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St. Olaf Spoils Royals Homecoming 30-28

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ARDEN HILLS, - On a beautiful October Saturday many students, alumni, and faculty gathered to watch the Royals take on the St. Olaf Ole's for homecoming.  In the 4th quarter the Royals were up 28-10 but let the lead slip away, ending the pursuit of a perfect season.
 
In the first quarter the Royals were the first to find the end zone. Only five minutes into the game Jesse Phenow (So., Richfield, Minn.) plunged in from the one-yard line.  Later in the 2nd quarter the Royals found themselves on the Ole's one-yard line again, and quarterback Josh Aakre (Sr., Dawson, Minn.) fumbled the ball into the end zone where tackle Mitch Elliot (Sr., Brooklyn Park, Minn.) fell on the ball for a Royals touchdown. The Royals were up 14-0 early but St. Olaf rallied, and scored 10 consecutive points to make the score 14-10 at the half.
 
After halftime the Royals continued to play great defense and scored once again when Aakre ran in from 25 yards out. Going into the fourth quarter the Royals were up 21-10.
 
The most exciting offensive play for the Royals came near the start of the fourth quarter, when Aakre found running back Brandon Marquardt (Fr., Champlin, Minn.) deep down the field. Marquardt did the rest as he outran defenders down the sideline into the end zone. After the 69-yard pass play Bethel led 28-10 with 13:46 left in the game.
 
However, St. Olaf was far from done as they stormed back and scored three consecutive touchdowns to defeat the number five Royals. The Ole's scored with 25 seconds left on the clock handing the Royals their first loss of 2011 30-28.
 
Aakre led the Royals offensively with 167 passing yards, 98 rushing yards, and two total touchdowns. Marquardt finished with 156 total yards; 87 rushing yards and 69 receiving yards with one touchdown. Jared Schultz (So., Fergus Falls, Minn.) led all wide receivers with 47 yards receiving on two catches.
 
On defense the Royals struggled as they gave up 335 yards through the air and 79 yards on the ground. Billy Morgan (Sr., Rosemount, Minn.) led the Royals with six solo tackles and six additional tackle assists. David Vavra (Sr., Cambridge, Minn.) had five solo tackles, two assists, as well as a pass break up. Erik Smith (Henning, Minn.) had four tackle assists, and a fumble recovery. 
 
Next Saturday Bethel will travel to Collegeville and take on the St. Johns Johnnies. St. John's is 2-3 having lost this week 63-7 to St. Thomas. 

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at Framingham State 50, Massachusetts Maritime 7
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Muhlenberg 56, at Juniata 40
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Salisbury 27, at TCNJ 7
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MIT 38, at Catholic 21
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Merchant Marine 56, at Maine Maritime 31
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at Hobart 34, Endicott 17
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at Morrisville State 44, Nichols 22
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at Delaware Valley 27, Stevenson 7
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at Albright 9, Widener 7
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Christopher Newport 16, at Montclair State 8
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at Westminster (Pa.) 41, Bethany 14
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Middlebury 41, at Bowdoin 14
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Williams 24, at Colby 7
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Amherst 36, at Hamilton 6
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Ursinus 35, at Moravian 17
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Trinity (Conn.) 51, at Bates 0
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at LaGrange 38, Brevard 28
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Geneva 33, at Thiel 24
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at Plymouth State 37, Mass-Dartmouth 7
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Kean 28, at Southern Virginia 14
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Frostburg State 24, at Rowan 10
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Union 17, at Curry 14
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at Carnegie Mellon 37, Thomas More 17
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Lycoming 44, at King's 41
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Johns Hopkins 41, at Dickinson 10
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Wesley 66, at William Paterson 0
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at Ohio Northern 35, Otterbein 7
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at Mount Union 55, Baldwin Wallace 7
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Franklin 59, at Bluffton 30
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Mount St. Joseph 31, at Manchester 14
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Worcester State 34, at Westfield State 10
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Coast Guard 13, at Norwich 9
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Wittenberg 48, at Kenyon 11
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at Rhodes 35, Birmingham-Southern 9
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at Martin Luther 34, Greenville 20
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at Trinity (Texas) 41, Chapman 35
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at Loras 73, Buena Vista 34
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at Wartburg 30, Washington U. 20
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at Gustavus Adolphus 51, Hamline 7
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Augsburg 48, at Carleton 28
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at Bethel 64, St. Olaf 7
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at Luther 21, Dubuque 17
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at Central 52, Nebraska Wesleyan 27
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Simpson 38, at Coe 33
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Wheaton (Ill.) 40, at Elmhurst 15
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St. Norbert 66, at Grinnell 13
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at MacMurray 32, Iowa Wesleyan 14
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Hardin-Simmons 63, at Howard Payne 3
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Southwestern 37, at Louisiana College 34
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Monmouth 26, at Macalester 0
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at St. Thomas 20, St. John's 17
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at Springfield 42, WPI 10
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at Cornell 55, Beloit 36
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6 Carroll
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at Delaware Valley 27, Stevenson 7
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Wesley 66, at William Paterson 0
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at Alfred 45, Rochester 7
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Johns Hopkins 41, at Dickinson 10
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Frostburg State 24, at Rowan 10
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at Heidelberg 47, John Carroll 21
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at Mount Union 55, Baldwin Wallace 7
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Wittenberg 48, at Kenyon 11
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at Wabash 25, Hiram 21
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Hardin-Simmons 63, at Howard Payne 3
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North Central (Ill.) 51, at Millikin 21
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Wheaton (Ill.) 40, at Elmhurst 15
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at St. Thomas 20, St. John's 17
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Waynesburg at Case Western Reserve
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