College Corner
"Shoremen at the Next Level"

November 17, 2007

Ashland running back Jon Schroeder saw his college career come to a disappointing end as the Eagles bowed out of the NCAA Division 2 playoffs with a 40-24 loss to Central Washington. Jonís two-yard scoring run in the first quarter was his 17th TD this year. Schroeder finished with a total of 32 touchdowns in his four years atAshland.

In Saturdayís other games:

       Indiana closed out the regular season at 7-5 with a 27-24 victory over arch-rival Purdue. Andrew Means caught two passes for 57 yards for the Hoosiers.

       Trey Stross scored his fourth touchdown of the year on an 11 yard reception, but Iowa fell to Western Michigan by 1 28-19 count.

       Mount Union senior captain Matt Kostlenik recorded eight tackles and a sack as the Purple Raiders beat Ithaca 42-18 in the first round of the Division 3 playoffs.

       Ian Paceís Fordham Rams finished the regular season on a down note, losing to Bucknell 38-24. Nonetheless, the Rams won the outright Patriot League championship with a 5-1 mark. Fordham is 8-3 overall and will travel to the University Massachusetts next Saturday for a first round Division 1 playoff contest.