College Corner
"Shoremen at the Next Level"

Sepember 1, 2007

Matt Kostelnik and his Mount Union Purple Raiders opened the 2007 campaign in impressive fashion Saturday, annihilating Averett 75-7.The defending NCAA Division III national champs scored a team-record 52 points in the first quarter alone.Kostelnik blocked a punt which was returned for a TD, had one sack, and returned a punt 14 yards.Matt is a team captain for the Raiders this year, and is pictured on the cover of the Mount Union media guide (see the photo gallery).

In other action Saturday:

       Ashland senior running back John Schroeder carried 10 times for 41 yards and a TD as the Eagles opened their season with a huge 32-27 road win over Saginaw Valley State.

       Trey Stross caught one pass for five yards in Iowaís 16-3 win over Northern Illinois.

       Ian Pace, who missed all of last year after knee surgery, got some playing time against Rhode Island.Ianís Fordham Rams won the game 27-23.