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            5—                                                                                                                           Azusa Pacific Football Game Notes


                                     2008 AZUSA PACIFIC FOOTBALL
1998 NAIA Champion                                      6 Posteason Appearances in the past 10 years                                       44th Season of Cougar Football


DID YOU KNOW?
                                                                          Wisconsin-Stevens Point Pointers (2-0)
♦ Azusa Pacific is headed to Wisconsin                                                                                       Vs.
      for the third straight year but is
      making its first visit at Stevens Point.
                                                                          Azusa Pacific University Cougars (1-3)
♦ Azusa Pacific is 1 of only 3 NAIA
      schools on the west coast that have                                                      Saturday, Sept. 27 ● 1 p.m. (CDT)
      an intercollegiate football team.                                                              Goerke Field (4,000)
      Southern Oregon and Eastern Ore-
      gon are the others.                                                                            Stevens Point, Wis.
♦ Azusa Pacific has started 3 different                                                                Series History: first meeting
      QBs in 4 games this year but has had
      the same 3 starting receivers in each
      game.
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                                                                                                    Live Stats: none

AZUSA PACIFIC
Location .......................... Azusa, Calif.
                                                                                                                   GAME DAY
Founded.......................................1899
Enrollment ..................................4,100          Azusa Pacific Schedule/Results                                         UW-Stevens Point Schedule/Results
Affiliation .................................... NAIA
Conference ......................independent                2008 Cougar Schedule/Results                                           2008 Pointer Schedule/Results
Nickname ............................... Cougars            Date Rank Opponent                                  Time/Score         Date Rank Opponent                                Time/Score
Colors............................. Brick & Black           A 30 23/1 CARROLL ................................ L 22-41             S 6    -/- WEBBER INTERNATIONAL...... W 23-21
Athletics Director ................. Bill Odell             S 6 23/- at San Diego............................. L 10-31             S 13 -/- IOWA WESLEYAN ..................... W 45-7
Sports Information Dir........Gary Pine                     S 13 23/6 at West Texas A&M.................. L 13-75                  S 27 -/- AZUSA PACIFIC......................1 p.m.
      Phone.................... 626-815-5085                S 20 -/-       WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE....... W 13-10                      O4           at UW-River Falls .....................1 p.m.
Head Coach ............ Victor Santa Cruz                   S 27           at Wisconsin-Stevens Point...... 1 p.m.                 O 11         UW-PLATTEVILLE..................1 p.m.
Career Record (year) ........10-15 (3rd)                    S 4            at Humboldt State..................... 6 p.m.           O 18         at UW-Stout..............................1 p.m.
                                                            O 18           at Southern Oregon .................. 1 p.m.            O 25         at UW-Whitewater ....................1 p.m.
 at Azusa Pacific........................same
                                                            O 25           DIXIE STATE ........................... 6 p.m.          N1           UW-OSHKOSH ........................1 p.m.
2007 Record....................................6-5          N 1            CENTRAL WASHINGTON ...... 6 p.m.                        N8           at UW-Eau Claire .....................1 p.m.
Since 2000 ..................................52-33          N 8            EAST TEXAS BAPTIST........... 2 p.m.                    N 15         UW-LA CROSSE .....................1 p.m.
                                                            Times local to game site
                                                                                                                                   2007 Pointer Results
UW-STEVENS POINT
UW-                                                         2007 Cougar Results
                                                            Date Rank Opponent                              W/L Score
                                                                                                                                   Date
                                                                                                                                   S 1
                                                                                                                                             Opponent
                                                                                                                                             at Webber International .................W
                                                                                                                                                                                         W/L   Score
                                                                                                                                                                                                13-7
                                                            A 25 -/17 vs. MidAmerica Nazarene ....L 38-59                          S 15      at Iowa Wesleyan ..........................W      54-13
Location ............... Stevens Point, Wis.
                                                            S 1    -/1   SAN DIEGO .........................L 32-42                S 22      WALDORF ....................................W      55-0
Founded.......................................1894          S 9 -/23 MALONE ..............................W 28-21                  S 29      UW-RIVER FALLS ........................W          45-42
Enrollment ..................................8,645          S 15 -/6     at Wisconsin-La Crosse........L 20-27 ot                  O6        at UW-Platteville ............................W   34-31
Affiliation ............................ NCAA DIII          S 22 -/17 at Nicholls State (La.) ...........L 28-30                   O 13      UW-STOUT ...................................W     26-23
Conference ..Wisconsin Intercollegiate                      S 29 -/-     SOUTHERN NAZARENE ....W 38-7                              O 20      UW-WHITEWATER....................... L            14-31
Nickname ................................Pointers           O 6 -/-      SOUTHERN OREGON ........L 13-14                           O 27      at UW-Oshkosh ............................. L     10-27
Colors............................ Purple & Gold            O 13 -/-     at Humboldt State.................W 27-17                 N 3       UW-EAU CLAIRE.......................... L          7-28
Athletics Director ......... Frank O’Brien                  O 20 -/23 WHITWORTH.......................W 38-34                      N 10      at UW-La Crosse ........................... L     21-24
Sports Info Director........... Mitch Capelle               O 27         at Dixie State (Utah) .............W 30-20
     Phone ...................... 715-346-2840              N 3          at Webber International ........W 31-20
Head Coach ...................... John Miech
                                                            Home games in bold at Cougar Stadium
Career Record (year) . 131-70-2 (21st)                      Rank (APU/Opponent from respective associations)
 at UW-Stevens Point................same
2007 Record....................................6-4
Since 2000 ..................................49-35
AZUSA PACIFIC GAME NOTES                                                                                                                                                                Page 1
GAME                                                                            Azusa Pacific vs. Wisconsin-Stevens Point
                                                                                                                                                On this Date
Azusa Pacific vs. the
                                                                                                                                                In 43 previous seasons of Cougar football, Azusa Pacific has played 6 other games on
      Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference                                                                                             Sept. 27, and is 5-1 on that date. The Cougars have won 5 straight Sept. 27 games.

                                                                                                                                                Year   Opponent                     Site                         Result
For the third straight year Azusa Pacific is playing a team from the NCAA Division III-affiliated
WIAC. The Cougars had never played a team from Wisconsin until 2 years ago when they                                                            1969   Pomona                       Azusa, Calif.                L, 20-26
visited eventual DIII runner-up Wisconsin-Whitewater and then following week hosted nationally-                                                 1975   Occidental                   Azusa, Calif.                W, 13-7
ranked Wisconsin-La Crosse. Again this year, the Cougars will play WIAC teams in back-to-back
                                                                                                                                                1980   Occidental                   Eagle Rock, Calif.           W, 16-14
weeks.
                                                                                                                                                1986   Whittier                     Whittier, Calif.             W, 36-7
                                                                                                                                                1997   Humboldt State               Arcata, Calif.               W, 16-12
2006               Date            Opponent                                                         Result                Score
                                                                                                                                                2003   Cal Lutheran                 Azusa, Calif.                W, 31-10
                   S 16            at Wisconsin-Whitewater                                            L                    7-27
                   S 23            vs. Wisconsin-La Crosse                                            L                   10-27
                                                                                                                                                COUGARS’ 2008 OPPONENTS
                                                                                                                                                Five of Azusa Pacific’s 10 opponents remain undefeated through 4 weeks of play.
2007               Date            Opponent                                                         Result   Score                              Nationally-ranked Carroll, San Diego, West Texas A&M and Central Washington are all
                   S 15            at Wisconsin-La Crosse                                             L    20-27 (ot)                           undefeated while NCAA Division III Wisconsin-Stevens Point has won its first 2 games
                                                                                                                                                as well. Cougar foes are 21-13 thus far.
2008               Date            Opponent                   Result                                                      Score                 Carroll (4-0)
                   S 20            vs. Wisconsin-La Crosse      W                                                         13-10                    Aug. 30        at Azusa Pacific (NAIA)                             W, 41-22
                                                                                                                                                   Sept. 6        at Montana-Western (NAIA)                           W, 31-6
                   S 27            at Wisconsin-Stevens Point   ?                                                                                  Sept. 13       ROCKY MOUNTAIN (NAIA)                               W, 47-14
                                                                                                                                                   Sept. 20       at Montana State-Northern (NAIA)                    W, 17-10
BY COMPARISON                                                                                                                                   University of San Diego (3-0)
                                                                                                                                                   Aug. 29     MARIST (NCAA DI FCS)                                   W, 40-22
 APU                 UWSP                                                                       APU                              UWSP              Sept. 6     AZUSA PACIFIC (NAIA)                                   W, 38-10
                                                                                                                                                   Sept. 20    at Campbel (NCAA D1 FCS)                               W, 43-7
Offense              Defense                                                                 Defense                             Offense
 14.5                  14.0 ..............................Scoring .............................. 41.0                             34.0          West Texas A&M (4-0)
                                                                                                                                                  Aug. 28   at Mesa State (NCAA DII)                                  W, 23-20
 15.3                  11.5 ......................... First Downs ......................... 17.0                                  16.5            Sept. 6   at Central Oklahoma (NCAA DII)                            W, 49-18
 111.2                 82.5 ................. Rushing Yards/Game ................146.8                                            73.5            Sept. 13  AZUSA PACIFIC (NAIA)                                      W, 75-13
  3.1                   2.2 ....................... Yards per Rush........................ 5.1                                     1.9            Sept. 20  SW OKLAHOMA (NCAA DII)                                    W, 42-20
 162.0                144.0 .................Passing Yards/Game.................283.2                                             179.5         Wisconsin-La Crosse (0-3)
  5.5                   5.4 ............... Yards per Pass Attempt................ 9.4                                             6.3             Sept. 6   HARDIN-SIMMONS (NCAA DIII)                               L, 23-24
                                                                                                                                                   Sept. 13  at North Dakota (NCAA D1 FCS)                            L, 7-45
 273.2                226.5 .......................Total Offense .......................430.0                                     253.0            Sept. 20  at Azusa Pacific (NAIA)                                  L, 10-13
  4.2                   5.4 ........................ Yards per Play ........................ 7.3                                   3.8
                                                                                                                                                Wisconsin-Stevens Point (2-0)
   9                    10.............................Turnovers ..............................5                                    3              Sept. 6   WEBBER INTENATIONAL (NAIA)                               W, 23-21
                                                                                                                                                   Sept. 13  IOWA WESLYAN (NAIA)                                      W, 45-7
                                        Cougar Pronunciations                                                                                   Humboldt State University (1-3)
                                                                                                                                                  Aug. 30   at Sacramento State (NCAA DI FCS)                         L, 13-45
70 Dini, Todd ...................................................................................................................... dee-nee      Sept. 6   at Southern Oregon (NAIA)                                 W, 15-14
69 Garnica, Joel............................................................................................................GAR-ni-kuh            Sept. 13  WESTERN WASHINGTON                                        L, 14-30
13 Leaman, Beau................................................................................................................. lee-man          Sept. 20  at Central Washington (NCAA DII)                          L, 10-48
48 Leasau, Andrew.......................................................................................................... luh-SOW
                                                                                                                                                Southern Oregon University (1-3)
71 Loumange, Mike ................................................................................................loo-MAHN-jay
55 Magallon, Louis..................................................................................................muh-guy-YON
                                                                                                                                                   Aug. 28  at Montana Tech (NAIA)                                    W, 30-25
65 Ofahulu, David .............................................................................................. oh-FAH-hoo-loo                    Sept. 6  HUMBOLDT STATE (NCAA DII)                                 L, 14-15
75 Palacios, Robby............................................................................................... puh-LAH-see-os                   Sept. 13 at Sacramento State (NCAA D1 FCS)                         L, 16-27
 3 Peltier, Alex............................................................................................................ pel-TEE-aye           Sept. 20 at Willamette (NCAA DIII)                                 L, 23-31
20 Revish, Dez ...................................................................................................................... rev-ish
                                                                                                                                                Dixie State College (1-3)
31 Struiksma, Shea .....................................................................................STROOKS-muh, shay
10 Tupuola, Darrell.............................................................................................too-poo-OH-lah
                                                                                                                                                   Aug. 30    CENTRAL WASHINGTON (NCAA DII)                           L, 38-44 (ot)
15 van den Raadt...................................................................................................... van den ROT                 Sept. 6    WESTERN NEW MEXICO (NCAA DII)                           W, 35-3
                                                                                                                                                   Sept. 13   at Weber State (NCAA D1 FCS)                            L, 7-44
                                                                                                                                                   Sept. 20   WESTERN OREGON (NCAA DII)                               L, 27-34
                                                                                                                                                Central Washington University (4-0)
                                                                                                                                                   Aug. 30   at Dixie State (NCAA DII)                                W, 44-38 (ot)
                                                                                                                                                   Sept. 6   MESA STATE (NCAA DII)                                    W, 48-14
                                                                                                                                                   Sept. 13  at Western Oregon (NCAA DII)                             W, 31-24
                                                                                                                                                   Sept. 20  HUMBOLDT STATE (NCAA DII)                                W, 48-10
                                                                                                                                                East Texas Baptist (1-1)
                                                                                                                                                   Sept. 6   at Saint John’s (Minn.) (NCAA DIII)                      L, 15-29
                                                                                                                                                   Sept. 20  SUL ROSS STATE (NCAA DIII)                               W, 35-21




                                                          Chris Brown


AZUSA PACIFIC GAME NOTES                                                                                                                                                                                                 Page 2
GAME                                           Azusa Pacific vs. Wisconsin-Stevens Point
AZUSA PACIFIC 2-DEEP                                THIS WEEK: Bolstered by its first win of            SERIES NOTES: This is the first-ever meet-
                     Offense                        the season, Azusa Pacific returns to the road       ing between Azusa Pacific and Wisconsin-
                                                    for the first of 3 consecutive games away from      Stevens Point. The Cougars are 1-3 vs.
H-       34 David Kim (5-9, 200, Jr.)               the “Canyon City.” The Cougars stay within          UWSP’’s conference mates, having dropped a
         17 Armon De’Launey (5-10, 205, Sr.)
                                                    the Wisconsin system and visit University of        contest at UW-Whitewater in 2006 and then
LT -     51 Jonathan Klish (6-2, 240, Sr.)          Wisconsin-Stevens Points for a 1 p.m. (CDT).        losing 2 of 3 vs. UW-La Crosse.
         71 Mike Loumange (6-3, 240, So.)
LG –     74 Dustin Fortenberry (6-4, 290, Sr.)      RETURN TO WISCONSIN: For the third                  vs. THE POINTERS: Though Wisconsin-
         65 David Ofahulu (6-2, 290, Sr.)           consecutive year Azusa Pacific is headed to         Stevens Point was a longtime member of the
                                                    Wisconsin. In 2006 the Cougars visited na-          NAIA before dropping membership in the
C–       55 Louis Magallon (5-11, 290, Jr.)         tional power Wisconsin-Whitewater. Last             1990s, this is only the second athletic meeting
         63 Garrett Chambers (6-1, 220, So.)
                                                    year, they dropped in on Wisconsin-La               ever between Azusa Pacific and the UW-
RG -     66 Eric Beaton (6-0, 235, So.)             Crosse , and this year it’s a visit to Wisconsin-   Stevens Point. In 1997, the Cougar softball
         67 Joel Garnica (6-2, 270, Sr.)            Stevens Point. Like Azusa Pacific, schools in       team swept a doubleheader from UWSP by
RT -     78 Ben Winslow (6-4, 275, Sr.)             the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Confer-      scores of 1-0 and 9-1 in Azusa in the only
         71 Mike Loumagne (6-3, 240, So.)           ence face challenges in filling their schedules     other encounter between the 2 schools.
                                                    and thus are forced to play schools outside
QB -     15 John van den Raadt (6-3, 190, Fr.)      their region. Out of those of difficulties, Azusa   EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI: Azusa Pacific
         12 Chris Lamkin (5-11, 180, Sr.)                                                               never travelled east of the Mississippi River to
                                                    Pacific has formed a relationship with the Wis-
WR -     85 Jon Davis (6-3, 215, Sr.)               consin schools.                                     play a game until it’s date at the 1998 NAIA
         2 Monti Sutton (5-11, 170, Jr.)                                                                championship game in Savannah, Tenn. The
                                                    REFRESHED & ENCOURAGED: Azusa                       Cougars won that game, beating Olivet Naza-
RB -     3 Alex Peltier (5-9, 200, Sr.)                                                                 rene University (Ill.), 17-14, and since then
         33 Chris Brown (6-1, 205, Jr.)             Pacific returns to the road for the start of 3
                                                    straight games away from home. Yet, this time       have fashioned a 5-2 record east of the Missis-
WR -     80 James Burke (6-3, 195, Sr.)             a rejuvenated set of Cougars encouraged by          sippi. Two other times they visited Olivet
         89 Ryan Chamberlin (5-10, 180, So.)                                                            Nazarene in Bourbonnais, Ill., winning both
                                                    their first win of the season heads to Stevens
WR -     13 Michael Van Gorden (6-0, 165, Jr.)      Points to face an undefeated UWSP that has          games (21-14 in 1999 and 22-6 in 2004). They
         6 Jeremiah Andujo (5-9, 170, Fr.)          already knocked off a pair of NAIA teams            also defeated Malone College in Canton, Ohio,
                                                    (Webber International, Iowa Wesleyan) by a          31-6, in 2006 and then downed Webber Inter-
                     Defense                        combined 68-28 score.                               national University in Babson Park, Fla., last
DE -      54 Matt Johnson (6-0, 225, Jr.)                                                               year, 31-20, However, both losses east of the
          94 Jake Jones (6-3, 215, Fr.)             RADIO: The Azusa Pacific-UW-Stevens Point           Mississippi came in the state of Wisconsin, at
                                                    game can be heard live on Internet radio at         Whitewater (2006) and at La Crosse (2007).
NG -      52 Eric Augustine (6-0, 260, Jr.)
          10 Darrell Tupuola (6-3, 295, Sr.)        www.b1049.com. Scott Kruger and Ken Ku-
                                                    lick of UWSP radio will call the game.              ABOUT UW-STEVENS POINT:
DT -      44 Kenny Simmons (5-11, 235, Sr.)                                                             Founded in 1894 as a teacher’s college, Wis-
          99 James Brunt (5-11, 310, Jr.)                                                               consin-Stevens Point is 1 of 13 members of the
                                                    TICKETS: Tickets for the Azusa Pacific-
DE -      70 Todd Dini (6-0, 225, Sr.)              Wisconsin-Stevens Point game can be pur-            prestigious University of Wisconsin system
          90 John Green (6-2, 265, Sr.)             chased through the UWSP ticket office (715-         that also includes Big Ten Conference member
                                                    346-4100) at prices of $7 for adults and $4.50      University of Wisconsin in Madison. With an
Whip - 22 Brian Casey (5-11, 205, Sr.)
       55 Travis Bengard (6-1, 215, Sr.)            for students.                                       enrollment of approximately 8,800, UWSP’’s
                                                                                                        main campus is located in Stevens Point, a
Rover - 42 Jay York (6-0, 210, So.)                                                                     town of 25,000 in central Wisconsin, midway
                                                    DIRECTIONS: From Milwaukee/Madison,
        20 Dez Revish (6-0, 235, Jr.)                                                                   between Milwaukee and Minneapolis on the
                                                    take the I-39/US 51 north. Get off at Exit 158B
Mike -    24 Mike Moreno (5-8, 200, So.)            (Highway 10 West). Follow Highway 10 west           Wisconsin River.
          14 Sal Gutierrez (5-11, 215, Jr.)         into town about 1.5 miles. Turn right onto
                                                    Minnesota Ave. Goerke Field is one block            Athletically, UW-Stevens Point competes in
SS -      13 Beau Leaman (6-0, 185, Sr.)
                                                    ahead on the left side of Minnesota Ave.            the NCAA Division III-affiliated Wisconsin
          40 Austin Gorden (6-0, 175, Fr.)
                                                                                                        Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, whose
FS –      31 Shea Struiksma (6-3, 185, Fr.)                                                             entire 9-school membership consists of UW
                                                    NATIONAL RANKINGS: Neither Azusa
          4 Trevor Love (6-0, 190, So.)                                                                 schools. Last year the Pointers’ 18-sport (10
                                                    Pacific nor Wisconsin-Stevens Point is nation-
CB -      18 Brent Willard (6-1, 195, Jr.)          ally-ranked in the association polls.               women’s, 8 men’s) athletic program finished
          28 Nicholas Armesto (6-2, 210, Jr.)                                                           15th out of 441 NCAA DIII school in the Di-
                                                    vs. NCAA DIII: Since 1996, Azusa Pacific is         rectors’ Cup race.
CB -      30 Andre Hunter (5-9, 175, Sr.)
          16 Hayden Shaw (5-8, 175, Fr.)            42-11 vs. NCAA Division III teams with the
                                                    majority of those victories coming at the ex-       Among the university’s most notable alumni
                    Specialists                     pense of Southern California Intercollegiate        are Mel Laird, who served as the U.S. Secre-
                                                    Athletic Conference members. The Cougars            tary of Defense under President Richard
KOR-      2 Monti Sutton (5-11, 170, Jr.)
                                                    have won 17 of the past 22 meetings vs. DIII        Nixon, Terry Porter, former NBA player and
PR-       2 Monti Sutton (5-11, 170, Jr.)           teams, which includes a 30-14 victory over          current Phoenix Suns coach, NFL linebacker
PK-       88 Corey Lenahan (6-4, 195, Sr.)          Trinity University (Texas) in 2004 to snap the      Clint Kriewaldt (Lions & Steelers) and Kathy
                                                    Tigers’ 43-game regular-season home winning         Kinney, who portrayed Mimi on the Drew
SNP-      54 Matt Johnson (6-0, 225, Sr.)                                                               Cary Show.
                                                    streak. Azusa Pacific had won 13 straight over
P-        88 Corey Lenahan (6-4, 195, Sr.)          DIII teams until Wisconsin-Whitewater’s 27-7
HLD-      12 Chris Lamkin (5-11, 180, Sr.)
                                                    defeat of the Cougars in 2006.

AZUSA PACIFIC GAME NOTES                                                                                                                     Page 3
GAME                                        Azusa Pacific vs. Wisconsin-Stevens Point

ABOUT THE POINTERS: An NCAA                        TOUGH FOES: Since Victor Santa Cruz
Division III program, Wisconsin-Stevens Point      took over the Cougar reigns in 2005, he has
is gunning for its third straight winning season   upgraded the schedule with a philosophy of
and its seventh in the past 8 years.               playing anyone, anywhere and at anytime. In
                                                   2006, the Cougars travelled 34,000 miles to fill
A year ago, a freshmen/sophomore laden set         an 11-game schedule. And they have played
of Pointers got off to a great start, winning      some of the best of the best. This week, they
their first 6 games to knock on the door of        meet their fourth undefeated team in 5 weeks.
the national polls. However, a 31-14 thumping      Below is a select list of 13 of the 25 teams on
from eventual DIII national champ Wisconsin-       the Cougar slate.
Whitewater and a series of injuries hamstrung
UWSP the rest of the way, and the Pointers                                                    Final
finished the campaign at 6-4.                      2006                     Affiliation      Record
                                                   Wisconsin-Whitwater      NCAA DIII         14-1
While several key members of an offense that       San Diego                NCAA FCS          11-1
                                                                                                                     Louis Magallon
averaged 28 points and 346 yards in 2007 are       Whitworth                NCAA DIII         11-1
back, it has been the newcomers that have          Humboldt State           NCAA DII           9-1
taken center stage through the first 2 games of    Wisconsin-LaCrosse       NCAA DIII          9-2     DEFENDER AGAINST THE SACK:
                                                   Southern Nazarene`       NAIA               7-3
2008. Last year’s 10-game starting QB Jake                                                             Azusa Pacific returns its entire starting offen-
                                                   Malone                   NAIA               7-4
Swank has been pushed to wide receiver by                                                              sive line of last year — a core group that con-
Minnesota-Duluth transfer Jared Beckwith,          2007                                                sists of tackles Ben Winslow (sr., 6-4, 275,
who has completed 36-of-55 (.655) passes in 2      San Diego                NCAA FCS          9-2      Greenville, Ill./Greenville HS) and Robby
games for 338 yards and 2 TDs against just 1       MidAmerican Nazarene     NAIA              9-3      Palacios (so. 6-5, 310, Upland, Calif./Upland
interception. In the meantime, Swank has           Whitworth                NCAA DIII         8-2      HS), Jonathan Klish (sr., 6-2, 240, Denver,
become one of Beckwith’s favorite targets,         Malone                   NAIA              8-4      Colo.) and guards Justin Fortenberry (sr., 6-
collecting 10 passes for 44 yards and a TD.        Nicholls State           NCAA FCS          6-5      4, 290, Redding, Calif./Enterprise HS), Eric Bea-
                                                   2008                                                ton (so., 6-0, 235, Alta Loma, Calif./Western
Junior RB Mike Ferron, a former All-               Carroll                  NAIA             15-0*     Christian HS), David Ofahulu (sr., 6-2,290,
Wisconsin prep running back, has yet to carry      West Texas A&M           NCAA DII         12-1*     Orange, Calif./Villa Park HS) and Joel Garnica
the ball this season after rushing for 807 yards   Central Washington       NCAA DII         10-3*     (sr., 6-2, 270, Whittier, Calif./Pioneer HS). The
and 11 TDs in 8 games last year. In his stead,                          *2007 record                   addition of all-conference junior college trans-
sophomore RB T.C. Farber has tallied 136           BIG ROSTER: The 2008 season opened                  fer Louis Magallon (jr., 5-11, 290, Hacienda
yards on the ground and spearheads a rushing       with the largest Cougar roster in the pro-          Heights, Calif./Los Altos HS) only bolsters the
game that has scored 5 TDs and is averaging        gram’s 44-year history — 114 players to be          Cougar front. Since last year, the Cougars
73.5 yards a game.                                 exact. Some previous Cougar squads sur-             have yielded just 15 quarterback sacks in the
                                                   passed the century mark but never before has        past 15 games.
An opportunistic team, UW-Stevens Point has        any team had more than 110 players.
already forced 10 turnovers and turned half of                                                         QUICK HITS: Senior RB Alex Peltier (5-
them into 31 of the Pointers’ 68 points            MADE IN CALIFORNIA: Of the 114 Cou-                 9, 200, Oceanside, Calif./Santa Fe Christian HS),
scored.                                            gars on the roster, 97 hail from the “Golden        needs just 77 yards to move into tenth place
                                                   State,” leaving just 17 out-of-state players.       on Azusa Pacific’s all-time rushing chart with
Junior LB Brandon Stremnkowski leads the           There are 4 from Arizona, 3 each from Wash-         1,548 … At 6-foot-10, freshman TE Luke
team with 14 tackles, including 2 for loss, and    ington and Oregon, 2 from Illinois and 1 each       Marquardt (Sammamish, Wash./Skyline HS) is
has 1 of the team’s 5 recovered fumbles. Jun-      from Colorado, New Jersey, New Mexico,              the tallest-ever Cougar … Punter Corey
ior DB Bryan Blum has 12 tackles and a team-       Illinois, Texas, and Montana.                       Lenahan (28 on Oct. 8) is the oldest Cougar
high 2 interceptions.                                                                                  while lineman Ahsohn Williams (won’t be 18
                                                   DOUBLE VISION: Azusa Pacific’s 114-                 until Jan. 25) is the youngest ... True freshman
Stevens Point opened the season with a 23-21       player roster includes a pair of Matt Davises       Paul Royster (wr, 5-11, 175, Los Angeles,
victory over Webber International University       and 2 Chris Browns, neither of which are re-        Calif./Harvard-Westlake HS) is the younger
(Fla.), holding off the Warriors who scored 2      lated to the other. Matt J. Davis (fr., Acampo,     brother of former USC standout and Tampa
TDs in the final 8 minutes. Blum intercepted a     Calif.) is a wide receiver while Matt P. Davis      Bay Buccaneer RB Mazio Royster … Freshman
pass with 1:15 left in the contest to clinch the   (fr., Frelton, Calif./San Lorenzo Valley HS) is a   FB Garrett Borden’s (6-1, 225, Santa Clarita,
win.                                               linebacker. Chris N. Brown (jr., Fresno, Calif./    Calif./Santa Clarita Christian Schools) father is
                                                   Carmel HS) is a running back, and Chris T.          Steve Borden, better known by his ring name
The following week, UWSP blasted Iowa              Brown (fr., Crows Landing, Calif./Modesto Chris-    “Sting” in the world of professional wrestling
Wesleyan College, another NAIA member, by          tian HS) is a linebacker.                           … John van den Raadt (6-3, 190, Mira Loma,
a 45-7 count. The Pointers scooted out to a        To add to the name complexity of the Cougar         Calif./Jurupa Valley HS) is the first Cougar true
14-0 lead less than 5 minutes into the contest     roster there are 4 Davises (Jon & Matt J., who      freshman to start at quarterback since Ben
and rolled to a 35-0 halftime lead. Farber         are brothers, along with Tyler and Matt. P), 2      Focke started the Sept. 17, 1994, game vs. La
rushed for 94 yards and a TD on 24 carries,        Morenos (Mike and Eric, not related) and 2          Verne … Senior WR James Burke (sr., 6-3,
while Beckwith completed 18-of-25 passes for       Thompsons (Dominic and John, not related).          195, Antioch, Calif./Antioch HS) entered the
184 yards and 2 TDs.                               Though not identical in name, John Van Den          2008 season with just 3 receptions in 17
                                                   Raadt, Michael Van Gorden and David Vander          games during his career, yet already this year
                                                   Laan have created their own confusion.              he has 15 catches (second on the team) for
                                                                                                       128 yards.

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GAME                                          Azusa Pacific vs. Wisconsin-Stevens Point

ABOUT THE COACH : Victor Santa                         WHAT CAN BROWN DO: It’s been                         SANTA CRUZ SAYS: “We needed that
Cruz is his third year at the Cougar helm and          awhile since Azusa Pacific has had a 100-yard        kind of defensive effort,” said Azusa Pacific
his eighth on the coaching staff. Santa Cruz,          rusher in a single game. In fact, the Cougars        head coach Victor Santa Cruz as he evaluated
36, was the Cougar defensive coordinator               went 15 games without such a feat until junior       the victory over Wisconsin-La Crosse. “It
before being named the program’s ninth head            college transfer Chris Brown (jr., 6-1, 205,         builds up our confidence and sets up better
coach Dec. 14, 2005. A defensive mastermind,           Carmel, Calif./Carmel HS/Hartnell College) came      things ahead in the season. I believe that if
Santa Cruz has overseen some of the finest             off the bench last week against Wisconsin-La         you can have a strong defense you’re going to
Cougar defenses, including the 2004 squad,             Crosse to rush for 144 yards on 32 carries           win games and produce a kind of swagger that
arguably the best in program history, which            (4.5 avg.). He tallied 97 on 19 carries in the       helps you difficult games.
narrowly missed the NAIA championship game             first half alone. When the game was on the
after yielding a TD to eventual champ Carroll          line in the fourth quarter, the Cougars turned       “It was great to have Chris Brown to have
with less than 2 minutes left in the national          to Brown, who throughout the night had al-           that kind of game. It’s a great boost to our
semifinal game, falling 14-10 in Helena.               lowed Azusa Pacific to dominate possession of        ground attack.
                                                       the ball and run out the clock. Azusa Pacific
Santa Cruz picked up his first win as a head           had the ball for a whopping 35 minutes and 20        “John (van den Raadt) managed the game very
coach in a 31-6 smoking of Malone College in           seconds compared to UW-L’s 24:40.                    well and provided good leadership. He did
Fawcett Stadium at Canton, Ohio, home of the                                                                what he had to do without shouldering the
NFL Hall of Fame game. Noted as a man who              Brown already has 269 rushing yards on the           pressure of having to win the game. Athleti-
will go anywhere to play anyone, Santa Cruz            season, which would have been second on last         cally, he has the tools to be successful and is
has put together 3 of the most challenging             year’s team behind Alex Peltier’s 486 tallied        mature beyond his years. People might won-
schedules in program history, but the divi-            in 10 games. He has sent a jolt through the          der about that sixth sense that good experi-
dends of a harsh itinerary seem to be yielding         Cougar ground game which a year ago aver-            enced quarterbacks have to have, like antici-
favorable returns when the Cougars closed the          aged just 77.5 yards a contest but is up to          pating routes and properly reading defenses.
2007 season by winning their last 4 games and          111.2 this year.                                     To be honest, as a coaching staff we didn’t
5 of their final 6.                                                                                         know if he had it, but after this game he
                                                       Recent Cougar 100-Yard Rushing Games                 proved he has the makings to be very good.
A former prep standout at Rancho Buena Vista                                                                He threw some great timing passes to Jon
High in Vista, Calif., Santa Cruz was a 4-year         Date       Player (Opponent)         Att   Yds TDs   Davis. Our offense is very similar to what he
letterman at the University of Hawaii where he         9/20/08    Chris Brown (UW-L)        32    144 1     played in high school, so he is somewhat used
tallied 139 tackles during his career as a line-       11/4/06    Marcus Lampkin (Webber) 18      111 2     to the system and ahead of the curve of a
backer. As a 1992 sophomore, he played on              10/28/06   Marcus Lampkin (Dixie)    18    160 1     typical true freshman. Overall, I saw some-
the Rainbows’ Western Athletic Conference                                                                   thing from Vandy that makes me think we can
                                                       11/10/05   Marcus Lampkin (Valley) 40      248 1
championship team that defeated Illinois, 27-                                                               open up our whole offense with him. I’m
                                                       10/15/05   Marcus Lampkin (WNMU) 15        111 1
17, in the Holiday Bowl.                                                                                    excited about him and about our whole quar-
                                                       10/8/05    Marcus Lampkin (Sac St.) 26     110 1     terback situation.
Prior to coming to Azusa Pacific, Santa Cruz           10/1/05    Marcus Lampkin (SOU)      25    110 1
spent 5 seasons as an assistant for longtime           9/24/05    Marcus Lampkin (HSU)      23    112 0     “Overall, what our defense showed against La
high school coach Herb Meyer at El Camino              9/17/05    Marcus Lampkin (Willam.) 15     100 2     Crosse is what a coach wants to see. We
High in Oceanside, Calif.                              11/27/04   Marcus Lampkin (S. Falls) 13    106 1     shut them out of the end zone for all but one
                                                       10/9/04    Alex Peltier (Chapman)    33    211 1     possession. I saw a group playing as one and
Victor, who also teaches in the university’s                                                                that’s what we need from the type of defense
exercise and sport science department lives in         9/18/04    Ben Buys (Humboldt)       26    119 2
                                                                                                            we scheme. We should be a pack of wild dogs
Rancho Cucamonga with his wife Jamie and               9/11/04    Ben Buys (Olivet Naz.)    20    111 1     hunting as one, and what came out of the La
their 3 children, Victor, Jr. (7), Izabella (5), and                                                        Crosse game was a foundational stone that
Levi (2).                                                                                                   they can built on. It is a starting point, but
                                                                                                            they still need to be hungry because there is
                                                                                                            still a lot on the table.

                                                                                                            “Stevens Point plays in a very tough football
                                                                                                            league, probably the best in DIII. Everything
                                                                                                            we can see on film indicates that they have
                                                                                                            athletes who play their scheme well and are
                                                                                                            well-coached. They’re going to be a great
                                                                                                            follow-up opponent to La Crosse.”




             Victor Santa Cruz                                            Chris Brown

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GAME                                                  Azusa Pacific vs. Wisconsin-Stevens Point

                              ALL-AMERICAN — JON DAVIS                                                                                            JAY YORK
                                    Wide Receiver • 6-3 • 215 • Sr. • Acampo, Calif.                                                    Linebacker • 6-0 • 210 • So. • Katy, Texas

                           ♦2007 Victory Sports Network            AZUSA PACIFIC CAREER LEADERS                                                           ♦True sophomore who has
                           NAIA All-American first team                                                                                                   appeared in 15 straight games,
                                                                                                                                                          starting the past 13 in a row
                           ♦Led the NAIA and was second            Receptions
                           in all of college football with 21      1.  Paul Nath (1978-81).............................. 199                              ♦Tallied a game-high 12 tackles
                           TD receptions in 2007                   2.  Dexter Davis (1996-98) ....................... 183                                 (3 solo) to go along with 2 pass
                                                                   3.  Bob Story (1968-71) ............................. 140                              deflections against Carroll and
                          ♦Against Carroll in the season-
                                                                   4.  Dan Mitchell (1990-93)......................... 139                                then followed with a team-high 7
                          opener, broke the school re-
                                                                   5.  JON DAVIS (2005- )......................... 129                                    tackles at San Diego
                          cord with his 26th career TD
                          catch, a 6-yard grab off a Rod-
                                                                   Receiving Yards                                                                         ♦Currently leads the team with
  ney Trimm toss, to snap a tie he had with former NAIA
                                                                   1.  Paul Nath (1978-81).............................. 2,824    31 tackles and is looking to become the first Cougar
  All-American Paul Nath (1978-81)
                                                                   2.  Dexter Davis (1996-98) ....................... 2,478       sophomore since Steven Holte in 2003 to top the team
 ♦Has caught at least 1 pass in 25 consecutive games               3.  Caleb Willis (1997-2000) ..................... 1,970       in tackles for a season.
                                                                   4.  JON DAVIS (2005- )......................... 1,933
 ♦Has caught a TD pass in 6 of the past 8 games and 9 of           5.  Bob Story (1968-71) ............................. 1,839   ♦As a true freshman in 2007 was second on the team
  the past 12                                                                                                                     with 74 tackles, which included 2.5 sacks
 ♦Scored 128 points in 2007 to break former NFL Pro-               Touchdown Receptions
                                                                   1   JON DAVIS (2005- )......................... 27            ♦Also had 1 interception, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble
  Bowler Christian Okoye’s 1986 single-season school                                                                              recovery in 2007
  record of 126                                                    2   Paul Nath (1978-81).............................. 25
                                                                   3   Dexter Davis (1996-98) ....................... 23         ♦Recorded a career-high 13 tackles in a win over nation-
 ♦Only the third Cougar ever to record a 1,000-yard                4   Caleb Willis (1997-2000) ..................... 17          ally-ranked Whitworth
  receiving season
                                                                   Yards per Reception                                           ♦Was a 2-sport standout at James Taylor High in Katy,
 ♦Tied the school single-game record of 4 TD receptions 3                                                                         Texas, where he was a 2-time all-district honor while
  times in 2007                                                    1.  Chris Jones (1968-69)........................... 19.0
                                                                   2.  Phil Boyce (1973-76)............................. 16.5     playing for head coach William Lane.
 ♦Last year caught a 41-yard TD strike with 38 seconds             3.  Caleb Willis (1997-200) ....................... 15.8      ♦Led the Mustangs to the 2006 playoffs, their first post-
  left to force OT at Wisconsin-La Crosse, and caught a            4.  JON DAVIS (2005- )......................... 15.0           season appearance in 11 years.
  40-yard TD pass with 1:27 remaining to give Azusa                5.  Ian McBay (1990-93) ............................. 14.8
  Pacific a short-lived 28-27 lead over nationally-ranked
  NCAA FCS Nicholls State                                          Points Scored
                                                                   1.  Ben Buys (2002-04)............................... 226
 ♦Is a 2-time NAIA All-Scholar-Athlete
                                                                   2.  Christian Okoye (1984-86) ................. 204
 ♦Graduated in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in business           3.  Devon Jones (1978-81) ........................ 188
  and is currently working on his MBA                              4.  Jack Williams (1998-99)........................ 188                KENNY SIMMONS
                                                                   5.  JON DAVIS (2005- )......................... 164              Defensive End • 5-11 • 235 • Sr. • San Diego,Calif.
 ♦Never played football until the junior year of his under-
  graduate studies at Azusa Pacific                                                                                                                        ♦Came to Azusa Pacific in 2003
 ♦His first catch was a 17-yard TD grab vs. Carroll in 2005                                                                                                and is now in his 6th season

 ♦Was a basketball standout at Jim Elliot Christian High                                                                                                   ♦Missed the Wisconsin-La
  School which at the time did not have a football program                                                                                                 Crosse game with an injury but
                                                                                                                                                           is expected back for the game at
 ♦Younger brother Matt Davis is also a Cougar wide out                                                                                                     Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

 The Best of Jon Davis — Game-by-Game                                                                                                                      ♦Has appeared in 28 games in
                                                                                                                                                           his career at LB and DL
 Date         Opponent                        Rec     Yards     TD     LG                                                                                ♦Redshirted the 2003 season
 11/3/07      at Webber International         10       183       1     34
                                                                                                                                  and missed 2 others with injury
 9/22/07      at Nicholls State                8       150       3     40
 8/25/07      vs. MidAmerican Nazarene         8       142       4     37                                                        ♦Against Carroll in the season-opener had 6 tackles,
 8/30/08      Carroll                          8        97       1     24                                                         including 1.5 for loss, to go along with 2 QB hurries
 10/6/06      at Southern Oregon               8        82       1     21
 9/1/07       San Diego                        8        74       0     15                                                        ♦As a 2007 junior, was fourth on the team with 55 tack-
 10/20/07     Whitworth                        7       149       4     43                                                         les and second with 4.5 sacks
 10/5/07      Southern Nazarene                6       162       4     59
 9/8/07       Malone                           6       109       0     35                                                        ♦Had a hand in at least 1 sack in 4 straight games
 10/13/07     at Humboldt State                6       104       2     31                                                        ♦Best effort was a 10-tackle showing which included 1.5
                                                                                                                                  sacks in a victory over Southern Nazarene
 Jon Davis — Year-by-Year                                                                                                        ♦Has tallied 8.5 QB sacks in his collegiate career
 Year         G-GS        Rec       Yards      Avg.           TD        LG                                                       ♦Was a 3-year standout at San Diego High, playing 2
 2005          7-0         4         79        11.3            1        43                                                        years as a running back and 1 as a defensive back
 2006         10-10       29         302       10.4            3        40
 2007         11-11       73        1258       17.2           21        59                                                       ♦As a 2001 junior rushed for 316 yards in a game, second
 2008          4-4        23         294       12.8            2        32                                                        in San Diego County that season to 318 yards tallied by
 Career       32-25       129       1933       15.0           27        59                                                        eventual Heisman winner Reggie Bush of Helix High
                                                                                                 Jon Davis
                                                                                                                                 ♦Also lettered in basketball in high school




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GAME                                                     Azusa Pacific vs. Wisconsin-Stevens Point

             BEN HANSEN                                           JOHN van den RAADT                                                                            CHRIS BROWN
     Placekicker • 5-10 • 180 • Jr. • Milpitas,Calif..             Quarterback • 6-3 • 185 • Fr. • Mira Loma, Calif.                                   Running Back • 6-1 • 205 • Jr. • Carmel, Calif.

                         ♦An All-American candidate,                                       ♦A true-freshman who is making                                                   ♦Returns to football after a 3-year
                         who is arguably the best place-                                   his second collegiate start vs. UW-                                              layoff, last playing for Harnell Com-
                         kicker in the NAIA this year                                      Stevens Point                                                                    munity College in 2005

                         ♦Missed his first-ever collegiate                                 ♦Came off the bench at West                                                      ♦Tallied 144 rushing yards in the
                         game last week vs. UW-La                                          Texas A&M, replacing the injured                                                 win over UW-La Crosse to become
                         Crosse with a hip injury and is                                   Rodney Trimm and completed 12-                                                   the first Cougar since Nov. 2005
                         likely to miss the UW-Stevens                                     of-24 passes for 147 yards and a                                                 (15 games) to eclipse the century
                         Point game as well                                                TD                                                                               mark in a game

                       ♦Had made 12-straight field                                   ♦Becomes the first true freshman                                                  ♦Was a 2-time all-conference pick
                       goals, tying Mike Betancourth’s          to start at QB for Azusa Pacific since Ben Focke in 1994                          at Hartnell despite missing half of his 2005 sophomore
 (2004-05) school record, until missing a 56-yarder at                                                                                            season
 West Texas A&M.                                              ♦Was an All-CIF second-team honoree last year at Jurupa
                                                               Valley High in Mira Loma, Calif., where he was also                              ♦Outstanding athlete, was the California Junior College
♦Had never missed a PAT in his collegiate career, con-         named Sunkist League MVP after breaking 6 school                                  state champion in track & field’s decathlon with a per-
 verting 61 straight, until having one blocked at West         records and eading the Jaguars’ to the league title                               sonal-best score of 6,571 points
 Texas A&M.
                                                              ♦ Completed 127-of-211 passes (.602) for 1,789 yards in                           ♦ Personal bests in track & field include 21.81 in the 200
♦Led the NAIA last year in field goal percentage, convert-     11 games, and also rushed for 1,027 yards on 119 carries                          meters and 14.63 in the 110-meter high hurdles
 ing 16-of-17 (.941) FG attempts and has now made 20 of
 his past 22 attempts.                                        ♦Threw for 18 touchdowns against just 2 interceptions                             ♦As a 2002 senior at Carmel (Calif.) High, rushed for
                                                                                                                                                 1,502 yards and 22 TDs
♦The 16 field goals made last year are the second highest     ♦Best game came against Ramona High in which he
 single-season total in program history                        rushed for 215 yards and 3 TDs and threw for 153 yards                           ♦His sister, Felicia Brown, is a member of the Fresno
                                                               and another TD on 13-for-21 passing                                               State University track & field hall of fame
♦Was a perfect 5-for-5 from 40 yards out last year, in-
 cluding a season-high 49-yarder in the win over Southern
 Nazarene                                                     Cougar Quarterbacks — Freshman Starting Debuts

♦Was CalHi Sports All-State third team, All-NorCal, San       Name                                 Date            Opponent                      Rushing        Passing           Yards        TDs       Result
 Francisco Chronicle All-Metro Bay and All-CIF during his     Richard Jimenez                    11/15/86          Cal Lutheran                  5-(-20)        14-31-4            183          0        L, 23-45
 2005 senior season at Valley Christian High in San Jose      Dain Strobel                       10/26/91          Menlo                         3-(-6)         12-29-2            129          0        W, 22-15
                                                              Jason Sharkey                       9/5/92           Humboldt State                2-(-11)         5-13-1            45           0        L, 7-24
Hansen’s School-Record Field Goal Streak
Date       Opponent             FGs Made                      Robert Norris*                     9/10/94           Redlands                      4-(-2)          1-4-0              5           0        L, 14-31
9/15/07    UW-La Crosse         30 yards                      Ben Focke                          9/17/94           La Verne                      6-(-17)         7-18-1            94           0        L, 7-47
9/22/07    Nicholls State       none attempted                Luke Winslow*                      10/23/99          Whitworth                     1-(-3)         7-10-0             105          1        W, 41-20
9/29/07    Southern Nazarene    49                            Aaron Strazicich*                  8/30/08           Carroll                       8-14           12-18-1            110          0        L, 22-41
10/5/07    Southern Oregon      28, 27                        John van den Raadt                 9/20/08           UW-La Crosse                  6-33           12-23-2            128          0        W, 13-10
10/13/07   Humboldt State       48, 25                        *redshirt
10/20/07   Whitworth            45
10/27/07   Dixie State          25, 35, 47
11/3/07    Webber International 41
8/30/08    Carroll              none attempted                 THE LAST GAME                                        …
9/6/08     San Diego            38                                          a Cougar:
                                                              Had 100 Yards Rushing ..............................................Chris Brown vs. Wisconsin-La Crosse, 9/20/08 (144 yards)
                                                              Had 200 Yards Rushing ............................................ Marcus Lampkins vs. Valley City State, 11/10/05 (248 yards)
                                                              Had 2 Rushing TDs ....................................................................................................Chris Brown vs. Carroll, 8/30/08
                                                              Had 3 Rushing TDs ...................................................................................Alex Peltier vs. Valley City State, 11/12/04
                                                              Had 4 Rushing TDs .....................................................................................................Ben Buys vs. La Verne, 10/25/03
                                                              Had 300 Yards Passing ............................................................. Rudy Carlton vs. Whitworth, 10/20/07 (352 yards)
                                                              Had 400 Yards Passing ........................................................................Neo Aogo vs. Hastings, 11/27/99 (426 yards)
                                                              Had 5 TD Passes ............................................................................................. Rudy Carlton vs. Whitworth, 10/20/07
                                                              Had 100 Yards Receiving ................................................ Jon Davis vs. Webber International, 11/3/07 (183 yards)
                                                              Had 200 Yards Receiving .........................................................Caleb Willis vs. Cal Lutheran, 10/14/00 (249 yards)
                                                              Had 4 TD Receptions...............................................................................................Jon Davis vs. Whitworth, 11/3/07
                                                              Returned a Kickoff for a TD ................................................................. Ryan Allen vs. San Diego, 9/7/02 (45 yards)
                                                              Returned a Punt for a TD.................................................................Trent Sakioka vs. San Diego, 9/1/07 (77 yards)
                                                              Returned an Interception for a TD...........................................Brent Willard vs. Dixie State, 10/27/07 (48 yards)
                                                              Returned a Fumble for a TD...........................................Casey Roel vs. Southern Nazarene, 11/11/06 (23 yards)
                                                              Made 3 Field Goals............................................................................................. Ben Hansen vs. Dixie State, 10/27/07
                                                              Had a 60+ Yard Punt ...............................................Andrew Lutton vs. Webber International, 11/3/07 (69 yards)
                                                              Had 70+ Yard Punt .........................................................D.J. Williams vs. Central Washington, 11/1/97 (74 yards)
                                                              Blocked a Field Goal .............................................................................Chuck Asiodu vs. Sacramento State, 10/8/05
                                                              Blocked a Punt ............................................................................................... Mike Perez vs. Humboldt State, 9/24/05
                                                              Blocked a PAT.......................................................................................................... Nick Armesto vs. Carroll, 8/30/08
                                                              Intercepted 2 Passes ...............................................................................................Stephen Holte vs. Carroll, 8/10/05
                    Ben Hansen                                Intercepted 3 Passes ....................................................................... Matt Zaengle vs. Central Washington, 11/28/98
                                                              Made a 2-Point Conversion......................................................Rudy Carlton to Jordan Farrell vs. Malone (8/8/07)


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GAME                                                   Azusa Pacific vs. Wisconsin-Stevens Point

CUP RUNNETH OVER: Azusa Pacific is                                               NAIA Coaches Poll                                           D3football.com Poll
the 4-time reigning NAIA champion of the                                           Sept. 22, 2008                                              Sept. 21, 2008
Directors’ Cup, a national awards program
that annually recognizes the best intercolle-                                                    First Place                                                First Place
giate athletic program of NCAA Division I, II,                   No     School                      Votes Record    Pts        No    School                    Votes Record    Pts
III and the NAIA. Azusa Pacific tallied 947                      1      Carroll (Mont.)              18      4-0    418        1     Mount Union (Ohio)         21      2-0   621
points to win the 2007-08 cup, the second                        2      Sioux Falls (S.D.)                   3-0    402        2     Wisconsin-Whitewater        4      2-0   592
highest total in NAIA history. The 2006-07                       3      Missouri Valley                      3-0    382        3     Mary Hardin-Baylor (Texas)         2-0   578
Cougars tallied a record 978.3 points. Last                      4      Saint Francis (Ind.)                 3-0    374        4     Capital (Ohio)                     2-0   527
year, Azusa Pacific won the NAIA national                        5      Morningside (Iowa)                   3-0    353        5     Muhlenberg (Pa.)                   2-0   492
championships in men’s soccer and men’s in-
                                                                 6      MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)           3-0    337        6     Salisbury (Md.)                    3-0   450
door and outdoor track & field. The Cougars
were the NAIA runner-up in women’s soccer                        7      Virginia's at Wise                   4-0    311        7     Wheaton (Ill.)                     2-0   445
women’s indoor track & field and posted Elite                    8      Friends (Kan.)                       2-0    290        8     Wabash (Ind.)                      2-0   421
Eight finishes in baseball, men’s basketball,                    9      Ohio Dominican                       2-1    288        9     North Central (Ill.)               2-0   396
men’s cross country, women’s cross country,                      10     Saint Ambrose (Iowa)                 2-1    269        10    Wisconsin-Eau Claire               2-1   349
and men’s tennis.                                                11     Lindenwood (Mo.)                     2-1    257        11    St. John Fisher (N.Y.)             2-1   340
                                                                 12     Northwestern Oklahoma State          2-1    244        12    Wesley (Del.)                      1-1   289
GOLDEN MOMENT : Azusa Pacific alum
                                                                 T13    Northwestern (Iowa)                  2-1    219        13    Washington & Jefferson (Pa.)       3-0   274
Bryan Clay (‘03) captured the gold medal in
track & field’s decathlon at the recently con-                   T13    Bethel (Kan.)                        2-0    219        14    Franklin (Ind.)                    2-0   248
cluded Olympic Summer Games in Beijing,                          15     Jamestown (N.D.)                     2-1    160        15    Case Western Reserve (Ohio)        3-0   235
China. Clay, 28, led from the opening event                      16     Union (Ky.)                          3-0    156        16    Ithaca (N.Y.)                      3-0   224
— 100 meters — and never trailed in the 10-                      17     Montana State-Northern               2-1    146        17    Cortland State                     2-0   205
discipline event. After winning the silver at                    18     Georgetown (Ky.)                     1-1    143        18    St. John's (Minn.)                 2-1   196
Athens in 2004, he becomes the tenth Ameri-                      19     Black Hills State (S.D.)             2-1    132        19    Millsaps (Miss.)                   3-0   185
can to win gold in the decathlon, joining among
                                                                 20     the Cumberlands (Ky.)                2-1    127        20    Redlands (Calif.)                  2-0   179
others Jim Thorpe, Bob Mathias, Rafer Johnson
                                                                 21     St. Francis (Ill.)                   3-0    119        21    Trinity (Texas)                    2-0   156
and Bruce Jenner.
                                                                 22     Midland Lutheran (Neb.)              3-0    94         22    Wartburg (Iowa)                    2-1   144
Clay is the ninth Olympian from Azusa Pacific,                   23     Langston (Okla.)                     3-1    53         23    Central (Iowa)                     1-1   129
the first to capture a gold medal. He is pre-                    24     Valley City State (N.D.)             2-1    38         24    Hardin-Simmons (Texas)             3-0   122
ceded in his decathlon fame by fellow Cougar
                                                                 25     Saint Xavier (Ill.)                  1-2    26         25    Willamette (Ore.)                  3-0    38
alum Dave Johnson, a bronze medalist in the
decathlon at the 1992 Summer Games in Bar-
celona, Spain, and who was one half of Rebok’s
                                                                                                     Cougar Starters Game-by-Game
famed “Dan & Dave” commercials leading into
the Olympics.                                                                 Carroll      USD        WTAM           UWL            UWSP      HSU       SOU      Dixie   CWU

Clay, who has continued his training at Azusa
                                                                 WR           Davis        Davis       Davis         Davis
Pacific while serving as an assistant coach for
                                                                 WR           Burke        Burke      Burke         Burke
the track & field program, was honored during
halftime ceremonies of the Cougar football                       LT          Palacios     Palacios   Palacios        Klish
game with Wisconsin-La Crosse.                                   LG         Fortenberry   F’berry     F’berry       F’berry
                                                                 C           Magallon     Magallon   Magallon      Magallon
                                                                 RG           Beaton      Beaton      Beaton        Beaton
                                                                 RT          Winslow      Winslow    Winslow       Winslow
                                                                 QB         Strazicich     Trimm      Trimm      van den Raadt
                                                                 RB           Peltier      Peltier    Peltier       Peltier
                                                                 SB            Myra        Myra        Myra          Kim
                                                                 WR        Van Gorden Van Gorden Van Gorden Van Gorden


                                                                 DE          Johnson      Johnson    Johnson       Johnson
                                                                 NG           Brunt        Brunt     Augustine     Augustine
                                                                 DT          Simmons      Simmons    Simmons         Dini
                                                                 DE            Dini         Dini       Dini        Bengard
                                                                 Whip         Casey        Casey      Casey         Casey
                                                                 Rover         York        York        York          York
                                                                 Mike        La Porta     LaPorta    Gutierrez     Gutierrez
                                                                 CB           Willard     Willard     Willard       Willard
                                                                 CB           Hunter       Hunter     Hunter        Hunter
Bryan Clay, far left, is presented with proclamations from the   SS          Leaman       Leaman     Leaman        Leamam
cities of Glendora and Azusa during halftime of the Azusa
Pacific-UW-La Crosse game.                                       FS            Love        Love        Love          Love

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AZUSA PACIFIC
                                                             2008 Azusa Pacific Football
                                                        Azusa Pacific Combined Team Statistics
                                                                      All games

    RECORD:                      OVERALL          HOME            AWAY          NEUTRAL
    ALL GAMES...........         (1-3-0)         (1-1-0)         (0-2-0)        (0-0-0)
    CONFERENCE..........         (0-0-0)         (0-0-0)         (0-0-0)        (0-0-0)
    NON-CONFERENCE......         (1-3-0)         (1-1-0)         (0-2-0)        (0-0-0)

   DATE            OPPONENT                 W/L                  SCORE     ATTEND         TEAM STATISTICS                    APU          OPP
   ------------    ------------------------ ---                  -----     ------         ---------------------------------------------------
   Aug 30, 2008    #1 CARROLL                 L                  22-41       5003         FIRST DOWNS..............           61           68
   Sep 06, 2008 at San Diego                  L                  10-38       3261           Rushing................           28           26
   Sep 13, 2008 at #6 West Texas A&M          L                  13-75      12127           Passing................           27           38
   Sep 20, 2008    WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE      W                    13-10       2913           Penalty................            6            4
                                                                                          RUSHING YARDAGE..........          445          587
  RUSHING         GP Att Gain Loss Net     Avg TD Long Avg/G                                Yards gained rushing...          531          647
  -----------------------------------------------------------                               Yards lost rushing.....           86           60
  Chris Brown      4   68 276     7 269    4.0   3   43 67.2                                Rushing Attempts.......          143          116
  Alex Peltier     4   32 126    15 111    3.5   0   16 27.8                                Average Per Rush.......          3.1          5.1
  J. van den Raadt 3    9   41    5   36   4.0   0   12 12.0                                Average Per Game.......        111.2        146.8
  David Kim        4    1   15    0   15 15.0    0   15   3.8                               TDs Rushing............            3           10
  A. Strazicich    1    8   20    6   14   1.8   0    7 14.0                              PASSING YARDAGE..........          648         1133
  Rodney Trimm     3   16   46   34   12   0.8   0   11   4.0                               Att-Comp-Int...........     118-60-8     120-74-3
  Tony Tillemans   2    1    6    0    6   6.0   0    6   3.0                               Average Per Pass.......          5.5          9.4
  David Trifelett 2     1    1    0    1   1.0   0    1   0.5                               Average Per Catch......         10.8         15.3
  Rick Myra        3    2    0    5   -5 -2.5    0    0 -1.7                                Average Per Game.......        162.0        283.2
  M. Van Gorden    4    1    0    5   -5 -5.0    0    0 -1.2                                TDs Passing............            4           11
  TEAM             2    4    0    9   -9 -2.2    0    0 -4.5                              TOTAL OFFENSE............         1093         1720
  Total.......... 4 143 531      86 445    3.1   3   43 111.2                               Total Plays............          261          236
  Opponents...... 4 116 647      60 587    5.1 10    92 146.8                               Average Per Play.......          4.2          7.3
                                                                                            Average Per Game.......        273.2        430.0
  PASSING         GP   Effic Cmp-Att-Int   Pct Yds TD Lng Avg/G                           KICK RETURNS: #-YARDS....       22-368       11-332
  ---------------------------------------------------------------                         PUNT RETURNS: #-YARDS....         9-81        7-103
  Rodney Trimm     3   81.32   22-50-3    44.0 215    2 46 71.7                           INT RETURNS: #-YARDS.....         3-13         8-83
  J. van den Raadt 3 105.58    26-49-4    53.1 323    2 32 107.7                          FUMBLES-LOST.............          2-1          3-2
  A. Strazicich    1 106.89    12-18-1    66.7 110    0 24 110.0                          PENALTIES-YARDS..........       25-216       26-263
  Ben Hansen       4    0.00    0-1-0      0.0    0   0   0   0.0                         PUNTS-AVG................      23-36.3      13-39.9
  Total.......... 4    94.60 60-118-8     50.8 648    4 46 162.0                          TIME OF POSSESSION/GAME..        32:44        27:05
  Opponents...... 4 166.23 74-120-3       61.7 1133 11 71 283.2                           3RD-DOWN CONVERSIONS.....        15/58        18/49
                                                                                          4TH-DOWN CONVERSIONS.....          5/9          4/7
  RECEIVING       GP No. Yds     Avg TD Long Avg/G
  -------------------------------------------------                                       INTERCEPTIONS    No. Yds    Avg TD Long
  Jon Davis        4   23 294 12.8     2   32 73.5                                        ---------------------------------------
  James Burke      4   15 128    8.5   0   22 32.0                                        Trevor Love        1    0   0.0 0     0
  M. Van Gorden    4    8 120 15.0     1   46 30.0                                        Brian Casey        1   11 11.0 0     11
  Monti Sutton     4    5   62 12.4    1   28 15.5                                        Eric Augustine     1    1   1.0 0     1
  Alex Peltier     4    4   20   5.0   0   16   5.0                                       Total..........    3   13   4.3 0    11
  Chris Brown      4    2   12   6.0   0   10   3.0                                       Opponents......    8   83 10.4 1     52
  David Kim        4    2    4   2.0   0    5   1.0
  Mike Trabbie     3    1    8   8.0   0    8   2.7                                       PUNTING          No. Yds    Avg Long TB FC I20 Blkd
  Total.......... 4    60 648 10.8     4   46 162.0                                       -----------------------------------------------------
  Opponents...... 4    74 1133 15.3 11     71 283.2                                       Corey Lenahan     23 836 36.3     64   1   8   5    0
                                                                                          Total..........   23 836 36.3     64   1   8   5    0
  FIELD GOALS     FGM-FGA Pct 01-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 Lg Blk                        Opponents......   13 519 39.9     68   0   0   4    0
  -----------------------------------------------------------------
  Ben Hansen        1-2   50.0 0-0    0-0   1-1   0-0   0-1 38    0                       PUNT RETURNS     No. Yds    Avg TD Long
  Corey Lenahan     2-2 100.0 0-0     1-1   1-1   0-0   0-0 34    0                       ---------------------------------------
                                                                                          Monti Sutton       8   63   7.9 0    21
                                |------- PATs -------|                                    Jeremiah Andujo    1   18 18.0 0     18
  SCORING          TD FGs    Kick   Rush Rcv Pass DXP Saf Points                          Total..........    9   81   9.0 0    21
  ---------------------------------------------------------------                         Opponents......    7 103 14.7 0      51
  Chris Brown       3 0-0     0-0    0-0   0 0-0    0   0    18
  Jon Davis         2 0-0     0-0    0-0   0 0-0    0   0    12                           KICK RETURNS     No. Yds    Avg TD Long
  Corey Lenahan     0 2-2     1-1    0-0   0 0-0    0   0     7                           ---------------------------------------
  Ben Hansen        0 1-2     4-5    0-0   0 0-0    0   0     7                           Monti Sutton      12 209 17.4 0      28
  Monti Sutton      1 0-0     0-0    0-0   0 0-0    0   0     6                           Amilcar Archila    4   82 20.5 0     27
  M. Van Gorden     1 0-0     0-0    0-0   0 0-0    0   0     6                           Jeremiah Andujo    3   56 18.7 0     36
  James Burke       0 0-0     0-0    0-0   1 0-0    0   0     2                           Darrell Tupuola    3   21   7.0 0    10
  Rodney Trimm      0 0-0     0-0    0-0   0 1-1    0   0     0                           Total..........   22 368 16.7 0      36
  Total..........   7 3-4     5-6    0-0   1 1-1    0   0    58                           Opponents......   11 332 30.2 0      66
  Opponents...... 22 3-6     21-22   0-0   0 0-0    1   0   164
                                                                                          ALL PURPOSE      G Rush Rec    PR KOR    IR Tot Avg/G
  SCORE BY QUARTERS        1st     2nd     3rd   4th     Total                            ------------------------------------------------------
  --------------------     ---     ---     ---   ---       ---                            Monti Sutton     4    0   62   63 209     1 335 83.8
  Azusa Pacific.......       7      23      10    18   -    58                            Jon Davis        4    0 294     0    0    0 294 73.5
  Opponents...........      45      65      27    27   -   164                            Chris Brown      4 269    12    0    0    0 281 70.2
                                                                                          Alex Peltier     4 111    20    0    0    0 131 32.8
  TOTAL OFFENSE    G Plays Rush Pass Total Avg/G                                          James Burke      4    0 128     0    0    0 128 32.0
  ----------------------------------------------                                          Total.......... 4 445 648      81 368    13 1555 388.8
  J. van den Raadt 3    58   36 323    359 119.7                                          Opponents...... 4 587 1133 103 332       83 2238 559.5
  Chris Brown      4    68 269     0   269 67.2
  Rodney Trimm     3    66   12 215    227 75.7
  A. Strazicich    1    26   14 110    124 124.0
  Alex Peltier     4    32 111     0   111 27.8
  Total.......... 4    261 445 648 1093 273.2
  Opponents...... 4    236 587 1133 1720 430.0


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