Oct. 20, 2010
Coastal Carolina quarterback Zach MacDowall has been named the Choice Hotels Big South Football Offensive Player of the Week for his performances in the Chanticleers' 35-7 win at Presbyterian Oct. 16.
MacDowall (Acworth, Ga.) accounted for 301 yards of total offense and was responsible for four touchdowns, passing for three and rushing for one. The senior rushed for a career- and game-high 97 yards on 11 attempts (8.8 per carry) and scored a 16-yard touchdown. Through the air, MacDowall was 11-of-21 for 204 yards and had TD passes of seven, 26 and 134 yards. It marks the fourth time in MacDowall's career he has thrown three TDs in a game.
After starting the game completing just 2-of-9 passes, MacDowall finished the contest completing 9 of his last 12. The turnaround came after a 62-yard completion to Marquel Willis, marking the fifth-longest completion in CCU history. The next play after the 62-yard completion, MacDowall scored his 16-yard TD. Of his 11 carries, five went for 12 or more yards, including carries for 12, 16, 19, 20 and 17 yards. The TD carry was his 11th of his career, ranking fifth on the CCU all-time list.