PHILADELPHIA Quarterback Michael D'Angelo and kicker Mark Dziemianowicz earned CSFL Player of the Week recognition following Penn’s 17-3 win against Cornell during opening weekend. D’Angelo received Offensive Player of the Week honors, while Dzienmianowicz was named Special Teams Player of the Week.
D’Angelo was at the helm for Penn’s victory and went 17-for-29 passing for 180 yards and a touchdown. In the third quarter, D’Angelo converted a crucial fourth down by completing a 22-yard pass. On the same drive, D’Angelo completed a 14-yard pass for Penn’s first touchdown of the game.
Dziemianowicz broke the scoreless game between Penn and Cornell with a 34-yard field goal in the third quarter to put Penn ahead, 3-0. Dziemianowicz punted six times for a total 215 yards, including a 43-yard punt which was downted inside the 20-yard line. Dziemianowicz averaged 50.1 yards on four kickoffs.
Head coach Bill Wagner ispleased with both players' performancesagainst Cornell and their CSFL weekly honors.
"D'Angelo is a team leader and makes theother players around himevenbetter,"he said. "Dziemianowicz had a great game and was very consistent. He was a crucial toour win."
D’Angelo, Dziemianowicz and the rest of the Quakers will be back on the field Friday night when they head to Princeton, N.J. to play the Tigers.