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November 19th, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 19, 2014
JENNISON, 10 SCOT PLAYERS, EARN ALL-MIDWEST CONFERENCE HONORS
GRINNELL, Iowa — Samson Bialostok (Sr., North Woodmere, N.Y./Lawrence) was named the Midwest
Conference Offensive Skill MVP and head coach Tony Jennison was named the North Division Coach of the Year
the league announced today.
Bialostok, who was also named to the North Division first team offense, outdueled South Division first team
offense quarterback Michael Bates, Saturday, to lead Macalester to a 30-27 win over Illinois College for the conference
title. He finished second to Bates in total offense but was the leading rushing quarterback in the conference
with 706 yards and tied for second in touchdowns with 13. Bialostok also passed for 1,716 and 12 touchdowns during
the regular season.
Jennison has led the resurgence of Macalester football, leading the Scots to the conference title in their first
season as a member of the Midwest Conference. He has led his charges to a school-record nine wins on the season,
including a school-record eight-game winning streak heading into Saturday’s NCAA Division III playoff game at
Wisconsin-Whitewater. In his seventh season as a head coach, all of which has been at Macalester, Jennison has put
together a 35-33 record.
Besides Bialostok, six other Macalester players earned first-team honors.
On offense, center Djoser Ramsey (Sr., Middleton, Wis./Middleton) and running back Zandy Stowell
(Jr., Chippewa Falls, Wis./Chippewa Falls) were selected, along with defensive first-team selections in linebacker
Reid Callahan (Sr., Atlanta, Ga./St. Piux X), defensive lineman Zach Hauser (Jr., Port Washington, Wis./Port
Washington) and corner back Konnor Fleming (Sr., Champlain, Vt./Champlain Valley Union), and special
teams selection Forest Redlin (So., Tempe, Ariz./Tempe Preparatory Academy).
Ramsey anchored an offensive line which averaged 405.0 yards per game, which ranked second in the
MWC, including 227.6 yards per game on the ground, which ranked third in the conference.
Stowell narrowly lost out on the conference rushing title, finishing second with a school-record 1,243 yards,
averaging 5.1 yards per carry while topping the 100-yard mark in seven of 10 games. He was also third in all-purpose
yardage with 1317 yards.
Callahan tied for fifth overall and second in the division with 6.5 quarterback sacks and 13.5 tackles for
loss. He was also credited with three quarterback hurries, one pass break up, one forced fumble and recovered two
Fleming was fifth in the league with an average of 1.22 passes defended per game, breaking up eight passes
and intercepting three. He finished the regular season with 59 total tackles, ranking third on the team.
Hauser has recorded 25 total tackles, including seven for loss, from his spot at defensive tackles. He also
record two sacks, two pass break ups and one quarterback hurry.
Redlin has been a key member of the Scots’ coverage units on special teams. He has recorded six tackles on
The Scots also placed three players on second team, with defensive end Jacob Lueck (Sr., Eagan, Minn./Eagan)
and linebacker Ryan Fleming (Sr., Champlain, Vt./Champlain Valley Union) earning spots on the defensive
team while tackle John Stephens (Sr., Woodbury, Minn./East Ridge) was named to the second team offense.
Lueck’s 34 tackles led the Macalester defensive line and included four quarterback sacks and 6.5 tackles for
loss while Fleming, for the second year in a row, is the team’s leading tackler, making 89 total tackes, including a
team-best 55 assisted tackles. He has record 6.5 tackles for loss and intercepted one pass.
Stephens has started all 10 games at left tackle and helped lead an offensive line which has allowed just 12
sacks in 10 games.
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