Doane defeated Dordt College 73-0.
HOW IT HAPPENED
Doane never allowed the Dordt College Defenders to establish their offense on Saturday, October 31 in a game played at Crete, Nebraska on the way to a lopsided GPAC win.
Doane scored its first points of the game on a 29 yard field goal with 2:49 left in the first period. The Tigers had missed a field goal from 49 yards earlier in the quarter. Doane scored on its next four possessions of the half and had an interception return for a touchdowns to take a 38-0 lead at halftime.
The Tigers scored on drives of 62, 75, 48 , 39 and 63 yards in the second half.
-Dordt had six first downs and allowed Doane 32 first downs.
-Dordt had 67 yards rushing after coming into the contest averaging over 230 yards per game on the ground. The Defenders passed for 52 yards.
-Doane ran for 372 yards and had 208 yards passing.
-Dordt’s Loken Vande Vegte had 17 carries for 44 yards.
-Keithen Drury and Xavier Caffee both had 13 yards rushing. Caffee had a long of 24 but was also tackled for negative yards during the course of the game.
-Caffee had a catch for 35 yards and Taylan Seaman completed 2-3 passes for 46 yards.
-Arie Hoekstra had eight solo tackles and two assisted stops and Josiah Kotte had four solo and three assisted stops.
-Cole McClain broke up two Doane pass plays.
-Nate Meier ran for 166 yards on 17 carries with a long of 59 yards.
-Brandon Stuart and Jack Shadley both had seven completions for 94 and 103 yards for the Tigers.
-Jacob Cornelius caught nine passes for 150 yards.
-Dordt is 2-7 overall and 1-6 in the GPAC. Doane stays perfect in the league with an 7-0 mark and the Tigers are 8-0 overall and ranked no. 5 in the NAIA.
-Dordt will travel to Hastings on Saturday, November 7 in its final road game of the year.