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No. 15 Rams on the road

October 22, 2005

No. 15 Shepherd (8-0, 5-0)

at W. Va. Wesleyan (3-5, 2-3)

Today: 1 p.m.

at Cebe Ross Field,

Buckannon, W.Va.

Shepherd

Head coach: Monte Cater (126-67-1, 19th season at SU; 157-90-2 overall, 25th season)

Formations: Offense - Multiple I; Defense - 4-4

Stat leaders:

Rushing: Dervon Wallace (158 for 903 yds, 18 TDs)

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Passing: Dan Chlebowski (95-148-3, 1022 yds, 6 TDs)

Receptions: Rodney Jackson (28 for 443 yds, 3 TDs)

Tackles: Jeremy Bailey (60 TT, 11 TFL)

West Virginia Wesleyan

Head coach: Bill Struble (107-122, 23rd season)

Formations: Offense - I Formation; Defense - 50 Angle

Stat leaders:

Rushing: Ben Vance (57 for 349 yds, 3 TDs)

Passing: Marc Kimes (135-259-14, 2,478 yds, 17 TDs)

Receptions:Bryan Overton (42 for 990 yds, 12 TDs)

Tackles: Domonique Staten (69 TT, 3 TFL)

Series



Shepherd leads, 23-6-1.

Last season's meeting: Shepherd snapped West Virginia Wesleyan's 16-game league winning streak with a 41-25 home win. ... The teams combined for 742 passing yards, including a 435-yard effort from Wesleyan's Marc Kimes. ... Len Ferguson threw for 307 yards for the Rams, while Alex Herbert chipped in with 112 rush yards and three TDs.

Recent history: 2004 - SU 41-25, 2003 - WVW 34-14, 2002 - WVW 24-14, 2001 - WVW 23-15, 2000 - SU 51-0, 1999 - SU 55-3, 1998 - SU 47-31, 1997 - SU 37-19, 1996 - WVW 24-21, 1995 - WVW 33-7.

Game notes



Two of the WVIAC's top four winningest coaches meet at Buckhannon. ... SU's Monte Cater owns the most wins in WVIAC history with 126, while Wesleyan's Bill Struble is fourth at 107. ... Shepherd has won its last 15 contests. ... Rams RB Dervon Wallace leads the league with 19 touchdowns and 114 points this season. ... Wallace already ranks second on the SU all-time single-season scoring list, trailing only Damian Beane's total of 116 points in 1998. ... Wesleyan's Bryan Overton paces all WVIAC receivers with 990 yards and a dozen scores. ... SU safety Dan Peters is tied for the conference lead with six interceptions. ... WVW QB Marc Kimes is seventh nationally in total offense at 316.5 yards per game. ... The Bobcats allowed 42 points in the fourth quarter of last week's 63-42 loss at Charleston Southern. ... SU kicker Ricky Schmitt was honored by Don Hansen's Football Gazette as a national Special Teams Player of the Week following his efforts versus Concord.

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