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3 Contents Pg 2... Athletic Schedule Pg 3... About Peru State Pg 3... President s Message Pg 4... Athletic Director Pg 5... Athletic Hall of Fame Pg 6... Bert Swenson Award Pg 7... Cheerleading Squad Pg 8... Football Team Photos Pg Coaching Staff Pg Preview Pg Numeric Roster Pg Player Profiles Pg Statistics Pg Season Records Pg Individual Records Pg Volleyball Pg 32...Coaching Staff Pg 33...Preview Pg 34...Numeric Roster Pg 34...Coaching Records Pg 35...Player Profiles Pg 36...Statistics Pg 37...NAIA Pg 38...MCAC Pg 39...Individual Records Pg Golf Pg Cross Country Credits Compiled by: Dave Walker (Sports Information Director) Graphic Design/Layout: Rebecca Johnson (Graphic Design Artist) Chelsea Allgood, 08 (Graphic Design Intern) Long Kounthapanya, 08 (Graphic Design Intern) Photography: Rebecca Johnson (Graphic Design Artist) Cover Art: Rebecca Johnson (Graphic Design Artist) Long Kounthapanya, 08 (Graphic Design Intern) 600 Hoyt Street P.O. Box 10 Peru, NE Bobcat Facts Location - Peru, Nebraska Founded Enrollment Mascot - Bobcats Football Stadium - Oak Bowl Capacity, 2500 / Surface, Natural Volleyball Arena - Al Wheeler Activity Center Capacity, 2200 / Surface, Wood Volleyball Conference - Midlands Collegiate Athletics Conference (MCAC) Affiliation - NAIA II President - Dr. Ben Johnson Athletic Director - Richard Speas Sports Information Director - Dave Walker Head Football Coach - Terry Clark Head Women s Volleyball Coach - Lexie Turnbull Head Women s Basketball Coach - Maurtice Ivy Head Men s Basketball Coach - Dave Walker Head Women s Softball Coach - Mark Mathews Head Baseball Coach - Jason Cronin Head Women s Cross Country Coach - Dr. Johann Murray Head Women s Golf Coach - Maurtice Ivy Athletic Trainer - Brent Melvin Faculty Athletic Representative - Dr. Judy Grotrian Athletic Secretary - Angela Allgood Athletic Department Phone - (402) Sports Information Phone - (402) Athletic Department Fax- (402) Media Outlets Associated Press Tim Korte Suite N 96th Street Omaha, NE Nemaha Co. Herald Tony Johnson 830 Central Ave. Auburn, NE (402) Beatrice Daily Sun Jane White PO Box 847 Beatrice, NE (402) Falls City Journal Jason Schock PO Box 128 Falls City, NE (402) KLZA-FM John Nixon PO Box 101 Falls City, NE (402) KNCY-AM &FM PO Box 278 Nebraska City, NE (402) KTNC-AM Sports Director PO Box 589 Falls City, NE (402) Syracuse Journal Democrat David Swanson PO Box O Syracuse, NE (402) Lincoln Journal Star Mark Derowitsch PO Box Lincoln, NE (402) Nebraska City News Press Kirt Manion Nebraska City, NE (402) Omaha World Herald Marjie Ducey World Herald Square Omaha, NE (402) KWBE-AM Jay Stalder PO Box 10 Beatrice, NE (402)

4 Football 2007 Fall Sports Schedules Date Opponent Location Time Sept. 1 JAMESTOWN COLLEGE PERU 1:00 p.m. Sept. 6 Minnesota State Mankato Mankato, MN 7:00 p.m. Sept. 15 SOUTHERN NAZARENE PERU 1:00 p.m. Sept. 22 IOWA WESLEYAN UNIV. PERU 1:00 p.m. (Homecoming) Sept. 29 BACONE COLLEGE PERU 1:00 p.m. Oct. 6 Waldorf College Forest City, IA : 00 p.m. Oct. 13 BENEDICTINE COLLEGE PERU 1:00 p.m. Oct. 20 Northwestern Oklahoma Alva, OK :00 p.m. Oct. 27 Haskell University Lawrence, KS :00 p.m. Nov. 3 SW ASSEMBLIES OF GOD PERU 1:00 p.m. Nov. 9 Valley City State University Fargo, ND (FargoDome) 7:30 p.m. Women s Volleyball Date Opponent Location Time Aug Northwestern Tournament Orange City, IA TBD Aug. 27 Dana College Blair, NE 7:00 p.m. Sept. 7-8 MCAC/KCAC Crossover Tourney Pt. Lookout, MO TBD Sept. 13 Union College Lincoln, NE 7:00 p.m. Sept. 14 Haskell University Lawrence, KS 7:00 p.m. Sept. 20 NORTH PLATTE C.C. AUBURN, NE 8:00 p.m. Sept. 21 CENTRAL CHRISTIAN JOHNSON, NE 7:00 p.m. Sept. 25 Bellevue University Bellevue, NE 7:00 p.m. Sept. 28 PARK UNIVERSITY AUBURN, NE 7:00 p.m. Sept. 29 Waldorf Triangular - Briar Cliff Forest City, IA 3:00 p.m. - Waldorf College 5:00 p.m. Oct. 3 COLLEGE OF ST. MARY AUBURN, NE 7:00 p.m. Oct MCAC Mid-Season Tournament Point Lookout, MO TBD Oct. 19 OKLAHOMA WESLEYAN- Parent s Night JOHNSON, NE 7:00 p.m. Oct. 20 COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS JOHNSON, NE 12:00 p.m. Oct. 23 UNION COLLEGE- Senior Night AUBURN, NE 7:00 p.m. Oct. 24 BELLEVUE UNIVERSITY TBD 7:00 p.m. Oct Washington Univ. Tournament St. Louis, MO TBD Oct. 30 College of St. Mary Omaha, NE 7:00 p.m. Nov. 2 Park University Parkville, MO 7:00 p.m. Nov MCAC Conference Tournament TBD TBD Nov NAIA Region 4 Tournament TBD TBD Italics Signify MCAC Matches Women s Golf Women s Cross Country Date Event Site Sept. 6-7 Hastings Invite Hastings, NE Sept. 15 Dana Invite Blair, NE Sept Lila Frommelt Classic / Sioux City, IA Briar Cliff Sept. 30- Oct. 1 Nebraska Wesleyan Invite Lincoln, NE Oct. 6 Concordia Invite Seward, NE Date Opponent Location Time Sept. 1 Central College Pella, IA 10 a.m. Sept. 8 NW Missouri St Maryville, MO 10 a.m. Sept. 15 UNL/NWU Lincoln, NE 10 a.m. (Woody Greeno Open) Sept. 22 Doane College Crete, NE 10 a.m. Sept. 29 Oklahoma State Univ. Stillwater, OK 8:15 a.m. Oct. 6 Haskell Invitational Lawrence, KS 10 a.m. Oct. 27 MCAC Championships TBD TBD Nov. 3 NAIA Region IV TBD TBD Championships Nov. 17 NAIA National Kenosha, WI TBD Championships 2

5 About Peru State An Introduction to Peru State College Peru State College was founded in 1867 as Nebraska s first college and was the third teacher education institution established west of the Missouri River. For 140 years, thousands of young people have crossed the Campus of a Thousand Oaks to become teachers and leaders in Nebraska and throughout the nation. Peru State College admits all graduates of accredited Nebraska High Schools and qualified out-of-state and international students. The philosophy of the College is that everyone deserves the opportunity to succeed at the collegiate level. All who have the ability and the willingness to work will have the chance to succeed at Peru State. The College believes in academic excellence, in opportunities for personal growth and in student self-determination consistent with the principles of a democratic society. Administrative intent is to involve students in decisions that affect them. The College s educational experience is designed to enable students to learn, equip themselves for meaningful careers, and have the opportunity to know their instructors and be working partners with staff and other students. Living and working with others offers many opportunities for friendship, growth and personal development. The College s faculty and staff are here to serve our students. We welcome the opportunity to assist everyone in realizing their personal, educational and career objectives. History In 1867, the same year Nebraska became a state, the new state s Legislature established a training school for teachers at Peru. The school opened on Dec. 2, 1865, when its predecessor, Mount Vernon College, was organized by a group of early settlers who resolved to place the school under the care and management of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Colonel T.J. Majors, Civil War veteran and state legislator, proposed that the school be made into a state university. Although the offer was rejected on June 20, 1867, the Legislature accepted the college as a normal school several months before the state university was established. For the next 38 years, the Peru school was the only teacher education institution in the state. As Nebraska s population increased, the Legislature extended normal schools from two-year to four-year institutions and authorized them to grant the degrees of Bachelor of Arts in Education, Bachelor of Science in Education and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Education. At the same time the name of the school was changed from State Normal School to State Teachers College. When the United States entered World War II, the College trained officers for the armed forces. The first of an eventual 500 men in the Navy s V-12 program arrived on campus July 1, The College operated an accelerated program for both civilian students and naval trainees. In 1963, the school s name was officially changed to Peru State College, and the Bachelor of Science degree was authorized in Emerging from its role as a singlepurpose teachers college, the College is now a fully accredited state college offering a wide variety of programs to meet the changing needs of southeast Nebraska and beyond. Message from the President Dear Bobcat Fans, At Peru State College education is about more than just books. It involves a journey of personal growth that students begin the first day they set foot on campus and continues until they cross the stage to accept their diploma. Perhaps the greatest development a student experiences during that journey is that of personal character. Peru State College subscribes to the NAIA Champions of Character Program, which creates an environment in which every NAIA student-athlete, coach, official and spectator is committed to the true spirit of competition through respect, integrity, responsibility, servant leadership and sportsmanship. That means Bobcat athletes are scholars who contribute to the betterment of their college, community, charitable causes and their fellow students. Yes, winning games is important. But the most important aspect of Bobcat athletics is our commitment to the enrichment and growth of our students. I know you join me in looking forward to a winning year for all our teams. Go Bobcats! - President Ben Johnson 3

6 Athletic Director Dick Speas Richard Speas began his role as athletic director at Peru State College in Speas came to Peru State with a diverse background in higher education, including 13 years of being involved in various roles at the collegiate and secondary levels. Prior to his arrival at Peru State, Speas served as activities director at South O Brien High School in Paullina, Iowa. Speas spent two stints totaling nine years at William Penn University, serving in various roles that included assistant athletic director. Between his roles at William Penn, Speas worked as the inaugural director of athletics at Southern Virginia University in Buena Vista, Va., from Speas is a native of Union, Iowa, and earned his Bachelor s degree from William Penn University in social science. He completed his Master s degree in sports adminstration at Truman State University. The Speas household includes his wife, Karma, and children, Staci, Shawna, Jentrian, Tierney, Elijah and Brookelyn. In addition to serving as the athletic director at Peru State, Speas also teaches in the physical education department Peru State Coaching Staff Terry Clark Football Jason Cronin Baseball Lexie Turnbull Women s Volleyball Maurtice Ivy Women s Basketball & Golf Dave Walker Men s Basketball & SID Mark Mathews Women s Softball Johann Murray Women s Cross Country Athletic Training Staff Brent Melvin Head Athletic Trainer Brent Melvin is in his third year at Peru State College as the head athletic trainer and an adjunct faculty member. The Iowa native earned his Bachelor s degree in exercise science with an emphasis in athletic training from Iowa State University in December Melvin is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and the Nebraska State Athletic Trainers Association. He has experience working with athletes at the high school, collegiate and semi-professional levels. Brent resides in Peru with his wife, Vickie, and their son, Christopher. Athletic Training Staff L-R: Patricia Miller, Brent Melvin (Head Trainer), Kaleigh Robertson, Chelsea Ankerson. 4

7 Al Wheeler When the Al Wheeler Activity Center was dedicated in 1986, so was the Peru State College Athletic Hall of Fame. The purpose of the Hall of Fame is to recognize, honor and preserve the memory of those individuals and teams whose contributions have greatly enhanced Nebraska s first and fastest growing college. The Hall of Fame gallery resides in the lobby of the Wheeler Center, named after the first inductee into the Hall of Fame, Alfred G. Wheeler. A candidate can be nominated in one of four categories: coach, player, team or meritorious service. Nominations are welcome and can be submitted by writing: PSC Hall of Fame, c/o Alumni Office, Peru State College, Peru NE For additional information, call (402) Bobcats? Peru State athletic teams did not have a mascot until It was then that Baldy Wilcox, the sports editor of the school s newspaper the Pedagogian, and Dean W.N. Delzell decided the pseudo-nickname given to Peru s teams, The Teachers, just didn t fit. Wilcox wanted something a little more intimidating. After a great deal of thought, it came to him: Fight like a Bobcat. Wilcox proposed the mascot to the athletes, who immediately agreed, and the Peru State College Bobcats were born. On Oct. 27, 1927, Peru received a real, live Bobcat. According to the Pedagogian, Peru State was the first team in the conference to actually have a live mascot. The animal was a gift from George Hansen, class of He offered the bobcat to Dean Delzell who accepted the gift on behalf of the school. Bob lived in a cage south of the Peru State Auditorium until his death in He was then preserved and sat in the student center for a number of years. * Information from The Normal on the Hill by Ernest Longfellow * The current Bobcat logo evolved in 2004 and was designed by PSC Art Professor Randy Waln. Peru State College Athletic Hall of Fame Name Years at PSC Year Inducted Roosevelt Brown Walter Blitze Buettengach Ken Clark Burdette Bo Cowel Phyllis Davidson Dr. Wayne Davidson Ned Eckman Elaine Banks Ferin Rex Floyd Louis Lou Fritz Kristi (Olberding) George Douglas Hoot Gibson Lon Graf Mick Haney Homer Hatcher Alvin Holder Jerry Joy Chet Korber Paul Swede Hertz Newt Kyle Joe Krejci Pat Krzycki Robert Bob Lade Earnest L. Dutch Lorbeer Jim Mather Ollie Mayfield Meritorious Service 1998 Jack McIntire Omer Meeker Darrell Mudra Mike Mulvaney Dr. James Pilkington Harley Rector Arlene A.B. Ritchie Meritorious Service 1987 Wayne Riggs Erin O Grady Sayer Danny Shouse Connie Viner-Blank Jack Weyers Alfred G. Wheeler Whip Wilson Wilbert Dutch Zora Teams (Record) Year Inducted 1927 Football (8-0) Men s Basketball (20-6) Football (7-0-2) Navy V5/V12 Teams Men s Basketball (20-3) Football (10-0) Football (8-0) Cross Country (#3 in national poll) Football Women s Basketball Football (12-0-1) NAIA II Nat l Champs Football (7-4)

8 Bert Swenson Award The Bert Swenson Award was first presented in Winners are selected on the basis of character, personality, scholarship and loyalty to school traditions and participation in athletics. In the beginning, candidates were required to have lettered in two different sports. In later years, when sports became more specialized, the award was presented to the outstanding male and female athletes of the year Mark W. Delzell 1926 Earl L. Craig 1927 Glenn H. Frary 1928 Arthur D. Bell 1929 James Delzell 1930 Helmut F. Brockman 1931 Earl Hurst 1932 Bernard Galloway 1933 Roscoe Tolly 1934 Robert Pate 1935 Robert J. Punches 1936 Lowell Lewis 1937 Wayne Riggs 1938 Dean McCormick 1939 Lester Mosley 1940 Leonard Greathouse 1941 Jack McIntire 1942 Robert L. Henderson 1943 Luther Hutton 1944 Wendell Handley 1945 Patrick O. Rooney 1946 Rex W. Floyd 1947 James Mather 1948 Wayne Linder 1949 Allen G. Powers 1950 Lyle Meier 1951 Omar Meeker 1952 Dean Thiesfeld 1953 Sharon Ocker 1954 Robert Lade 1955 Ned Eckman 1956 Richard Adams 1957 Delbert Stoltenberg Celeste Nolte Jones 1958 Ray Ehlers 1959 Gary Adams Brendan Rayburn 1960 Charles Francis 1961 Richard Gerber Darin Garfield 1962 Bob Gibson 1963 Ronald F. Kelley Monte Scott 1964 Roger Noel 1965 William Witty Steve Winton 1966 Jack Rinne 1967 Ray Dean Cain Tim Clemenger 1968 Bruce Vickery 1969 John Creamer 1970 Mike Mulvaney 1971 Jack Weyers 1972 James L. Desbien 1973 John H. Winke 1974 Barry W. Reed 1975 David McDaniel 1976 no award 1977 John Whisler 1978 no award 1979 Bob Hruby 1980 no award 1981 Bill Bruhn 1982 Alvin Holder 1983 Glevon Covault Stephenson 1984 Doug Barlow 1985 Linda Shepard 1986 Patrick Mertens 1987 Sue Schroeder Violes 1988 Mike Yates 1989 Brad Smith 1990 Kaylee Michalski 1991 Dianne Pokorny Daro 1992 Beverly Wedding 1993 Steven Gaines 1994 Tamir Anderson Riley 1995 Alex Malcom 1996 Nick Maher 1997 Kerry Brandt Evens 1998 Jamie Stinson 1999 Kendra Jacobsen Craven 2000 DeeAnn Richardson 2001 Tonya Volk 2002 Janelle Findlay Kippelmeyer 2003 Sara Craven 2004 Anna Tennal 2005 Sarah Jones Chris Lindner 2006 Karla Harpenau Rusty Fuller 2007 Tabitha Foster Joel Molina 6

9 Bobcat Cheer Squad Glenda Haley Cheerleading Coach Glenda Haley begins her third season as the Bobcats cheer squad coach. Glenda is no stranger on the Peru State campus as she also works as Food Service Director, a position she has held for the past six years. Haley, a native of Texas, resides in Peru with her husband, Mike. They have a son, Pat, who lives in Arkansas. Jari Wehmeier Assistant Cheer Coach Jari Wehmeier is a recent graduate of Peru State College with a Bachelor s degree in criminal justice administration. A native of Hampton, Neb., Wehmeier works in the admissions office as an admissions representative. She is also the senior resident assistant in Morgan Hall. Meet the Squad Sitting L-R: Samantha Meyer, SO, Fairbury, NE Janet Vaher, JR, Denver, CO Kneeling: Heather Hurst (Captain), SR, Glenwood, IA Crystail Stainrod, SO, Ramstein, Germany Jessica Clifton, FR, Auburn, NE Standing: Jade Gordon, FR, Omaha, NE Shyann Forney, SO, Bellwood, NE Kendra Kratz, FR, Auburn, NE Latasha Babcock, SO, Nebraska City, NE. 7

10 Bobcat Football Peru State Bobcats 2007 Peru State Bobcat Seniors

11 Head Coach Terry Clark Head Football Coach Terry Clark begins his sixth year of coaching the Bobcats this fall. A native of nearby Auburn, Clark has strong ties to Peru State as both a student athlete and as a coach. He was a member of the 1990 NAIA National Championship team and worked as the Bobcats defensive coordinator during the 2000 season under Head Coach Dick Strittmatter. Clark returned to the Cats after spending 2001 as the defensive coordinator at Dakota State University in Madison, S.D., where he also spent two seasons as the defensive secondary coach. Prior to his time at Dakota State, Clark spent three seasons as the defensive secondary coach at the University of Mary in Bismarck, N.D. In addition, he worked as the special teams coach at Auburn High School in Clark earned his Bachelor s degree in physical education and social and behavioral science from the University of Mary in He completed his Master s degree in education from Peru State in Clark and his wife, Anita, have two daughters, Emily (10) and Abbey (7). The Clark s reside in Peru. Q s and A s with Coach Clark Tell us about the 2007 schedule. I like the fact that we are playing teams that have a similar philosophy of athletics. You can see that by the high standards each of the programs have set academically. What will be the trademark of this year s Bobcat squad? We will have to be an explosive team running the football. The defense will need to be a disciplined unit that looks to take advantage of our opponent s mistakes. Summarize your 2007 recruiting class. I like the depth that we have added to our positions. We will need some of the offensive linemen to step up immediately as it will be difficult to replace graduated seniors Bryan Diekmann and Brandon Kirby who anchored the line last season. What are the Keys to Success for this team? We must play within ourselves on offense and defense. In addition, we have to be a disciplined team that works hard to minimize mistakes. We re a veteran team with nearly 20 seniors, so we should be able to pull out a winning season. Bobcat Career Coaching Records Head Coach Years W-L-T Win Pct. Unknown L.D. Scherer Elbert Burnett Alpha Brumage R.W. Thacker Earl Johnson World War I 1918 No games played W.G. Spear Lon Graf Glen Gilkeson Al Wheeler Jack McIntire Erv Pitts Joe Pelisek Jack McIntire Bob Riley Jerry Joy Jay Adcox Tom Shea Lou Saban Monte Meadows Dick Strittmatter Ryan Held Terry Clark 2002-present coaches 107 years

12 Bobcat Assistant Coaches Offensive Coordinator Dick Ramsey Hometown: Dawson, NE College Education: M.S. Physical Education (1983), Northwest Missouri State University B.S. Physical Education (1978), Peru State College B.S. Business and Physical Education (1994) Augustana (SD) College Collegiate Coaching Experience: present Peru State College North Iowa Community College (Head Coach) Defensive Line Coach Bryan Diekmann Hometown: Cheney, NE College Education: Graduating from Peru State College in December 2007 with a B.S. in Physical Education with a Coaching Endorsement Achievements: 2006 All-CSFL squad - Offensive Lineman NAIA All-Nebraska team Assistant Coach Jim Craig Hometown: San Diego, CA College Education: B.S. Hotel Management (1986), University of Nevada-Las Vegas Collegiate Coaching Experience: 2005-present Peru State College 2004 NFL of Italy - Ferrara Aquile Dakota Wesleyan University University of Nevada - Las Vegas Student Coach Offensive Line Brandon Kirby Hometown: Glenwood, IA College Education: Currently attending Peru State College majoring in Secondary Education with a Coaching Endorsement Achievements: 2006 All-CSFL second team - Center Assistant Coach Toby Henry Hometown: Auburn, NE College Education: B.S. Sports Management (2004), Peru State College Achievements: All-CSFL first team, 2002 Holds the PSC school record for most passing yards in one game. (464 vs. Iowa Wesleyan, 2003) Played for the Roskilde Kings (Denmark), Langenfeld Longhorns (Germany), and Dodge Vikings (Austria) Film and Offensive Line Jacob Thompson-Krug Hometown: Lincoln, NE College Education: Currently attending Peru State College, majoring in Special Education with a Coaching Endorsement 10

13 2007 Football Preview Season Overview The 2007 edition of Peru State football is loaded with optimism after the Bobcats turned a season into a highly successful 7-4 season in The Cats of sixth year head coach Terry Clark are chock-full of experience at the offensive skill positions and have a veteran group of defenders led by Street and Smith s First Team Pre-Season All-American defensive end Jeff McQuinn. The Bobcats will play as an NAIA Independent in 2007 after leaving the CSFL following last season. The switch adds several new names to the schedule, including Benedictine College, Iowa Wesleyan and NCAA DII Minnesota State-Mankato. The line-up also includes former CSFL foes Northwest Oklahoma State, Bacone College, Southern Nazarene, Haskell University and Southwest Assemblies of God. The Bobcats round out the schedule with Jamestown College, Valley City State and Waldorf College. The Offense Successful teams have experience, skill and leadership, and this year s edition of Bobcat football has an excellent combination of all three components. Veteran signal-callers Derek Falor (SR, 6-6, 240, Sioux Falls, SD) and Jim Dawson (JR, 6-1, 205, Lincoln) return after having solid seasons running Offensive Coordinator Dick Ramsey s attack. Falor handled most of the snaps in 2006 and completed 52 percent of his tosses (74-143) for 1,144 yards and 9 touchdowns. He was picked-off only five times all season in the Bobcats controlled offense. Dawson saw action in four games and was a 7-17 passer. Coach Clark looks for newcomers Curtis Thompson (6-2, 190, Battle Creek) and Greg Coleman (5-10, 175, Valentine) to battle both incumbents for playing time. This is the most depth we have had at this position in a very long time, said Clark. Any one of the four could be leading our offense by the end of the season. The wide receiver corps is loaded with experience with Jared Gerdes, Eli Brown and Cody Wallinger returning. Gerdes (SR, 5-10, 175, Auburn), an All-CSFL performer in 2006, is the Bobcats breakaway threat, hauling in 37 catches for 603 yards and 5 touchdowns last season. Gerdes is also the Cats return specialist and averaged a solid 23.7 yards per kick return. The lanky Brown (SR, 6-4, 210, Lincoln) returns for his final season after sitting out 2006 with a knee injury. Brown hauled in 41 catches for 599 yards (14.6 yds/rec) in 2005 and gives the Bobcats a large, speedy target. Wallinger (SO, 6-1, 180, Odell) caught 10 balls for 178 yards in 2006 and should increase those numbers this fall. The tight end position will be manned by Ty Ratliff (JR, 6-2, 250, Shendenoah, IA) and Lance Remmers (SO, 6-1, 205, Madison). Both are solid run blockers for a Bobcat ground game that produced 2,256 yards in All of our receivers are versatile players as most can double as return men, said Clark. We will look to open our offense up more this year to take advantage of that experience. The running back position will have experience and depth with Mike Mertens at tailback and Lynn Meyer at fullback. I think we are capable of having two 1,000 yard rushers this season, added Clark. We have not had this quality of depth in some time. The M and M connection combined for over 1,500 yards last fall and both were named to the All-CSFL honor squad. Mertens (SR, 5-9, 193, Hastings) rushed for a team leading 843 yards on 198 carries for a 4.3 average and10 scores. Meyer (SR, 5-11, 210, Johnson) usually provided the key block for Mertens, but still managed to rush for 725 yards on 110 totes for a team-leading 6.6 yards per carry. Nate Jeter (SO, 6-1, 195, Tarkio, MO) provides a solid backup after rushing for nearly 200 yards as a freshman. Also competing for playing time will be newcomers John Noojin (5-11, 205, Deschler) and Jacob Wit (6-1, 200, Chester). According to Clark, the determining factor for the Bobcats overall success in 2007 will be the play of the offensive line. All- CSFL performers Bryan Diekman and Brandon Kirby graduated. However, three starters return, including tackle Lance Meyer (SO, 6-2, 210, Johnson), guard Greg Ernster (SR, 5-11, 285, Bellevue) and center/guard Bo Robertson (SR, 6-0, 255, Keams Canyon, AZ). Redshirt freshman Quentin Coatney (6-0, 250, Peru), sophomore Chris Haake (5-11, 255, Bellevue), senior Tom Wickard (5-9, 280, Lincoln, NE), junior Grant Brueggemann (6-3, 245, Auburn, NE), and newcomers Mo Karam (6-1, 300, Archibald, PA) and Tony Jannsen (6-2, 280, Auburn) are expected to fill the remaining spots on the O line. We will try to replace Diekman and Kirby by committee with four or five guys vying for time, said Clark. The Defense The Bobcats will use a strong contingent of linebackers to key the defensive side of the football. The Cats made strides defensively in 2006 and have an experienced core group of returning players. Middle linebackers Shane Ryan (SR, 6-2, 214, Greeley), Ryan Sorenson (JR, 6-0, 224, Madison), Ryan Newell (SO, 6-0, 225, Lincoln) and Derek Derr (SO, 6-0, 210, Mastland, MO) have experience and made great strides in the weight room and on the field, according to Clark. Ryan finished third on the team in 2006 with 73 total tackles from his inside spot. The outside linebackers were led by Tyler DeBuhr (SR, 6-1, 190, Auburn) who paced the 06 defense with 89 tackles, 46 of which were unassisted. Alex Meredith (JR, 6-1, 195, Nebraska City) will man the other side with Dan Burki (SR, 5-8, 204, Papillion) backing them up. This group of linebackers made some huge improvements over the past year and we expect them to play at an even higher level this year, said Clark. Our goal defensively is to stop the run and pressure the quarterback. 11

14 2007 Football Preview Continued As with the offensive line, the defensive line will need to take over the game by controlling the line of scrimmage. Jeff McQuinn (SR, 6-3, 230, Council Bluffs, IA) will lead the group, looking to improve on a breakout season in 2006 when he earned several post-season honors. The hard-nosed McQuinn recorded 62 tackles last season, including 11.5 sacks. He will no doubt have the respect of opposing offenses this time around and will need veterans Matt Carlson (SR, 6-1, 235, Auburn) and Mike Winter (SR, 6-1, 235, Grand Island) to take some of the pressure off. Carlson recorded 36 tackles in 06 and registered 3.5 quarterback sacks. Newcomers Daniel Gill (6-3, 260, Wood River), Jordein McCoy (6-3, 290, Auburn) and Nathan Redwing (6-0, 275, Valley) add size and will need to play early and have some success. A veteran Bobcat secondary returns seven players who started or played extensively in Leading the charge is four-year starter Dan Strobel (SR, 5-11, 180, Auburn) who was fifth in total tackles last season with 44. Fred Whitted, Jr. (FR, 6-0, 165, Ballwin,MO), Devon Wright (SO, 6-0, 170, Omaha) and Bright Norris (SO, 5-10,180, Lincoln) will man the corner spots while Taylor Spears (SO, 6-1, 190, Chandler, AZ), Blaine Brown (JR, 6-0, 210, Stella) and Marlis Lovelace (SR, 6-3, 190, Omaha) will play safety alongside Strobel. Wright picked off two opposing throws in 2006 to lead the veterans. The special teams will be led by All-CSFL performers Jared Gerdes (PR/KR) and Bryan Miller (K). Miller nailed 28 of 32 points after a touchdown and also was successful on five of nine field goal attempts with a long kick of 41 yards last season. Expect teams to kick away from the speedy Gerdes. The Bobcats will rely on Whitted and Wallinger to provide return yardage. Handling the place kicking duties are Max Kathol (SO, 6-1, 181, Plattsmouth) and Dylan Nippert (R-FR, 5-10, 195, Diller) with Zach Kohloff (SO, 5-10, 165, Corning, IA) handling the punting duties. Coach Clark said We have a senior-laden team that made some major strides in They have worked hard to get to this point, and I expect this team to have great leadership and chemistry. We have some talented veterans, but I m also excited about our talented recruiting class. 12

15 2007 Football Numeric Roster No. NAME POS HT WT YR HOMETOWN 1 Eli Brown WR SR Lincoln, NE 2 Trent Neeman DB FR Lincoln, NE 3 Jack Critchfield DB SR Omaha, NE 4 Jim Dawson QB JR Lincoln, NE 5 Austin Reinsch WR FR Geneva, NE 6 Alex Palmquist WR FR Elkhorn, NE 7 E lester Queen DB FR Oakland, CA 8 Curtis Thompson QB FR Battle Creek, NE 9 Derek Falor QB SR Sioux Falls, SD 10 Dustin Sealey LB JR Hastings, NE 11 Bryan Miller K JR Nebraska City, NE 12 Tad Meyer RB FR Diller, NE 13 Ryan Newell LB SO Lincoln, NE 15 Jared Gerdes WR SR Auburn, NE 16 Greg Coleman QB FR Valentine, NE 17 Tyler DeBuhr LB SR Auburn, NE 18 Zach Kohloff K SO Corning, IA 19 Max Kathol K SO Plattsmouth, NE 21 Lynn Meyer RB SR Johnson, NE 22 Nick Kraft DB FR Falls City, NE 23 Taylor Spears DB SO Chandler, AZ 24 Fred Whitted, JR DB FR Ballwin, MO 25 Devin Wright DB SO Omaha, NE 26 Landen Pedersen LB FR Oakland, IA 27 Bright Norris DB SO Lincoln, NE 28 Jeremy Weidner DB FR Madison, NE 29 Justin Wilson DB FR Gothenburg, NE 30 Dan Strobel DB SR Auburn, NE 31 Blaine Brown DB JR Stella, NE 32 Mike Winter DE SR Grand Island, NE 33 Derek Derr LB SO Mastland, MO 34 Justin Powell TE FR Winslow, AZ 36 Alex Meredith LB JR Nebraska City, NE 37 Cody Wallinger WR SO Odell, NE 38 Aaron Willey LB FR Alliance, NE 40 Brent Wrinkle FB SR Treynor, IA 41 Nate Jeter RB SO Tarkio, MO 42 John Noojin RB R-FR Deshler, NE 43 Mike Mertens RB SR Hastings, NE 44 Shane Ryan LB SR Greeley, NE 45 Ryan Sorensen LB SR Madison, NE 47 Lucas Kotschwar LB FR McCook, NE 48 Justin Kearns RB SO Omaha, NE 49 Neil Bowman DL FR Wahoo, NE 51 Sean Lindblad OL R-FR Beatrice, NE 52 Matt Harre DL SO Odell, NE 53 Dan Burki LB SR Papillion, NE 54 Grant Brueggemann OL JR Auburn, NE 55 Quentin Coatney OL R-FR Peru, NE 57 Tom Wickard OL SR Lincoln, NE 58 Josh Shirley OL FR Mulvane, KS 59 Kyle Hawthorne OL JR Mayview, MO 61 Nathan Redwing DL FR Valley, NE 64 Lance Meyer OL SO Johnson, NE 13

16 2007 Football Numeric Roster cont. 66 Bo Robertson OL SR Keams Canyon, AR 68 Tony Janssen OL SO Auburn, NE 70 Derek Hanika OL FR Nebraska City, NE 71 Nolan Balfour DL FR Nehawka, NE 72 Andrew Diehl OL FR Superior, NE 73 Stacy Louis OL FR Omaha, NE 74 Doug Hayes OL SO Omaha, NE 75 Greg Ernster OL SR Bellevue, NE 76 Erik Prenosil OL FR Lincoln, NE 77 Matt Carroll OL FR Crete, NE 78 Jeremy MO Karam OL FR Archbald, PA 79 Kendall Dorsey OL JR Omaha, NE 80 William Porter WR FR Falls City, NE 81 Derek Phillips DL SO Valley, NE 82 Cody Vosler WR FR Omaha, NE 83 Lance Remmers TE SO Madison, NE 84 Cody Burns K FR Essex, IA 85 Ty Ratliff TE JR Shenandoah, IA 86 Stuart Anderson DE FR Minden, NE 87 Jeff McQuinn DL SR Council Bluffs, IA 88 Stacy Allen DL R-FR Omaha, NE 89 Jordein McCoy DL FR Auburn, NE 91 David McDonald DE SO Stella, NE 92 Daniel Gill DL FR Wood River, NE 94 Brendan Bausch DL FR Pawnee City, NE 95 Owen Johnson TE FR Kearney, NE 97 Jake Edwards LB FR Superior, NE 98 Matt Carlson DL SR Auburn, NE 99 Kyle Kidd DL R-FR Plattsmouth, NE Redshirts Dustin Nolan QB FR Bells, TX Reggie Taborn RB FR Kansas City, MO Mark McDonald FB FR Omaha, NE Johnny Chavez RB FR Minatare, NE Ronnie Williams LB FR Glen Rose, TX Josh Keadle DL JR Swansea, SC Shawn Williams DL FR Atlantic, IA Steven Acklin OL FR Kansas City, KS Joe Russo DL R-JR Detroit, MI J.J. Ozuna DL R-FR Minatare, NE Josh Nincehelser DL FR Dawson, NE Jeff Green DL FR Atlantic, IA Mike Cole DL FR Lincoln, NE Nehemiah Clark NG FR Kansas City, MO Ronald Wilson DL FR Gering, NE 14

17 Meet The Mighty Bobcats Eli Brown 1 WR SR Lincoln, NE Lincoln H.S. Parents: Juanita Davis Major: Sports Management Jack Critchfield 3 DB SR Omaha, NE H.S. : Ralston Parents: Kathi Vacek and Joe Critchfield Major: Business Administration/CMIS Curtis Thompson 8 QB FR Battle Creek, NE Battle Creek H. S. Parents: Cathy and Rick Thompson Major: Business Administration Derek Falor 9 QB SR Sioux Falls, SD Roosevelt H.S. Parents: Julie and Mike Falor Major: Sports Mgmt. Jared Gerdes 15 WR SR Auburn, NE Auburn H.S. Parents: Deb and Jeff Gerdes Major: Business Mgmt. Greg Coleman 16 QB FR Valentine, NE Valentine H. S. Parents: Debra and Gary Coleman Major: Business Administration James Dawson 4 QB JR Lincoln, NE Southeast H.S. Parents: Kathy and Bob Dawson Major: Business Austin Reinsch 5 WR FR Geneva, NE Fillmore Central H. S. Parents: Carol and Gary Reinsch Major: History Dustin Sealey 10 LB JR Hastings, NE St. Cecilia H.S. Parents: Kim and Nick Sealey Major: Business Management/Marketing Bryan Miller 11 K JR Nebraska City, NE Home School Parents: Patty and Kirk Miller Major: Business Tyler DeBuhr 17 LB SR Auburn, NE Auburn H.S. Parents: Chris DeBuhr and Linn DeBuhr Major: Elementary Education Zach Kohlhoff 18 K SO Corning, IA Corning H.S. Parents: Carlene and Joel Kohlhoff Major: Wildlife Ecology/ Environmental Science Alex Palmquist 6 WR FR Elkhorn, NE Elkhorn H. S. Parents: Jolene and Dan Palmquist Major: Undecided Tad Meyer 12 RB FR Diller, NE Diller-Odell H. S. Parents: Susan and Neil Meyer Major: Wildlife Ecology Max Kathol 19 K SO Plattsmouth, NE Plattsmouth H.S. Parents: Kimberly and Russell Kathol Major: Business Mgmt. E lester Queen 7 DB FR Oakland, CA San Leandro H. S. Parents: Sharlon Queen Major: English Ryan Newell 13 LB SO Lincoln, NE Lincoln Southwest H.S. Parents: Dianne Aksamit and Rick Newell Major: Business Lynn Meyer 21 RB SR Johnson, NE Johnson-Brock H.S. Parents: Susan and Ronald Meyer Major: Physical Education 15

18 Nick Kraft 22 DB FR Falls City, NE Falls City H. S. Parents: Dana and Patrick Kraft Major: Physical Education Jeremy Weidner 28 DB FR Madison, NE Battle Creek H. S. Parents: Connie and Rory Weidner Major: Physical Education Justin Powell 34 TE FR Winslow, AZ Winslow H. S. Parents: Vanessa Powell and Yvonne Rodriguez Major: Physical Education Taylor Spears 23 DB SO Chandler, AZ Chandler H.S. Parents: Rhea and Rick Spears Major: Education Justin Wilson 29 DB FR Gothenburg, NE Gothenburg H. S. Parents: Tamara Wilson Major: Physical Education Alex Meredith 36 LB JR Nebraska City, NE Lourdes Central Catholic H.S. Parents: Kim and Jim Meredith Major: Pre-Pharmacy Fred Whitted, Jr 24 DB FR Ballwin, MO Parkway South H.S. Parents: Brenda and Fred Whitted Major: Criminal Justice Dan Strobel 30 DB SR Auburn, NE Auburn H.S. Parents: Carmen Mann and Dana Strobel Major: Physical Education Cody Wallinger 37 WR SO Odell, NE Diller-Odell H.S. Parents: Pam and Rick Wallinger Major: Social Science Devin Wright 25 DB SO Omaha, NE North H.S. Parents: Dorsyl Wright and Darryl Johnson Major: Physical Education Blaine Brown 31 DB JR Stella, NE Southeast Consolidated H.S. Parents: Kay Brown Major: Physical Education Aaron Willey 38 LB FR Alliance, NE Alliance H. S. Parents: Sandra and Kenneth Willey Major: Pre-Physical Therapy Landen Pedersen 26 LB FR Oakland, IA Riverside H. S. Parents: Laurie and Tab Pedersen Major: Sport Management Michael Winter 32 LB SR Grand Island, NE Grand Island H.S. Parents: Lucy and Robert Winter Major: Business Mgmt. Brent Wrinkle 40 LB SR Treynor, IA Treynor H.S. Parents: Wanda Wrinkle and Jim Wrinkle Major: Criminal Justice Bright Norris 27 DB SO Lincoln, NE Lincoln Southeast H.S. Parents: Cynthia and Tim Norris Major: Business Admin. Derek Derr 33 LB SO Mastland, MO Nodaway-Holt H.S. Parents: Val and Mick Derr Major: Physical Education Nate Jeter 41 RB SO Tarkio, MO Nodaway-Holt H.S. Parents: Patti Griffith and Joe Jeter Major: Pre- Professional Physical Therapy 16

19 John Noojin 42 RB R-FR Deshler, NE Deshler H. S. Parents: Tammy and John Noojin Major: Elementary Education Neil Bowman 49 DL FR Wahoo, NE Cedar Bluffs H. S. Parents: Jody and Robert Bowman Major: Physical Education Tom Wickard 57 OL SR Lincoln, NE Northeast H.S. Parents: Carla and RandyWickard Major: Accounting Mike Mertens 43 RB SR Hastings, NE St. Cecilia H.S. Parents: Cathy and Patrick Mertens Major: Business Management Sean Lindblad 51 OL FR Beatrice, NE Diller-Odellt H.S. Parents: Cindy and Rick Lindblad Major: Criminal Justice Josh Shirley 58 DL FR Mulvane, KS Rose Hill H. S. Parents: Annette and Donald Shirley Major: Undecided Shane Ryan 44 LB SR Greeley NE Greeley H.S. Parents: Diane and Ken Ryan Major: Criminal Justice Matt Harre 52 DL SO Odell, NE Diller-Odell H.S. Parents: Jolene Franzen and A.J. Harre Major: Criminal Justice Kyle Hawthorne 59 OL JR Mayview, MO Odessa H.S. Parents: Kate Girup and Warren Hawthorne Major: Physical Science Ryan Sorenson 45 LB SR Madison, NE Madison H.S. Parents: Mary and Al Sorenson Major: Physical Education Dan Burki 53 LB SR Papillion, NE Papillion-LaVista H.S. Parents: Cindy and Marlon Burki Major: Biology/ Secondary Education Nathan Redwing 61 DL FR Valley, NE Valley H. S. Parents: Jill Mueller and Philip Redwing Major: Sport Management Lucas Kotschwar 47 LB FR McCook, NE McCook H. S. Parents: Julia Kotschwar Major: Undecided Grant Brueggemann 54 OL JR Auburn, NE Auburn H.S. Parents: Brenda and Dennis Kirkpatrick Major: Athletic Training Lance Meyer 64 OL SO Johnson, NE Johnson Brock H.S. Parents: Susan and Ronald Meyer Major: Criminal Justice Justin Kearns 48 FB FR Omaha, NE Millard West H.S. Parents: Linda and Joe Kearns Major: Physical Education Quentin Coatney 55 OL FR Peru, NE Auburn H.S. Parents: Penny Smith and John Coatney Major: Undecided Gene Robertson III 66 OL SR Keams Canyon, AZ Ganado (AZ) H.S. Parents: Hope and Gene Robertson Major: Criminal Justice 17

20 Derek Hanika 70 OL FR Nebraska City, NE Nebraska City H. S. Parents: Renae Wigington Major: Criminal Justice Matt Carroll 77 OL FR Crete, NE Dorchester H. S. Parents: Terri Carroll Major: Elementary Education Cody Burns 84 K FR Essex, IA Essex H. S. Parents: Margaret and Dean Burns Major: Criminal Justice Nolan Balfour 71 DL FR Nehawka, NE Lourdes Central Catholic H. S. Parents: Nancy and Keith Balfour Major: Undecided Jeremy Mo Kara 78 OL FR Archbald, PA Valley View H. S. Parents: Kathy and Frank Karam Major: Undecided Lance Remmers 83 TE SO Madison, NE Madison H.S. Parents: Chyrel and Rod Remmers Major: Computer Mgmt Information Systems Andrew Diehl 72 OL FR Superior, NE Superior H. S. Parents: Jan and Mark Diehl Major: Sport Management Kendall Dorsey 79 OL JR Omaha, NE Central H.S. Parents: Lori Dorsey Major: Physical Education Ty Ratliff 85 TE JR Shenandoah, IA Shenandoah H.S. Parents: Deb and Terry Ratliff Major: Physical Education Stacy Louis 73 OL FR Omaha, NE Boys Town H. S. Parents: Darnell Caldwell Major: Business Administration William Porter 80 WR FR Falls City, NE Boys Town H. S. Parents: Sally and Mark Porter Major: Undecided Stuart Anderson 86 DE FR Minden, NE Minden H. S. Parents: Sarah and Wayne Anderson Major: Wildlife Ecology Greg Ernster 75 OL SR Bellevue, NE Bellevue West H.S. Parents: Julie and Dale Ernster Major: Physical Education Derek Phillips 81 DL SO Valley, NE D.C. West H.S. Parents: Donna and John Phillips Major: Business Jeff McQuinn 87 DL SR Council Bluffs, IA Lewis Central H.S. Parents: Diane McQuinn and Doug McQuinn Major: Sports Management Erik Prenosil 76 OL FR Lincoln, NE Southeast H. S. Parents: Sandra and Bryan Prenosil Major: Wildlife Ecology Cody Vosler 82 WR FR Omaha, NE South H. S. Parents: Deanna and Shawn Vosler Major: Physical Education Jordein McCoy 89 DL FR Auburn, NE Johnson-Brock H. S. Parents: Kamala and Shane McCoy Major: Physical Education 18

21 Stacy Allen 88 DL FR Omaha, NE North H.S. Parents: Regina King Major: Criminal Justice David McDonald 91 DE SO Stella, NE Omaha Westside H. S. Parents: Mary Kaye and Michael McDonald Major: Business Administration Daniel Gill 92 DL FR Wood River, NE Wood River H. S. Parents: Angie and Kevin Gill Major: History Education Brandon Bausch 94 DL FR Pawnee City, NE Pawnee City H. S. Parents: Brenda and Charles Bausch Major: Business Administration Owen Johnson 95 TE FR Kearney, NE Kearney Catholic H. S. Parents: Beth and Dale Johnson Major: Wildlife Ecology Jake Edwards 97 LB FR Superior, NE Superior H. S. Parents: Pattie and Dennis Edwards Major: Physical Education Matt Carlson 98 DL SR Auburn, NE Auburn H.S. Parents: Jacque and Dave Carlson Major: Physical Education Kyle Kidd 99 DL R-FR Plattsmouth, NE Conestoga H.S. Parents: Tina Kidd and Quentin Kidd Major: Business 19

22 Team/Individual Stats 2006 TEAM STATISTICS PERU OPP SCORING Points Per Game FIRST DOWNS Rushing Passing Penalty 6 19 RUSHING YARDAGE Yards Gained Rushing Yards Lost Rushing Rushing Attempts Average Per Rush Average Per Game TDs Rushing PASSING YARDAGE Att/Comp/Int 161/81/7 270/149/16 --Average Per Pass Average Per Catch Average Per Game TDs Passing 9 11 TOTAL OFFENSE Total Plays Average Per Play Average Per Game KICK RETURNS: NUM/YRDS 31/580 42/807 PUNTS RETURNS: NUM/YRDS 27/93 19/158 INTS RETURNS: NUM/YRDS 16/253 7/100 KICK RETURN AVERAGE PUNT RETURN AVERAGE INT RETURN AVERAGE FUMBLES/LOST 4/6 18/8 PUNTS/YARDS 46/ / Average Per Punt Net Punt Average PENALTIES/YARDS 38/342 64/514 --Average Per Game TIME OF POSSESSION/GAME 23:32 28:22 3RD DOWN CONVERSIONS 44/111 41/ rd Down Pct. 39.6% 33.9% 4TH DOWN CONVERSIONS 8/21 11/18 --4th Down Pct. 38.1% 61.1% SACKS BY/YDS 8/114 12/76 TOUCHDOWNS SCORED FIELD GOALS/ATTEMPTS 7/11 4/10 PAT/ATTEMPTS 32/37 14/17 SCORE BY QTRS OT1 Total Peru State Opponents RESULTS Date Loc Opponent Score Record 8/26 A Haskell University /2 A Jamestown College /9 H Valley City State /16 H Waldorf College /30 A S. Nazarene Univ /7 A Ottawa University /14 A Bethany College /21 H NW Oklahoma State (forfeit) 10/28 H Haskell University /4 A Bacone College /11 H Texas College Rushing G Att Gain Lost Net Avg TD Long Avg/Gm Mike Mertens Cody Smith Lynn Meyer Nate Jeter Passing G Effic Att Comp Int Pct Yds TD Long Avg/G Derek Falor Jim Dawson Receiving G No. Yds Avg TD Long Avg/G Jared Gerdes Wade Coulter Cody Wallinger ** Four tied at 4 20

23 Team/Individual Stats Continued Punt Returns No. Yds Avg TD Long Jared Gerdes Cody Wallinger Cody Smith Kick Returns No. Yds Avg TD Long Jared Gerdes Mike Mertens Jimmy Cotton Total Yards G Plays Rush Pass Total Avg/G Derek Falor Mike Mertens Lynn Meyer All Purpose Yrds G Rush Rec PR KR IR MR Total Avg/G Mike Mertens Jared Gerdes Lynn Meyer Punting No. Yds Avg Long TB FC I20 Blkd Jay Rosane Bryan Miller Field Goals FGM/FGA Pct LgM/LgA Bryan Miller 5/9 56 0/0 2/2 2/5 1/2 0/0 41/44 Zach Kohloff 2/2 00 0/0 1/1 1/1 0/0 0/0 30/30 PAT s Scoring TD FG S Kick Rush Rcv Pass DXP Saf Points Mike Mertens 10 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/ Bryan Miller 0 5/9 28/32 0/0 0/ Lynn Meyer 7 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/ Jared Gerdes 6 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/ Cody Smith 4 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/ Tackles Sacks Pass Def Fumbles Defensive Stats UT AT Total No. Yds Int/Yds BrUp Rcv/Yds FF Tyler DeBuhr /0 3 1/0 0 Dustin Sealey /0 1 0/0 0 Shane Ryan /57 1 0/0 0 Jeff McQuinn /28 1 2/76 1 Dan Strobel /0 0 0/0 1 Rusty Fuller / /0 0 Matt Carlson /0 1 0/0 Interceptions No. Yds Avg TD Long Rusty Fuller Devon Wright Nine tied with 1 21

24 Football All-Time Season Records Coach- Unknown ( ), 7 yrs 1900 (1-0-2) PSC OPP Nebraska City 10 0 Humboldt 0 0 Nebraska City (3-2-0) PSC OPP Lincoln High 0 35 Weeping Water A.C. 6 0 Nebraska City 0 5 Auburn 5 0 Falls City High (4-0-1) PSC OPP Auburn 6 0 Peru Town Team 21 0 Hamburg, Iowa 6 6 Auburn 41 0 Lincoln High (0-2-0) PSC OPP Nebraska Univ. B 0 6 Creighton (3-3-0) PSC OPP Peru Town team 12 0 Hamburg 2 6 Omaha High 10 6 Cotner 0 12 Creighton 0 13 Tarkio (3-3-0) PSC OPP Tarkio 0 11 Creighton 0 6 Omaha High 12 0 Peru Town Team 12 0 Cotner 5 0 Nebraska Univ B (3-5-0) PSC OPP Nebraska City High 16 0 Plattsmouth 44 0 Doane 5 10 Creighton 0 17 Bellevue 5 10 Nebraska City High 0 5 Weeping Water A.C Nebraska Univ. B 0 4 L.D. Scherer : (4-5-1), 2 yrs 1907 (3-1-1) PSC OPP Nebraska 0 53 Tarkio 0 Doane 6 Nebraska Univ. B 10 5 Crete YMCA (1-4-0) PSC OPP Nebraska 0 25 Doane 6 0 Tarkio 0 25 Nebraska Univ. B 0 8 Bellevue 0 18 Elbert Burnett : (4-2-1), 1 yr 1909 (4-2-1) PSC OPP Tarkio 0 11 Doane 0 17 Nebraska Wesleyan 5 5 Midland 6 0 Nebraska Univ B 5 0 Hastings 6 0 Kearney State 2 0 Alpha Brumage : (6-4-2), 2 yrs 1910 (2-2-2) PSC OPP Nebraska 0 66 Amity, Iowa 16 0 Bellevue 0 11 Doane 0 0 Hastings 0 0 Kearney State (4-2-0) PSC OPP Nebraska Frosh 0 11 Doane 0 41 Weeping Water 45 6 Cotner 29 0 Omaha Univ Kearney State 6 3 R.W. Thacker : (2-4-2), 1 yr 1912 (2-4-2) PSC OPP Neb. Military Acad 72 0 Doane 7 27 Tarkio 0 0 Grand Island 0 18 Auburn Fire Dept Cotner 0 53 Omaha Univ. 0 0 Kearney State 0 74 Earl Johnson : ( ), 5 yrs 1913 (1-4-1) PSC OPP Tarkio 0 7 Cotner 0 0 Doane 0 49 Bellevue 8 0 Kearney State 0 21 Nebraska Frosh (3-3-2) PSC OPP Tarkio 3 0 Nebraska Wesleyan 0 19 Doane 0 0 Grand Island 0 14 Cotner 27 7 Kearney State York 87 0 Tarkio (2-5-0) PSC OPP Nebraska Wesleyan 0 26 Creighton 0 57 Doane 0 7 Tarkio Grand Island 6 40 Kearney State 0 27 Omaha Univ (7-1-1) PSC OPP Nebraska Wesleyan 0 0 Grand Island 9 7 Tarkio 7 0 Doane 3 0 York 0 20 Bellevue 2 0 Omaha Univ Kearney State 20 6 Cotner (0-6-0) PSC OPP Nebraska Wesleyan 0 63 Creighton 7 77 York 0 20 Cotner 0 22 Kearney State 0 27 Tarkio 7 35 No Games played in 1918 due to WWI W.G. Spear ; ( ), 4 yrs 1919 (5-2-0) PSC OPP Grand Island 37 0 Midland 6 0 Nebraska Wesleyan 0 20 Kearney State 26 0 Doane 0 7 Wayne State 14 0 Cotner (5-4-0) PSC OPP York 27 0 Grand Island 0 12 Kearney State Nebraska Wesleyan 0 40 Hastings 0 35 Doane 0 20 Midland 5 0 Wayne State 7 0 Cotner (5-3-0) PSC OPP York 3 16 Grand Island 27 0 Kearney State 3 0 Midland 4 0 Doane 0 3 Wayne State 0 6 Hastings 33 7 Cotner (6-1-0) PSC OPP York 43 0 Maryville 0 0 Kearney State 12 0 Midland 0 30 Doane 28 0 Wayne State 14 0 Cotner

25 Season Records Continued Lon Graf : (47-7-6), 7 yrs 1923 (6-1-2) PSC OPP Maryville 14 7 Tarkio 21 7 Kearney State 0 0 Doane 3 0 Cotner 36 0 Wayne State 40 9 York 86 0 Midland 3 7 Chadron State (8-0-0) PSC OPP Tarkio 2 0 Tabor, Iowa 47 0 Kearney State 16 0 Doane 21 0 Cotner 48 6 Wayne State 48 0 York 27 0 Chadron State (6-3-0) PSC OPP Tarkio 0 6 Maryville 0 3 Kearney State 20 0 Doane 3 0 Cotner 4 0 Wayne State 27 0 York 86 0 Hastings 27 6 Chadron State (7-1-1) PSC OPP Tarkio 27 0 Tabor, Iowa 7 6 Nebraska Wesleyan 0 27 Midland 7 0 Cotner 25 6 Wayne State 12 7 York 40 0 Kearney State 34 0 Doane (8-0-0) PSC OPP Tarkio 8 0 St. Benedict s 19 0 Dana 96 0 Nebraska Wesleyan 22 0 Midland 20 0 Cotner 74 0 Wayne State 91 0 Kearney State (6-1-1) PSC OPP St. Benedict s 6 0 Maryville 6 0 St. Louis Univ. 6 6 Still College, Iowa Chadron State 13 0 Kearney State 21 0 Omaha Univ Tarkio (6-1-2) PSC OPP St. Benedict s 25 0 Maryville 0 0 Nebraska Wesleyan 0 0 Nebraska Wesleyan 7 0 Wayne State 39 0 Chadron State 2 9 Kearney State 45 0 Omaha Univ Tarkio 6 0 Glen Gilkeson : ( ), 8 yrs 1930 (4-2-1) PSC OPP Maryville 13 0 Doane 0 10 Wesleyan 0 13 St. Benedict s 28 8 Wayne State 7 7 Chadron State 12 0 Omaha Univ (4-4-1) PSC OPP Maryville 6 13 Nebraska Univ. B 7 13 Doane 0 0 Midland 3 6 Wayne State 0 6 Norfolk 6 6 Chadron State 18 6 Kearney State 20 0 Omaha Univ (6-2-0) PSC OPP Midland 3 7 Doane 6 7 Maryville 6 7 Chadron State 13 0 Wayne State 13 7 Nebraska Wesleyan 13 7 Hastings 7 0 Kearney State (5-2-1) PSC OPP Maryville 20 0 Midland 3 0 Nebraska Wesleyan 13 0 Hastings 7 6 Kearney State 13 0 Omaha Univ Chadron State 0 22 Wayne State (5-3-0) PSC OPP Maryville 7 0 Midland 13 0 Chadron State 0 12 Kearney State 7 0 Omaha Univ. 0 7 Hastings 0 25 Nebraska Wesleyan Wayne State (2-5-1) PSC OPP Maryville 7 0 Midland Nebraska Wesleyan 0 13 Omaha Univ Hastings 4 18 Chadron State Kearney State 13 6 Wayne State (1-7-1) PSC OPP Maryville 8 24 Doane 0 0 Midland 0 13 Chadron State 7 26 Kearney State 0 59 Nebraska Wesleyan 0 7 Hastings 2 32 Wayne State 6 0 Tarkio (2-5-1) PSC OPP Maryville 6 6 Doane 0 12 Midland 0 13 Wesleyan 7 6 Kearney State 0 14 Wayne State Hastings 0 20 Tarkio 12 6 Al Wheeler ( ), 23 yrs 1938 (1-7-0) PSC OPP Maryville 0 33 Doane 2 13 Midland 21 6 Kearney State 6 13 Hastings 7 12 Wayne State 0 12 Nebraska Wesleyan 0 6 Tarkio (7-1-1) PSC OPP Doane 20 7 Midland 6 6 Kearney State 6 0 York 6 7 Wayne State 20 7 Hastings 0 14 Chadron State 26 0 Nebraska Wesleyan 32 0 Tarkio (7-0-2) PSC OPP York 50 0 Doane 20 6 Midland 14 0 Kearney State 20 6 Tarkio 26 0 Wayne State 7 7 Hastings 22 0 Fort Hays State 7 7 Chadron State

26 Season Records Continued 1941 (4-3-1) PSC OPP Doane 34 7 Midland 3 16 Kearney State 7 13 Chadron State Wayne State 0 0 Washburn 7 33 York 48 6 Tarkio (6-2-1) PSC OPP Doane 6 0 Midland 34 0 Kearney State 6 13 Chadron State 41 0 Wayne State Wesleyan Tarkio 40 0 Hastings 45 0 Ouachita (3-3-2) PSC OPP Rosecrans Flyers 7 0 Iowa Central 41 0 Doane 0 31 Fort Crook 64 0 Maryville 7 25 Maryville 0 0 Wentworth Rosecrans Flyers (2-5-0) PSC OPP Kearney Air Base 0 6 Kearney Air Base 7 24 Doane 3 6 Maryville 0 29 McCook 3 0 Doane 0 9 Colorado Univ (4-1-1) PSC OPP Washburn 0 21 Doane 34 7 Warrensburg 7 0 Warrensburg 31 0 Doane 6 6 Midland (4-4-1) PSC OPP Colorado College 7 40 Doane 0 12 Midland 8 6 Wayne State 0 7 Chadron State 26 6 Nebraska Wesleyan 6 6 Hastings 4 0 Kearney State York (3-4-2 ) PSC OPP Washburn 6 12 Doane 7 7 Midland 21 0 Wayne State 0 0 Chadron State 14 6 Nebraska Wesleyan 9 19 Hastings 7 12 Kearney State 6 14 York (4-4-0) PSC OPP S Dakota Wesleyan 34 6 Washburn 3 34 Doane 7 0 Midland 26 2 Wayne State Chadron State 6 14 Nebraska Wesleyan 0 12 York (4-5-0) PSC OPP North Dakota 41 0 Doane 0 26 Midland 20 6 Wayne State 6 28 Chadron State 0 27 Nebraska Wesleyan 6 12 South Dakota Kearney State York (7-2-0) PSC OPP Buena Vista Doane 13 0 Midland 26 0 Wayne State 6 7 Chadron State 12 0 Kearney State 32 6 York 48 0 Hastings 0 14 Eastern New Mexico (8-2-0) PSC OPP Buena Vista 13 7 Doane Midland 27 6 Wayne State Chadron State 28 0 Kearney State N. Illinois State 0 21 Hastings 3 7 Eastern New Mexico 19 7 Nebraska Wesleyan (10-0-0) PSC OPP Washburn Iowa Central 27 0 Hastings 4 6 Chadron State 47 7 Nebraska Wesleyan 27 7 Midland 40 7 Doane 3 7 Wayne State 56 6 Kearney State 13 7 *Augustana *Unnamed Post-season game 1953 (8-0-0) PSC OPP Okla. Panhandle St 13 6 Central Iowa 33 7 Hastings Chadron State 33 6 Nebraska Wesleyan Midland 25 7 Doane Wayne State (7-2-0) PSC OPP Panhandle State 14 7 Concordia NE 19 0 Wayne State Chadron State 61 0 Midland 48 0 Kearney State Hastings 3 15 Doane Nebraska Wesleyan (7-2-0) PSC OPP Concordia NE 24 6 Wayne State Chadron State 50 0 Midland 26 7 Kearney State 6 7 Hastings 8 14 Doane Nebraska Wesleyan 14 0 Fisk, Tenn (6-3-0) PSC OPP Colorado State 13 0 Central Missouri St Kearney State Chadron State Wayne State 41 6 Nebraska Wesleyan 24 0 Hastings 9 21 Midland 42 6 Doane (7-2-0) PSC OPP Central Missouri St 13 7 Kearney State(forfeit) 1 0 Chadron State Wayne State 34 0 Nebraska Wesleyan 34 0 Midland 33 6 Doane 31 7 Colorado State 3 19 Hastings (7-1-0) PSC OPP Westmar 4 0 Dana 62 0 Concordia NE 56 0 Midland Wayne State 16 2 Hastings 7 13 Chadron State 0 26 Doane (7-1-0) PSC OPP Westmar 34 0 Dana 53 0 Concordia 46 0 Midland 55 0 Wayne State 16 6 Hastings Doane 28 7 Chadron State 14 26

27 Season Records Continued 1960 (6-2-1) PSC OPP Iowa Wesleyan 0 0 St. Mary of the Plains 46 0 Kearney State 19 7 Hastings 7 19 Doane 9 7 Chadron State 20 7 Nebraska Wesleyan Wayne State 25 0 Okla. Panhandle State 6 20 Jack McIntire : (15-8-4), 3 yrs 1961 (7-1-1) PSC OPP Iowa Wesleyan 15 0 St. Mary of the Plains Kearney State 7 0 Hastings 4 0 Doane 0 0 Chadron State 42 7 Nebraska Wesleyan 16 7 Wayne State 27 7 Okla. Panhandle St (5-2-2) PSC OPP Tarkio 3 7 NW Missouri 7 6 St. Mary of the Plains 34 6 Kearney State Hastings 4 14 Doane 3 7 Chadron State 14 0 Northern Michigan 0 42 Wayne State (3-5-1) PSC OPP Tarkio 9 6 Northwest Missouri 6 24 St. Mary of the Plains 39 6 Kearney State 0 35 Hastings 2 12 Doane 7 19 Chadron State 38 6 Western Illinios Wayne State 0 52 Erv Pitts : ( ), 5 yrs 1964 (2-7-0) PSC OPP Tarkio 2 0 Lincoln Univ Northwest Missouri 0 19 Chadron State Wayne State 7 47 Hastings 0 50 Doane 7 21 Kearney State 7 48 Washburn (4-5-0) PSC OPP Tarkio 6 7 Lincoln Univ. 0 6 Northwest Missouri Chadron State 21 0 Wayne State 7 17 Hastings 20 6 Doane 20 7 Kearney State Washburn (2-7-0) PSC OPP Tarkio St. Mary of the Plains Northwest Missouri Kearney State 0 54 Chadron State 41 7 Wayne State 0 13 Hastings 7 13 Doane 7 48 Missouri Valley (1-7-1) PSC OPP Tarkio 6 20 St. Mary of the Plains 7 7 Northwest Missouri 0 27 Kearney State 0 42 Chadron State 9 26 Wayne State 7 14 Hastings 23 7 Doane 0 38 Missouri Valley (2-6-0) PSC OPP Tarkio 7 26 Yankton 6 2 Southern State SD 35 7 Emporia State 0 41 Kearney State Chadron State Wayne State 0 7 Hastings 0 13 Joe Pelisek : (3-26-0), 3 yrs 1969 (0-9-0) PSC OPP Tarkio 0 27 Yankton 0 20 Southern State SD 0 29 Emporia State 6 76 Kearney State 6 49 Chadron State 7 40 Wayne State 6 55 Hastings 6 56 Ferris State (2-8-0) PSC OPP Tarkio 4 35 Bethel 2 8 Northwest Missouri 7 47 Southern State SD Missouri Western Kearney State 7 49 Chadron State 7 53 Wayne State 7 69 Culver-Stockton Graceland (1-9-0) PSC OPP South Dakota State Tarkio Graceland Northwest Missouri USD-Springfield Missouri Western Kearney State Chadron State 7 47 Wayne State 6 7 Culver-Stockton Jack McIntire : (8-12-0), 2 yrs 1972 (3-7-0) PSC OPP Dakota State 14 8 Graceland Tarkio 5 13 Northwest Missouri Concordia NE Kearney State Chadron State 7 28 Wayne State Culver-Stockton Doane (5-5-0) PSC OPP Graceland 7 88 Tarkio 19 0 Northwest Missouri 7 68 Concordia NE 7 28 Benedictine 26 0 Kearney State 28 0 Chadron State 0 28 Wayne State Culver-Stockton Doane 0 41 Bob Riley : (4-6-0), 1 yr 1974 (4-6-0) PSC OPP Midland 2 31 Tarkio 8 0 Nebraska Wesleyan 27 0 Concordia 2 14 Benedictine 10 7 Kearney State 6 30 Chadron State 4 10 Wayne State 7 14 Culver-Stockton 0 17 Doane Jerry Joy : ( ), 8 yrs 1975 (4-6-0) PSC OPP Midland Tarkio 13 7 Nebraska Wesleyan 8 16 Concordia 20 8 Benedictine Kearney State 0 31 Chadron State 6 10 Wayne State 7 28 Culver-Stockton Doane (3-7-0) PSC OPP Midland 0 17 Tarkio (forfeit) 1 0 Huron 6 20 Nebraska Wesleyan 0 16 Benedictine Chadron State Kearney State Culver-Stockton 14 7 Wayne State 0 20 Doane

28 Season Records Continued 1977 (5-5-0) PSC OPP Midland 6 14 Tarkio Huron 3 25 Nebraska Wesleyan 17 3 Benedictine 14 6 Chadron State 0 26 Bethany 6 14 Culver-Stockton Northwestern 35 6 Doane (5-3-2) PSC OPP Midland Tarkio 0 10 Nebraska Wesleyan 6 13 Concordia Benedictine Yankton Chadron State Culver-Stockton Northwestern IA 7 34 Doane (6-4-0) PSC OPP Midland 0 22 Tarkio 3 6 Nebraska Wesleyan 14 0 Concordia NE 0 3 Benedictine Chadron State 10 9 Yankton 7 0 Tabor 4 12 Doane Pittsburg State* * Boot Hill Bowl (9-1-0) PSC OPP Midland Tarkio Concordia NE 32 0 Benedictine 31 0 Nebraska Wesleyan 49 2 Chadron State Yankton 28 3 Tabor Kansas Wesleyan Doane (7-2-0) PSC OPP Doane 34 0 Midland 7 12 Tarkio 64 0 Concordia NE 9 20 Benedictine Nebraska Wesleyan 20 0 Chadron State 6 12 Yankton Kansas Wesleyan (1-8-0) PSC OPP Hastings 9 35 Tarkio Concordia NE 9 21 Benedictine Northwestern IA Chadron State 0 27 Westmar Huron 5 31 Doane 0 10 Jay Adcox : ( ), 3 yrs 1983 (4-5-0) PSC OPP Doane 0 7 Hastings 0 12 Tarkio Concordia NE 6 16 Benedictine 0 16 Northwestern IA 7 51 Chadron State Westmar 20 7 Huron (6-4-0) PSC OPP Doane 3 7 Evangel 4 7 Tarkio Concordia NE 7 14 Hastings Northwestern IA Chadron State Westmar Benedictine 0 30 Midland (3-7-0) PSC OPP Evangel 34 7 Tarkio 63 0 Concordia NE 0 17 Hastings 0 28 Northwestern IA 7 35 Chadron State Westmar Benedictine Midland 7 24 Doane 6 28 Tom Shea : ( ), 5 yrs 1986 (3-7-0) PSC OPP Evangel 4 22 Buena Vista Tarkio 0 22 Concordia NE Iowa Wesleyan Chadron State 23 0 Westmar 3 15 Iowa Wesleyan Chadron State 23 0 Benedictine Sioux Falls Doane (5-5-0) PSC OPP Evangel (forfeit) Buena Vista 31 7 Tarkio Concordia 3 25 Iowa Wesleyan Chadron State Westmar 9 14 Benedictine Sioux Falls Doane (6-4-0) PSC OPP Missouri Valley 7 21 Nebraska Wesleyan Tarkio Concordia NE Midland Chadron State Northwestern IA Westmar Benedictine Iowa Wesleyan (8-2-0) PSC OPP Missouri Valley Nebraska Wesleyan Tarkio Concordia NE 71 6 Midland Chadron State Northwestern IA Westmar Benedictine 33 8 *Baker (12-0-1) PSC OPP Carroll, IA 21 7 Dana Southwest State Doane Northwestern 22 6 Westmar Benedictine Northwest Missouri Midland 37 7 *Wisconsin-LaCrosse 24 3 *Dickinson State *Baker 27 3 *Westminster PA 17 7 * NAIA Division II Playoffs Lou Saban : (7-4-0), 1 yr 1991 (7-4-0) PSC OPP Missouri Western Dana Southwest State Missouri Valley 33 6 Westmar 20 0 Northwestern IA 14 7 Midland 45 0 Moorhead State *Nebraska Wesleyan *Midwestern State *Georgetown KY * NAIA Division II Playoffs 26

29 Season Records Continued Monte Meadows : ( ), 3yrs 1992 (7-2-1) PSC OPP Doane Missouri Western 6 54 Dana Chadron State Northwestern Westmar Lindenwood Iowa Wesleyan Wayne State Nebraska Wesleyan (3-7-0) PSC OPP Doane 4 42 Missouri Valley Dana Chadron State Northwestern IA Westmar 7 16 Lindenwood 58 9 Iowa Wesleyan 0 24 Wayne State 0 27 Nebraska Wesleyan (3-7-0) PSC OPP Doane 5 12 Missouri Valley Dana Chadron State Hastings Benedictine Westmar 6 28 Iowa Wesleyan Lindenwood Wayne State 6 33 Dick Strittmatter : ( ), 5 years 1995 (3-5-1) PSC OPP Doane Westmar 4 17 Benedictine Dana 6 42 Nebraska Wesleyan 7 47 Tabor Chadron State 0 20 Hastings Iowa Wesleyan (7-3-0) PSC OPP Doane Tabor 56 0 Dana 7 10 Friends Hastings 6 10 Chadron State Westmar 4 20 Okla. Panhandle State Midland 42 0 Nebraska Wesleyan (6-4-0) PSC OPP Doane 4 27 Tabor 32 0 Dana 25 7 Friends 28 7 Hastings Chadron State Westmar NW Okla. State Midland Nebraska Wesleyan (4-5-0) PSC OPP Doane Hastings Dana 0 17 Wayne State Valley City State Dakota Wesleyan Huron 3 41 NW Okla. State 0 21 Nebraska Wesleyan (3-7-0) PSC OPP Doane Hastings Dana Valley City State 7 41 Okla. Panhandle State Dakota Wesleyan Huron NW Okla. State 0 52 Langston Nebraska Wesleyan (8-2-0) PSC OPP Doane 24 7 Dakota Wesleyan Okla. Panhandle State 35 0 Lincoln University Midland Lutheran Haskell University 27 0 S Western Assemblies 48 7 NW Okla. State 0 63 Langston Nebraska Wesleyan Ryan Held : (5-5), 1 yr 2001 (5-5-0) PSC OPP Baker Doane 3 20 Wayne State 0 21 Okla. Panhandle State 30 6 Midland Lutheran Haskell Indian Nations 7 12 S Western Assemblies 37 0 NW Okla. State 0 42 Langston 30 6 Nebraska Wesleyan Terry Clark Pres.: ( ), 5 yrs 2002 (2-8-0) PSC OPP Doane 3 57 Iowa Wesleyan Okla. Panhandle St Moringside Haskell Indian Nations S Western Assemblies NW Okla. State Langston 3 20 Bacone 7 24 Nebraska Wesleyan (7-4-0) PSC OPP Southwestern Minn Wartburg 0 47 Iowa Wesleyan Oklahoma Panhandle Waldorf 31 8 NW Okla. State Haskell Indian Nations 3 10 S Western Assemblies Langston 24 6 Bacone Dana (1-9-0) PSC OPP Southwest MN Univ. of S.D Wayne State So Nazarene Univ NW Oka. St 0 59 Haskell Indian Nations 2 17 S Western Assemblies Langston 4 31 Bacone 4 52 Dana (1-10-0) PSC OPP Briar Cliff 8 19 Southwest MN St Missouri-Rolla 0 34 So. Nazerene Univ 7 46 Texas College Ottawa University Bethany College 22 7 Langston University 0 66 Bacone College 7 28 Haskell Indian Nations NW Okla. St (7-4-0) PSC OPP Haskell University 27 6 Jamestown College 0 31 Valley City State Waldorf College 20 0 SO Nazarene Ottawa Univ Bethany College NW Oklahoma St. 2 forf. 0 Haskell University 58 0 Bacone College 24 9 Texas College

30 Individual Single Season Top 10 Rushing Yards 7 TJ Graham Scott Beveridge 2002 Amount Record Holder Year 7 Tommy Aldana Cory Catterson ,614 Alvin Holder Scott Gerdes Rosey Brown ,408 Alvin Holder Joe Parks Cory Catterson ,145 Alvin Holder Gary Rosenbeck Zach Sangster ,103 Jeff George Anthony Lee Terry Rice Mark Whitaker Terry Zessin Scott Beveridge Victor Williams 1987 Receiving Touchdowns 53 Scott Gerdes Mark Whitaker Rosey Brown Sunny Lofton Anthony Lee Scott Beveridge 2002 Passing TD 886 Alvin Holder Cory Catterson Nate Bradley Mike Mertens Scott Beveridge Jason Eaton 1992 Passing Yards 10 Jim Gilbert Nate Bradley Nate Bradley Cory Catterson Nate Bradley Nate Bradley Rosey Brown Jamie Stinson Jason Eaton Shane McGooden Jamie Stinson Nate Bradley Todd Liberty Jason Eaton Toby Henry Bryan Sullivan Toby Henry Jamie Stinson Scott Gerdes Mike Haney Jamie Stinson 1997 Most Rushing Attempts 16 Toby Henry Jamie Stinson Alvin Holder 1980 Interceptions 2074 Toby Henry Jeff George Scott Sullivan Jamie Stinson Alvin Holder Bobby Stephens 1991 Receiving Yards 227 Alvin Holder Pat Mertens Cory Catterson Jeff George Barry McGooden Cory Catterson Mike Mertens Tony Perry Scott Beveridge Mark Whitaker Mike Lincoln Rosey Brown Mike Mertens Curtis Pruitt Scott Beveridge James Jerry Seven tied at last Rusty Fuller, Scott Gerdes Alvin Holder 1979 Quarterback Sacks 916 Todd Liberty 1997 Passing Attempts 15 Kevin Niday John Winkel Nate Bradley Robert Arnold Shane McGooden Nate Bradley Bob Hansen Jim Gilbert Jamie Stinson Kurt Hasley 1990 Rushing Touchdowns 354 Toby Henry Jeff McQuinn Alvin Holder Jamie Stinson Todd Ross Mark Whitaker Toby Henry Anthony Roberts Jeff George Jason Eaton Mark Fritch Alvin Holder Nate Bradley Vernon Gant Mike Mertens Jamie Stinson Anthony Roberts Mark Whitaker Jamie Stinson Rick Ripperger James Jerry 1989 Receptions 8 Anthony Lee Scott Gerdes 1990 Individual Football Career Top 10 RUSHING 4,900 Alvin Holder ,229 Anthony Lee ,220 Jeff George ,187 Gary Rosenbeck ,139 Mark Whitaker ,009 Barry Reed ,872 James Jerry ,840 Marv McGill ,795 John Bookwalter ,744 Vic Williams PASSING 10,439 Nate Bradley ,500 Jamie Stinson ,919 Jason Eaton ,666 Toby Henry ,091 Tommy Aldana ,703 Mark Sievers ,570 Terry Criger ,465 Mike Haney ,069 Neil Laxdal ,002 Wes Haveman RECEIVING 3,699 Cory Catterson Scott Beveridge ,468 Rosey Brown ,398 Todd Liberty ,196 John Winkel ,045 Scott Gerdes ,764 Zach Sangster ,711 Doug Barlow ,501 Terry Rice ,436 Shane McGooden Longest Interception Returned for Touchdown Gordon Thompson vs. Kearney State, Adrian Witty vs. Wisconsin-LaCrosse, Bobby Stephens vs. SW State MN, Tony Perry vs. Concordia NE, Reggie Randolph vs. Evangel MO, Neil Wolfe vs. Huron SD, Dellyn Feighner vs. Missouri Western, Mike Lincoln vs. Northwestern IA, Tony Perry vs. Doane NE, Jeff Govier vs. Doane NE, 1996 Most Passing Yards Toby Henry vs. Iowa Wesleyan, Nate Bradley vs. Teikyo-Westmar IA, Nate Bradley vs. Carroll MT, Jamie Stinson vs. IA Wesleyan, Jason Eaton vs. NE Wesleyan, Jason Eaton vs. Northwestern IA, Jamie Stinson vs. OK Panhandle State, Nate Bradley vs. Nebraska Wesleyan, Nate Bradley vs. Doane NE, Toby Henry vs. Haskell KS, 2002

31 Individual Game Records Rushing Most Rushes 39, Alvin Holder vs. Nebraska Wesleyan, 1980 (221 yards) Most Yards Gained 252, Scott Gerdes vs. Baker KS, 1990 (31 rushes) Most Touchdowns Scored 6, Alvin Holder vs. Kansas Wesleyan, 1980 (27 rushes) Longest Touchdown Run 95, Victor Williams vs. Iowa Wesleyan, 1986 Longest Run No Score 66, David Paisley vs. Huron SD, 1983 Passing Most Attempts 65, Nate Bradley vs. Teikyo-Westmar IA, 1990 (33 completions) 65, Jamie Stinson vs. Chadron State NE, 1997 (26 completions) Most Completions 33, Nate Bradley vs. Teikyo-Westmar IA, 1990 (65 attempts) Most Yards Gained 464, Toby Henry vs. Iowa Wesleyan, 2003 Most Touchdown Passes 7, Jason Eaton vs. Nebraska Wesleyan, 1992 High Completion Percentage.714, Nate Bradley vs. Westmar IA, 1989 ( ).714, Mark Sievers vs. Doane NE, 1983 ( ) Longest Touchdown Pass 99, Jamie Stinson to Sunny Lofton vs. Iowa Wesleyan, 1994 Longest Pass No Score 67, Jason Eaton to Shane McGooden vs. Dana NE, 1992 Receiving Most Passes Caught 17, Terry Rice vs. Hastings NE, 1994 Most Yards Gained 238, Scott Beveridge vs. Iowa Wesleyan, 2003 (10 catches) Most Touchdown Receptions 4, Doug Barslou vs. Tarkio 4, 1981 Total Offense Most Plays 78, Jamie Stinson vs. Chadron, NE, 1997 (13 rush, 65 pass) Most Yards Gained 433, Nate Bradley vs. Teikyo-Westmar IA, 1990 (17 rush, 416 pass) Scoring Most Points Scored 36, Alvin Holder vs. Kansas Wesleyan, 1980 (6 touchdowns) Most Touchdowns Scored 6, Alvin Holder vs. Kansas Wesleyan, 1980 (36 points) Most Field Goals Made 4, Ron Shaneyfelt vs. Teikyo-Westmar IA, , Rick Reigert vs. Huron SD, 1983 Most Field Goals Attempted 5, Brian Levin vs. Sioux Falls SD, 1986 Most Extra Points Made 9, Ron Shaneyfelt vs. Concordia NE, 1989 Most Extra Points Attempted 9, Ron Shaneyfelt vs. Concordia NE, 1989 Most Points Scored by Kicking 15, Ron Shaneyfelt vs. Concordia NE, 1989 (2 FG, 9 PAT) 15, Ron Shaneyfelt vs. Dana NE, 1991 (3 FG, 6 PAT) Longest Field Goal Made 56 yards, Brian Levin vs. Evangel MO, 1987 Punting Most Punts 12, Mickey Hale vs. Northwestern IA, 1985 Longest Punt 79, Todd Schneider vs. Langston OK, 1999 Punt Returns Most Returns 6, Rosey Brown vs. Tabor KS, 1980 (203 yards) Most Yards on Returns 203, Rosey Brown vs. Tabor KS, 1980 (6 returns) Most Returns for Touchdowns 1, many players (last Scott Gerdes vs. Baker KS, 1989) Longest Return for Touchdown 90, Ross Pilkington, 1959 Kickoff Returns Most Returns 6, Jimmy Ellis vs. Iowa Wesleyan, 2002 (130 yds.) 6, Jimmy Ellis vs. Northwestern Okla., 2002 (125 yds.) 6, Jeff George vs. Nebraska Wesleyan, 1984 Most Yards on Returns 148, Rosey Brown vs. Nebraska Wesleyan, 1979 Most Touchdowns on Returns 1, several players (last John Cress vs. Oklahoma Panhandle State) Longest Return for Touchdown 100, Shane McGooden vs. Doane NE, , Garland Shafer vs. Yankton SD, 1981 Interceptions Most Interceptions 3, Tony Uhlir vs. Nebraska Wesleyan, , Scott Sullivan vs. Baker KS, , Bobby Stephens vs. Northwestern, 1991 Longest Interception Return 100, Gordon Thompson vs. Kearney State, 1971 (TD) Attendance Records Record Paid Attendance in Oak Bowl 2,183 vs. Baker KS, 1989 National Events Hosted in Oak Bowl 1989 NAIA Division II First Round vs. Baker KS 1990 NAIA Division II First Round vs. Wisconsin- LaCrosse 29

32 Individual Single Season Records TOTAL OFFENSE Most Plays 602, Nate Bradley, 1990 ( 74 rushes, 528 passes) Most Plays per Game 46.3, Nate Bradley, 1990 ( 602 in 13 games) Most Yards Gained 3,828, Nate Bradley, 1990 (22 rush, 3,806 pass) Most Yards Gained per Game 294.5, Nate Bradley, 1990 (3828 in 13 games) Highest Average Gained per Play 6.7, Nate Bradley, 1989 (2525 yards in 376 plays) RUSHING Most Rushes 267, Alvin Holder, 1980 (9 games) Most Rushes per Game 29.7, Alvin Holder, 1980 (267 rushes in 9 games) Most Yards Gained 1,614, Alvin Holder, 1980 (267 rushes) Most Yards Gained per Game 179.3, Alvin Holder, 1980 (1,614 in 9 games) Highest Average Yards per Rush 7.6, Mark Whitaker, 1989, (935 yards in 123 rushes) Most Touchdowns Scored 17, Alvin Holder, 1980 (9 games) PASSING Most Attempts 528, Nate Bradley, 1990 (13 games) Most Attempts per Game 40.6 Nate Bradley, 1990, (528 attempts in 13 games) Most Completions 264, Nate Bradley, 1990 (13 games) Most Completions per Game 20.3, Nate Bradley, 1990 (264 attempts in 13 games) Highest Completion Percentage.569, Mike Haney, 1980 ( 120 comp. / 211 att.) Most Consecutive Attempts without an INT 96, Jamie Stinson, 1997 ( ended vs. Chadron State) Most Yards Gained 3,806, Nate Bradley, 1990 (13 games) Most Yards Gained per Game Nate Bradley, 1990 (3,806 in 13 games) Most Yards Gained per Attempt 8.55, Jason Eaton, 1992 (310 att. for 2,649 yards) Most Yards Gained per Completion 15.77, Jason Eaton, 1992, (168 comp. /2,649 yards) Most Touchdown Passes 26, Nate Bradley, 1990 (13 games) Highest Percentage for Touchdowns.148, Tommy Aldana, 2000 (12 TD s / 81 completions) RECEIVING Most Passes Caught 71, Scott Gerdes, 1990 (13 games) Most Passes Caught per Game 6.80, Scott Beveridge, 2002 (68 in 10 games) Most Yards Gained 1,223, Cory Catterson, 1990 (13 games) Most Yards Gained per Game 116.1, Scott Beveridge, 2002 (1,161 / 10 games) Highest Average Gain Per Catch 22.3, Rosey Brown, 1980 (26 catches / 581 yards) Most Touchdown Passes Caught 16, Rosey Brown, 1980 (10 games) SCORING Most Points 127, Ray Fort, 1927 (8 games) Most Points Scored per Game 15.8, Ray Fort, 1927 (127 points in 8 games) Most Touchdowns Scored 20, Ray Fort, 1927 (8 games) Most Touchdowns Scored per Game 2.50, Ray Fort, 1927 (20 in 8 games) Most Field Goals Made 19, Ron Shaneyfelt, 1990 (13 games) Most Field Goals Made per Game 1.8, Brian Levin, 1987 (18 in 10 games) Most Field Goals Attempted 29, Ron Shaneyfelt, 1990 (13 games) Highest Percent of Field Goals Made (Min. 1 att/game).818, Ron Shaneyfelt, 1989 (9 of 11) Most Extra Point Kicks Made 50, Ron Shaneyfelt, 1990 (41 of 42) Most Extra Point Kicks Attempted 54, Ron Shaneyfelt, 1990 (50 made in 13 games) Highest Percent of Extra Points Made.976, Ron Shaneyfelt, 1990 (41 of 42) Most Points Scored by Kicking 97, Ron Shaneyfelt, 1990 (13 games) High Points per Game by Kicking 7.70, Brian Levin, 1989 (77 points in 10 games) 7.70, Brian Levin, 1987 (77 points in 10 games) PUNTING Most Punts 78, A.J. Mertens, 2005 (11 games) Highest Average per Punt 42.3, John Bookwalter, 1959 Most Net Yards 2,764, Chuck Humphrey, 1990 (13 games) PUNT RETURNS Most Returns 32, Scott Gerdes, 1990 (13 games) Most Yards on Returns 581, Rosey Brown, 1980 (22 attempts) Highest Average per Return 26.4, Rosey Brown, 1980 (22 attempts) Most Touchdowns Scored 2, Rosey Brown, 1979 (10 games) 2, Rosey Brown, 1980 (10 games) 2, Scott Gerdes, 1989 (10 games) 2, Mike Lincoln, 1985 (10 games) KICKOFF RETURNS Most Returns 30, Jimmy Ellis, 2002 (10 games) 30, Randy Den, 1970 (10 games) Most Yards on Returns 601, Jimmy Ellis, 2002 (10 games) Highest Avergage per Return 29.7, John Cress, 1999 (416 yards/14 returns) Most Touchdowns Scored 1, several players - last Jared Gerdes, 2006 (92 yards vs. NW Okla. St) Longest Return for Touchdown 100, Garland Shafer vs. Yankton SD, , Shane McGooden vs. Doane NE, 1994 INTERCEPTIONS Most Interceptions 11, Scott Sullivan, 1990 (13 games) Most Interceptions per Game 0.85, Scott Sullivan, 1990 (11 INT in 13 games) Most Interceptions Returned for Touchdowns 2, Adrian Witty, 1990 (13 games) 30

33 Bobcat Volleyball Peru State Bobcats 2007 Peru State Bobcat Seniors 31

34 Head Coach Lexie Turnbull Lexie Turnbull begins her second season as the head women s volleyball coach at Peru State College. Prior to coming to Peru State, Turnbull, a native of Hibbing, Minn., was the assistant women s volleyball coach at Mayville State University in Mayville, N.D. Turnbull also served as lead instructor for four summers with Pacesetter Sports Camps of Minnesota and was a Junior Olympic volleyball coach for two years in Mayville, N.D., and Nashwauk, Minn. This past summer she directed Peru State volleyball camps at several area high schools. Turnbull earned a Bachelor s degree in education from Mayville State University in She resides in Peru. Assistant Coach Mindy Walker Mindy Walker begins her first season as assistant volleyball coach at Peru State. Walker, a native of Holdrege, was a 1986 graduate of Holdrege High School. She earned her Bachelor s degree in secondary mathematics education from the University of Nebraska Kearney in She also holds endorsements in coaching and athletic training. Walker brings 16 years of volleyball coaching experience to the Bobcat squad, including 14 years as a high school head coach. She began her career in 1991 when she served as head coach at Silver Lake, Neb. She followed with stints at Blue Hill (1993), Holdrege ( ) and Auburn (2006). As a head coach, Walker s teams reached the district title game on five different occasions. Walker s husband, Kevin, is the assistant principal and activities director at Auburn High School. The couple has a daughter, Rachel (7), and a new addition to the family is due in October. Coach Walker is currently enrolled at Peru State working toward a Master s degree in education. Q s and A s with Coach Turnbull Talk about the 2007 schedule. I like that over all we will be playing a wide variety of teams that we haven t faced in the past, or at least haven t faced for a while. It will be a good test for us to see how well we can do against a new type of competition. I dislike that we have to go down to Branson two times this year. That trip always takes a toll on the team, but the MCAC/KCAC Crossover Tournament will be a great chance for us to face teams from the other half of our region, which will prepare us to see them again in post-season play. What will be the Trademark of this year s Bobcats? Our trademark this year will be that of a mature squad. After getting through last season with a very young squad, we will have 10 returnees this year. I will look to each one of them to exhibit their experience and maturity to create a cohesive squad. What are the Keys to Success for this team? The cohesiveness aspect, both on and off the court, will be our biggest key to success this year. I know this group will be able to accomplish it. With all of our challenges with the ongoing renovation of the AWAC, the most important thing is that our team does not succumb to the pressures of being without and let things that are out of our control get to them. If we can overcome those challenges we will be incredibly successful this season. 32

35 2007 Volleyball Preview Second-year head coach Lexie Turnbull and her Bobcat volleyball squad are heading into the fall campaign excited about the possibilities and ready to improve on last year s overall mark, 8-8 in the MCAC. A solid group of veterans will combine with a talented group of newcomers. The end result should be marked improvement over The Veterans The 2007 Bobcats will be led by a pair of senior veterans in Keshia Selko and Ashleigh Ravnikar. Selko (Mead) will be returning for her final year at the helm of the Bobcat squad. The versatile senior earned Second Team All-MCAC and Second Team All-Region IV awards in 2006 and led the Bobcats in several statistical categories, including attack percentage (.348), set assists (1025) and service aces (49). I will be looking to Keshia to hold everyone together once again this season, said Coach Turnbull. She does a great job of running a strong offense on the court and keeping everyone on the same page. She is a great communicator with her teammates and coaches. Ravnikar (LaCygne, KS) will be returning for her second season with the Bobcats after transferring to PSC in 06 from Allen County (KS) Community College. Ravnikar is currently an outside hitter, but will possibly be hitting from the right side this season as well. She ranked second on the team with 2.6 kills per game in Ashleigh is a versatile player and will provide a strong hit from whichever position she ends up in, said Turnbull. She will also bring a positive attitude out on the court. A large and talented junior class will also be relied on heavily by Turnbull. Allison Slager (Papillion) will return for her third season as a Bobcat and was a Second Team All-MCAC selection in The hard-hitting Slager led the Bobcats in kills (345) and kills per game (3.22) last season. Allison is the most versatile player I have ever seen. She is willing to play wherever she is needed, which meant several different positions for her last year, Turnbull said. This year I will be looking for her strong and consistent swing to be back on the outside again, and she could possibly see some time in the back row as well. Leading the defensive charge will be Afton Burr (Gretna). Afton is incredibly quick and can read hitters very well, said her coach. She provides intensity on the court, and I will be looking to her this year to take more of a leadership role. Burr racked up 663 digs in 06 and also led the team in receptions with 5.1 per contest. Adding more power to the hitting game are Jerlyn Cummins, Jessika Wetzler and Kelley Scanlan. Cummins (Verdon) plays in the middle. Jerlyn came so far last season, I m anxious to see her back in action again. She provides a solid block for us and has developed a much better read on hitters. She will also bring a strong swing out of the middle, said Turnbull. Cummins strong finish last year saw her leading the squad with 121 blocks. The versatile Wetzler (Las Vegas, NV) will work on the right side both as a hitter and as a defensive specialist. Jess is another player that gets jerked around frequently to different positions, but takes each new challenge on with optimism. She worked a considerable amount in the back row toward the end of the season last year and in the off-season as well. I think she will do good things for us and could possibly see time as a right side hitter. Scanlan (Plattsmouth) will also be competing for time on the right side. Kelley is one of the hardest working athletes I ve met and is beyond driven to help the team in any position she can, said Turnbull. Most of Kelley s time this year will be back row on the right or outside with a possibility of hitting on the right side as well. Christina Dewey (Virginia Beach, VA) returns to the squad after sitting out 2006 with knee problems. Christina has worked hard this past season at practices and during offseason practices. She will be working on the right and outside as a hitter. I m anxious to see what she can bring to the team. Defensive specialist Sarah Zink (Omaha) will be redshirting this season due to a torn ACL. Kaitlin Morrow (East Alton, IL) is back for a second season as the team s lone sophomore. Kaitlin was thrown into some different situations last year and as a freshman really stepped up and got the job done, said Turnbull. She ended the season as one of our starting middles, and I will be looking to her again to work out of the middle. She has come a long way since the beginning of last season. She provides a strong block for us. The Newcomers Coach Turnbull hit the recruiting trail hard and is excited about the incoming freshmen. Six recruits complete this year s roster. The group includes setter KT Salberg (Sterling), middle blocker Chelsea LaCroix (Mead), strong outside hitters Chelsea Bergman (Mead) and Danielle Vernon (Fairbury), and defensive specialists Kelly Bush (Arcadia) and Megan Boyle (Plattsmouth). Coach Turnbull said I m anxious to get our season off and running. With the high number of upperclassmen we have this year providing experience, and the skill of our incoming freshmen, we will have a very successful season. 33

36 2007 Volleyball Numeric Roster Number Name Year Height Pos Hometown 1 Kaitlin Morrow SO 5-10 MB/OH East Alton, IL 2 Keshia Selko SR 5-9 S Mead, NE 3 Ashleigh Ravnikar SR 5-11 OH LaCygne, KS 4 Afton Burr JR 5-5 DS Gretna, NE 6 Kelly Bush FR 5-4 DS Arcadia, NE 7 Kelley Scanlan JR 5-8 DS Plattsmouth,NE 8 Allison Slager JR 5-10 MB/OH Papillion, NE 10 Jessika Wetzler JR 5-9 S/RS Las Vegas, NE 11 Christina Dewey JR 5-10 RS Virginia Beach, VA 12 Chelsea LaCroix FR 6-0 MB Mead, NE 13 Chelsea Bergman FR 5-10 OH/RS Mead, NE 14 Danielle Vernon FR 5-10 OH/RS Fairbury, NE 15 Jerlyn Cummins JR 6-0 MB Verdon, NE 16 Megan Boyle FR 5-6 DS Plattsmouth, NE 17 KT Salberg FR 5-8 S/RS Sterling, NE Bobcat Career Coaching Records Coach Years Seasons Record Bonnie Ratz Mary Jo Mier Lainoz Patricia Gilbert Maxine Mehus Jennifer Nelson Cindy Brauck Jim Callender Todd Jensen Becki Deisley Fred Aubuchon Geno Frugoli Robert Eichelberger Lexie Turnbull 2006-pres years

37 Meet the Lady Bobcats Kaitlin Morrow 1 MB/OH SO 5 10 East Alton, IL Civic Memorial H. S. Parents: Julie and Dana Morrow Major: Elem. Education Kelley Scanlan 7 DS JR 5 8 Plattsmouth, NE Plattsmouth H. S. Parents: Joy and Jeff Scanlan Major: Bus. Admin. Chelsea Bergman 13 OH/RS FR 5 10 Ithaca, NE Mead H. S. Parents: Patricia Bergman and Mike Bergman Major: Undecided Keshia Selko 2 S SR 5 9 Mead, NE Mead H. S. Parents: Dalene and Scott Selko Major: Bus. Mgmt and Marketing Allsion Slager 8 MB/OH JR 5 10 Papillion, NE Papillion-La Vista South H. S. Parents: Dale Slager Major: Phys. Educ. and Coaching Danielle Vernon 14 OH/RS FR 5 10 Fairbury, NE Fairbury H. S. Parents: Kimberly and Wade Vernon Major: Early Childhood Education Ashleigh Ravnikar 3 OH SR 5 11 LaCygne, KS Prairie View H. S. Parents: Patti Ravnikar and David Ravnikar Major: Bus. Mgmt. and Marketing Jessika Wetzler 10 S/RS JR 5 9 Las Vegas, NV Centennial H. S. Parents: Joan and Jeff Wetzler Major: Accounting Jerlyn Cummins 15 MB JR 6 0 Verdon, NE Falls City H. S. Parents: Dana and Terry Cummins Major: Business and Accounting Afton Burr 4 DS JR 5 5 Gretna, Ne Gretna H. S. Parents: Terri and Randy Burr Major: Elem. Education Christina Dewey 11 OH SR 5 10 Virginia Beach, VI Princess Anne H. S. Parents: Cheryl and Rickey Douglas Major: Bus. Mgmt. and Marketing Megan Boyle 16 DS FR 5 6 Plattsmouth, NE Conestoga H. S. Parents: Mary and Edgar Boyle Major: Math Education Kelly Bush 6 DS FR 5 4 Arcadia, NE Arcadia H. S. Parents: Lori and Mike Bush Major: Accounting Chelsea LaCroix 12 MB FR 6 0 Mead, NE Mead H. S. Parents: Karen and Rob LaCroix Major: Undecided KT Salberg 17 S/RS FR 5 8 Sterling, NE Sterling H. S. Parents: Michelle and Chris Salberg Major: Math Education 35 Sarah Zink Redshirt S/DS JR 5-3 Omaha, NE Roncalli Catholic H.S. Parents: Gail and Tom Zink Major: Wildlife Ecology

38 2006 Bobcat Volleyball Team Statistics ATTACK Kills 322 Errors 601 Total Attacks 4321 Attack Pct 67 Kills/Game.0 SET Assists 88 Attempts 5458 Assist Pct.218 Assists/Game 9.9 SERVE Aces 205 Errors 82 Attempts 3233 Serve Pct.944 Aces/Game.7 DEFENSE Digs 2282 Digs/Game 9.0 BLOCKING Block Solo 22 Block Assist 355 Blocks/Game 2.5 Block Errors 390 Match Wins By # Games Total PSC OPP Games Won By Game Total PSC OPP Points By Game Total PSC OPP Team Category Leaders Kills Rank Name GP Kills K/G Allison Slager Ashleigh Ravnikar Sara Kenne Sets Rank Name GP Assists A/G Keshia Selko Jessica Wetzler Kelly Scanlan Blocks Rank Name GP BS - BA Total K/G Jerlyn Cummins Sara Kenne Keshia Selko Serves Rank Name GP SA SA/G Keshia Selko Sara Kenne Jessika Wetzler Defense Rank Name GP Digs Digs/G Afton Burr Keshia Selko Sarah Zink Receptions Rank Name GP Rec. Rec/G Afton Burr Sarah Zink Allison Slager

39 A Tradition of Academic and Athletic Excellence Peru State College Volleyball NAIA Scholar-Athlete Selections Michelle Workman 985 Sara Craven 2001 Kaylee Michalski 988 Brooke Placke 2001 Kaylee Michalski 989 Meghan Scanlon 2001 Beverly Wedding 991 Sara Craven 2002 Stacy Landwehr 992 Meghan Scanlon 2002 Beverly Wedding 992 Sara Anderson 2002 Jackie Egger 993 Katy Scheel 2002 Mary Sughroue 994 Anna Barnoski 2003 Becki Wetjen 995 Sara Craven 2003 Heather Schroeder 998 Cara DeBuhr 2003 Carrie Leong 998 Lindsay Baumgartner 2005 Tracy Makovicka 999 Kristin Delaney 2005 Randi Mayberry 999 Lindsay Scanlan 2005 ReeAnna Morgan 999 Evi Steffens 2005 Heather Schroeder 999 Peru State College NAIA All-Americans Jill Parker 1995 Second Team Janelle Findlay 2000 Honorable Mention Anna Barnoski 2003 Honorable Mention NAIA National Player of the Week Stacy Fitch 1997 NAIA Champions of Character The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Champions of Character program is designed to instill an understanding of character values in sport and provide practical tools for student athletes, coaches and parents to use in modeling exemplary character traits. Launched by the NAIA in 2000, the Champions of Character program addresses character issues more comprehensively than any other national program for youth. The program currently reaches hundreds of thousands of students on nearly 300 college and university campuses in North America and extends into their surrounding communities. The NAIA Champions of Character program is an educational outreach initiative which emphasizes the tenets of character and integrity, not only for NAIA college students, but for younger students, coaches and parents in our communities. Coaches, parents, administrators and community partners all have a role in developing students of character. The NAIA Champions of Character program brings them training, guidelines and behavior models to create positive environments that promote personal growth and fun sport activity. 37

40 Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference (MCAC) 2006 Final MCAC Standings MCAC All Games College of St. Mary Bellevue University Park University College of the Ozarks Peru State College York College Oklahoma Wesleyan Central Christian College Haskell Indian Nations University Bellevue University Location......Bellevue, NE Nickname...Bruins Miles from PSC Arena...Lozier Center Central Christian College Location......McPherson, KS Nickname......Lady Tigers Miles from PSC Arena..Pyles Sports Center Haskell University Location Lawrence, KS Nickname... Fightin Indians Miles from PSC Arena...Coffin Sports Complex Oklahoma Wesleyan University Location Bartlesville, OK Nickname......Eagles Miles from PSC Arena...Performance Center College of the Ozarks Location.... Point Lookout, MO Nickname......Bobcats Miles from PSC Arena...Keeter Gymnasium Park University Location Parkville, MO Nickname......Pirates Miles from PSC Arena....Breckon Sports Center College of St. Mary Location Omaha, NE Nickname Flames Miles from PSC Arena...Leid Fitness Center Peru State College Location Peru, NE Nickname......Bobcats Arena..Al Wheeler Activity Center 38

41 Bobcat Volleyball All-Time Records Career Records Assists Stacy Fitch 6, Jackie Egger 4, Margo LaBrie 2, Michelle Levin 2, ,87-88 Keshia Selko 1, pres Katy Scheel 1, Brooke Placke 1, ReeAnna Morgan 1, Michelle Workman 1, Teri Brewer 1, Kills Jill Parker 1, Kristi Deleeuw 1, Bev Wedding 1, Kendra Cory 1, Sue Schroeder 1, Janelle Findlay 1, Kristi Olberding 1, Kendra Jacobsen 1, Anna Barnoski 1, Tracy Cochran 1, Blocks Kristi Olberding Sue Schroeder Jill Parker Kristi Deleeuw Kristi Cummings Anna Barnoski Heather Schroeder Bev Wedding Bonnie Mick Kendra Cory Digs Janelle Findlay 2, Stacy Fitch 1, Kendra Jacobsen 1, Kendra Cory 1, Tracy Cochran 1, Jaisa Kappas 1, Bev Wedding 1, Sara Craven 1, Meghan Scanlan 1, Jackie Egger 1, Aces Kendra Jacobsen Bev Wedding Kim Micek Stacy Fitch Margo LaBrie Jackie Egger Kaylee Michalski Anna Barnoski Tracy Cochran Kendra Cory Attack Attempts Jill Parker 4, Kristi Deleeuw 4, Bev Wedding 4, Kendra Jacobsen 3, Kendra Cory 3, Kristi Cummings 3, Pam Davis 3, Anna Barnoski 3, Janelle Findlay 3, Sue Schroeder 3, Kristi Olberding 2, Serve Receive Attempts Kendra Jacobsen 2, Janelle Findlay 2, Tracy Cochran 2, Sara Craven 2, Jaisa Kappas 1, Pam Davis 1, Jill Parker 1, Kendra Cory 1, Anna Barnoski 1, Bev Wedding 1, Single Season Assists Jackie Egger 2, Jackie Egger 1, Stacy Fitch 1, Stacy Fitch 1, Stacy Fitch 1, Katy Scheel 1, Margo LaBrie 1, Michelle Levin 1, Michelle Levin 1, Stacy Fitch 1, Kills Kristi Deleeuw Kendra Cory Jill Parker Kendra Cory Andrea Graff Bev Wedding Kristi Olberding Bev Wedding Tracy Cochran Holly Neitzke Blocks Kristi Olberding Kristi Deleeuw Sue Schroeder Kristi Olberding Dana Stube Kristi Olberding Sue Schroeder Bonnie Mick Jill Parker Jill Parker Digs Jaisa Kappas Jaisa Kappas Kendra Cory Lindsey Baumgartner Jackie Egger Afton Burr Sara Craven Kendra Cory Kendra Jacobsen Tracy Cochran Aces Kendra Jacobsen Kim Micek Jackie Egger Kendra Jacobsen Kim Micek Kendra Jacobsen Katy Scheel Margo LaBrie Anna Barnoski Stacy Fitch Attack Attempts Kristi Deleeuw 1, Andrea Graff 1, Bev Wedding 1, Jaisa Kappas 1, Anna Barnoski 1, Kendra Cory 1, Bev Wedding 1, Kendra Cory 1, Anna Barnoski 1, Stacy Fitch 1, Serve Receive Attempts Sara Craven 1, Kendra Jacobsen 1, Anna Barnoski 1, Jaisa Kappas Tracy Cochran Jaisa Kappas Sara Craven Janelle Findlay Kendra Jacobsen Bev Wedding

42 2007 Women s Golf Preview The Bobcats look to improve their strong 2007 spring showing as the fall portion of the schedule begins. The Cats finished as the 2007 MCAC runner-up, however, lost the top two individual scorers from the squad. Lindsey Waldrep (Fairbury) and Sara Intieri (Millard West) both graduated. Also gone is last year s coach Kevin Dobbs who headed to Pfeiffer University in North Carolina. Maurtice Ivy, a native of Omaha, will take over the dual role of head golf coach and head women s basketball coach. Returning to the links for the Bobcats are a pair of solid golfers who should continue to improve. Senior Whitney Higgins (Nebraska City) and sophomore Leigh Edwards (Humboldt) had strong finishes and will anchor this year s Bobcats. Higgins, in her third season as a Bobcat, had her best rounds in Lincoln at the Nebraska Wesleyan Invite, shooting a Whitney is a powerful left hander that has all the tools to get her rounds consistently into the 80 s if she can just develop consistency, said Dobbs. She is a hard worker and a tough competitor. Edwards placed 10th at the regional tournament as a true freshman and is a young golfer with power and consistency who also has the competitive edge it takes to be successful. Edwards low rounds in was an 87. Leigh will likely be consistently in the 80 s all year, said Dobbs. She played as our number one or number two golfer all season. With a good year, Leigh could likely contend for a top four finish at Regionals. Also returning to the links for the Cats is senior Sara Intrieri (Millard West). Intrieri will play the fall portion of the schedule only due to a student teaching assignment in the spring. Sara had a low score last year of 87 at the Doane Invitational and played as our second/third golfer all year. She has all the leadership tools to lead the team successfully. Joining the Bobcats this fall is freshman Kendra Kratz (Auburn) who was a consistent low 90 s scorer in high school. Kendra is as ready as anyone to step in and make a charge. If she develops her short game as needed she could really put up some nice scores, added Dobbs. Maurtice Ivy Women s Basketball & Golf Coach Maurtice Ivy begins her first year as the women s golf and women s basketball coach at Peru State College. Coach Ivey comes to the Bobcats from the University of Nebraska-Omaha where she spent the past three seasons as an assistant coach in the women s basketball program. A prep standout at Omaha Central ( ), Ivy was a First Team All-Metro selection for four years and was the state s scoring leader for three years. She starred on two state championship teams while at Central before going on to a prolific career at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. Ivy was the first player to score 2,000 points during her career at Nebraska. She reached that total, appropriately enough, at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Maurtice Ivy Night in February Ivy led the Huskers to the best record in school history and the Husker s first NCAA tournament bid in Ivy, whose career point total reached 2,131, was named to the Big Eight s All-Decade Women s Basketball Team for the 1980s. She was a three-time All Big Eight First Team selection while at Nebraska, and was also named Big Eight Player of the Year for Nebraska in 1988 while leading the team to the conference championship. Ivy was a two-time Kodak Second-Team All-American for the Huskers and later went on to play professionally in the Women s Basketball Association for five seasons where she was a two-time MVP in the league. She also led her Hoop It Up 3-on-3 team to four national championships. Ivy was inducted into the Nebraska H. S. Hall of Fame in She has worked in community relations and youth development for 12 years. Most recently she was a family and community service manager for the Community Development Center Head Start. Ivy earned her Bachelor s degree in communications from UNL in 1992 and completed her master s degree in physical education in 2006 at UNO. Meet the Team Whitney Higgins SR 5-7 Nebraska City, NE Nebraska City H. S. Parents: Connie and Jerry Higgins Major: History Sara Intrieri SR 5-5 Omaha, NE Millard West H. S. Parents: Mike Intrieri Major: Elementary Education Leigh Edwards SO 5-5 Humboldt, NE Humboldt H. S. Parents: Norva and Marvin Edwards Major: Sport Management Kendra Kratz FR 5-6 Jansen, NE Auburn H. S. Parents: Tamara and Lyle Katz Major: Music Education 40

43 2007 Cross Country Preview The Bobcats cross country team returns four veteran runners and one new recruit for Head Coach Johann Murray. The four returning Bobcats are junior Allison Stockstell [Hamburg, IA], senior Leisha Tennal [Morrill, KS], junior Brittany Schaefer [Omaha, NE] and junior Lindsey Poole [Omaha, NE]. The team s newest member is sophomore Lindsay Dannelly [Lincoln, NE]. Tennal and Dannelly are also members of the Bobcat basketball team and will be doing double workouts for the two sports. We re looking forward to improved times for each of the veteran runners and our new runner, said Murray. A number of factors may affect the performance of the team positively or negatively, such as not running a half and full marathon over the summer, no availability of a pool for workouts during the season due to construction of the AWAC and a tougher schedule. The young Bobcats produced a third place showing in the 2006 MCAC tournament and look to improve on that finish in 07. Stockstell (Hamburg, IA) leads the list of veteran runners after a solid year in which she finished 18th at the league meet. In addition, she led the Bobcats with a personal best 21:10 over 3.11 miles in the Region IV meet. Tennal was named as a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete in 2006 and the dual-sport star also recorded a 20th place finish in the MCAC. As a team, the 2006 Bobcats won the league academic award for highest team grade point average. Meet the Team Johann Murray Cross Country Coach Murray begins his third season as Head Coach for Women s Cross Country this fall. Murray understands being competitive. As captain of both the track and cross country teams at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ, Murray held the school record in the outdoor mile, indoor mile, indoor 1000 and also set the cross country course record. The season s short, but the training is year-round, he said. It literally takes years to build a great cross country runner. Murray previously taught dance and physical education at Metro State College of Denver in Denver, Colo. He also taught physical education at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colo. Leisha Tennal SR 5-8 Morrill, KS Sabetha H. S. Parents: Jo and Clayton Tennal Major: Art and Physical Education Allison Stockstell JR 5-5 Hamburg, IA Hamburg H. S. Parents: Tara and Mark Stockstell Major: Elementary Education Lindsey Poole JR 5-5 Omaha, NE Millard West H. S. Parents: Linda and Doug Poole Major: Elementary Education Lindsay Dannelly SO 5-3 Lincoln, NE Howells H. S. Parents: Janet Dannelly Major: Art Education Brittany Schaefer JR 5-4 Omaha, NE Millard West H. S. Parents: Teri and Scott Schaefer Major: Biochemical Science 41

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48 Go Bobcats! Best wishes for a championship 2007 season -Mike Mulvaney 1971 Peru State Graduate Football Alumni, Track and Field Alumni 1995 Inductee into Peru State Athletic Hall of Fame Mike Mulvaney enjoyed sterling careers on the track and the football field before graduating from Peru State in A native of Independence, Iowa, Mulvaney broke the PSC discus record in his first meet as a freshman, and went on to break his own record five more times. Mulvaney never finished lower than fifth place at the NAIA national meet. On the gridiron, Mulvaney was a four-year letter winner. He didn t start in his first game as a freshman but started every game after that except when he was injured. As a sophomore and a junior he started on both offense and defense. He was a team captain and team Most Valuable Player during his senior season. He also received PSC s Bert Swenson Award as the college s top athlete his senior year. Mulvaney and his wife, Pat, also a PSC grad, have five children and live in Beatrice. Sometimes it takes more than a haircut to get a good job. Auburn State Bank 1212 J Street Auburn, NE Online Banking: Telephone Banking or Toll Free: Taking the extra step Auburn Office 1301 J Street Member FDIC 46

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