Centennial Conference Football History

JHU's Alex Lachman game-winning 43-yard FG vs. Thomas More, 2009

 

Honors

History

Records


Champions

Year Champion Head Coach
2017 Franklin & Marshall John Troxell
  Johns Hopkins Jim Margraff
2016 Johns Hopkins Jim Margraff
2015 Johns Hopkins Jim Margraff
2014 Johns Hopkins Jim Margraff
2013 Johns Hopkins Jim Margraff
2012 Johns Hopkins Jim Margraff
2011 Johns Hopkins Jim Margraff
2010 Johns Hopkins  Jim Margraff
  Muhlenberg Mike Donnelly
  Ursinus Peter Gallagher
2009  Johns Hopkins Jim Margraff
2008  Muhlenberg Mike Donnelly
2007  Muhlenberg Mike Donnelly
2006  Dickinson Darwin Breaux
2005  Johns Hopkins Jim Margraff
2004  Dickinson Darwin Breaux
  Franklin & Marshall Shawn Halloran
  Johns Hopkins Jim Margraff
  McDaniel Tim Keating
  Muhlenberg Mike Donnelly
2003  Johns Hopkins  Jim Margraff
  Muhlenberg Mike Donnelly
2002  Johns Hopkins  Jim Margraff
  McDaniel Tim Keating
  Muhlenberg Mike Donnelly
2001  McDaniel  Tim Keating
  Muhlenberg Mike Donnelly
2000  McDaniel Tim Keating
1999 McDaniel Tim Keating
1998 McDaniel Tim Keating
1997  McDaniel  Tim Keating
1996 Ursinus Steve Gilbert
1995 Franklin & Marshall Tom Gilburg
1994 Dickinson Darwin Breaux
1993 Dickinson Darwin Breaux
  Franklin & Marshall Tom Gilburg
1992 Dickinson Ed Sweeney
1991 Dickinson Ed Sweeney
1990 Dickinson Ed Sweeney
1989 Dickinson Ed Sweeney
1988 Dickinson Ed Sweeney
  Franklin & Marshall Tom Gilburg
1987 Franklin & Marshall Tom Gilburg
1986 Franklin & Marshall Tom Gilburg
  Muhlenberg Ralph Kirchenheiter
1985 Gettysburg Barry Streeter
1984 Gettysburg Barry Streeter
  Swarthmore Tom Lapinski
1983 Gettysburg Barry Streeter
  Muhlenberg Ralph Kirchenheiter
  Swarthmore Tom Lapinski

 

 

Individual Single-Game Records

TOTAL OFFENSE

Plays: 82, Brian Van Deusen, McDaniel vs. Franklin & Marshall, 10-23-93 (284 yards)
Yards: 559, Ward Udinski, Juniata vs. McDaniel, 11-1-14 (90 rush, 469 pass) 
Yards Per Play: 18.55, Michael McCabe, Muhlenberg vs. Swarthmore, 10-9-99 (22 for 408) 
Most TDs Responsible: 7, four players

RUSHING

Attempts: 52, Ken Clark, Swarthmore vs. Franklin & Marshall, 10-28-00 (317 yards)
Yards: 390, Paul Smith, Gettysburg vs. Muhlenberg, 10-23-99 (45 carries) 
Yards Per Rush: 14.87, Joe Rollins, McDaniel vs. Ursinus, 9-22-12 (15 for 223)
Yards in a Season Opening Game: 277, Paul Smith, Gettysburg vs. Hampden-Sydney, 9-12-98 (35 carries)
Yards Gained by Two Teammates: 424, Jason Brader, Muhlenberg and Kamali Roberts (161), Muhlenberg vs. Swarthmore, 10-10-98
Yards Gained by Two Opposing Players: 525, Eric Frees, McDaniel (273) and Paul Ferreri, Johns Hopkins (252), 11-10-90
Touchdowns: 5, four players 

RUSHING BY A QUARTERBACK

Attempts: 32, Jamie Harris, McDaniel vs. Johns Hopkins, 11-10-01 (159 yards)
Yards: 179, Ian Mitchell, Dickinson vs. Franklin & Marshall, 9-19-09 (20 carries)
Touchdowns: 4, E.J. Schneider, Franklin & Marshall vs. Gettysburg, 11-16-13 

PASSING

Attempts: 67, Brian Van Deusen, McDaniel vs. Franklin & Marshall, 10-23-93 (completed 37)
Completions: 44, John Harrison, Franklin & Marshall vs. Washington & Jefferson, 11-20-10 (57 attempts)
Percentage: 90.48 (19 of 21), three players
Interceptions: 6, two players 
Yards: 519, Matt Flynn, Gettysburg vs. Ursinus, 10-3-09 (32 of 47)
Yards in a Season-Opening Game: 421, Rich Palazzi, Susquehanna vs. Wilkes, 9-3-11 (36 of 51)
Yards Gained by Two Opposing Players: 898, Matt Flynn, Gettysburg (376) and Corey Sadler, Hampden-Sydney (522), 9-12-09
Yards per Attempt: 19.67, Michael McCabe, Muhlenberg vs. Swarthmore, 10-9-99 (21 for 413)
Yards per Completion: 24.29, Michael McCabe, Muhlenberg vs. Swarthmore, 1999 (17 for 413)
Touchdowns: 7, two players 

RECEIVING

Receptions: 16, Justin Salton, Franklin & Marshall vs. Carnegie Mellon, 9-30-00 (216 yards)
by a Tight End: 11, Michael Long, Muhlenberg vs. Widener, 11-22-14 (159 yards) 
by Two Teammates: 28, Dan Wodicka (15) and Sam Wernick (13), Johns Hopkins vs. Gettysburg, 10-22-11
Yards: 309, Dale Amos, Franklin & Marshall vs. McDaniel, 10-24-87 (caught 12)
by a Running Back: 149, Scott Martorana, Johns Hopkins vs. Muhlenberg, 10-14-00 (caught 3)
by a Tight End: 186, Steve Mitchell, Johns Hopkins vs. Lebanon Valley, 9-21-84 (caught 8) 
by Two Teammates: 452, Joe Richards (296) and Gary Campbell (156), Johns Hopkins vs. Georgetown, 10-26-91
Touchdowns: 4, five players 

FRESHMAN RECORDS

Total Offense Yards: 377, Hewitt Tomlin, Johns Hopkins vs. Muhlenberg, 10-10-08 (-10 rush, 387 pass)
Rushing Attempts: 45, Chuck Wotkowicz, Johns Hopkins vs. Georgetown, 10-22-93 (347 yards)
Rushing Yards: 347, Chuck Wotkowicz, Johns Hopkins vs. Georgetown, 10-22-93 (45 carries) 

Pass Attempts: 46, Ward Udinski, Juniata vs. Gettysburg, 9-17-11 (completed 20)
Pass Completions: 29, Nick Crusco, Susquehanna vs. Gettysburg, 9-27-14 (attempted 42) 
Pass Yardage: 387, Hewitt Tomlin, Johns Hopkins vs. Muhlenberg, 10-10-08 

Receiving Yards: 205, Sam Wernick, Johns Hopkins vs. Muhlenberg, 10-10-08 (caught 5)

All-Purpose Yards: 356, Chuck Wotkowicz, Johns Hopkins vs. Georgetown, 10-22-93 (347 rush, 9 rec)

INTERCEPTIONS

Number: 4, Erik Hammar, Muhlenberg vs. Hartwick, 11-3-01
Yards: 164, Rick Conner, McDaniel at Dickinson, 10-15-83 (89-yard int. and 75-yard lateral after an int.) - NCAA record 
TD Returns: 2, six players

ALL-PURPOSE YARDS

Yards Gained: 527, Paul Smith, Gettysburg vs. Muhlenberg, 10-23-99 (50 plays, 390 rushing, 80 receiving, 57 return) - NCAA record 

SCORING

Points: 36, Paul Smith, Gettysburg vs. Muhlenberg, 10-23-99 (6 TDs)
by Kicking: 18, Chris Reed, Muhlenberg vs. Kings Point, 9-7-02 (6 PAT, 4 FG)

FIELD GOALS

Attempts: 7, Jay Leonard, McDaniel at Dickinson, 10-15-05 (5 made)
Made: 5, Jay Leonard, McDaniel at Dickinson, 10-15-05 (7 attempted)
Percentage: 100.0 (4 of 4), three players

PUNTING

Number: 14, Marty Welsh, Swarthmore at Franklin & Marshall, 1983 (462 yards)
Yards: 462, Keith Lutgen, McDaniel vs. Franklin & Marshall (13 punts)
Average (min. 5): 48.40, Greg Zara, Ursinus vs. Dickinson, 11-11-06 (5 for 242)

DEFENSE

Tackles (since 2000): 24, Ron Ringgold, McDaniel vs. Dickinson, 10-15-05 (17 UT, 7 AT)
for Loss of Yardage: 6.5, Dan McCall, Muhlenberg vs. Ursinus, 10-18-03
Sacks: 5.5, Dan McCall, Muhlenberg vs. Ursinus, 2003
Pass Breakups: 6, Vince Harper, Franklin & Marshall vs. Georgetown, 10-16-93 
Fumbles Forced: 3, Danny Moore, McDaniel vs. Albright, 9-8-90
Blocked Kicks: 2, six players

 

Three-Time First-Team All-Centennial Selections (41)

  • John Ridinger, Franklin & Marshall, OL, 1983-84-85
  • Tom Neumann, Muhlenberg, P/WR, 1983-84-85
  • Art Kopacz, Muhlenberg, OT, 1984-85-86; 
  • Steve Gandia, Swarthmore, DL, 1985-86-87
  • Ron Matthew, Ursinus, OT, 1986-87-88
  • Mike Birosak, Dickinson, RB, 1987-88-89
  • Scott Schlett, Dickinson, OL, 1987-88-89
  • Bob Schnarrs, Dickinson, LB, 1987-88-89
  • Bob Powers, Muhlenberg, PK, 1988-89-90
  • Eric Frees, McDaniel, RB, 1989-90-91
  • Brian Ridgway, Dickinson, DL, 1990-91-92
  • Stu Markley, Johns Hopkins, LB, 1990-91-93
  • Jelani Rucker, Johns Hopkins, DL, 1992-93-94
  • Charles Warren, Dickinson, DB, 1994-95-96
  • Jon Bushey, Franklin & Marshall, P, 1994-95-96
  • Todd Bencivenni, Johns Hopkins, PK, 1995-96-97
  • Peter Hinckle, Ursinus, DB, 1996-97-98
  • Harrison Bernstein, Johns Hopkins, DB, 1997-98-99
  • Dave Perna, Johns Hopkins, OL, 1997-98-99
  • Marvin Deal, McDaniel, DB/KR, 1997-98-99
  • Tommy Selecky, McDaniel, LB, 1997-98-99
  • Ron Sermarini, McDaniel, QB, 1997-98-99
  • Andy Gilburg, Franklin & Marshall, P/TE, 1998-99-2000
  • Keith Fischer, Dickinson, DE, 1999-2000-01
  • Joshua Carter, Muhlenberg, WR/KR, 1999-2000-01
  • Matt Wilchinski, McDaniel, LB, 2000-01-02
  • Matt Bernardo, Muhlenberg, RB, 2001-02-03
  • Matt Campbell, Johns Hopkins, DB, 2002-03-04
  • Dan McCall, Muhlenberg, DL/LB, 2003-04-05
  • Ryan Stearrett, Dickinson, TE, 2004-05-06
  • Andrew Ackley, Dickinson, DB, 2004-05-06
  • Tom Sturges, Gettysburg, RB, 2005-06-07
  • Mike Nolan, Muhlenberg, OL, 2006-07-08
  • Victor Jaramillo, Ursinus, OL, 2009-10-11
  • Pat McDonough, Muhlenberg, LB, 2009-10-11
  • Mike Milano, Johns Hopkins, DB, 2009-10-11
  • Joe Rollins, McDaniel, RB, 2011-12-13
  • Armand Jenifer, Johns Hopkins, OL, 2011-12-13
  • Spencer Hotaling, Susquehanna, PK, 2011-12-13
  • Jordan Zackery, Franklin & Marshall, WR, 2012-13-14
  • Ian Gimbar, Muhlenberg, LB, 2012-13-14 

Four-Time First-Team All-Centennial Selections (2)

  • Joe King, Franklin & Marshall, P, 1987-88-89-90
  • Chris Rountree, Ursinus, DB, 2009-10-11-12.