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Carter Sets Several Football School Records in 2011 Finale

Josh Carter Springfield, Mass. -- November 13, 2011 -- Josh Carter, a senior quarterback from Marlborough, Mass., established a number of Springfield College school records yesterday in the football game versus Union College in Schenectady, N.Y. Headlining the school records was his single-game rushing output -- 299 yards -- and his career mark for total offense -- 5,944 yards.

Carter had a great game individually, saving his best for last, although the Pride lost 44-36. Carter was a four-year starter at QB for Head Coach Mike DeLong..

In the Union game, Carter rushed for a career-best and school-record 299 yards and four TDs. His rushing TDs were of 38, 63, 60, and 64 yards. He also passed for a 29-yard TD to Mike Davis. In addition, Carter ran for two two-point conversions for a total of 28 of SC's 36 points on the day. He also passed for one more two-point conversion.

Here is a list of Carter's accomplishments, headed by the school records.
Game -- Rushing Net Yards -- 299 -- breaks old mark of 280 by Chris Sharpe vs. St. John Fisher in 2006
Career -- Total Offense -- 5944 Yards -- breaks old mark of 5723 by Chris Sharpe (2004-2007)
Career -- TDs Responsible For -- 86 -- breaks old mark of 84 by Chris Sharpe (2004-2007)
Career -- TD Passes -- 28 -- TIED Jim Collis (1979-81)

Other high marks for Josh Carter:
Season -- Rushing Yards -- 1490 -- 2nd behind Chris Sharpe (1941 in 2006)
Season -- Rushing Attempts -- 196 -- 11th
Season -- Rushing TDs -- 27 -- 2nd behind Chris Sharpe (35 in 2006)
Career -- Rushing Yards -- 3654 -- 2nd to Chris Sharpe (4152 from 2004 to 2007)
Career -- Rushing Attempts -- 601 -- 2nd to Chris Sharpe (633 from 2004 to 2007)
Career -- Rushing TDs -- 58 -- 2nd to Chris Sharpe (70 from 2004 to 2007)
Career -- Points -- 358 -- 2nd to Chris Sharpe (438 from 2004 to 2007)
Career -- TDs Scored -- 58 -- 2nd to Chris Sharpe (72 from 2004 to 2007)

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