Class:  2-A STATE FOOTBALL TEAM & INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
School/Team:  Bethlehem Academy Nickname:   Cardinals
TEAM STATISTICS:  
School/Team:   Bethlehem Academy Opponents
First Downs   129 123
Rushes -- Yardage (Net)   2050 978
Passes -- Attempt -- Comp. -- Int.   97--33--7 194--64--17
Passing Yardage (Net)   627 929
Total Offensive Yards   2677 1907
Avg. Total Yardage Per Game   267.7 190.7
Fumbles -- Lost   35-11 8-3
Penalties -- Yards Penalized   68-577 43-334
Punting Yardage -- Avg.   36.0 28.7
Kickoff Returns -- Yardage   17.1 11.2


INDIVIDUAL OFFENSIVE STATISTICS:  
RUSHING LEADERS   Yards Gained Yards Lost Net Yards Touchdowns
Individual   Attempts Number Longest
Jack Clark 227 1283 1283 9
Nathanael Bauernfeind 35 350 350 2
Avery Hunt 50 252 252 2
PASSING LEADERS   Had Intercepted Net Yards Touchdowns
Individual   Attempts Completions Number Longest
Damon Trump 64 23 5 536 7
Avery Hunt 32 10 2 91 1
RECEIVING LEADERS  
Individual   Receptions Yards Touchdowns
Nathanael Bauernfeind 18 402 6
Avery Hunt 10 196 2
FIELD GOALS  
Individual   Attempts Made Longest
PUNTING  
Individual   Average
Jack Clark 36.0
PUNT RETURNS  
Individual   No. Yards Avg.
Nathanael Bauernfeind 6 73 12.2
Avery Hunt 3 30 10
KICKOFF RETURNS  
Individual   No. Yards Avg.
Nathanael Bauernfeind 8 218 27.3
Joshua Oathoudt 9 106 11.8


INDIVIDUAL DEFENSIVE STATISTICS:  
Individual   Unassisted Tackles Assisted Tackles Total Fumbles Recovered Passes Intercepted
Alex Bongers 27 54 54
Graham Ellendson 29 37 47.5 2
Joshua Oathoudt 31 31 46.5 1 4
Nathanael Bauernfeind 29 22 40 4
Zach Van Thomme 14 37 32.5


TEAM SCORING by QUARTERS:  
   1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Total Avg./Game
Bethlehem Academy   56 47 47 33 183 18.3
Opponent   20 28 24 8 80 8.0
 
Some important factors in our success this season have been:
*Commitment to the weight room *Defense and a strong running game *Rallying from being down 26-14 to Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity as well as effort vs. Mayer Lutheran were confidence builders that set the tone for the end of the season and playoffs
 
Significant records, statistics, achievements of this team:
*Fourth Bethlehem Academy football team to qualify for the state tournament in the past 6 years *Points allowed per game is 4th best in Class A
 
Noteworthy data on individual players:
*Alex Bongers, Luke Donkers, Avery Hunt, Graham Ellendson, Jack Clark and Anthony Langfeldt were a part of the 2015 state tournament team's line-up. Most of the juniors and seniors on this year's team were also on the 2015 team. *Tiernan Donahue, Kyle Kohl and Josh Oathoudt have sisters on the Cardinals state volleyball team *Avery Hunt is a 4-sport athlete (football, basketball, baseball and track & field. He competed in triple jump at the state track meet last spring. *Anthony Langfeldt is 16 for 18 on extra-point kicks. *Senior Jade Bokman is 4 for 5 on extra-point kicks, her first year as a varsity player. Jade also plays on the Faribault cooperative girls' soccer team.
 
Other Interests and Achievements of team personnel:
*Head Coach Dennis Glenzinski was an assistant prior to taking over in 2016 *Assistant Coach Sam Clark was a starter on the 2015 state tournament team *Coaches Glenzinski, Donahue and Beckmann have daughters on the Cardinals state volleyball team. Coach Kotek's daughters are also a part of the volleyball program.