Oct. 2, 2006
WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross sophomore quarterback Dominic Randolph (Amelia, Ohio) has been named the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week, for his performance in Saturday's 28-21 victory over Fordham. Randolph had a career-high 286 yards of total offense against the Rams, in addition to throwing for three of the Crusaders' four touchdowns.
In the Fordham game, Randolph completed 19 of 27 passes for 263 yards and three scores. In the second quarter, he tossed touchdown passes of 38 yards to sophomore wide receiver Brett McDermott (Mansfield, Mass.) and 11 yards to sophomore tailback Terrance Gass (Sicklerville, N.J.), as Holy Cross built a 21-3 lead. In the fourth quarter, Randolph then added an 18-yard scoring pass to sophomore wide receiver Jon Brock (Acworth, Ga.). Then, with less than two minutes remaining in the game, after Fordham had cut the lead to 28-21, Randolph had a key 48-yard rush to help allow the Crusaders to run out the clock.
On the season, Randolph has now connected on 37 of 54 attempts for 443 yards and four touchdowns. He has completed 68.5 percent of his passes this year, while posting a pass efficiency rating of 154.5.
Holy Cross (3-2 overall, 2-0 Patriot League) returns to action this Saturday, Oct. 7, when it plays host to Brown (1-2 overall, 0-1 Ivy League) in a 1:00 p.m. game.