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Sunday, October 11, 2015

Utica Pioneers Kicker, Punter & Snapper News


October 10, 2015 - Thomas Woodburn kicks five field goals, include game winner, over Brockport State
"Utica College's Thomas Woodburn kicked a school record five field goals, including a game-tying field goal in the fourth quarter and the game winner in overtime, to lead the Pioneers to a 22-19 win over Brockport State in an Empire 8 Conference football game Saturday evening in Brockport. Woodburn, a senior from West Islip, won the game for the Pioneers with a 35-yard field goal to give UC its second-straight OT victory." - Observer-Dispatch

September 15, 2015 - kicker/punter Thomas Woodburn named ECAC Special Teams Player of the Week
"Woodburn connected on three field goals for the Pioneers (36, 34, 35 yards) in Saturday’s contest against Ohio Northern University, and finished with 10 total points in the tilt. Woodburn now has five field goals in just two games for Utica, and is now tied for second on the College's all-time list with 162 career points. He also has a school-record 24 career field goals and 90 extra points made." - ECAC

November 5, 2014 - punter Dakota Peel
"Senior punter Dakota Peel (Alden, NY/Alden) currently ranks first on the College's single-season average yards per punt list with an average of 41.39 … Peel also needs 303 punt yards to become just the fourth punter in school-history to punt for over 2,000 yards in a single-season." - Pioneers

October 2, 2014 - punter Dakota Peel
"Senior punter Dakota Peel (Alden, NY/Alden) was named the Empire 8 Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for the second straight week on Monday … He was also named to the D3football.com National Team of the Week on Wednesday … Peel set a new school-record for average yards per punt in a single game (50.8 yards per punt) against Brockport where he pinned the Golden Eagles inside their own 20 yard line twice in the fourth quarter…Peel currently leads the conference and ranks third in the nation with an average of 45.6 yards per punt this season… He has pinned opponents inside their own 20 yard line five times this season and he has three punts over 50 yards." - Pioneers

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