HANOVER, Ind. – The Earlham College football team was held to just 75 yards of offense in a 54-0 shutout loss at Hanover College in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) action on Saturday afternoon.
The Panthers forced the Quakers to three-and-outs the first two drives, and blocked the first two punts setting a short field. Hanover scored on one-yard and 35-yard drives in the first five minutes.
Leading 14-0, Hanover's offense continued to produce as the Panthers were forced to punt just once in the first half. In total, the home side scored 24 more points and led 38-0 at halftime.
Hanover scored 16 points in the second half to secure the victory.
The Quakers offense was held to 75 yards of offense, four first downs, and 1-15 on third down conversions. Junior Wesley Hundley led the way with 38 yards on the ground.
Adam Gutermuth finished with 13-17 for 168 yards and two touchdowns. Tee Hart rushed for 100 yards and two touchdowns.
Defensively, senior Lajay Kelly finished with 11 tackles.
Earlham finishes its two-game road trip at Manchester University next Saturday. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.