Hosch Earns College Sports Madness Ivy Offensive Player of the Week Honors

Hosch Earns College Sports Madness Ivy Offensive  Player of the Week Honors

Scott Hosch became Harvard's single-season passing leader in the win over Yale (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After leading the No. 19/21 Harvard football team to a record ninth-straight win over Yale in The Game and to its third-consecutive Ivy League title, senior quarterback Scott Hosch was tabbed the College Sports Madness Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week.

A native of Sugar Hill, Georgia, Hosch broke Harvard's all-time single-season passing record against the Bulldogs, finishing 23-of-37 for 320 yards and four TDs. Hosch broke Neil Rose's mark of 2,655 yards (2000) by passing for 2,827 yards on the year. Hosch also ran for 60 yards vs. Yale and had TD passes of 53, 35, 18 and two yards.

Hosch concludes his career fourth in school history in completion percentage (.619), eighth with 4,255 passing yards and is tied for sixth with 30 career TD passes. He tossed 22 TD passes in 2015, good for the second most for a single-year in Harvard history. His 198 completions were the second-most and his 320 attempts wer the third-most for a single-season in the Crimson record books. He also led the Ivy League in total offense 303.3 per game) and passing yards (282.7 per game). Hosch ranked sixth in the nation in passing yards per game, seventh in total offense, ninth in yards per pass attempt (8.86) and ninth in passing yards per completion (14.32).

Harvard finished 9-1 overall and 6-1 in the Ivy League, earning a share of its third-straight conference championship. The Crimson posted a 5-0 record on the road, and the senior class will graduate with a record of 36-4, tying last year's class with the most victories for an Ancient Eight school in the Ivy era (since 1956).