10 Sam Benger
10 Sam Benger
Height: 5-8
Weight: 185
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hingham, Mass.
High School: Hingham
Position: RB
Major: Business
gp 11
yds 1053
yds/g 95.7
td 10

2017

  • William V. Campbell Trophy Finalist
  • National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • All-ECAC Second Team
  • All-PAC Second Team
  • All-UAA First Team
  • Set school record for career points scored with 392
  • Tied career rushing touchdown record with 59
  • Saw action and started in all 11 games
  • Rushed for 1,053 yards and 10 touchdowns
  • Recorded two tackles

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 7 #16 Wash. & Jeff. L, 27-20
Oct 14 Geneva W, 42-27
Oct 21 at Thiel W, 42-10
Oct 28 at Westminster (Pa.) L, 21-7
Nov 11 #14 Case Western Reserve L, 41-34
Nov 18 vs. Muhlenberg L, 32-6
Statistics category Overall Conf
Rushes 190 137
Yards 1053 723
Yards per game 95.7 90.4
Yards per rush 5.5 5.3
Touchdowns 10 6
Fumbles 1 1
Fumbles lost 1 1
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 2 at Washington (Mo.) W, 28-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 42-14 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Waynesburg W, 30-20 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Thomas More W, 37-17 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 45-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 #16 Wash. & Jeff. L, 27-20 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Geneva W, 42-27 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Thiel W, 42-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Westminster (Pa.) L, 21-7 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 #14 Case Western Reserve L, 41-34 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Nov 18 vs. Muhlenberg L, 32-6 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 2 at Washington (Mo.) W, 28-7 24 52 2.2 10 1 - -
Sep 9 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 42-14 8 208 26.0 92 3 - -
Sep 16 at Waynesburg W, 30-20 8 34 4.3 8 0 - -
Sep 23 Thomas More W, 37-17 12 51 4.3 20 1 - -
Sep 30 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 45-14 14 79 5.6 15 0 - -
Oct 7 #16 Wash. & Jeff. L, 27-20 18 96 5.3 23 0 1 1
Oct 14 Geneva W, 42-27 16 86 5.4 15 2 - -
Oct 21 at Thiel W, 42-10 23 204 8.9 40 2 - -
Oct 28 at Westminster (Pa.) L, 21-7 17 54 3.2 21 0 - -
Nov 11 #14 Case Western Reserve L, 41-34 29 119 4.1 18 1 - -
Nov 18 vs. Muhlenberg L, 32-6 21 70 3.3 12 0 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 2 at Washington (Mo.) W, 28-7 1 6 6.0 6 0 - -
Sep 9 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 42-14 1 11 11.0 11 1 - -
Sep 16 at Waynesburg W, 30-20 3 38 12.7 19 0 - -
Sep 23 Thomas More W, 37-17 2 11 5.5 11 1 - -
Sep 30 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 45-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 #16 Wash. & Jeff. L, 27-20 3 7 2.3 5 0 1 1
Oct 14 Geneva W, 42-27 1 19 19.0 19 0 - -
Oct 21 at Thiel W, 42-10 1 2 2.0 2 0 - -
Oct 28 at Westminster (Pa.) L, 21-7 3 17 5.7 10 0 - -
Nov 11 #14 Case Western Reserve L, 41-34 4 50 12.5 20 0 - -
Nov 18 vs. Muhlenberg L, 32-6 5 13 2.6 7 0 - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 2 at Washington (Mo.) W, 28-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 9 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 42-14 - - - - - 0
Sep 16 at Waynesburg W, 30-20 - - - - - 0
Sep 23 Thomas More W, 37-17 - - - - - 0
Sep 30 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 45-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 7 #16 Wash. & Jeff. L, 27-20 - - - - - 0
Oct 14 Geneva W, 42-27 - - - - - 0
Oct 21 at Thiel W, 42-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 28 at Westminster (Pa.) L, 21-7 - - - - - 0
Nov 11 #14 Case Western Reserve L, 41-34 - - - - - 0
Nov 18 vs. Muhlenberg L, 32-6 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 2 at Washington (Mo.) W, 28-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 42-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Waynesburg W, 30-20 - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Thomas More W, 37-17 - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 45-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 #16 Wash. & Jeff. L, 27-20 - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Geneva W, 42-27 - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Thiel W, 42-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Westminster (Pa.) L, 21-7 - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 #14 Case Western Reserve L, 41-34 - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 vs. Muhlenberg L, 32-6 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 2 at Washington (Mo.) W, 28-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 42-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Waynesburg W, 30-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Thomas More W, 37-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 45-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 #16 Wash. & Jeff. L, 27-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Geneva W, 42-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Thiel W, 42-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Westminster (Pa.) L, 21-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 #14 Case Western Reserve L, 41-34 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 vs. Muhlenberg L, 32-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 2 at Washington (Mo.) W, 28-7 1 52 6 - - 58
Sep 9 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 42-14 1 208 11 - - 219
Sep 16 at Waynesburg W, 30-20 1 34 38 - - 72
Sep 23 Thomas More W, 37-17 1 51 11 - - 62
Sep 30 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 45-14 1 79 - - - 79
Oct 7 #16 Wash. & Jeff. L, 27-20 1 96 7 - - 103
Oct 14 Geneva W, 42-27 1 86 19 - - 105
Oct 21 at Thiel W, 42-10 1 204 2 - - 206
Oct 28 at Westminster (Pa.) L, 21-7 1 54 17 - - 71
Nov 11 #14 Case Western Reserve L, 41-34 1 119 50 - - 169
Nov 18 vs. Muhlenberg L, 32-6 1 70 13 - - 83
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 2 at Washington (Mo.) W, 28-7 6 1 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 9 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 42-14 24 3 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 16 at Waynesburg W, 30-20 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 23 Thomas More W, 37-17 12 1 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 30 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 45-14 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 7 #16 Wash. & Jeff. L, 27-20 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 14 Geneva W, 42-27 12 2 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 21 at Thiel W, 42-10 12 2 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 28 at Westminster (Pa.) L, 21-7 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 11 #14 Case Western Reserve L, 41-34 6 1 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 18 vs. Muhlenberg L, 32-6 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 2 at Washington (Mo.) W, 28-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 42-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Waynesburg W, 30-20 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Thomas More W, 37-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 45-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 #16 Wash. & Jeff. L, 27-20 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Geneva W, 42-27 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Thiel W, 42-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Westminster (Pa.) L, 21-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 #14 Case Western Reserve L, 41-34 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 vs. Muhlenberg L, 32-6 2 0 2.0 - - 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 11 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
Total 43 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 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 11 190 1053 95.7 5.5 10 92 1 1
Total 43 915 5386 125.3 5.9 59 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 11 24 2.2 174 15.8 7.3 2 20
Total 43 72 1.7 620 14.4 8.6 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 11 - - - - - - - 0
Total 43 - - - - 0 0 - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 11 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 43 - - - - - - - -
  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 11 1053 174 - - 1227 111.5
Total 43 5386 620 4 528 6538 152.0
  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 72 6.5 10 2 - - - - - - - 0
Total 392 9.1 59 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 11 2 0 2.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 43 3 1 4.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 11 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
Conference 8 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 4 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
-
September 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 11 190 1053 95.7 5.5 10 92 1 1
Conference 8 137 723 90.4 5.3 6 40 1 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 83 560 112.0 6.7 7 92 1 1
Away 5 86 423 84.6 4.9 3 40 - -
Neutral 1 21 70 70.0 3.3 0 12 - -
-
Wins 7 105 714 102.0 6.8 9 92 - -
Losses 4 85 339 84.8 4.0 1 23 1 1
-
September 5 66 424 84.8 6.4 5 92 - -
October 4 74 440 110.0 5.9 4 40 1 1
November 2 50 189 94.5 3.8 1 18 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 11 24 2.2 174 15.8 7.3 2 20
Conference 8 17 2.1 144 18.0 8.5 1 20
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 11 2.2 98 19.6 8.9 2 20
Away 5 8 1.6 63 12.6 7.9 0 19
Neutral 1 5 5.0 13 13.0 2.6 0 7
-
Wins 7 9 1.3 87 12.4 9.7 2 19
Losses 4 15 3.8 87 21.8 5.8 0 20
-
September 5 7 1.4 66 13.2 9.4 2 19
October 4 8 2.0 45 11.3 5.6 0 19
November 2 9 4.5 63 31.5 7.0 0 20
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 11 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 1 - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 5 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 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 5 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  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 1053 174 - - 1227 111.5
Conference 8 723 144 - - 867 108.4
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 560 98 - - 658 131.6
Away 5 423 63 - - 486 97.2
Neutral 1 70 13 - - 83 83.0
-
Wins 7 714 87 - - 801 114.4
Losses 4 339 87 - - 426 106.5
-
September 5 424 66 - - 490 98.0
October 4 440 45 - - 485 121.3
November 2 189 63 - - 252 126.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 72 6.5 10 2 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 42 5.3 6 1 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 54 10.8 7 2 - - - - - - - 0
Away 18 3.6 3 0 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 0.0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 66 9.4 9 2 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 6 1.5 1 0 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 42 8.4 5 2 - - - - - - - 0
October 24 6.0 4 0 - - - - - - - 0
November 6 3.0 1 0 - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 11 2 0 2.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral 1 2 0 2.0 2.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 2 0 2.0 .5 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 2 2 0 2.0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -