Football Loses Battle For Boarder Broadsword 74-6

Football Loses Battle For Boarder Broadsword 74-6

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology scored on its first eight drives to earn a trip to the NCAA Division III playoffs with a 74-6 win over the Earlham College football team in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) action on Saturday afternoon.

The Fightin' Engineers scored 29 points in the first quarter followed by 24 points in the second to take a 53-0 lead into halftime.

The Quakers did open the scoring in the second half when juniors Wesley Hundley and Marcaus Cooper connected on a six-yard touchdown midway through the third quarter.

Rose-Hulman answered with a 31-yard run from Chris Johannigman with a minute to play in the third quarter. The Engineers added two touchdown in the final quarter of play.

Earlham managed 139 yards of total offense while Rose-Hulman had 498 total yards including 338 on the ground. Hundley led the Quakers individually with 110 total yards. Stanley Hogan finished with 126 yards rushing and two touchdowns for the Engineers.

Defensively, freshman Grant Bowersock finished with eight tackles while fellow freshman Torrie Mayberry and senior Lajay Kelly each had seven. Kelly also intercepted a pass in his final collegiate game.

Earlham finishes its 2016 season at 0-10 overall and 0-8 in HCAC competition.

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