Nov. 3, 2008
WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross senior quarterback Dominic Randolph (Amelia, Ohio) and senior placekicker Matt Partain (Libertyville, Ill.) have been honored by the Patriot League for their performances in Saturday's 34-17 victory over Bucknell. Randolph was named the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week for the second straight week and the 10th time in his career, while Patrain was chosen as the Patriot League Special Teams Player of the Week for the first time this season and the third time in his career.
In the Bucknell game, Randolph completed 38 of 49 attempts for 398 yards and four touchdowns, while throwing for over 300 yards for the fifth week in a row. He also rushed six times for 16 yards, giving him 414 yards of total offense on the day. On the season, Randolph has now connected on 261 of 385 attempts for 2,693 yards and 23 touchdowns. Over the course of his Holy Cross career, he has hit on 742 of 1,166 passes for 8,534 yards and 72 scores. During the Bucknell game, Randolph broke the school record for career completions (the old mark was held by Jeff Wiley with 723 from 1985-1988) and tied the mark for career touchdown passes (72 by Tom Ciaccio from 1988-1991).
Partain scored 10 points in the victory over the Bison, hitting two of three field goal attempts and all four of his extra points. His first field goal was a 24-yarder in the third quarter, then he added a 29-yard field goal in the fourth quarter. On the season, Partain now leads the team in scoring with 58 points, hitting seven of 11 field goals and 37 of 38 extra points. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has connected on 19 of 27 field goals and 87 of 88 extra points, for a total of 144 points.
Holy Cross (5-3 overall, 3-0 Patriot League) returns to action this Saturday, Nov. 8, when it plays host to Fordham (4-4 overall, 0-3 Patriot League) at Fitton Field. Kickoff is set for 12:30 p.m.