71 Ryan Merlau
71 - Ryan Merlau
Height: 6-3
Weight: 285
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Java Center, N.Y.
High School: Pioneer
Position: OT
Major: Civil Engineering
gp 10
tk 0.0
sac -
int -
ffum -

2016: Selected to the All-UAA Second Team and an honorable mention to the All-PAC Team… Started all 10 games at tackle during the season… Served as a team co-captain… Was a key member of an offensive line that helped the team rush for a school-record 2,597 yards during the season, as the team ended the year ranked 12th among all NCAA Division III teams with 497.9 yards per game and 14th with 257.9 rushing yards per contest… Named to the D3football.com Team of the Week on November 1st after helping the Spartans to collect 707 yards of total offense and 435 rushing yards in a 56-38 win at Washington (Mo.).

2015: Played in and started the Spartans’ first game of the campaign, before suffering a season-ending injury.

2014: Saw action in nine games, making seven starts on the offensive line during his freshman campaign.

Personal: Earned three varsity letters in both football and track & field at Pioneer High School…two-year N.Y. Section VI Class B All-Star and a Big 30 All-Star…named All-New York State Honorable Mention and Section VI Scholar-Athlete of the Year…Western N.Y. All-Academic Team Honorable Mention…son of Douglas and MaryLou Merlau.

Recent Games
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles - -
Assists - -
Tackles 0.0 0.0
Tackles per game .0 .0
Sacks - -
Sack yards - -
Interceptions - -
Returned for touchdown - -
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 - - - - - 0
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 - - - - - 0
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 - - - - - 0
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 - - - - - 0
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 1 - - - - 0
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 1 - - - - 0
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 1 - - - - 0
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 1 - - - - 0
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 1 - - - - 0
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 1 - - - - 0
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 1 - - - - 0
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 1 - - - - 0
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 1 - - - - 0
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2014-15 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 12 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 33 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2014-15 9 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 2 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 12 - - - - - - - -
Total 33 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2014-15 9 - - - - - - -
2015-16 2 - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - - - - - -
2017-18 12 - - - - - - -
Total 33 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2014-15 9 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 2 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 12 - - - - - - - 0
Total 33 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2014-15 9 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 2 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 12 - - - - - - - -
Total 33 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2014-15 9 - - - - 0 .0
2015-16 2 - - - - 0 .0
2016-17 10 - - - - 0 .0
2017-18 12 - - - - 0 .0
Total 33 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2014-15 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Total 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2014-15 9 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 12 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 33 1 0 1.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 1 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 5 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 10 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 8 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 - - - - 0 .0
Away 5 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 9 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 1 - - - - 0 .0
-
September 3 - - - - 0 .0
October 5 - - - - 0 .0
November 2 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -