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1988 Mid-American Conference Year Summary

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Record: 47-48-4, .495 W-L% (7th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -9.93 (9th of 10) ▪ SOS: -9.36 (10th of 10)

Conference Champion: Western Michigan

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Western Michigan 9 3 0 .750 7 1 0 .875 29.5 19.8 -1.21 -10.38
Eastern Michigan 6 3 1 .650 5 2 1 .688 17.3 20.0 -7.35 -8.75
Ball State 8 3 0 .727 5 3 0 .625 26.0 15.5 -2.49 -11.58
Central Michigan 7 4 0 .636 5 3 0 .625 26.1 16.0 -1.88 -9.97
Ohio 4 6 1 .409 4 3 1 .563 17.7 26.2 -16.02 -10.38
Toledo 6 5 0 .545 4 4 0 .500 22.2 20.1 -9.57 -10.94
Kent State 5 6 0 .455 3 5 0 .375 23.3 22.7 -9.29 -9.29
Bowling Green State 2 8 1 .227 1 6 1 .188 14.5 30.3 -19.53 -6.53
Miami (OH) 0 10 1 .045 0 7 1 .063 15.2 32.8 -22.02 -6.38

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1988-12-10 California Bowl Fresno State 35 Western Michigan 30 California Bowl (Fresno, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 210
2. David Riley (BALLST) 168
3. Chris Ondrula (MIAOH) 128
4. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 114
5. Eric Smith (BGSU) 104
6. Jeff Bender (CMI) 93
7. Anthony Thornton (OH) 78
8. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 73
9. Steve Keene (TOL) 66
10. Mark Melfi (TOL) 59
Pass Attempts
1. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 381
2. David Riley (BALLST) 263
3. Chris Ondrula (MIAOH) 219
4. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 205
5. Anthony Thornton (OH) 187
6. Eric Smith (BGSU) 184
7. Jeff Bender (CMI) 169
8. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 155
9. Steve Keene (TOL) 128
10. Mark Melfi (TOL) 106
Pass Completion Percentage
1. David Riley (BALLST) 63.9
2. Chris Ondrula (MIAOH) 58.4
3. Eric Smith (BGSU) 56.5
4. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 55.6
5. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 55.1
6. Jeff Bender (CMI) 55.0
7. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 47.1
8. Anthony Thornton (OH) 41.7
Passing Yards
1. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 2831
2. David Riley (BALLST) 1886
3. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 1664
4. Jeff Bender (CMI) 1309
5. Eric Smith (BGSU) 1306
6. Chris Ondrula (MIAOH) 1304
7. Anthony Thornton (OH) 1162
8. Steve Keene (TOL) 793
9. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 775
10. Mark Melfi (TOL) 682
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 8.1
2. Jeff Bender (CMI) 7.7
3. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 7.4
4. David Riley (BALLST) 7.2
5. Eric Smith (BGSU) 7.1
6. Anthony Thornton (OH) 6.2
7. Chris Ondrula (MIAOH) 6.0
8. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 5.0
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 6.9
2. David Riley (BALLST) 6.3
3. Jeff Bender (CMI) 6.2
4. Eric Smith (BGSU) 5.8
5. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 5.8
6. Chris Ondrula (MIAOH) 4.2
7. Anthony Thornton (OH) 3.0
8. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 2.4
Passing Touchdowns
1. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 21
2. David Riley (BALLST) 9
3. Jeff Bender (CMI) 7
4. Patrick Young (KENT) 6
  Eric Smith (BGSU) 6
6. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 5
  Chris Ondrula (MIAOH) 5
  Mark Melfi (TOL) 5
9. Anthony Thornton (OH) 4
10. Steve Keene (TOL) 3
  Dave Kruse (WMI) 3
Passing Interceptions
1. Anthony Thornton (OH) 15
2. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 14
3. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 13
4. Chris Ondrula (MIAOH) 11
5. David Riley (BALLST) 9
  Jeff Bender (CMI) 9
  Rich Dackin (BGSU) 9
8. Eric Smith (BGSU) 8
9. Steve Keene (TOL) 7
  Mark Melfi (TOL) 7
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. David Riley (BALLST) 128.6
2. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 128.4
3. Jeff Bender (CMI) 123.1
4. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 119.2
5. Eric Smith (BGSU) 118.2
6. Chris Ondrula (MIAOH) 106.0
7. Anthony Thornton (OH) 84.9
8. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 77.5
Rush Attempts
1. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 247
2. Robert Davis (WMI) 241
3. Donnie Riley (CMI) 215
4. Andrew Greer (OH) 193
5. Mark Stevens (BALLST) 185
6. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 169
  Bob Foster (EMI) 169
8. Anthony Thornton (OH) 165
9. Chris Alexander (MIAOH) 164
10. Neil Trotter (TOL) 163
Rushing Yards
1. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 1325
2. Donnie Riley (CMI) 1238
3. Robert Davis (WMI) 1125
4. Andrew Greer (OH) 863
5. Chris Alexander (MIAOH) 816
6. Patrick Young (KENT) 787
7. Neil Trotter (TOL) 783
8. Mark Stevens (BALLST) 774
9. Bob Foster (EMI) 762
10. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 747
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Donnie Riley (CMI) 5.8
2. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 5.4
3. Patrick Young (KENT) 5.2
4. Chris Alexander (MIAOH) 5.0
5. John Hood (CMI) 4.8
6. Neil Trotter (TOL) 4.8
7. Greg Wagner (KENT) 4.8
8. Robert Davis (WMI) 4.7
9. Bob Foster (EMI) 4.5
10. Andrew Greer (OH) 4.5
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 14
2. Robert Davis (WMI) 13
3. John Hood (CMI) 10
4. Neil Trotter (TOL) 9
  Mark Stevens (BALLST) 9
6. Andrew Greer (OH) 8
  Patrick Young (KENT) 8
  Bob Foster (EMI) 8
9. Donnie Riley (CMI) 7
  Chris Alexander (MIAOH) 7
Receptions
1. Bruce Boyko (WMI) 47
2. Paul Agema (WMI) 43
3. Robert Oliver (WMI) 42
4. Reggie Thornton (BGSU) 41
  Eugene Riley (BALLST) 41
6. Ronald Heard (BGSU) 35
7. Craig Ostrander (EMI) 33
  Kyle Hockman (BGSU) 33
  Allan Boyko (WMI) 33
10. Mark Hopkins (CMI) 32
  John Stofa (MIAOH) 32
Receiving Yards
1. Robert Oliver (WMI) 831
2. Craig Ostrander (EMI) 676
3. Ronald Heard (BGSU) 622
4. Reggie Thornton (BGSU) 589
5. Paul Agema (WMI) 543
6. Bruce Boyko (WMI) 533
7. Allan Boyko (WMI) 468
8. Eugene Riley (BALLST) 457
9. John Stofa (MIAOH) 450
10. Mark Hopkins (CMI) 433
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Craig Ostrander (EMI) 20.5
2. Robert Oliver (WMI) 19.8
3. Ronald Heard (BGSU) 17.8
4. Mark Ziegler (EMI) 17.6
5. Rick Isaiah (TOL) 15.6
6. Jamie Hence (WMI) 15.5
7. Reggie Thornton (BGSU) 14.4
8. Allan Boyko (WMI) 14.2
9. Herb Jackson (BALLST) 14.1
10. John Stofa (MIAOH) 14.1
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Allan Boyko (WMI) 5
  Robert Oliver (WMI) 5
  Sean Jones (BALLST) 5
4. Bruce Boyko (WMI) 4
  Jamie Hence (WMI) 4
6. Reggie Thornton (BGSU) 3
  Steve Fumi (MIAOH) 3
  Rick Isaiah (TOL) 3
  Ronald Heard (BGSU) 3
  Eric Reed (CMI) 3
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 254
2. Robert Davis (WMI) 251
3. Donnie Riley (CMI) 221
4. Andrew Greer (OH) 202
5. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 195
6. Mark Stevens (BALLST) 185
7. Chris Alexander (MIAOH) 180
8. Bob Foster (EMI) 177
9. Neil Trotter (TOL) 170
10. Anthony Thornton (OH) 166
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 1398
2. Donnie Riley (CMI) 1282
3. Robert Davis (WMI) 1201
4. Andrew Greer (OH) 977
5. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 946
6. Chris Alexander (MIAOH) 933
7. Robert Oliver (WMI) 831
8. Neil Trotter (TOL) 820
9. Bob Foster (EMI) 811
10. Patrick Young (KENT) 787
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 14
  Robert Davis (WMI) 14
3. John Hood (CMI) 11
4. Neil Trotter (TOL) 9
  Mark Stevens (BALLST) 9
6. Andrew Greer (OH) 8
  Bob Foster (EMI) 8
  Patrick Young (KENT) 8
9. Donnie Riley (CMI) 7
  Chris Alexander (MIAOH) 7
Total Plays
1. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 489
2. Anthony Thornton (OH) 352
3. David Riley (BALLST) 339
4. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 266
5. Patrick Young (KENT) 254
6. Chris Ondrula (MIAOH) 253
7. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 248
8. Robert Davis (WMI) 241
9. Jeff Bender (CMI) 236
10. Donnie Riley (CMI) 215
Total Yards
1. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 3041
2. David Riley (BALLST) 1994
3. Anthony Thornton (OH) 1737
4. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 1534
5. Patrick Young (KENT) 1437
6. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 1325
7. Jeff Bender (CMI) 1251
8. Donnie Riley (CMI) 1238
9. Eric Smith (BGSU) 1227
10. Chris Ondrula (MIAOH) 1207
Total Yards Per Play
1. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 6.2
Total Touchdowns
1. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 27
2. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 14
  Patrick Young (KENT) 14
4. Robert Davis (WMI) 13
5. David Riley (BALLST) 11
6. John Hood (CMI) 10
7. Neil Trotter (TOL) 9
  Mark Stevens (BALLST) 9
9. Andrew Greer (OH) 8
  Bob Foster (EMI) 8
  Anthony Thornton (OH) 8
  Jeff Bender (CMI) 8