November 26, 2013

Octavias McKoy deserves your vote! Gagliardi Finalist Fan Vote

COLLEGEVILLE, MN - Three juniors and seven seniors, including Western Connecticut State University's Octavias McKoy (Stratford, CT), are among the 10 finalists for the 2013 Gagliardi Trophy given to the most outstanding football player in NCAA Division III by Jostens and the J-Club of Saint John's University of Minnesota. The Gagliardi Trophy, given annually since 1993, recognizes excellence in athletics, academics and community service. The award is named after John Gagliardi, Saint John's legendary Hall of Fame head football coach who retired in 2012 with 489 career victories, the most in college football history.

 

Octavias McKoy, Western Connecticut State University

5-10, 191 | Senior | Running Back | Professional Writing

Stratford, Conn./Stratford H.S.

-Division III leader in scoring (17.3 ppg.) and rushing touchdowns (26)…second in all-purpose yardage (206.4 ypg.) and rushing yards (1,715)…set a then-NCAA All-Divisions record with 455 rushing yards Oct. 26…volunteer engagement includes local bone marrow registry drive and road race to benefit the Newtown (Conn.) Police Union.

WCSU RUSHING RECORDS

Most attempts (season): 243, Octavias McKoy, 2013

Most attempts (career): 534, Eric Baribeau, 1993-96

Most yards (game): 455, Octavias McKoy, vs. Worcester State, 10-26-13 (at time NCAA All-Divisions Record)

Most yards gained (season): 1,886, Octavias McKoy, 2013

Most yards gained (career): 2,513, Octavias McKoy 2012-13

Most TDs (game): 5, Octavias McKoy vs. Massachusetts Maritime, 10-12-13; vs. Fitchburg State, 10-19-13; vs. Worcester State, 10-26-13

Most TDs (season): 26, Octavias McKoy, 2012-13

Most TDs (career): 36, Octavias McKoy, 2012-13

Most 100+-yd. games (season): 7, Octavias McKoy, 2013

Most 100+-yd. games (career): 8, Octavias McKoy, 2013, Mike Megura, 1982-1984

Most 200+-yd. games (season): 3, Octavias McKoy, 2013

Most 200+-yd. games (career): 3, Octavias McKoy, 2012-13

Most 300+-yd. games (career): 2, Octavias McKoy, 2012-13

Most 400+-yd. games (career): 1, Octavias McKoy, 2012-13

 

WCSU SCORING RECORDS

Most points (game): 30, Octavias McKoy vs. Massachusetts Maritime, 10-12-13; vs. Fitchburg State, 10-19-13; vs. Worcester State, 10-26-13

Most points (season): 168, Octavias McKoy, 2013

Most points (career): 216, Octavias McKoy, 2012-13 (36 TDs)

Most TDs (game): 5, Octavias McKoy vs. Massachusetts Maritime, 10-12-13; vs. Fitchburg State, 10-19-13; vs. Worcester State, 10-26-13

Most TDs (season): 28, Octavias McKoy, 2013

Most TDs (career): 36, Octavias McKoy, 2012-13


A Fan Vote is an integral process in selecting this year's Gagliardi Trophy winner.  

VOTE FOR OCTAVIAS TODAY !!!