DAVIDSON – Davidson College senior linebacker Patrick Moynahan’s 22 tackles Saturday were the most  in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision this season, and he’s been named named the Pioneer Football League Defensive Player of the Week.

Moynahan’s 22 tackles in  the 34-21 loss at Marist doubled his career-high and set a Davidson record. Only Boston College linebacker Nick Clancy has made more stops in a Division I football game this season, as he totaled 24 tackles against Northwestern on Sept. 15.
Moynahan, a Sandwich, Mass. native, also had a sack and broke up a pass. He broke the school record of 20 tackles held by Peter Bakke and Alex Arinsmier. Bakke accomplished the feat, including 14 solo stops, against Butler on Oct. 27, 2007, and Arinsmier first set the standard against Dayton on Oct. 2, 2004, including six solo stops. Davidson’s records for the category date to 1997.

The PFL record is 26 tackles, accomplished by San Diego’s Andy Guzenski vs. Dayton on Nov. 2, 2002. Davidson returns home to Richardson Stadium for their final non-conference game of the season at 6 p.m. Sept. 29 against Presbyterian.