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Sat Sep 07
Final
13 Ohio Northern
42 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Sep 21
Final
7 Hiram
66 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Sep 28
Final
20 Denison
34 at Wabash
in Crawfordsville, Ind.
Sat Oct 05
Final
42 Denison
7 at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa.
Sat Oct 12
Final
0 Oberlin
49 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Oct 19
Final
38 Denison
21 at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Sat Oct 26
Final
24 Denison
14 at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Sat Nov 02
Final
7 DePauw
42 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Nov 09
Final
10 Denison
19 at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Nov 16
1:00 PM
Kenyon
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1 Dara Laja
1 - Dara Laja
Height: 5-9
Weight: 175
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Mt. Prospect, Ill.
High School: Loyola Academy
Position: RB
gp 9
yds 164
yds/g 18.2
td 2

Pronunciation: DAR-uh  LAH-juh

2018 (Junior): Played in 11 games, starting 2 at runningback ...  rushed 24 times for 146 yards, 4.4 yards per carry ... had a career-high 84 yards rushing in win over Allegheny, including a 70-yard touchdown run.

2017 (Sophomore): Missed the first half of the season due to injury. Appeared in one game, rushing three times for 18 yards against Hiram. 

2016 (Freshman): Played in five games as a rookie for the Big Red ... rushed 33 times for 144 yards, 4.4 yards per carry ... ran 11 times for 59 yards, both career highs, in win over Allegheny. 

Personal: Spanish & economics double major ... son of Ola Laja ... second-team all-state at Loyola Academy ... works as a Spanish tutor at Denison.

Recent Games
Oct 5 at Allegheny W, 42-7
Oct 12 Oberlin W, 49-0
Oct 19 at Wooster W, 38-21
Oct 26 at Wittenberg W, 24-14
Nov 2 DePauw W, 42-7
Nov 9 at Ohio Wesleyan L, 19-10
Statistics category Overall Conf
Rushes 41 37
Yards 164 156
Yards per game 18.2 19.5
Yards per rush 4.0 4.2
Touchdowns 2 2
Fumbles - -
Fumbles lost - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 7 Ohio Northern W, 42-13 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Hiram W, 66-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Wabash L, 34-20 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Allegheny W, 42-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Oberlin W, 49-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Wooster W, 38-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Wittenberg W, 24-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 DePauw W, 42-7 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Ohio Wesleyan L, 19-10 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Kenyon   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 7 Ohio Northern W, 42-13 4 8 2.0 7 0 - -
Sep 21 Hiram W, 66-7 11 93 8.5 18 0 - -
Sep 28 at Wabash L, 34-20 3 8 2.7 4 0 - -
Oct 5 at Allegheny W, 42-7 7 29 4.1 8 1 - -
Oct 12 Oberlin W, 49-0 7 20 2.9 8 0 - -
Oct 19 at Wooster W, 38-21 1 0 0.0 0 0 - -
Oct 26 at Wittenberg W, 24-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 DePauw W, 42-7 7 9 1.3 4 1 - -
Nov 9 at Ohio Wesleyan L, 19-10 1 -3 -3.0 0 0 - -
Nov 16 Kenyon   - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 7 Ohio Northern W, 42-13 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Hiram W, 66-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Wabash L, 34-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Allegheny W, 42-7 1 4 4.0 4 0 - -
Oct 12 Oberlin W, 49-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Wooster W, 38-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Wittenberg W, 24-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 DePauw W, 42-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Ohio Wesleyan L, 19-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Kenyon   - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 7 Ohio Northern W, 42-13 - - - - - 0
Sep 21 Hiram W, 66-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 28 at Wabash L, 34-20 - - - - - 0
Oct 5 at Allegheny W, 42-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 12 Oberlin W, 49-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 19 at Wooster W, 38-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 26 at Wittenberg W, 24-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 2 DePauw W, 42-7 - - - - - 0
Nov 9 at Ohio Wesleyan L, 19-10 - - - - - 0
Nov 16 Kenyon   - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 7 Ohio Northern W, 42-13 - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Hiram W, 66-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Wabash L, 34-20 - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Allegheny W, 42-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Oberlin W, 49-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Wooster W, 38-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Wittenberg W, 24-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 DePauw W, 42-7 - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Ohio Wesleyan L, 19-10 - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Kenyon   - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 7 Ohio Northern W, 42-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Hiram W, 66-7 2 38 19.0 23 0 - - - - -
Sep 28 at Wabash L, 34-20 1 21 21.0 21 0 - - - - -
Oct 5 at Allegheny W, 42-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Oberlin W, 49-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Wooster W, 38-21 2 38 19.0 26 0 - - - - -
Oct 26 at Wittenberg W, 24-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 DePauw W, 42-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Ohio Wesleyan L, 19-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Kenyon   - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 7 Ohio Northern W, 42-13 1 8 - - - 8
Sep 21 Hiram W, 66-7 1 93 - - 38 131
Sep 28 at Wabash L, 34-20 1 8 - - 21 29
Oct 5 at Allegheny W, 42-7 1 29 4 - - 33
Oct 12 Oberlin W, 49-0 1 20 - - - 20
Oct 19 at Wooster W, 38-21 1 0 - - 38 38
Oct 26 at Wittenberg W, 24-14 1 - - - - 0
Nov 2 DePauw W, 42-7 1 9 - - - 9
Nov 9 at Ohio Wesleyan L, 19-10 1 -3 - - - -3
Nov 16 Kenyon   - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 7 Ohio Northern W, 42-13 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 21 Hiram W, 66-7 0 0 - 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 28 at Wabash L, 34-20 0 0 - 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 5 at Allegheny W, 42-7 6 1 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 12 Oberlin W, 49-0 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 19 at Wooster W, 38-21 0 0 - 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 26 at Wittenberg W, 24-14 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 2 DePauw W, 42-7 6 1 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 9 at Ohio Wesleyan L, 19-10 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 16 Kenyon   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 7 Ohio Northern W, 42-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Hiram W, 66-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Wabash L, 34-20 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Allegheny W, 42-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Oberlin W, 49-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Wooster W, 38-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Wittenberg W, 24-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 DePauw W, 42-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Ohio Wesleyan L, 19-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Kenyon   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2016-17 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2018-19 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2019-20 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 26 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2016-17 5 33 144 28.8 4.4 0 18 1 1
2017-18 1 3 18 18.0 6.0 0 16 - -
2018-19 11 24 146 13.3 6.1 1 70 2 2
2019-20 9 41 164 18.2 4.0 2 18 - -
Total 26 101 472 18.2 4.7 3 70 3 3
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2016-17 5 5 1.0 38 7.6 7.6 1 21
2017-18 1 - - - - - - -
2018-19 11 4 0.4 52 4.7 13.0 0 25
2019-20 9 1 0.1 4 0.4 4.0 0 4
Total 26 10 0.4 94 3.6 9.4 1 25
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2016-17 5 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 1 - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 11 - - - - - - - 0
2019-20 9 - - - - - - - 0
Total 26 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2016-17 5 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 1 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 11 - - - - - - - -
2019-20 9 - - - - - - - -
Total 26 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 7 155 22.1 0 31 - - - - -
2019-20 5 97 19.4 0 26 - - - - -
Total 12 252 21.0 0 31 - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2016-17 5 144 38 - - 182 36.4
2017-18 1 18 - - - 18 18.0
2018-19 11 146 52 - 155 353 32.1
2019-20 9 164 4 - 97 265 29.4
Total 26 472 94 - 252 818 31.5
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2016-17 6 1.2 0 1 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 6 0.5 1 0 0 - - - - - - 0
2019-20 12 1.3 2 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Total 24 0.9 3 1 0 - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2016-17 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 11 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2019-20 9 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 26 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 9 41 164 18.2 4.0 2 18 - -
Conference 8 37 156 19.5 4.2 2 18 - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 29 130 32.5 4.5 1 18 - -
Away 5 12 34 6.8 2.8 1 8 - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 37 159 22.7 4.3 2 18 - -
Losses 2 4 5 2.5 1.3 0 4 - -
-
September 3 18 109 36.3 6.1 0 18 - -
October 4 15 49 12.3 3.3 1 8 - -
November 2 8 6 3.0 0.8 1 4 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 9 1 0.1 4 0.4 4.0 0 4
Conference 8 1 0.1 4 0.5 4.0 0 4
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - - - - - -
Away 5 1 0.2 4 0.8 4.0 0 4
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 1 0.1 4 0.6 4.0 0 4
Losses 2 - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - -
October 4 1 0.3 4 1.0 4.0 0 4
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 9 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 2 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 9 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - -
Losses 2 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total 5 97 19.4 0 26 - - - - -
Conference 5 97 19.4 0 26 - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 2 38 19.0 0 23 - - - - -
Away 3 59 19.7 0 26 - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 76 19.0 0 26 - - - - -
Losses 1 21 21.0 0 21 - - - - -
-
September 3 59 19.7 0 23 - - - - -
October 2 38 19.0 0 26 - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 9 164 4 - 97 265 29.4
Conference 8 156 4 - 97 257 32.1
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 4 130 - - 38 168 42.0
Away 5 34 4 - 59 97 19.4
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 7 159 4 - 76 239 34.1
Losses 2 5 - - 21 26 13.0
-
September 3 109 - - 59 168 56.0
October 4 49 4 - 38 91 22.8
November 2 6 - - - 6 3.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 12 1.3 2 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Conference 12 1.5 2 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 6 1.5 1 - 0 - - - - - - 0
Away 6 1.2 1 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 12 1.7 2 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 0 - 0 - - - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 0 - 0 - - - - - - 0
October 6 1.5 1 0 0 - - - - - - 0
November 6 3.0 1 - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 9 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -