/seasons/2011/contrib/201109101858v6

Westminster (Mo.) Sophomore Key In UMAC Road Victory

More news about: Westminster (Mo.)

Minneapolis, Minn. – Sophomore quarterback Scott Rodgers threw for 285 yards and five touchdowns in leading Westminster College to a 36-26 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference road victory over Northwestern College here Saturday. Westminster stands 2-0 overall and 1-0 in conference play while Northwestern falls to 0-2 and 0-1.

Rodgers (Centralia, Mo./Centralia), who entered the week 16th in passing efficiency among NCAA Division III signal callers, completed 24-of-30 passes with no interceptions. Senior Zain Gower (Warrensburg, Mo./Warrensburg) was the recipient of one pass for a 67-yard score and Gower rushed 22 times for 41 yards. Junior James Gladstone (St. Louis, Mo./Vianney) caught four passes for 40 yards and two touchdowns, and senior Carl Givens (Chesterfield, Mo./Chaminade) hauled in 10 throws for 92 yards and two scores.

While the Westminster offense rolled up 373 total yards, the Blue Jay defense stood tall, holding Northwestern to 257 yards while forcing a pair of fumbles and recording an interception. Senior DeMarco Moorehead (Hazelwood, Mo./Vianney) recorded a team-high eight tackles and junior Gus Lyles (St. Louis, Mo./Webster Groves) recorded eight tackles, one sack and four tackles for loss.

Games Notes: With the win, Westminster evens the all-times series with Northwestern at 4-4…The 2-0 start is the first for the Blue Jays since 2002…Givens has 18 receptions for 259 yards and five touchdowns in two games.

 

Aug. 30: All times Eastern
TBA
Frostburg State at Stevenson
6:00 PM
Alma at Baldwin Wallace
Live stats
7:00 PM
University of New England at Coast Guard
Live stats
7:00 PM
Randolph-Macon at Johns Hopkins
7:00 PM
Hamline at Buena Vista
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
LaGrange at Birmingham-Southern
7:00 PM
Trinity (Texas) at McMurry
7:30 PM
Manchester at Trine
8:00 PM
St. Olaf at Crown
8:00 PM
Millsaps at Belhaven
8:00 PM
UW-Platteville at East Texas Baptist
Live stats
Aug. 31: All times Eastern
TBA
Utica at St. Lawrence
6:00 PM
Delaware Valley at Wesley
Live stats
7:00 PM
WPI at Anna Maria
Live stats
7:00 PM
Western New England at Springfield
Live stats
7:00 PM
Nichols at Westfield State
7:00 PM
Millikin at Hope
Live stats Preview
7:00 PM
TCNJ at FDU-Florham
7:00 PM
Becker at MIT
Video Live stats
Dec. 9: All times Eastern
Final
Mount Union 43, at UW-Oshkosh 40
Box Score Recap Recap Photos
Final
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 24, Brockport 0
Box Score Recap Photos
Dec. 15: All times Eastern
Final
Mount Union 12, at Mary Hardin-Baylor 0
@ Salem, Va.
Video Box Score Recap Photos