35 pass from Santagato (Katz kick), 4:51

Team Stats
                        G         M
First downs             20        22
Rushes-yards            45-97     40-197
Passes comp-att-int     21-33-2   17-27-0
Passing yards           259       245
Total yards             356       442
Punts-Avg               6-30.3    5-36.0
Penalties-Yards         4-24      3-31
Fumbles-Lost            1-0       2-0
Time of possession      28:26     31:34
Sacks by-Yards          1-8       3-30

Individual Leaders
Rushing
G-Jamel Mutunga 12-60.
M-John DeLuca 27-134.
Passing
G-Matt Flynn 33-21-2--259.
M-Eric Santagato 27-17-0--245.
Receiving
G-Ricky Manigat 7-56.
M-Phil Cresta 8-128.
Interceptions
M-Matt Rathbun 1-50, Brandon Doyle 1-0.

October 4 - Muhlenberg 28, Johns Hopkins 23
Scoring summary
Muhlenberg (4-0, 2-0)           7    14     7     0 -- 28
Johns Hopkins (3-2, 1-2)        3     7     0    13 -- 23

M-Eric Santagato 12 run (Michael Katz kick), 9:47
JH-Alex Lachman 37 field goal, 0:22
JH-Sam Wernick 91 pass from Hewitt Tomlin (Lachman kick), 11:20
M-Joe Caporoso 15 pass from Santagato (Katz kick), 7:37
M-Bobby Bushong 20 pass from Santagato (Katz kick), 0:43
M-Phil Cresta 34 pass from Santagato (Katz kick), 1:41
JH-Wernick 81 pass from Tomlin (Lachman kick), 12:43
JH-Andrew Kase 12 run (pass failed), 6:25

Team Stats
                        M         JH
First downs             22        22
Rushes-yards            50-206    31-124
Passes comp-att-int     13-25-0   22-38-4
Passing yards           203       387
Total yards             409       511
Punts-Avg               4-44.0    3-35.7
Penalties-Yards         7-60      3-45
Fumbles-Lost            1-0       0-0
Time of possession      35:44     24:16
Sacks by-Yards          2-5       1-10

Individual Leaders
Rushing
M-John DeLuca 34-143.
JH-Andrew Kase 27-128.
Passing
M-Eric Santagato 25-13-0--203.
JH-Hewitt Tomlin 38-22-4--387.
Receiving
M-Phil Cresta 7-133.
JH-Tucker Michels 10-108, Sam Wernick 5-205.
Interceptions
M-Brandon Doyle 2-23, Matt Rathbun 1-44, David Mazzola 1-14.

October 11 - Muhlenberg 38, Juniata 7
Scoring summary
Juniata (1-5, 1-3)              0     7     0     0 --  7
Muhlenberg (5-0, 3-0)          14     3    14     7 -- 38

M-Joe Caporoso 10 pass from Eric Santagato (Michael Katz kick), 11:10
M-John DeLuca 4 run (Katz kick), 3:49
M-Katz 33 field goal, 8:04
J-Brandon Spayd 90 kickoff return (Andrew Masullo kick), 7:47
M-Phil Cresta 38 pass from Santagato (Katz kick), 10:10
M-DeLuca 5 run (Katz kick), 5:15
M-Erik Snyder 2 run (Katz kick), 12:02

Team Stats
                        J         M
First downs             12        21
Rushes-yards            21-85     42-172
Passes comp-att-int     10-25-2   20-23-0
Passing yards           119       268
Total yards             204       440
Punts-Avg               4-34.8    2-35.5
Penalties-Yards         3-13      9-90
Fumbles-Lost            0-0       1-0
Time of possession      22:45     37:15
Sacks by-Yards          0-0       0-0

Individual Leaders
Rushing
J-Jay Leonard 5-38.
M-John DeLuca 23-116.
Passing
J-Jay Leonard 23-10-2--119.
M-Eric Santagato 21-19-0--262.
Receiving
J-Chad Steiner 3-58.
M-Phil Cresta 9-155.
Interceptions
M-Cameron Ahouse 1-20, Frank Emmett 1-3.

October 18 - Muhlenberg 49, McDaniel 6
Scoring summary
Muhlenberg (6-0, 4-0)           0    21    28     0 -- 49
McDaniel (2-4, 1-3)             6     0     0     0 --  6

Mc-TJ Develin 6 run (kick blocked), 11:43
Mu-Eric Santagato 22 run (Michael Katz kick), 14:01
Mu-Cameron Ahouse 51 interception return (Katz kick), 12:56
Mu-Joe Caporoso 14 pass from Santagato (Katz kick), 5:37
Mu-John DeLuca 2 run (Katz kick), 10:16
Mu-Phil Cresta 32 pass from Santagato (Katz kick), 8:32
Mu-DeLuca 72 run (Katz kick), 5:24
Mu-DeLuca 12 run (Katz kick), 0:32

Team Stats
                        Mu        Mc
First downs             24        8
Rushes-yards            48-333    35-163
Passes comp-att-int     12-25-2   3-15-1
Passing yards           155       17
Total yards             488       180
Punts-Avg               4-37.0    10-34.3
Penalties-Yards         3-30      2-15
Fumbles-Lost            0-0       2-1
Time of possession      34:11     25:49
Sacks by-Yards          3-17      0-0

Individual Leaders
Rushing
Mu-John DeLuca 32-242.
Mc-TJ Develin 12-118.
Passing
Mu-Eric Santagato 17-9-1--122.
Mc-Zach Swope 9-2-1--15.
Receiving
Mu-Phil Cresta 4-67.
Mc-Matt Bergbauer 1-11.
Interceptions
Mu-Cameron Ahouse 1-51.

October 25 - Muhlenberg 17, Franklin & Marshall 6
Scoring summary
Franklin & Marshall (3-4, 2-3)  0     6     0     0 --  6
Muhlenberg (7-0, 5-0)           0     7     7     3 -- 17

FM-Ryan Murray 4 run (kick failed), 4:10
M-Eric Santagato 18 run (Michael Katz kick), 1:10
M-John DeLuca 6 run (Katz kick), 4:15
M-Katz 42 field goal, 5:11

Team Stats
                        FM        M
First downs             6         19
Rushes-yards            29-88     52-233
Passes comp-att-int     6-18-0    11-21-1
Passing yards           41        90
Total yards             129       323
Punts-Avg               8-39.2    4-46.3
Penalties-Yards         2-10      8-54
Fumbles-Lost            0-0       2-1
Time of possession      22:26     37:34
Sacks by-Yards          0-0       0-0

Individual Leaders
Rushing
FM-John Kaschak 7-29.
M-John DeLuca 42-177.
Passing
FM-Jeff Hogan 9-4-0--35.
M-Eric Santagato 21-11-0--90.
Receiving
FM-George Eager 2-(-2).
M-Phil Cresta 6-39.
Interceptions
FM-Jeff Kellar 1-0.

November 1 - Muhlenberg 31, Dickinson 25
Scoring summary
Muhlenberg (8-0, 6-0)          21     0     0    10 -- 31
Dickinson (4-4, 3-3)            7    12     0     6 -- 25

D-Joe Sandoe 29 pass from Ian Mitchell (Gordon Craig kick), 12:07
M-John DeLuca 2 run (Michael Katz kick), 9:19
M-Phil Cresta 46 pass from Eric Santagato (Katz kick), 5:18
M-DeLuca 27 run (Katz kick), 1:41
D-Craig 26 field goal, 14:15
D-Safety, punt blocked out of end zone, 12:42
D-Mitchell 31 run (Craig kick), 0:51
M-Erik Snyder 1 run (Katz kick), 7:22
D-Tim Wells 31 run (kick failed), 5:45
M-Katz 33 field goal, 2:23

Team Stats
                        M         D
First downs             21        19
Rushes-yards            48-191    35-158
Passes comp-att-int     17-23-0   19-34-1
Passing yards           224       213
Total yards             415       371
Punts-Avg               4-23.3    6-34.5
Penalties-Yards         5-49      2-20
Fumbles-Lost            1-1       0-0
Time of possession      34:55     25:05
Sacks by-Yards          1-6       3-19

Individual Leaders
Rushing
M-John DeLuca 24-141.
D-Ian Mitchell 17-92.
Passing
M-Eric Santagato 23-17-0--224.
D-Ian Mitchell 34-19-1--213.
Receiving
M-Phil Cresta 8-160.
D-Pat O'Connor 8-109.
Interceptions
M-Brandon Doyle 1-0.

November 8 - Muhlenberg 45, Ursinus 8
Scoring summary
Ursinus (3-6, 2-5)              0     0     0     8 --  8
Muhlenberg (9-0, 7-0)          14    10     7    14 -- 45

M-Matt Rathbun 29 interception return (Michael Katz kick), 11:33
M-Phil Cresta 65 pass from John DeLuca (Katz kick), 5:37
M-DeLuca 8 run (Katz kick), 8:53
M-Katz 37 field goal, 0:00
M-DeLuca 1 run (Katz kick), 3:59
M-DeLuca 2 run (Katz kick), 10:28
U-Al Desiderio 82 kickoff return (Blaze Wasserleben pass from Justin Decristofaro), 10:11
M-Edward DeRisi 12 pass from Eric Santagato (Katz kick), 5:51

Team Stats
                        U         M
First downs             8         28
Rushes-yards            15-(-16)  50-262
Passes comp-att-int     18-33-3   15-23-1
Passing yards           166       299
Total yards             150       561
Punts-Avg               6-42.5    2-36.0
Penalties-Yards         8-84      6-60
Fumbles-Lost            1-0       0-0
Time of possession      23:08     36:52
Sacks by-Yards          3-11      1-4

Individual Leaders
Rushing
U-Khalil Pittman 7-6.
M-John DeLuca 40-202.
Passing
U-Justin Decristofaro 17-8-2--91, Matt McHugh 16-10-1--75.
M-Eric Santagato 20-12-1--206.
Receiving
U-Al Desiderio 6-74.
M-Edward DeRisi 6-113.
Interceptions
U-Billy Stolle 1-0.
M-Matt Rathbun 1-29, Steve Nissley 1-14, Chris Hartzell 1-0.

November 15 - Moravian 27, Muhlenberg 24
Scoring summary
Muhlenberg (9-1, 7-1)           0     7     7     7     3 -- 24
Moravian (8-2, 6-2)             7     7     0     7     6 -- 27

Mo-Ryan Rempe 1 run (Brian Reckenbeil kick), 7:28
Mo-Rempe 5 run (Reckenbeil kick), 9:45
Mu-Bobby Bushong 29 pass from Eric Santagato (Michael Katz kick), 0:20
Mu-Chris Hartzell 17 blocked punt return (Katz kick), 5:33
Mu-John DeLuca 17 run (Katz kick), 4:13
Mo-Rempe 2 run (Reckenbeil kick), 0:54
Mu-Katz 27 field goal
Mo-Rempe 1 run

Team Stats
                        Mu        Mo
First downs             24        15
Rushes-yards            51-193    52-183
Passes comp-att-int     16-29-3   7-13-1
Passing yards           191       94
Total yards             384       277
Punts-Avg               2-28.5    4-31.0
Penalties-Yards         12-88     5-45
Fumbles-Lost            2-1       2-1
Time of possession      33:46     26:14
Sacks by-Yards          2-16      4-23

Individual Leaders
Rushing
Mu-John DeLuca 40-148.
Mo-Ryan Rempe 41-180.
Passing
Mu-Eric Santagato 29-16-3--191.
Mo-Marc Braxmeier 13-7-1--94.
Receiving
Mu-Edward DeRisi 8-87.
Mo-Tyler Hersch 3-31.
Interceptions
Mu-Cameron Ahouse 1-0.
Mo-Anthony Carney 1-16, Andrew Morrissey 1-13, Douglas Bocchino 1-0.

November 22 - Wesley 20, Muhlenberg 0
Scoring summary
Wesley (9-1)                    0    13     7     0 -- 20
Muhlenberg (9-2)                0     0     0     0 --  0

W-Aaron Jackson 22 run (Collin Blugis kick), 2:40
W-Sean McAndrew 45 pass from Shane McSweeny (kick blocked), 0:00
W-Jon Lanouette 7 pass from McSweeny (Blugis kick), 11:23

Team Stats
                        W         M
First downs             15        15
Rushes-yards            41-182    35-119
Passes comp-att-int     9-14-0    17-37-1
Passing yards           133       129
Total yards             315       248
Punts-Avg               5-38.2    4-39.8
Penalties-Yards         8-60      6-40
Fumbles-Lost            2-0       2-1
Time of possession      30:30     29:30
Sacks by-Yards          3-16      2-27

Individual Leaders
Rushing
W-Aaron Jackson 25-106.
M-Eric Santagato 18-61.
Passing
W-Shane McSweeny 14-9-0--133.
M-Eric Santagato 37-17-1--129.
Receiving
W-Jon Lanouette 4-60.
M-Edward DeRisi 7-51.
Interceptions
W-Marcus Wilson 1-58.

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Last updated November 22, 2008