Oct. 27, 2008
WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross senior quarterback Dominic Randolph (Amelia, Ohio) has been named the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week, for his performance in Saturday's 35-21 victory over Lehigh at Fitton Field. This marks the second time this season and the ninth time during his collegiate career that Randolph has been named the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week.
In the Lehigh game, Randolph connected on 28 of 39 attempts for 330 yards and three touchdowns, in addition to rushing for 22 yards. Two of his touchdown passes came in the fourth quarter, after the Mountain Hawks came back to tie the score at 21-21. Randolph directed an 11-play, 71-yard touchdown drive to put the Crusaders in the lead for good, then a 12-play, 77-yard scoring drive to put the game away. The performance marked the 14 th 300-yard game of Randolph's collegiate career, setting a new Holy Cross record. Following the contest, he received the Dr. Edward N. Anderson Award as the MVP of the Crusaders' Family Weekend game.
On the season, Randolph has now completed 223 of 336 passes for 2,295 yards and 19 touchdowns. He currently leads the nation in total offense and completions, while standing second in passing yards. Over the course of his career as a Crusader, Randolph has hit on 704 of 1,117 attempts for 8,136 yards and 68 touchdowns. He ranks second all-time at Holy Cross in completions and pass attempts, and third in touchdown passes and passing yards.
Holy Cross (4-3 overall, 2-0 Patriot League) returns to action this Saturday, Nov. 1, when it plays host to Bucknell (4-3 overall, 1-1 Patriot League) at 12:30 p.m.