GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Redshirt freshman quarterback Josh Vogelbach captured the Old Dominion Athletic Conference's (ODAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week Award Monday. He is the first Quakers' football player to receive the award since Delvin Newkirk '05 in 2003 and the first Guilford quarterback since Josh Smith '04 in 2002.
Vogelbach set a school record with 395 passing yards and tied Guilford's all-time mark with five passing touchdowns for the second week in a row. His five-TD effort is the fourth-best single-game performance in ODAC history and his 395 passing yards rank ninth. Vogelbach threw two fourth-quarter scores in the Quakers' 36-35 comeback win over Greensboro October 1, including the go-ahead touchdown to rookie Kevin Vaughn with 4:51 left in the game. Vogelbach completed 26-of-35 passes for the game and his 77-yard TD pass to Joe Joyner is tied for the longest scoring pass in the ODAC this season. Vogelbach enjoyed an impressive fourth quarter, where he completed 11-of-12 passes for 114 yards and two scores.
Vogelbach has completed 56.5 percent of his passes and thrown for 16 touchdowns and 1,407 yards through five games. He is second in the ODAC in passing (281.4 per game) and total offense (289.8 per game) and tied for first with 16 touchdown passes.
Coach Kevin Kiesel's Quakers get an extra week to savor their first win and Vogelbach's award as they have a bye this week. Guilford returns to the gridiron October 15 and seeks its first conference win with a road game at Bridgewater.