Position: Wide Receiver
Height /Weight: 6-3 / 210
Hometown: Galloway, N.J.
High School: Absegami HS
Major: Finance & Marketing
At Delaware: Co-captain with offensive lineman Gino Gradkowski and linebackers Andrew Harrison and Paul Worrilow…three-year letterwinner who enters fifth year with the program…former walk-on who enters fall practice as the starting “S” receiver…reliable possession receiver who brings a great work ethic to the group every day…versatile athlete who has the best hands among the UD receivers…precise route runner…important member of special teams unit as one of the candidates to replace four-year starter Zack Reed on punt and placement snaps…also has the ability to hold on placements….has appeared in 32 career games with 19 starts at wide receiver….has hauled in 56 passes for 750 yards (13.4 avg.) and three touchdowns in his career…caught two passes for 32 yards in 2011 spring game…one of team’s most active community service volunteers.
2010 Season: Appeared in all 15 games, including 14 starting assignments...started the first 11 games to open the season...one of five players on the squad with 30 or more catches...ranked No. 4 on the team as he collected 36 catches for 510 yards and three touchdowns...14.2 yard average per catch was the highest among Blue Hen regulars…caught two or more passes 10 times, including each of the final eight games of the season…came on strong in the post-season, catching a combined 13 passes for 198 yards (15.2 avg.) and the first three touchdowns of his career in the four games…top game came vs. Lehigh when he collected a career-high tying five passes for 113 yards and scored his first career touchdown on a 29-yard pass from Pat Devlin to put the Hens up for good…also had four catches for 43 yards and a touchdown vs. New Hampshire, two receptions for 23 yards and a touchdown vs. New Hampshire, and two receptions for 18 yards vs. Eastern Washington in the post-season...also hauled in four passes for 58 yards vs. Towson, four for 69 yards vs. Massachusetts, and four for 45 yards against Villanova to close out the regular season…was also a key member of the special teams units, playing on kickoff return and punt return...awarded the Blue Hen Touchdown Club Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts vs. James Madison and Lehigh...National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week for his performance vs. Lehigh (Dec. 6)...selected to the CAA Academic All-Conference team...team went 12-3 and advanced to the FCS national title game under head coach K.C. Keeler.
2009 Season: Started the first four games of the season…missed four games as a result of injury at mid-season…had a reception in each game he played (seven games total) and had two or more catches in five different contests…one of eight Blue Hens with 10 or more receptions on the year…had a career-high 72 yards on two receptions in season opener vs. West Chester, including a career-long 56-yard catch from Devlin that was the third longest play of the season for the Blue Hens... had career-high five receptions for 36 yards vs. Delaware State and also hauled in four passes for 29 yards against eventual national champion Villanova…went 6-5 under Keeler…caught four passes for 56 yards, including an 18-yard touchdown grab from Devlin, in 2009 spring game...changed number from 86 to 6 prior to the season.
2008 Season: Earned first letter as a redshirt freshman...served as backup receiver and also saw action on special teams...played in 10 games and received first start in season finale vs. Villanova...did not see action vs. Maryland and James Madison...grabbed three receptions for 22 yards (7.3 avg.)...caught first career pass for nine yards vs. Furman and also had one catch for two yards vs. national champion Richmond and one catch for a season-high 11 yards against Villanova...team went 4-8 under Keeler.
2007 Season: Did not see game action as a backup wide receiver...retained freshman eligibility...made traveling squad for FCS national championship game and was in uniform on sidelines but did not play...one of the top members of the scout team.
High School: Three-sport standout in football, basketball, and baseball at Absegami High School...earned three letters in each sport and was captain of each team...played quarterback and wide receiver in football for head coach Doug Coleman and led team to 2006 state title as a quarterback...two-time All-State selection in football at each position...team Most Valuable Player as a junior in 2005 as a wide receiver when he earned all-conference and All-South Jersey honors...moved to quarterback as a senior in 2006 and also earned all-conference and All-South Jersey laurels...National Honor Society student.
Personal: Mark Schenauer (“shin-hour”)...born April 7, 1989...son of Randy and Anna Schenauer...both parents are graduates of Montclair (N.J.) State University...father played football and mother played field hockey in college...has an older sister...honor student as a finance and marketing major at Delaware...two-year member of CAA Academic Honor Roll...enjoys surfing and working on cars in spare time...began playing football at age five...has worked at White Clay Creek Country Club in Stanton, Del. and at Diamond State Financial Group during the summers.
Career Offensive Statistics at Delaware
Career-High Receiving Yards: 113 yards vs. Lehigh, 2010Back To Football Home Football Story Archive