Week 6 in Review
Post picked up an impressive 48-27 win over Penn at Franklin Field. The Quakers trailed by one early in the first half before the Eagles put the game away with 20 straight points. Both teams returned kickoffs for touchdowns within the first minute of the game. Post is now 3-2, while Penn falls to 2-3.
Army went to 6-0 on the season by rolling past Princeton. 59-0. The Black Knights dominated on both sides of the ball, racking up 457 yards while holding Princeton to minus-four yards. Army put the game away early by scoreing 24 points in the first quarter. Princeton drops to 0-6 on the season.
Navy kept pace with Army by beating Mansfield, 48-7. The Navy defense held the Mounties to 39 total yards. The Navy rushing attack racked up 239 yards, and Alex Horton set a Navy single game record with five rushing touchdowns. The Midshipmen are now 5-0, while Mansfield is 1-4.
Cornell had the week off.
Offensive Players of the Week—Alex Horton, Navy
The sophomore put together a record-setting performance in Navy's win over Mansfield. Horton rushed for a program-best five touchdowns in the victory, scoring from three, two, four, twelve and fourteen yards out. Horton finished with 120 yards on 26 carries.
Defensive Player of the Week—Stephen Meidus, Navy
The senior defensive back made a major impact in Navy's win over Mansfield. Meidus had two interceptions in the victory as he helped keep Navy undefeated. He had a total of 36 yards combined on his interception returns and also had a tackle for a loss.
Special Teams Player of the Week—Jay'Len Mahan, Post
The freshman made one of the biggest plays of the game in Post's victory at Penn. After the Quakers returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown, Mahan responded by taking the ensuing kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown. Mahan also had three receptions for 71 yards on the offensive end.
Looking Ahead to Next Week
Navy will look to stay unbeaten as it takes on Penn. A win for the Midshipmen would setup a showdown for the CSFL title on the final weekend of the season. It was all Navy in last year's matchup as the Quakers fell, 56-0. The Midshipmen outgained the Quakers, 448-5. Penn will be looking for its third win of the season.
Post will look to continue to roll with a game at Cornell. The Eagles have won three in a row after dropping their first two games of the season. The Big Red is coming off a bye week and also has a record of 3-2. Last year, Post came away with a 25-20 victory in the final minutes of regulation.
Mansfield will return home to face Franklin Pierce. The Ravens have played well in three games, going 1-2 with both losses coming by five points or less. The Mounties have lost four in a row after winning their opener against Princeton. This will be the first meeting ever between the two schools.
Army and Princeton have the week off.