Men's Varsity Football vs. Midland (NE)

L 0-35

1:00 PM - Saturday, September 13, 2014
Fremont, Nebraska
Non-conference Match

Recap

The Midland Warriors used three touchdowns late in the first quarter to take control of their game with the Dordt Defenders on Saturday afternoon, September 13 in Fremont, Nebraska. Two more scores in the fourth quarter made the final 35-0.<p>
Midland scored its first touchdown on a six play, 50 yard drive with 7:01 left in the first quarter. The scoring play came on an Andrew Cameran to Kyle Morris nine yard pass. The Warriors added to the lead less than two minutes later when they blocked a Heath Bonestroo punt and Jacob Butler raced in from 20 yards out.<p>
Dordt’s next drive stalled out and Bonestroo’s punt into the wind traveled just 15 yards and the Warriors had the football at the Dordt 45 yard line. Cameran called his own number on first and goal from the one yard line for a 21-0 lead.<p>
Dordt threatened on its next drive as they took the football from its own 27 and marched down the field to the Midland ten before Taylan Seaman’s run was stopped short of the first down at the Midland eight. Midland’s drive stalled and punted into the wind and Dordt got the ball at the Midland 30. Dordt had the ball first and ten at the Midland 16 three plays later but Trai Pickney’s second effort resulted in a fumble at the nine yard line and the Warriors recovered. Neither team scored on their final possessions of the second quarter.<p>
The third quarter saw Dordt make a goal line stand on Midland’s first drive at the Dordt 2. Dordt had two possessions in the third quarter in Midland territory off of turnovers but couldn’t punch a score in. JT Teixeira had an interception and Cam Pitre had a fumble recovery in the sequence.<p>
Midland scored twice in the fourth quarter, once on a three play, 59 yard drive and the final score on a three play, 29 yard drive.<p>Dordt was outgained 409-143. The Defenders ran for 117 yards while Midland passed for 298. <p>
Dan Fennig ran 11 times for 45 yards and Taylan Seaman had 16 carries for 30 yards. Seaman completed two passes for 26 yards, a 16 yarder to Jason Miller and a ten yard completion to Ken Lewis.<p>Cameran was 16-24 passing for Midland for 266 yards. Kail Walker caught five passes for 75 yards and Kyle Morris had four catches for 81 yards and a touchdown. Vaughn Smith had 50 yards rushing on six late carries and Alex Cornist had 14 rushes for 41 yards.<p>
Cole McClain’s 12 solo tackles and one assisted stop led the Defenders and Vanoy Harris had four solo and three assisted stops. Ben Bajema had a solo stop and three assists and had a quarterback sack.<p>
Lucas Schawang was in on four solo tackles and two assisted tackles.<p>
Midland is 2-0 overall and 1-0 in the GPAC and will face Concordia next Saturday. Dordt is 0-2 overall and 0-1 in the GPAC and will travel to Morningside on Saturday, September 20.<p>
GPAC Scores<br>
Hastings College 48, Concordia University 43 <br>
Northwestern College 17, Doane College 10 (OT)
<br> Morningside College 83, Nebraska Wesleyan University 19 <br>
Midland University 35, Dordt College 0 <br>
Dakota Wesleyan University 27, Briar Cliff University 16<br>