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FB: Vikings vs. Comets Preview

Oct 4th, 2012 @ 11:15 am | Author: Viking Sports Admin
FB: Vikings vs. Comets Preview
The Valley City State University Vikings will travel to Mayville State University Saturday, October 6th, to face the Comets for the second time this season. The Vikings are coming off of a 28-39 Homecoming loss to South Dakota Mines & Technology which moved their record to 3-2. The Comets (3-2) are also coming off of a loss, falling 20-21 to Jamestown College. The Vikings defeated the Comets 38-13 back on September 8th in Valley City. Game time is set for 1pm at Jerome Berg Field on the campus of Mayville State University.

Viking Highlights

Derek Elliot (JR, RB, Valley City, ND) has been named the Male Athlete of the Week in the Association of Independent Institutions for the week of Sept 24-30. Elliot rolled up 219 total yards of offense and scored three touchdowns for the Vikings in their loss to SDMT

Vikes rank number nine in Division I in Total Sacks by (17)
Rank number 11 in Pass Defense per game (147.4
)
Aaron Freije (SR, DL, West Fargo, ND) ranks number three in Division I in Sacks per Game (1.2)

Derek Elliot ranks number six in Division I in Scoring per Game (10.8)

Mayville Scouting Report

Led by JR Dominique Bradley who ranks number nine in Division I in All Purpose per game (157)

Bradley also ranks number 15 in Rushing Yds per game (102)

Defensively, SO LB Jacob Grosz leds the way, he is ranked number 20 in Division I in Interceptions per Game and number 21 in Total Interceptions (2)

VCSU vs Mayvile History..

Vikes won previous matchup this year 38-13

Vikings have won all seven matchups since 2007

Stats at a Glance

Overall Record
VCSU 3-2
MSU 3-2
Conference Record
VCSU 3-0
MSU 0-2
Total Offense Yards
VCSU-2012
MSU-1688
Rushing Yards
VCSU-741
MSU-701
Passing Yards
VCSU-884
MSU-553

Top Performers
Rushing
VCSU-D. Elliot (319yds)
MSU-D. Bradley (408yds)
Passing
VCSU-T. Zinke (176 av. yds)
MSU-T. Carpenter (138.3 av. yds)
Receiving
VCSU-K. Eliacin (24)
MSU-T. Kunkel (11)
Tackles
VCSU-A. Freije (12)
MSU-J. Popovich (21)
Sacks
VCSU-A. Freiji (6)
MSU-A. Davis (2.5)

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