Monday, September 21, 2009

Mante honored

Yale senior punter/placekicker Tom Mante was named the Ivy League's Special Teams Player of the Week after kicking a 50-yard field goal, unleashing punts of 65 and 73 yards and recovering his own onsides kick in Saturday's 31-10 win at Georgetown.

Senior safety Larry Abare (12 tackles) and sophomore quarterback Patrick Witt (22 of 27 for 216 yards) were named to the honor roll.

Columbia senior quarterback M.A. Olawale (who threw for 167 yards and ran for 50) and Cornell senior linebacker Chris Costello (14 tackles) were named the league's offensive and defensive players of the week while Columbia punter Michael Williamson (40.7 average on six punts) was named the rookie of the week.

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