10 Sam Benger
10 Sam Benger
Height: 5-8
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hingham, Mass.
High School: Hingham
Position: RB
Major: Business
gp 11
yds 1671
yds/g 151.9
td 26

2016

  • American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) All-America First Team
  • D3football.com Second Team All-America
  • CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team
  • ECAC South Offensive Player of the Year
  • PAC Offensive Player of the Year
  • ECAC All-Star
  • All-UAA First Team
  • All-PAC First Team
  • D3football.com First Team All-Region
  • Set the school record for single-season rushing touchdowns with 26
  • Set the school record for single-season points scored with 170
  • Rushed for a total of 1,671 yards
  • Saw action and started in all 11 games

2015

  • American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) All-America
  • The Associated Press (AP) Little All-America Second Team
  • D3football.com Honorable Mention All-America
  • ECAC All-Star
  • UAA Offensive Player of the Year
  • PAC Offensive Player of the Year
  • CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team
  • All-UAA First Team
  • All-PAC First Team
  • D3football.com First Team All-Region
  • Set the school record for single-season yards rushed with 2,092 yards
  • Set the school record for single-season touchdowns with 22
  • Set the school record for single-game rushing mark with 303 yards
  • Set the school record for single-season yards per game rushing averaging 190.2 yards per game
  • Tied the school record for most points scored in a single-season with 138
  • Led Division III in rushing yards and yards per game
  • 21st player in Division III history to reach the 2,000-yard mark
  • Named Most Outstanding Player in the ECAC Legacy Bowl
  • Saw action and started in all 11 games

2014

  • All-UAA First Team
  • All-PAC Honorable Mention
  • Saw action in ten games, starting five
  • Rushed 96 times for 570 yards and one touchdown
  • Had 21 receptions for 234 yards and one touchdown
  • Returned one punt
  • Had 19 kick returns for 517 yards
Recent Games
Oct 15 at Geneva W, 29-10
Oct 22 Thiel W, 49-33
Oct 29 Westminster (Pa.) W, 35-23
Nov 5 at Chicago W, 37-24
Nov 12 at #21 Case Western Reserve W, 26-21
Nov 20 vs. Salisbury L, 52-20
Statistics category Overall Conf
Rushes 314 222
Yards 1671 1133
Yards per game 151.9 141.6
Yards per rush 5.3 5.1
Touchdowns 26 16
Fumbles - -
Fumbles lost - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 3 Washington (Mo.) L, 41-34 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 Waynesburg W, 35-23 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at #18 Thomas More L, 20-16 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Bethany (W.V.) W, 49-26 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Wash. & Jeff. L, 55-52 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 at Geneva W, 29-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Thiel W, 49-33 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Westminster (Pa.) W, 35-23 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Chicago W, 37-24 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at #21 Case Western Reserve W, 26-21 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 vs. Salisbury L, 52-20 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 3 Washington (Mo.) L, 41-34 42 251 6.0 27 3 - -
Sep 17 Waynesburg W, 35-23 28 193 6.9 64 1 - -
Sep 24 at #18 Thomas More L, 20-16 22 55 2.5 12 0 - -
Oct 1 Bethany (W.V.) W, 49-26 19 174 9.2 55 4 - -
Oct 8 at Wash. & Jeff. L, 55-52 40 160 4.0 57 3 - -
Oct 15 at Geneva W, 29-10 30 118 3.9 12 1 - -
Oct 22 Thiel W, 49-33 27 130 4.8 23 4 - -
Oct 29 Westminster (Pa.) W, 35-23 25 145 5.8 53 1 - -
Nov 5 at Chicago W, 37-24 29 197 6.8 60 4 - -
Nov 12 at #21 Case Western Reserve W, 26-21 31 158 5.1 45 2 - -
Nov 20 vs. Salisbury L, 52-20 21 90 4.3 11 3 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 3 Washington (Mo.) L, 41-34 1 10 10.0 10 0 - -
Sep 17 Waynesburg W, 35-23 2 10 5.0 8 0 - -
Sep 24 at #18 Thomas More L, 20-16 2 21 10.5 11 1 - -
Oct 1 Bethany (W.V.) W, 49-26 - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Wash. & Jeff. L, 55-52 - - - - - - -
Oct 15 at Geneva W, 29-10 2 6 3.0 3 0 - -
Oct 22 Thiel W, 49-33 1 9 9.0 9 0 - -
Oct 29 Westminster (Pa.) W, 35-23 4 24 6.0 15 1 - -
Nov 5 at Chicago W, 37-24 - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at #21 Case Western Reserve W, 26-21 - - - - - - -
Nov 20 vs. Salisbury L, 52-20 1 6 6.0 6 0 - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 3 Washington (Mo.) L, 41-34 - - - - - 0
Sep 17 Waynesburg W, 35-23 - - - - - 0
Sep 24 at #18 Thomas More L, 20-16 - - - - - 0
Oct 1 Bethany (W.V.) W, 49-26 - - - - - 0
Oct 8 at Wash. & Jeff. L, 55-52 - - - 0 0 0
Oct 15 at Geneva W, 29-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 22 Thiel W, 49-33 - - - - - 0
Oct 29 Westminster (Pa.) W, 35-23 - - - - - 0
Nov 5 at Chicago W, 37-24 - - - - - 0
Nov 12 at #21 Case Western Reserve W, 26-21 - - - - - 0
Nov 20 vs. Salisbury L, 52-20 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 3 Washington (Mo.) L, 41-34 - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 Waynesburg W, 35-23 - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at #18 Thomas More L, 20-16 - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Bethany (W.V.) W, 49-26 - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Wash. & Jeff. L, 55-52 - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 at Geneva W, 29-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Thiel W, 49-33 - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Westminster (Pa.) W, 35-23 - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Chicago W, 37-24 - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at #21 Case Western Reserve W, 26-21 - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 vs. Salisbury L, 52-20 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 3 Washington (Mo.) L, 41-34 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 Waynesburg W, 35-23 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at #18 Thomas More L, 20-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Bethany (W.V.) W, 49-26 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Wash. & Jeff. L, 55-52 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 at Geneva W, 29-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Thiel W, 49-33 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Westminster (Pa.) W, 35-23 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Chicago W, 37-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at #21 Case Western Reserve W, 26-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 vs. Salisbury L, 52-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 3 Washington (Mo.) L, 41-34 1 251 10 - - 261
Sep 17 Waynesburg W, 35-23 1 193 10 - - 203
Sep 24 at #18 Thomas More L, 20-16 1 55 21 - - 76
Oct 1 Bethany (W.V.) W, 49-26 1 174 - - - 174
Oct 8 at Wash. & Jeff. L, 55-52 1 160 - - - 160
Oct 15 at Geneva W, 29-10 1 118 6 - - 124
Oct 22 Thiel W, 49-33 1 130 9 - - 139
Oct 29 Westminster (Pa.) W, 35-23 1 145 24 - - 169
Nov 5 at Chicago W, 37-24 1 197 - - - 197
Nov 12 at #21 Case Western Reserve W, 26-21 1 158 - - - 158
Nov 20 vs. Salisbury L, 52-20 1 90 6 - - 96
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 3 Washington (Mo.) L, 41-34 18 3 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 17 Waynesburg W, 35-23 6 1 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 24 at #18 Thomas More L, 20-16 6 0 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 1 Bethany (W.V.) W, 49-26 24 4 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 8 at Wash. & Jeff. L, 55-52 20 3 - - - - - 0 - - 0 1
Oct 15 at Geneva W, 29-10 6 1 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 22 Thiel W, 49-33 24 4 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 29 Westminster (Pa.) W, 35-23 12 1 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 5 at Chicago W, 37-24 24 4 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 12 at #21 Case Western Reserve W, 26-21 12 2 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 20 vs. Salisbury L, 52-20 18 3 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 3 Washington (Mo.) L, 41-34 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 Waynesburg W, 35-23 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at #18 Thomas More L, 20-16 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Bethany (W.V.) W, 49-26 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Wash. & Jeff. L, 55-52 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 at Geneva W, 29-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Thiel W, 49-33 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Westminster (Pa.) W, 35-23 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Chicago W, 37-24 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at #21 Case Western Reserve W, 26-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 vs. Salisbury L, 52-20 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 40 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2014-15 10 96 570 57.0 5.9 1 44 1 0
2015-16 11 315 2092 190.2 6.6 22 85 2 0
2016-17 11 314 1671 151.9 5.3 26 64 - -
2017-18 8 123 810 101.3 6.6 9 92 1 1
Total 40 848 5143 128.6 6.1 58 92 4 1
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2014-15 10 21 2.1 234 23.4 11.1 1 46
2015-16 11 14 1.3 126 11.5 9.0 1 33
2016-17 11 13 1.2 86 7.8 6.6 2 15
2017-18 8 12 1.5 94 11.8 7.8 2 19
Total 40 60 1.5 540 13.5 9.0 6 46
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 11 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 11 - - - - 0 0 - 0
2017-18 8 - - - - - - - 0
Total 40 - - - - 0 0 - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 11 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 8 - - - - - - - -
Total 40 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2014-15 19 517 27.2 0 57 1 4 4.0 0 4
2015-16 1 11 11.0 0 11 - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
Total 20 528 26.4 0 57 1 4 4.0 0 4
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2014-15 10 570 234 4 517 1325 132.5
2015-16 11 2092 126 - 11 2229 202.6
2016-17 11 1671 86 - - 1757 159.7
2017-18 8 810 94 - - 904 113.0
Total 40 5143 540 4 528 6215 155.4
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2014-15 12 1.2 1 1 0 0 - - - - - 0
2015-16 138 12.5 22 1 0 - - - - - - 0
2016-17 170 15.5 26 2 - - - - 0 - 1 0
2017-18 66 8.3 9 2 - - - - - - - 0
Total 386 9.7 58 6 0 0 - - 0 - 1 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2014-15 10 0 1 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 11 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 8 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 40 1 1 2.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 11 314 1671 151.9 5.3 26 64 - -
Conference 8 222 1133 141.6 5.1 16 64 - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 141 893 178.6 6.3 13 64 - -
Away 5 152 688 137.6 4.5 10 60 - -
Neutral 1 21 90 90.0 4.3 3 11 - -
-
Wins 7 189 1115 159.3 5.9 17 64 - -
Losses 4 125 556 139.0 4.4 9 57 - -
-
September 3 92 499 166.3 5.4 4 64 - -
October 5 141 727 145.4 5.2 13 57 - -
November 3 81 445 148.3 5.5 9 60 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 11 13 1.2 86 7.8 6.6 2 15
Conference 8 11 1.4 70 8.8 6.4 2 15
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 8 1.6 53 10.6 6.6 1 15
Away 5 4 0.8 27 5.4 6.8 1 11
Neutral 1 1 1.0 6 6.0 6.0 0 6
-
Wins 7 9 1.3 49 7.0 5.4 1 15
Losses 4 4 1.0 37 9.3 9.3 1 11
-
September 3 5 1.7 41 13.7 8.2 1 11
October 5 7 1.4 39 7.8 5.6 1 15
November 3 1 0.3 6 2.0 6.0 0 6
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 11 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Conference 8 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Neutral 1 - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 4 - - - - 0 0 - 0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 5 - - - - 0 0 - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral 1 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 11 1671 86 - - 1757 159.7
Conference 8 1133 70 - - 1203 150.4
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 893 53 - - 946 189.2
Away 5 688 27 - - 715 143.0
Neutral 1 90 6 - - 96 96.0
-
Wins 7 1115 49 - - 1164 166.3
Losses 4 556 37 - - 593 148.3
-
September 3 499 41 - - 540 180.0
October 5 727 39 - - 766 153.2
November 3 445 6 - - 451 150.3
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 170 15.5 26 2 - - - - 0 - 1 0
Conference 110 13.8 16 2 - - - - 0 - 1 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 84 16.8 13 1 - - - - - - - 0
Away 68 13.6 10 1 - - - - 0 - 1 0
Neutral 18 18.0 3 0 - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 108 15.4 17 1 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 62 15.5 9 1 - - - - 0 - 1 0
-
September 30 10.0 4 1 - - - - - - - 0
October 86 17.2 13 1 - - - - 0 - 1 0
November 54 18.0 9 0 - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 11 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 1 0 1.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 1 0 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 1 0 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -