Football

  • 30 Iowa Conference titles
  • 20 NCAA Div. III playoff berths
  • No losing seasons since 1960
  • Third-winningest NCAA football team since 1975 (.805)

Kicking and scoring

Individual records

Season records include regular-season games only)

Most touchdown receptions

Game - 3, tie; Jeremy Snead at Buena Vista, Oct. 30, 2010; Chris Johnson vs. Loras, 1997; Chris Johnson vs. Dubuque , 1998; Chris Johnson vs. Wis.-Eau Claire, 1998; Mike Bohning vs. Upper Iowa , 1983; Tom McDonald vs. Buena Vista, 1986; Tom Temple vs. Cornell, 1979; Darren Huinker vs. Luther, 1985; Jamie Arendt vs. Loras, 1994; Jamie Arendt vs. Simpson, 1994; Cody Huisman vs. St. John's (Minn.), 2007
Season - 12, tie, Geoff Lamb, 1995; Chris Johnson, 1997
Career - 27, Randy Busscher, 1971-74

Most touchdowns

Half - 4, tie, Mark Kacmarynski vs. Simpson, 1993; Mark Kacmarynski vs. Dubuque , 1995; Coley Hyde vs. Cornell, 1989, Chris Button vs. Dubuque , 1996
Game - 5, Mark Kacmarynski vs. Dubuque , 1995
Season - 21, Mark Kacmarynski, 1994
Career - 72, Mark Kacmarynski, 1992-96

Points

Game - 30, Mark Kacmarynski vs. Dubuque, 1995
Season - 128, Mark Kacmarynski, 1994
Career - 434, Mark Kacmarynski, 1992-96

Conversions

Game - 11, tie, Tom Stone (12 att.) vs. Iowa Wesleyan, 1964; Ed Maroon (12 att.) vs. William Penn, Oct. 12, 1991
Season - 47, Kevin Sheldon (48 att.), 2011
Career - 167, Joel Buseman (201 att.), 1993-97
Highest percentage, season (30 att., minimum) - 100.0 (44-44), Jake Viggers, 2010
Highest percentage, career (50 att., minimum) - .938 (152-162), Jake Viggers, 2007-2010
Most consecutive - 56, Marcus Kroloff, Oct. 10, 1998-Nov.18, 2000

Field goals

Game - 3, tie, Lew Conner vs. Upper Iowa, 1980; Rob Phipps vs. Luther, 1988; Joel Buseman vs. Luther, 1993; Jason Pritchard vs. St. John's (Minn.), 1999; Marcus Kroloff vs. Coe, 2000; Brandon O'Neall vs. Simpson, 2006; Jake Viggers vs. Saint John's (Minn.), 2007; Jake Viggers vs. Dubuque, 2007
Season - 15, Rob Phipps, (23 att.), 1988
Career - 38, Jake Viggers, (53 att.), 2007-10
Highest percentage, season (10 att., minimum) - .867, Jake Viggers, (13-15), 2007
Highest percentage, career (15 att., minimum) - ..717, Jake Viggers, (38-53), 2007-10

Punting

Highest average, game - 49.8 yards, Tim O'Neil, vs. Dubuque, 1999
Highest average, season - 41.8 yards, Joel Buseman, 1996
Highest average, career - 40.5 yards, Brant VerMeer, 2003-06
Most punts inside 20-yard line, game - 6 (20, 13, 11, 10, 9, 4), Brant VerMeer vs. Bethel, Sept. 10, 2005
Most punts inside 10-yard line, game - 4 (6, 6, 3, 1), Brant VerMeer vs. Wartburg, Sept. 30, 2006
Most punts inside 20-yard line, season - 24, tie, Keith Wasoba, 2004; Brant VerMeer, 2005
Most punts inside 20-yard line, career - 45, Brant VerMeer, 2005-06

 

Individual Leaderboards

Most Recpetions-Game

No. Name Rec.   Opp. Year
1. Brent Sandquist 12   17.4 1991
2. Guy Dierikx 14   15.6 2007
3. Matt Newland 10   15.3 1994
4. Brett Clayberg 30   13.8 1984
5. Matt Newland 44   12.9 1996
6. Jeff Wallerich 29   12.9 1990
Highest avg. punt return yards, season
Minimum, 10 returns
No. Name Ret. Yds. Avg. Year
1. Brent Sandquist 11 191 17.4 1991
2. Guy Dierikx 14 218 15.6 2007
3. Matt Newland 10 153 15.3 1994
4. Brett Clayberg 30 413 13.8 1984
5. Matt Newland 44 569 12.9 1996
6. Jeff Wallerich 29 373 12.9 1990

 

Highest avg. punt return yards, career
Minimum, 10 returns
No. Name Ret. Yds. Avg. Year
1. Rex Gray 71 1016 14.3 2001-03
2. Guy Dierikx 22 283 12.9 2004-07
3. Jeff Wallerich 48 616 12.8 1988-90
4. Brett Clayberg 105 1277 12.2 1981-84
5. Mark Cramer 33 388 11.8 1974-77
6. Matt Newland 100 1160 11.6 1993-95
7. Dennis Descoteau 12 139 11.6 1963-66
8. Jim Keegan 25 284 11.4 1969
9. Brent Sandquist 42 473 11.3 1991-93
10. Tom Bradley 25 258 11.2 1999

Highest avg. kick return yards, season
Minimum, 10 returns
No. Name Ret. Yds. Avg. Year
1. Mark Kacmarynski 13 364 28.0 1996
2. Cole Adrian 12 323 26.9 1995
3. Brett Wilkin 17 450 26.5 2009
4. Brett Clayberg 17 447 26.3 1982
5. Mike Furlong 19 484 25.5 2009
6. (tie) Kirk Rathjen 17 417 24.5 1992
  Jason Heinz 14 343 24.5 1991
Highest avg. kick return yards, career
Minimum, 10 returns
No. Name Ret. Yds. Avg. Year
1. Cole Adrian 18 514 28.6 1993-95
2. Mark Kacmarynski 13 364 28.0 1992-96
3. Cam Waugh 15 380 25.3 2005-08
  Kirk Rathjen 21 531 25.2 1992, 94
5. Brett Doud 38 950 25.0 2004-07
6. Jason Heinz 14 343 24.5 1988-91
7. Rex Gray 65 1542 23.7 2001-03
8. Mike Furlong 51 1180 23.1 2008-11
9. Brett Wilkin 56 1282 22.9 2008-11
10. Marc Ricketts 11 247 22.5 1996-98
11. Jon Klaassen 25 545 21.8 1994-97
12. Guy Dierikx 28 607 21.7 2004-07

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