LANCASTER, PA -- Franklin & Marshall College placekicker/punter Dan Eggertsson (Sr., Royal Palm, FL/Suncoast) has been named to the October 24 Centennial Conference Special Teams Honor Roll for his performance in a 17-14 loss at home to Dickinson College on October 23.
Against Dickinson, he punted four times for 147 yards (36.8 avg.) with one punt inside the 20 yard line. In addition, he hit two extra points, as he is now 21-of-22 on PATs this year.
In the latest Centennial Conference statistics, Eggertsson leads the Conference in punting with a 41.3 yard average (42 punts for 1,735 yards) and ranks third in point after efficiency (95.5 percent). Further, he ranks fifth in field goals (three), third in field goal percentage (three-for-five, 60.0 percent), second in scoring by kick (30 points) and seventh in scoring with 4.3 points per game.
As a team, Franklin & Marshall ranks among the Centennial Conference leaders in scoring offense (second, 24.0 points), scoring defense (fifth, 17.1 points), pass offense (first, 253.6 yards), pass defense (sixth, 191.6 ypg), kickoff returns (fifth, 16.4 yards), punting (first, 34.7 yards), turnover margin (third, +0), rushing offense (seventh, 108.7 yards), rushing defense (fifth, 150.7 yards), total offense (second, 362.3 yards), total defense (fifth, 342.3 yards), punt returns (seventh, 5.4 yards), pass efficiency (first, 129.7), pass defense efficiency (sixth, 114.2), first downs (second, 124), opponent first downs (sixth, 129), sacks by (fifth, 10 for 65 yards), penalties (fourth, 29 for 306 yards), opponent penalties (first, 44 for 412 yards), fourth down conversions (second, 58.8 percent), opponent fourth down conversions (second, 18.8 percent), red zone offense (fifth, 66.7 percent), red zone defense (first, 42.9 percent), third down conversions (second, 34.9 percent), opponent third down conversions (fifth, 37.2 percent), sacks against (third, 13 for 76 yards), field goal percentage (third, 60.0 percent), PAT kicking (second, 21-for-22), time of possession (sixth, 27:50) and kickoff coverage (seventh, 28.1).
For his career, Eggertsson has punted 135 times for 5,157 yards with 37 punts inside the 20-yard line, seven fair catches and six touchbacks. For his career, he is averaging 38.2 yards per punt as he is currently 0.20 off the school career punting record of 38.4 held by Jon Bushey and is on pace to erase the single season punt average record of 39.9 held by Bushey from 1996.
Franklin & Marshall (4-3, 1-2 Centennial Conference) will continue the season on October 30 at home versus McDaniel College. Game time is set for 1 p.m.