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Monday, October 12, 2015

Albright Lions Kicker, Punter & Snapper News

October 11, 2015 - kicker Daniel Sobolewski named MAC Special Teams Player of the Week
"Daniel Sobolewski (Albright / Sr., K/P / Linden, N.J.) earns his second-straight conference weekly award, and third overall this season. Sobolewski tied two school records in the Lions' 62-9 win over Wilkes to remain undefeated. The senior was 2-for-2 on field goals to tie the school recorded with 44 field goals made. He made field goals from distances of 36- and 39-yards. Sobolewski also made all eight points-after-touchdowns (PATs). He is now tied for the career scoring total with 255 points. Sobolewski averaged 40.5 yards on two punts, and averaged 65.2 yards on 11 kickoffs with four touchbacks." - MAC

September 20, 2015 - kicker Daniel Sobolewski named MAC Special Teams Player of the Week
"Daniel Sobolewski (Albright / Sr., K/P / Linden, N.J.) helps lead the Lions to a 27-10 win over Widener. Sobolewski was 2-for-2 on field goals, including a 29-yard FG in the second quarter to extend their lead to 17-3. The senior tacked on a 51-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to push Albright’s lead to 27-3. He averaged 63.5 yards on six kickoffs with three touchbacks, and averaged 46.4 yards on nine punts with two pinned inside the 20-yard line." - MAC

November 1, 2014 - Daniel Sobolewski kicks five field goals in win over Wilkes
"Lions Hold Off Wilkes for 36-35 Overtime Victory.... After a Wilkes three-and-out, Albright put together a 7-play, 19-yard drive that was capped by a 30-yard field goal from Daniel Sobolewski. It marked the first of a school-record tying five field goals on the afternoon for Sobolewski.... The Lions appeared poised to win the game at the end of regulation. The Lions drove to the Wilkes 28-yard line aided by a 26-yard pass from Wise to Gilmore and lined up for the game-winning field goal. But the field goal attempt by Sobolewski into a stiff wind came up just short sending the game into overtime. 'When you have a kicker as good as Daniel you have a lot of confidence in the fact that you just have to get close and you are going to come away with points,' said Marzka. 'I had a lot of confidence that he was going to make a 44-yard field goal to win the game but the wind was just too stiff. He did a great job today and that is just tremendous. That whole unit has done a great job with Ryan Wade as the holder and Grant Boehler as the long snapper. That is one of the more reliable units we have on the field'." - MAC

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