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Dunn leads nation in kickoff return average.


WSU team following win over Mercyhurst.

Sept. 9, 2008

Wayne State University senior Dante Dunn (Lansing, Mich./Waverly) leads the country in kickoff return average at 68.00 yards per return. He has three kickoff returns for 204 yards and is the only person (or school for that matter) with two kickoff returns for a touchdown in 2008 among Division II institutions. The only other school/player with two kickoff returns for a touchdown (in any NCAA Division) is Florida A&M's LeRoy Vann.

As a team, WSU is second nationally in kickoff return average (48.00) trailing only Merrimack (51.50 yards per return).

Other team categories WSU is ranked in the top 50 include:

Scoring Defense -- 33rd (16.50 points per game)

Net Punting -- 38th (35.40 net yards per kick)

Turnover Margin -- tied-for-22nd (+1.50 turnovers per game)

Sacks -- tied-for-44th (2.50 per game)

Warrior individuals ranked in the top 50 nationally:

Shane Morris, Punting -- tied-for-43rd (38.00 yards per punt)

Matt Shango, Sacks -- tied-for-30th (1.00 per game)

Dante Dunn, Tackles -- tied-for-5th (14.00 per game)

Tristan Black, Tackles -- tied-for-32nd (10.50 per game)

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