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Gamebreakers DI College Nov 9-10

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Gamebreakers DI College Nov 9-10

Ryan Niemiller photo. Roger Mazzarella photo.

Every game means something, but that's especially true at this time of year as conference champions are decided and the same for playoff seedings in DIAA.

Here are our Gamebreakers for DIA and DIAA for November 9-10.

Connor Buckley, Iona

The Gaels scrumhalf scored three tries as Iona defeated Fairfield in Liberty Conference action.

Connor Robinson, Boston College

Once again the BC hooker has been a force in open play, and he powered in for two tries and kept the Eagles rolling as they defeated Syracuse to make the Liberty Conference final.

Adam Eberle, Brown University

Eberle scored two tries, and converted one, and led the charge as Brown defeated Columbia 64-28 in the Ivy League semis.

Ben Dorsey, Kennesaw State

KSU capped off an undefeated conference season with a convincing 57-19 win over Alabama and Dorsey produced a full day's work as a power runner, defender, and anything else KSU needed him to do.

David De Luzuriaga, Northeastern

The Huskies flyhalf helped lead a potent Northeastern attack as the Huskies defeated AIC to make the Liberty Conference championship game.

Justice Delli Bovi, Western Michigan

The WMU lock forward scored three tries as the Broncos defeated IUPUI in the MAC semifinals.

Marco Carrabotta, Army

Playing at No. 8 for the Black Knights, Carrabotta scored three tries as Army defeated Penn State 31-14.

Carter Daniels, Western Washington

In WWU’s 29-24 defeat of Oregon, openside flanker Daniels was a constant thorn in the Ducks’ sides. He was active over the ball all day and forced repeated holding-on penalties against Oregon, or outright stole the ball. He was names player of the game.

Mason Carriero, Bowling Green

The second row played both games of the MAC playoffs, scoring a try in the semifinal win over Louisville and helping push Bowling Green over the edge in the final.

Andrew Badenhausen, Dartmouth

The Big Green fullback scored two tries and was effective all over the field as Dartmouth defeated Harvard in the Ivy League semis.

Ryan Niemiller, Bowling Green

The freshman scrumhalf kicked a penalty goal in the final second of the MAC final to win the championship for Bowling Green 23-20. 

Will Chevalier, Indiana

The freshman center score two tries, including the first try, in the Big 10 final win over Ohio State.

Lonnie Buchanan, Illinois

Playing No. 8 for the Illini, Buchana was part of a huge physical effort as Illinois beat Michigan to finish 3rd in the Big 10.

Jacob Benzing, Wisconsin

Benzing scored three tries in opening 50 minutes as Wisconsin blasted Michigan State to win the Big 10 5th-6th playoff.

Jack Miller, Colorado

In a game that started slowly, Miller scored two quick tries that helped blow open a 43-7 win over Utah State.

Ben Hellon, Missouri

While Missouri lost to Iowa, Hellon did what he could. The outside center scored 17 points with two tries, two conversions, and a penalty goal in a 31-27 loss to Iowa.

Zachary Luong, UT San Antonio

The pesky scrumhalf kept the UTSA attack moving and logged a try himself as San Antonio beat UTEP 37-20.

Jeremy Brown, Texas A&M

Back from an injury that pulled him off the field the week before, Brown backed up the A&M defense nicely and was an attacking weapon as well, scoring two and helping A&M past Baylor 30-17. 

Joseph Jancaus, Texas

Jancaus was a huge carrier for the Longhorns, scored twice, and sparked a 41-point second half that took Texas to a 48-19 win over LSU.

Enrique Carmona, Davenport

Carmona scored two tries for the Panthers as they defeated Clemson 45-29.

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