28 Joey Valdivia
28 - Joey Valdivia
Height: 5-10
Weight: 210
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Grayslake, Ill.
High School: Grayslake Central
Position: RB
Major: Sociology
gp 10
yds 1535
yds/g 153.5
td 29
CAREER HIGHS (through 2016)
CATEGORY NO. OPPONENT / DATE
Carries 30 at Macalester College on Oct. 15, 2016
Rushing Yards 278 at Macalester College on Oct. 15, 2016
Touchdowns 6 vs. Knox College on Oct. 29, 2016
Receptions 4 Two Times (last at Macalester College on Oct. 15, 2016)
Recieving Yards 72 at Carleton College on Sept. 10, 2016
Touchdowns 1 vs. Beloit College on Sept. 3, 2016

 

AWARDS
YEAR AWARDS
2012 1st varsity letter
2015 2nd varsity letter
Forester Athlete of the Week (Oct. 1)
Second Team All-Midwest Conference 
2016 3rd varsity letter
Midwest Conference Offensive Performer of the Week (Sept. 6)
Forester Athlete of the Week (Oct. 13)
Midwest Conference Offensive Performer of the Week (Oct. 17)
Forester Athlete of the Week (Oct. 20
Midwest Conference Offensive Performer of the Week (Oct. 24)
Midwest Conference Offensive Performer of the Week (Oct. 31)
First Team All-Midwest Conference
D3football.com First Team All-West Region
D3football.com Third Team All-American
Team's Most Valuable Player

 

OTHER NOTABLES
YEAR NOTES
2012 Played in every game
Led the team in yards per carry and ranked second in rushing attempts, yards, and touchdowns
Also led the squad in kickoff return yards and average and finished third in all-purpose yards
Finished second on the team in special teams tackles
Ranked 88th in the nation in kickoff return average
Ran for 26 yards and returned four kicks for 101 yards in season opener at Concordia Univ. Chicago on Sept. 1
Scored first career touchdown against Lawrence University on Sept. 8
Had seven carries, including a season-long 44-yarder, for 81 yards against Knox College on Sept. 22
Ran for 49 yards and a touchdown and had a season-long 46-yard kickoff return against Illinois College on Oct. 6
Rushed for a season-high 136 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries at Monmouth College on Oct. 13
Scored fourth rushing touchdown of the season against Cornell College on Oct. 20
Caught first three passes of his career for 24 yards at St. Norbert College on Nov. 10 
2015 Saw action in six of 10 contests
Ranked second on the team in rushing yards and touchdowns and sixth in all-purpose yards
Posted the third-highest yards-per-carry average in a season in program history
Carried the ball 13 times for 166 yards and three touchdowns against Beloit College on Sept. 28
12.8 yards-per-carry average against Beloit on Sept. 26 ranks second in team history
Had 11 carries for 68 yards and a score against Knox College on Oct. 10
171 rushing yards against Cornell College on Oct. 31 ranks tied-for-10th in team annals
Finished second season with highest career yards-per-carry average in program history
2016 Started every game
Set single-season team records for rushing yards, rushing touchdowns, and total points
Led the Midwest Conference and nation in rushing touchdowns and total points
Finished first in the league in scoring, rushing touchdowns, and rushing yards and second in yards per carry
Was fourth in the country in rushing per game, ninth in yards per carry, and 10th in all-purpose yards per contest
Scored at least one touchdown in every game
Finished with at least 100 rushing yards and two or more touchdowns in all but one contest
Ran for 224 yards and two touchdowns and caught a touchdown pass in opener against Beloit College on Sept. 3
Had 146 rushing yards, three rushing scores, and a season-high 72 receiving yards at Carleton College on Sept. 10
Rushed for 165 yards and three touchdowns at Cornell College on Sept. 17
Finished with 132 rushing yards and four scores against Ripon College on Oct. 8
Carried the ball 30 times for 278 yards and four touchdowns at Macalester College on Oct. 15
Ran for 203 yards and tied a program record with six rushing touchdowns against Knox College on Oct. 29
Also set a team record by averaging 14.5 yards per carry against Knox on Oct. 29
Finished third year with most career rushing touchdowns and highest yards per carry average in school history
Also ranks second in team history in total career touchdowns and points and third in rushing yards
Recent Games
Oct 1 at St. Norbert L, 35-21
Oct 8 Ripon W, 51-29
Oct 15 at Macalester W, 35-14
Oct 22 Lawrence W, 34-27
Oct 29 Knox W, 55-17
Nov 5 at Grinnell W, 53-13
Statistics category Overall Conf
Rushes 215 168
Yards 1535 1165
Yards per game 153.5 145.6
Yards per rush 7.1 6.9
Touchdowns 29 24
Fumbles 1 1
Fumbles lost 1 1
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 3 Beloit W, 34-20 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Carleton W, 42-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Cornell W, 55-13 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 Monmouth L, 52-6 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at St. Norbert L, 35-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 Ripon W, 51-29 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 at Macalester W, 35-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Lawrence W, 34-27 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Knox W, 55-17 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Grinnell W, 53-13 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 3 Beloit W, 34-20 23 224 9.7 56 2 - -
Sep 10 at Carleton W, 42-21 24 146 6.1 26 3 - -
Sep 17 at Cornell W, 55-13 19 165 8.7 59 3 - -
Sep 24 Monmouth L, 52-6 9 9 1.0 12 1 - -
Oct 1 at St. Norbert L, 35-21 27 118 4.4 25 2 - -
Oct 8 Ripon W, 51-29 23 132 5.7 22 4 - -
Oct 15 at Macalester W, 35-14 30 278 9.3 74 4 - -
Oct 22 Lawrence W, 34-27 25 147 5.9 32 2 - -
Oct 29 Knox W, 55-17 14 203 14.5 45 6 - -
Nov 5 at Grinnell W, 53-13 21 113 5.4 34 2 1 1
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 3 Beloit W, 34-20 3 23 7.7 16 1 - -
Sep 10 at Carleton W, 42-21 2 72 36.0 53 0 - -
Sep 17 at Cornell W, 55-13 - - - - - - -
Sep 24 Monmouth L, 52-6 - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at St. Norbert L, 35-21 4 30 7.5 12 0 - -
Oct 8 Ripon W, 51-29 2 17 8.5 13 0 - -
Oct 15 at Macalester W, 35-14 4 20 5.0 9 0 - -
Oct 22 Lawrence W, 34-27 3 28 9.3 18 0 - -
Oct 29 Knox W, 55-17 2 21 10.5 11 0 - -
Nov 5 at Grinnell W, 53-13 - - - - - 1 1
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 3 Beloit W, 34-20 - - - - - 0
Sep 10 at Carleton W, 42-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 17 at Cornell W, 55-13 - - - - - 0
Sep 24 Monmouth L, 52-6 - - - - - 0
Oct 1 at St. Norbert L, 35-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 8 Ripon W, 51-29 - - - - - 0
Oct 15 at Macalester W, 35-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 22 Lawrence W, 34-27 - - - - - 0
Oct 29 Knox W, 55-17 - - - - - 0
Nov 5 at Grinnell W, 53-13 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 3 Beloit W, 34-20 - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Carleton W, 42-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Cornell W, 55-13 - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 Monmouth L, 52-6 - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at St. Norbert L, 35-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 Ripon W, 51-29 - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 at Macalester W, 35-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Lawrence W, 34-27 - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Knox W, 55-17 - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Grinnell W, 53-13 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 3 Beloit W, 34-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Carleton W, 42-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Cornell W, 55-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 Monmouth L, 52-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at St. Norbert L, 35-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 Ripon W, 51-29 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 at Macalester W, 35-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Lawrence W, 34-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Knox W, 55-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Grinnell W, 53-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 3 Beloit W, 34-20 1 224 23 - - 247
Sep 10 at Carleton W, 42-21 1 146 72 - - 218
Sep 17 at Cornell W, 55-13 1 165 - - - 165
Sep 24 Monmouth L, 52-6 1 9 - - - 9
Oct 1 at St. Norbert L, 35-21 1 118 30 - - 148
Oct 8 Ripon W, 51-29 1 132 17 - - 149
Oct 15 at Macalester W, 35-14 1 278 20 - - 298
Oct 22 Lawrence W, 34-27 1 147 28 - - 175
Oct 29 Knox W, 55-17 1 203 21 - - 224
Nov 5 at Grinnell W, 53-13 1 113 - - - 113
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 3 Beloit W, 34-20 18 2 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 10 at Carleton W, 42-21 18 3 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 17 at Cornell W, 55-13 18 3 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 24 Monmouth L, 52-6 6 1 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 1 at St. Norbert L, 35-21 12 2 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 8 Ripon W, 51-29 24 4 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 15 at Macalester W, 35-14 24 4 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 22 Lawrence W, 34-27 12 2 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 29 Knox W, 55-17 36 6 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 5 at Grinnell W, 53-13 12 2 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 3 Beloit W, 34-20 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Carleton W, 42-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Cornell W, 55-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 Monmouth L, 52-6 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at St. Norbert L, 35-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 Ripon W, 51-29 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 at Macalester W, 35-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Lawrence W, 34-27 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Knox W, 55-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Grinnell W, 53-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2012-13 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2013-14 - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 10 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
Total 36 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2012-13 10 62 372 37.2 6.0 4 44 1 1
2013-14 - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 6 64 454 75.7 7.1 5 71 2 1
2016-17 10 215 1535 153.5 7.1 29 74 1 1
2017-18 10 279 1809 180.9 6.5 26 75 4 3
Total 36 620 4170 115.8 6.7 64 75 8 6
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2012-13 10 3 0.3 24 2.4 8.0 0 20
2013-14 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 6 1 0.2 5 0.8 5.0 0 5
2016-17 10 20 2.0 211 21.1 10.6 1 53
2017-18 10 27 2.7 237 23.7 8.8 4 34
Total 36 51 1.4 477 13.3 9.4 5 53
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2012-13 10 - - - - - - - 0
2013-14 - - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 6 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - 0
Total 36 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2012-13 10 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 6 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 36 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2012-13 13 292 22.5 0 46 - - - - -
2013-14 - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 6 140 23.3 0 29 - - - - -
Total 19 432 22.7 0 46 - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2012-13 10 372 24 - 292 688 68.8
2013-14 - - - - - 0 -
2015-16 6 454 5 - - 459 76.5
2016-17 10 1535 211 - - 1746 174.6
2017-18 10 1809 237 - 140 2186 218.6
Total 36 4170 477 - 432 5079 141.1
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2012-13 24 2.4 4 0 0 - - - - - - 0
2013-14 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 30 5.0 5 0 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 180 18.0 29 1 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 180 18.0 26 4 0 - - - - - - 0
Total 414 11.5 64 5 0 - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2012-13 10 5 3 8.0 .8 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 6 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 36 5 3 8.0 .2 - - 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 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 215 1535 153.5 7.1 29 74 1 1
Conference 8 168 1165 145.6 6.9 24 74 1 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 94 715 143.0 7.6 15 56 - -
Away 5 121 820 164.0 6.8 14 74 1 1
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 8 179 1408 176.0 7.9 26 74 1 1
Losses 2 36 127 63.5 3.5 3 25 - -
-
September 4 75 544 136.0 7.3 9 59 - -
October 5 119 878 175.6 7.4 18 74 - -
November 1 21 113 113.0 5.4 2 34 1 1
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 20 2.0 211 21.1 10.6 1 53
Conference 8 15 1.9 116 14.5 7.7 0 18
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 10 2.0 89 17.8 8.9 1 18
Away 5 10 2.0 122 24.4 12.2 0 53
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 8 16 2.0 181 22.6 11.3 1 53
Losses 2 4 2.0 30 15.0 7.5 0 12
-
September 4 5 1.3 95 23.8 19.0 1 53
October 5 15 3.0 116 23.2 7.7 0 18
November 1 - - - - - - -
  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 8 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 2 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 5 - - - - - - - 0
November 1 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 8 - - - - - - - -
Losses 2 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - - -
November 1 - - - - - - - -
  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 1535 211 - - 1746 174.6
Conference 8 1165 116 - - 1281 160.1
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 715 89 - - 804 160.8
Away 5 820 122 - - 942 188.4
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 8 1408 181 - - 1589 198.6
Losses 2 127 30 - - 157 78.5
-
September 4 544 95 - - 639 159.8
October 5 878 116 - - 994 198.8
November 1 113 - - - 113 113.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 180 18.0 29 1 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 144 18.0 24 0 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 96 19.2 15 1 - - - - - - - 0
Away 84 16.8 14 0 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 162 20.3 26 1 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 18 9.0 3 0 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 60 15.0 9 1 - - - - - - - 0
October 108 21.6 18 0 - - - - - - - 0
November 12 12.0 2 - - - - - - - - 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 8 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -