Thru two weeks of league play, we've got two teams standing atop the table at 2-0. Shenandoah eclipsed 40 points for the fourth time in five games in its win over Emory & Henry. Hampden-Sydney out-lasted Guilford for a three-point win, the Tigers' third victory by 10 or fewer points this season. Randolph-Macon evened its league record at 1-1 with a win at Bridgewater, while Washington and Lee capped its non-conference schedule with a victory over Washington-St. Louis.
RANDOLPH-MACON 52, BRIDGEWATER 24 -- Box Score
Randolph-Macon ran for 384 yards and six touchdowns and forced three Bridgewater turnovers in evening its league record at 1-1 with a 52-24 win in Bridgewater.
HAMPDEN-SYDNEY 21, GUILFORD 18 -- Box Score
Hampden-Sydney scored 16 unanswered points thru the middle of the game and controlled the ball for more than 38 minutes while limiting Guilford to 11 offensive points and less than 300 yards in moving to 2-0 in league play with a 21-18 win in Greensboro.
SHENANDOAH 47, EMORY & HENRY 24 -- Box Score
Shenandoah eclipsed 40 points in a game for the fourth time this season in moving to a 4-1 overall and 2-0 in league play with a 47-24 win over Emory & Henry. SU got 495 yards and five touchdowns out of its passing offense, which rates as one of the best in Division III.
WASHINGTON AND LEE 28, WASHINGTON-ST. LOUIS 21 -- Box Score
Washington and Lee improved its record to 31-3 when running for more than 400 yards since 2010 with 433 yards rushing in a 28-21 non-conference victory over Washington-St. Louis.
ODAC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
OFFENSE: Shenandoah quarterback Hayden Bauserman, a junior from Woodstock, Va., picks up his second straight weekly honor after leading Shenandoah to a fourth win in five games with another strong passing performance. Bauserman set a school-record with 40 completions in going 40-of-61 (65.6%) for 495 yards and five touchdowns. The nation's leading passer at 417.0 yards per game, 2,085 passing yards overall, and 24 touchdowns completed passes to nine different receivers on Saturday. The 495 yards are the fourth-most in Division III this year, giving him two of the top-four performances this year. That total is also eighth in ODAC history. His 40 completions tie for ninth in league history. His five TD passes are tied for 11th in the NCAA (3rd-most in a game this season) and tied for fifth in ODAC history. Bauserman has thrown for at least 303 yards and four touchdowns in each game this season.
DEFENSE: Hampden-Sydney linebacker Griffin Davis, a sophomore from Charlottesville, Va., helped lead a strong defensive effort by the Tigers in their 21-18 victory at Guilford. Davis made a team-high nine tackles including 3.5 for a loss that cost Guillford 12 yards of offense. He recorded 1.5 quarterback sacks, each of which ended Guilford drives. He also combined with a teammate for a goal-line stop on 3rd-and-goal from the 1-yard line to force the Quakers into a field goal and maintain a 6-3 Tigers' lead. Davis helped limit Guilford for 11 offensive points and just 289 yards from scrimmage. The Quakers converted just 1-of-12 opportunities on third down. For the season, Davis has 23 total tackles while tying for the ODAC lead with 7.5 tackles for a loss that have cost opponents 33 yards of offense. His 3.5 sacks are tied for fourth in the league.
For more information on this week's action in ODAC football, view the ODAC Football Report: Week 6. You can also go to any of the participating school's websites. Don't forget to become a fan of the ODAC on Facebook and follow @odacathletics on Twitter and Instagram!