Campus clippings: Highlands grad ends RMU career in style
By Paul Kogut
Published: Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 1:31 a.m.
Updated: Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Robert Morris senior quarterback Jeff Sinclair (Highlands) finished his college career on Saturday with one of his best performances.
Sinclair compiled 322 yards of total offense — the fourth-highest single-game mark in the school's history — in a 26-21 loss to Monmouth.
Sinclair also recorded a career-best 21 completions on 34 attempts while throwing for 268 yards and two touchdowns for Robert Morris (4-7). He added 54 rushing yards on 11 carries.
Even though Sinclair missed two games this season, he finished with 2,029 yards — the fifth-most for a single season in school history.
In the Robert Morris career records, he finished second in total offense (6,689 yards), third in touchdown passes (57), fourth in completions (444) and passing yards (5,831), fifth in career rushing touchdowns (17), and ninth in rushing yards (858).
Senior right tackle Nate Hargraves (Highlands), in his second season as a regular, started all 11 games for Robert Morris.
Slippery Rock redshirt junior cornerback Anthony Saunders (Valley) was named to the All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference second team defense. Saunders led the conference in passes defended with 17 (14 breakups, three interceptions). He returned two interceptions for touchdowns and recorded 62 tackles, including 42 solo stops, for The Rock (6-5).
Grove City junior forward Sam Weber (Freeport) earned All-Presidents' Athletic Conference first team honors after collecting a team-leading 13 goals and four assists for the Wolverines (16-3-2), who qualified for the NCAA Division III playoffs.
Westminster freshman midfielder Krista Edwards (Springdale) was an All-PAC second team selection after contributing five goals and three assists for the Titans (7-8-5).
Waynesburg sophomore defender Taylor Bombalski (Freeport) was named to the All-PAC second team. The Yellow Jackets (9-9-1) allowed only 1.4 goals per game, and Bombalski also contributed a goal and two assists.
Waynesburg sophomore goalkeeper Brandon Daughtry (Burrell) was tabbed All-PAC honorable mention after recording a 0.851 save percentage, 1.19 goals-against average and six shutouts for the Yellow Jackets (8-8-1).
— Paul Kogut
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