Western Connecticut Football Record Book

Last updated November 15, 2011

TEAM RECORDS
Most wins (season): 10 (1985, 1999, 2000)
Most consecutive wins: 12 (11-8-98 to 11-13-99)
Most consecutive regular-season wins: 17 (11-8-98 to 9-30-00)
Most losses (season): 10 (2010, 2011)
Most consecutive losses: 21 (11-14-09 through 2011)
Winning seasons: 11 (1983, 84, 85, 86, 95, 96, 99, 2000, 01, 02. 03, 05)

Most points scored (game): 67, vs. William Paterson, 9-27-03 (67-0)
Most points scored (season): 439 (2000)
Most points allowed (game): 82 vs. Buffalo State, 9-17-11, (17-82)
Most points allowed (season): 502 (2011, 10 games)
Greatest margin of victory: 67 pts., 67-0 vs. William Paterson, 9-27-03
Greatest margin of defeat: 68 pts., 3-71 vs. Buffalo State, 10-9-10

Offensive plays (game): 90 vs. Norwich, 11-15-97, (28-2)
Total yards gained (game): 592 vs. Springfield College, 10-7-05, (49-50 OT)
Total yards gained (season): 4,376 (1985, 11 games)

Passes Attempted (game): 65, vs. Cortland State, 10-30-04, (10-26)
Passes Attempted (season): 432, 2004
Passes completed (game): 34, vs. Cortland State, 10-30-04, (10-26)
Passes completed (season): 231, 2004
Passing yards (game): 477, vs. Kings Point, 10-25-03, (48-10)
Passing yards (season): 2,971, 2004

Rushing plays (game): 81, vs. St. Lawrence, 10-15-88, (17-14)
Rushing plays (season): 679, 1985
Rushing yards (game): 549 vs. St. Lawrence, 9-13-86, (42-17)
Rushing yards (season): 3,666 (1985, 11 games)

TDs scored (game): 10 vs. William Paterson, 9-27-03 (67-0)
TDs scored (season): 59 (2000)

Interceptions (game): 6 vs. St. Peter's, 11-9-74, (53-13); vs. Framingham St., 11-3-84, (48-31);
vs. Coast Guard, 10-16-93, (18-21)
Interceptions (season): 29, 1985

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS RUSHING
Longest run: 97, John Tindal vs. Plymouth St. 10-27-79, (14-27)
Most attempts (game): 45, Dion Small, vs. Rowan, 10-1-11, (14-51)
Most attempts (season): 235, Eric Baribeau, 1996 
Most attempts (career): 534, Eric Baribeau, 1993-96
Most yards (game): 260, Scott Haney vs. Framingham St., 11-2-84, (48-31)
Most yards gained (season): 1,151, Eric Baribeau, 1995
Most yards gained (career): 2,332, Mike Megura, 1984-1986

Most TDs (game): 4, Scott Haney vs. Framingham St., 11-3-84, (48-31);
Scott Haney vs. Nichols, 10-10-84, (48-0); Ben LaBelle vs. Coast Guard 10-14-00, (63-13)
Most TDs (season): 16, Ben LaBelle, 2000
Most TDs (career): 31, Eric Baribeau, 1993-96

Most 100-yd. games (season): 4, Scott Haney, 1984; Mike Megura, 1985 (plus 1 in NCAAs);
Ben LaBelle, 2000;  Wayne Neal, 2007
Most 100-yd. games (career): 8, Mike Megura, 1982-1984
Most 200-yd. games (season): 1, Scott Haney, 1984; Wade Miller, 1985, 1986; Eric Baribeau, 1996;
Miguel Pickering, 1996
Most 200-yd. games (career): 2, Wade Miller, 1985-1987

PASSING
Most Attempts (game): 65, Joe DiMeglio vs. Cortland State, 10-30-04, (10-26)
Most Attempts (season): 420, Joe DiMeglio, 2004
Most Attempts (career): 761, Joe DiMeglio, 2004-05
Most Completions (game): 34, Joe DiMeglio vs. Cortland State, 10-30-04, (10-26)
Most Completions (season): 224, Joe DiMeglio, 2004
Most Completions (career): 628, James Williams, 2006-09
Passing Yards (game): 477, Michael Scipione vs. Kings Point, 10-25-03, (48-10)
Passing Yards (season): 2,836, Joe DiMeglio, 2004 
Passing Yards (career): 7,370, James Williams, 2006-09
TD passes (game): 6, Joe DiMeglio, vs. Plymouth State, 10-1-05, (56-7)
TD passes (season): 26, Michael Scipione, 2002
TD passes (career): 58, Michael Scipione, 2001-03
Long TD pass: 82, Rich Lester to Mark Gesner vs. Coast Guard, 10-14-95, (28-7);
Matt LeFever to Ed Wilcher vs. NJ City University., 9-18-99, (28-7)

RECEIVING
Most catches (game): 16, Vincent Sheperis vs. College of New Jersey, 10-16-04, (26-34) 
Most catches (season): 74, Vincent Sheperis, 2003 and 2004
Most catches (career): 233, Vincent Sheperis, 2002-05
Most yards receiving (game): 245, Adamis Gonzalez vs. William Paterson, 9-25-04, (40-24)
Most yards receiving (season): 1,061, Vincent Sheperis, 2003
Most yards receiving (career): 3,340, Vincent Sheperis, 2002-05
Most TD catches (season): 14, Brent Bardellini, 1999
Most TD catches (career): 33, Vincent Sheperis, 2002-05

SCORING
Most points (game): 26, Ben LaBelle vs. Coast Guard 10-14-00 (63-13)
Most points (season): 104, Ben LaBelle, 2000
Most points (career): 199, Vincent Sheperis, 2002-05 (33 TDs and one extra point kicked)
Most TDs (game): 4, Scott Haney vs. Framingham St., 11-3-84, (48-31); Scott Haney vs. Nichols, 11-10-84, (48-0); Brent Bardellini vs. Springfield, 10-9-99, (56-48); Vincent Sheperis vs. WPI, 11-2-02, (57-19)
Most TDs (season): 16, Ben LaBelle (2000)
Most TDs (career): 33, Vincent Sheperis, 2002-05

KICKING
Most FGs made (game): 4, Adam Kennett vs. Plymouth State, 10-2-99, (12-9);
Andy Benicewicz vs. Coast Guard, 10-13-01, (18-15)
Most FGs (season): 11; Adam Kennett, 1999
Most FGs (career): 27, Adam Kennett, 1996-1999
Most Consecutive FGs made: 9, Andy Benicewicz, 2001
Longest Field Goal Made: 52 yds., Bob Miller vs. Coast Guard, 10-23-76, (9-0)

Extra Points made (game): 8, Adam Kennett vs. Coast Guard, 10-16-99, (65-14);  8,
Andy Benicewicz vs. Plymouth State 9-30-00 (56-7)
Extra Points made (season): 50, Andy Benicewicz, 2000
Extra Points made (career): 101, Andy Benicewicz, 2000-02
Most Consecutive Extra Points made: 54, Martin Caulfield, 1985-87
Points kicking (game): 13, Chris Taylor vs. Salve Regina, (7 of 7 PATKs, 2 of 2 FGs), 9-13-03
Points kicking (season): 77, Andy Benicewicz, 2000
Points kicking (career): 170, Andy Benicewicz, 2000-02

Punts (game): 11, Pat Foster, vs. Pace 10-26-96, (7-13)
Punts (season): 73, Bill Coffey, 1990
Punts (career): 253, Todd Hominik, 1991-1994
Punting Yards (game): 415, Pat Foster, vs. Pace, 10-26-96, (7-13)
Punting Yards (season): 2,512, Pat Foster, 1996
Punting Yards (career): 8,011, Pat Foster, 1995-96, 1998-1999
Punting Avg. (game, 5 min.): 46.0, (6 punts, 276 yds.) Pat Foster vs. Kean, 9-2-95, (13-13)
Punting Avg. (season): 41.8, Vinny Cosentino, 2005 (42 attempts-1,754 yards)
Punting Avg. (career): 36.9, Pat Foster, 1995-96, 1998-1999 (217 attempts-8,011 yards)
Longest punt: 74, Chris Rogers vs. New Jersey City University, 9-21-02, (31-3)

KICK RETURNS
Longest TD punt return: 75, Doug McAuliffe vs. Plymouth St., 10-4-74, (22-27)
Punt returns (game): 7, Bernard Findley vs. UMass Dartmouth, 10-2-93,
(31-18) and vs.Coast Guard, 10-16-93, (18-21); William Martin vs. Kings Point, 11-9-96, (33-26)
Punt returns (season): 37, Bernard Findley, 1993
Punt returns (career): 75, Adamis Gonzalez, 2003-06
Punt return yards (season): 447, Brent Bardellini, 1999
Punt return yards (career): 849, Adamis Gonzalez, 2003-06
Longest Kickoff TD return: 100,Tony Calabrese vs. Trenton St., 11-15-75, (7-28),
 Adamis Gonzalez vs. College of NJ, 11-15-05
Kickoff returns (season): 31, Tom Dennett, 1981; Lionel Assie, 2009
Kickoff returns (career): 38, Vincent Sheperis, 2002-05
Kickoff return yards (season): 848, Lionel Assie, 2009
Kickoff return yards (career): 898, Gayle Saunders, 1994-97
TDs on Kickoff Returns (game): 2, Larry Overby vs. Plymouth State College, 10-10-92, (35-39)
TDs on Kickoff Returns (season): 3, Larry Overby, 1992
TDs on Kickoff Returns (career): 3, Larry Overby, 1988-92

INTERCEPTIONS
Interceptions (game): 3, Jamie Caron vs. Westfield St., 10-6-84, (27-7)
Interceptions (season): 8, Kevin Gause, 1985
Interceptions (career): 19, Jamie Caron, 1981-1984
Interception Return yards (season): 168, Peter Sangenette, 1999
Interception Return yards (career): 279, Peter Sangenette, 1996-99
Longest Int. return for a TD: 97, Brian McNamara vs. Norwich, 11-12-94, (33-42)
Daron Reid vs. Plymouth State, 10-5-02, (47-19)

TACKLES
Tackles (game): 23, Bill Bryce, vs. Catholic 11-9-91, (23-21)
Tackles (season): 151, Ed Ciccone, 1990
Tackles (career): 428, Bill Bryce, 1989-92

TACKLES FOR A LOSS
Tackles for a loss (game): 6, Dan Roe, vs. Kings Point 11-9-96, (33-26)
Tackles for a loss (season): 20, Kevin Reed, 1996
Tackles for a loss (career): 57, Kevin Reed, 1994-97

QUARTERBACK SACKS
Quarterback Sacks (game): 4, James Prunty vs. Bridgewater State, 9-29-85, (30-14); 
Greg Boucher vs. NJ City University, 9-18-99, (28-7)
Quarterback Sacks (season): 13, James Prunty, 1985
Quarterback Sacks (career): 33, James Prunty, 1982-85

If any of the records on this page are disputable, please contact Scott Ames, Sports Information Director at Western Connecticut State University with supporting information for a change. The tackles, tackles for a loss and quarterback sack records are from 1989 to present only.