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All-Time Wesleyan Football Records

During Wesleyan's 55-28 victory at Middlebury Sept. 26, 1998, Wesleyan QB Jake Fay '00 (#14) connected with Matt Perceval '00 (#5) for seven TD passes. This is the fifth of those seven record-breaking receptions for Perceval, whose TD receptions in the game represents an NCAA Division III record.
During Wesleyan's 55-28 victory at Middlebury Sept. 26, 1998, Wesleyan QB Jake Fay '00 (#14) connected with Matt Perceval '00 (#5) for seven TD passes. This is the fifth of those seven record-breaking receptions for Perceval, whose TD receptions in the game represents an NCAA Division III record.

(Through the 2018 season)

* denotes New England College Division or Div. III Record ; ^ denotes NESCAC Record ; # denotes NCAA Div. III record

Team Records

BEST SEASON:

  • 8-0, 1948 
  • 8-0, 1969 
  • 7-0, 1946 
  • 7-0, 1947

CONSECUTIVE VICTORIES:

  • 25*, 1945-48

LONGEST UNBEATEN STREAK:

  • 28 Games*, 1942-48 (27 wins, 1 tie; no team in '43 or '44)

GREATEST MARGIN OF VICTORY:

  • 80 Points, 1885 (Wesleyan 80, Amherst Aggies 0)

GREATEST MARGIN OF DEFEAT:

  • 136 Points*, 1886 (Yale 136, Wesleyan 0)

CONSECUTIVE SHUTOUTS:

  • 5, 1919 (vs. W.P.I., R.I. St., N.Y.U., Union & Williams)

LARGEST HOME CROWD:

  • About 12,000, 1948 (vs. Trinity)

LARGEST AWAY CROWD:

  • About 10,000, 1947 (vs. Trinity)

POINTS:

  • Game - 80 vs. Amherst Aggies, 1885 
  • Season - 289, 1998 (36.1 PPG)

PASSING YARDAGE:

  • Game - 437, vs. Hamilton, 2004 
  • Season - 2,722, 2017 (302.4 YPG)

PASS ATTEMPTS:

  • Game - 77, vs. Hamilton, 2004 
  • Season - 355, 1989

PASS COMPLETIONS:

  • Game - 39, vs. Middlebury, 2017 
  • Season - 237, 2017

TOUCHDOWN PASSES:

  • Game - 7, vs. Middlebury, 1998 
  • Season - 22, 2017

RUSHING YARDAGE:

  • Game - 418, vs. Bates, 1994 
  • Season - 1,980, 1972 (247.5 YPG)

RUSHING ATTEMPTS:

  • Game - 76, vs. Williams, 1970 
  • Season - 454, 1973

TOTAL OFFENSE:

  • Game - 599, vs. Bates, 1994 
  • Season - 3,386, 1998 (423.3 YPG)

FIELD GOALS:

  • Game - 5, vs. Williams, 2014
  • Season - 10, 2014

PASS INTERCEPTIONS:

  • Game - 7, vs. W.P.I., 1972 ; vs Williams, 1978 
  • Season - 22, 1947

Shea Dwyer '10 rewrote the Wesleyan rushing records during the 2010 season as he amassed 1,242 yards in eight games, an average of 155.25 yards a game. Shown here in the game at Colby, Dwyer collected a school-record 255 yards on 31 attempts. Individual Records

POINTS SCORED:

  • Game - 42*^, Matt Perceval vs. Middlebury, 1998 
  • Season - 144, Mark Piccirillo '18, 2017 
  • Career - 348, Mark Piccirillo, 2015-18

TOUCHDOWNS

  • Game - 7^, Matt Perceval vs. Middlebury, 1998 
  • Season - 24, Mark Piccirillo, 2017
  • Career - 58, Mark Piccirillo, 2015-18

RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS:

  • Game - 5, H.G. Travis vs. Hamilton, 1918 
  • Season - 13, Mike Muraca, 1992 ; John Pascucci, 1996 ; Tom Themistocles, 1998 
  • Career - 27, John Pascucci, 1995-98

TOUCHDOWN PASSES:

  • Game - 7^, Jake Fay vs. Middlebury, 1998 
  • Season - 20, Mark Piccirillo, 2017 
  • Career - 53^, Jake Fay, 1996-99

TOUCHDOWN RECEPTIONS:

  • Game - 7*^#, Matt Perceval vs. Middlebury, 1998 
  • Season - 14, Matt Perceval, 1998 
  • Career - 36^, Matt Perceval, 1996-99

PASS ATTEMPTS:

  • Game - 77, Zach Canter vs. Hamilton, 2004 
  • Season - 338, Dave D'Onofrio, 1990 
  • Career - 998, Brennan Carney, 2000-03

PASS COMPLETIONS:

  • Game - 39, Mark Piccirillo vs. Middlebury, 2017
  • Season - 233, Mark Piccirillo, 2017
  • Career - 530, Mark Piccirillo, 2015-18

PASSING YARDAGE:

  • Game - 437, Zach Canter vs. Hamilton, 2004 
  • Season - 2,657, Mark Piccirillo, 2017 
  • Career - 6,657^, Jake Fay, 1996-99

CONSECUTIVE PASSES COMPLETED:

  • Game - 11, Mark Piccirillo vs. Middlebury, 2017 
  • Season - 11, Mark Piccirillo vs. Middlebury, 2017

RECEPTIONS:

  • Game - 15, Mike Breuler vs. Middlebury, 2017
  • Season - 87^, Mike Breuler, 2017 
  • Career - 173, Mike Muraca, 1989 -92

RECEIVING YARDAGE:

  • Game - 261, Bob Barringer vs. Colby, 1983 
  • Season - 1,172^, Mike Breuler, 2017 
  • Career - 2,879^, Matt Perceval, 1996-99

RUSHING ATTEMPTS:

  • Game - 40, Ed Tabor vs. Williams, 1970 
  • Season - 218, Shea Dwyer, 2010 
  • Career - 515, Jim Lukowski, 1985-88

RUSHING YARDAGE:

  • Game - 255, Shea Dwyer vs. Colby, 2010 
  • Season - 1,242, Shea Dwyer, 2010 
  • Career - 2,382, Dave Cottrell, 1992-95

CONSECUTIVE 100-YARD RUSHING GAMES:

  • Season - 5, Dave Cottrell, 1993 ; Tom Themistocles, 1998 
  • Career - 5, Dave Cottrell, 1992-95 ; John Pascucci, 1995-98 ; Tom Themistocles, 1995-98

100-YARD RUSHING GAMES IN A SEASON:

  • 7, Shea Dwyer, 2010

TOTAL OFFENSE YARDAGE:

  • Game - 430, Jim Lukowski vs. Coast Guard, 1985 
  • Season - 3,131^, Mark Piccirillo, 2017 
  • Career - 7,683, Mark Piccirillo, 2015-18

INTERCEPTIONS:

  • Game - 3, Mike Mastergeorge vs. Amherst, 1969 ; Dave Choleva vs. Coast Guard, 1979 ; Doug Mannen vs. Bates, 1980 ; Pat Flaherty vs. Hamilton, 1988 ; John Pascucci vs. Bowdoin, 1998 ; Andrew Fiola vs. Hamilton, 2007
  • Season - 8, Jeff Hicks, 1965 
  • Career - 18, Jake Bussani, 2011-14

PUNT RETURNS:

  • Game - 8, Frank Waters vs. Middlebury, 1968 
  • Season - 28, Gene Cote, 1981 
  • Career - 71, Dave Glatz, 1983-86

PUNT RETURNS FOR TOUCHDOWN:

  • Game - 1, by many players 
  • Season - 3*, Dennis Robinson, 1978 
  • Career - 6*, Dennis Robinson, 1975-78

PUNT RETURN YARDAGE:

  • Game - 99, Gene Cote vs. Bowdoin, 1979 
  • Season - 267, Devon Carrillo, 2016 
  • Career - 650, Dennis Robinson, 1975-79

BEST PUNT RETURN AVERAGE@:

  • Season - 29.2, Dennis Robinson, 1978 
  • Career - 16.7, Dennis Robinson, 1975-78

KICKOFF RETURNS:

  • Game - 7, Dave Glatz vs. Hamilton, 1985 ; 
  • Matt Perceval vs. Tufts, 1997 
  • Season - 27, Mike Muraca, 1991 
  • Career - 72, Dave Glatz, 1983-86

KICKOFF RETURN YARDAGE:

  • Game - 209*^, Matt Perceval vs. Tufts, 1997 
  • Season - 677, Mike Muraca, 1991 
  • Career - 1,505, Matt Perceval, 1996-99

BEST KICKOFF RETURN AVERAGE@:

  • Season - 33.2*, Jason Cooper, 1994 
  • Career - 25.1, Gene Cote, 1978-81

FIELD GOALS:

  • Game - 5, Ike Fuchs vs. Williams, 2014 
  • Season - 10, Ike Fuchs, 2014
  • Career - 24, Greg Zlotnick, 1982-85

CONSECUTIVE FIELD GOALS:

  • Game - 5, Ike Fuchs vs. Williams, 2014
  • Season - 9, Ike Fuchs, 2014

POINT-AFTER-TOUCHDOWN KICKS:

  • Game - 8, Ike Fuchs vs. Williams, 2016 
  • Season - 30, Ike Fuchs, 2016 
  • Career - 87, Sebastian Aguirre, 2010-13

CONSECUTIVE PAT KICKS:

  • Game - 8, Ike Fuchs vs. Williams, 2016 
  • Season - 27, Sebastian Aguirre, 2013

PUNTS:

  • Game - 11, Dave Whiting vs. Amherst, 1974 ; John Papa vs. Williams, 1978 ; Rob Stager vs. Williams, 1997 ; Jim Rooney vs. Williams, 2002
  • Season - 64, Dave Whiting, 1974 
  • Career - 194, AJ Taucher, 2004-07

PUNTING AVERAGE:

  • Game - 50.8, Jeff Hopkins vs. Williams, 1965 
  • Season - 40.8, Jeff Hopkins, 1965 
  • Career - 40.8, Jeff Hopkins, 1963-65

LONGEST PUNT FROM SCRIMMAGE:

  • 76 Yards - Rob Stager vs. Tufts, 1997

LONGEST PASS FROM SCRIMMAGE:

  • 90 Yards - Pat Moffett from Brennan Carney vs. Middlebury, 2002 ; George Thompson from Brennan Carney vs. Trinity, 2001 ; Jim Maynard from Jim Lukowski vs. Bowdoin, 1987

LONGEST SCORING PLAYS:

  • Run From Scrimmage - 94 yards, Bill Brooks vs. Swarthmore, 1947 
  • Pass From Scrimmage - 90 Yards, Pat Moffett from Brennan Carney vs. Middlebury, 2002 ; George Thompson from Brennan Carney vs. Trinity, 2001
  • Punt Return - 88 yards, Gerry Miller vs. Amherst, 1961 
  • Kickoff Return - 97 yards, Jason Cooper vs. Williams, 1994 
  • Interception Return - 102 yards*, Bob Smith vs. Swarthmore, 1952 
  • Field Goal - 47 yards, Greg Zlotnick vs. Middlebury, 1985

@Minimum 8 returns per season.