November 16, 2009

Randolph Named Patriot League Offensive Player Of The Week

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross senior quarterback Dominic Randolph (Amelia, Ohio) has been named the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week, following his performance in the Crusaders’ 28-26 victory over then-No. 20 Lafayette to clinch the conference title on Saturday. This marks the fourth time this season and the conference-record 16th time in his collegiate career that Randolph has been named the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week.

In the Lafayette game, Randolph completed 23 of 37 passes for 348 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed for 10 yards and a score, and finished the day with 358 yards of total offense. During the second quarter alone, Randolph hit on 10 of 13 attempts for 164 yards and a touchdown, as the Crusaders came back from an early 12-0 deficit to claim a 21-19 lead at halftime.

On the season, he has now completed 250 of 386 attempts for 3,158 yards and 30 touchdowns, in addition to being tied for the team lead in rushing with 436 yards and six scores on 98 carries. Randolph currently leads the nation in total offense and points responsible for, while standing second in passing yards, fifth in completions and 14th in pass efficiency.

Over the course of his collegiate career, Randolph has connected on 1,071 of 1,687 passes for 12,837 yards and 113 scores, while amassing 13,578 yards of total offense. He is currently ranked fourth all-time in NCAA football championship subdivision (formerly Division I-AA) history in passing yards, while standing fifth in touchdown passes and yards of total offense. He also owns the all-time FCS records with his current streaks of 39 straight games in which he has thrown for at least 200 yards and 40 consecutive games in which he has thrown a touchdown pass.

Holy Cross (9-1 overall, 5-0 Patriot League) concludes the regular season this Saturday, Nov. 21, when it travels to Bucknell (3-7 overall, 1-4 Patriot League) for a 1:00 p.m. game.