September 8, 2012

#3 Wesley Outduels Route 13 Rival, #6 Salisbury

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SALISBURY, Md. - Askia Jahad ran for nearly 100 yards  as the third-ranked Wesley College football team defeated No. 6 Salisbury, 17-7, on a rainy Saturday night at Sea Gull Stadium. The Wolverines have now beaten their Route 13 rival eight-straight times.

Jahad carried the ball 20 times for 98 yards on the night, and his touchdown with 2:06 remaining in the game pretty much sealed the victory for the Wolverines.  Jahad also eclipsed the top ten in the school's all-time rushing list, passing Forrley Gunby with 1,473 yards in his career.

Wesley took an early lead in the first quarter, but it was after a 40-minute delay with lightning in the area.  On the first play after the delay, senior quarterback Justin Sottilare found his classmate Matt Barile down the sideline for a 25-yard gain before Jahad ran for 17 to get inside the red zone.  Three plays later, Ryan Gerlitz caught a fade pass from Sottilare for a Wolverine touchdown.

As rain came down harder throughout the second quarter, Wesley went into the locker room with a 7-0 lead.  The Wolverines got the ball coming out of the break, and embarked on a 14-play, 69-yard drive, which ate up seven minutes and 34 seconds.  A thirty yard strike to Barile on fourth down kept the drive alive which was capped off by a 23-yard chip shot by senior Dan Tryon

Salisbury was unable to answer until midway through the fourth quarter when the Gulls scored on a 19-yard pass from Dan Griffin to Juma Richards. 

Up by just a field goal, Wesley knew they needed to eat some clock and get more points on the board, and that they did.  On the very first play of the possession, Jeremiah Howe brought in a pass for 21 yards, before a quarterback draw by Sottilare for six yards forced a SU timeout.  After Wesley crossed into Sea Gull territory, Jahad took over, rushing for 41 yards on four carries, including a 15-yard scamper for a touchdown.

The scoring drive ate up over four minutes of playing time and defensive back Sean Hopkins' second interception of the night on Salisbury's ensuing possession preserved the victory.

Sottilare finished 23-of-32 through the air, going for 260 yards and a touchdown.  Eight of his passes went to Steven Koudossou, who gained 61 yards on his touches.  Barile hauled in five passes for a game-high 95 yards.

Wesley's defense sacked Griffin four times on the night and Brian Snell also recorded his first career interception.  Jordan Wescott was in on a game-high 12 tackles, including half a sack.  Sosthene Kapepula also tallied eight tackles while defensive tackles Dwayne Glass and Terence Gavin each had 1.5 tackles for loss.

Another stiff test in No. 4 Mary Hardin-Baylor awaits the Wolverines next weekend on September 15, as Wesley comes home for the first time this season.  Kickoff from Scott D. Miller Stadium is scheduled for 12:00 pm.

Sep. 30: All times Eastern
Final
Randolph-Macon 24, at Shenandoah 19
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at Washington and Lee 49, Emory and Henry 23
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20 Massachusetts Maritime
0 Fitchburg State
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21 Becker
12 Gallaudet
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20 Merchant Marine
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6 Rochester
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20 Endicott
7 MIT
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10 Juniata
38 Johns Hopkins
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Montclair State at William Paterson
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0 Hamilton
14 Wesleyan
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0 Bates
3 Tufts
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Wabash at Hiram
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14 Middlebury
0 Colby
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0 Amherst
0 Bowdoin
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Frostburg State at Kean
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7 Kenyon
17 DePauw
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Ferrum at Greensboro
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Maryville (Tenn.) at Methodist
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FDU-Florham at Wilkes
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0 Anna Maria
17 Castleton
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0 Moravian
9 Ursinus
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Stevenson at Misericordia
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0 Springfield
21 St. Lawrence
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Thomas More at Westminster (Pa.)
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2nd - 13:26
21 Alma
7 Kalamazoo
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Franklin and Marshall at Dickinson
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21 Wesley
3 Southern Virginia
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14 Adrian
7 Albion
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13 Husson
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14 Apprentice
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6 TCNJ
21 Salisbury
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Buffalo State at St. John Fisher
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12 Salve Regina
0 Curry
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14 Gettysburg
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0 Utica
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21 Alfred
0 Morrisville State
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Western New England at Nichols
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King's at Albright
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0 Catholic
41 Guilford
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14 Muhlenberg
13 Susquehanna
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14 Huntingdon
21 N.C. Wesleyan
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Minnesota-Morris at MacMurray
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10 Birmingham-Southern
0 Chicago
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Westminster (Mo.) at Crown
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Oberlin at Allegheny
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3 Trinity (Conn.)
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7 Baldwin Wallace
6 Marietta
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0 Muskingum
6 Heidelberg
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7 Union
0 WPI
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9 John Carroll
0 Wilmington
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7 Mount Union
0 Ohio Northern
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7 Franklin
0 Manchester
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Mount St. Joseph at Hanover
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Widener at Lycoming
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1st - 11:18
13 Defiance
7 Earlham
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Concordia-Chicago at Trine
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Capital at Otterbein
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Plymouth State at Westfield State
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Wittenberg at Wooster
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Anderson at Rose-Hulman
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Hampden-Sydney at Bridgewater
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Waynesburg at Grove City
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Concordia (Wis.) at Lakeland
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Rockford at Benedictine
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Aurora at Wisconsin Lutheran
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Nebraska Wesleyan at Luther
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Concordia-Moorhead at Gustavus Adolphus
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Hamline at Carleton
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St. John's at Bethel
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UW-Whitewater at UW-Platteville
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Buena Vista at Loras
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Sul Ross State at Hardin-Simmons
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UW-Stevens Point at UW-Eau Claire
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Beloit at Lawrence
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Cornell at Monmouth
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Wartburg at Coe
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Dubuque at Central
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Wheaton (Ill.) at Illinois Wesleyan
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McMurry at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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Elmhurst at Augustana
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Macalester at Ripon
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Grinnell at Illinois College
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Howard Payne at Louisiana College
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UW-River Falls at UW-La Crosse
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East Texas Baptist at Belhaven
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Augsburg at St. Thomas
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Washington and Jefferson at Thiel
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Maranatha Baptist at Morthland
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St. Scholastica at Martin Luther
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Carthage at Carroll
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UW-Stout at UW-Oshkosh
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Willamette at Puget Sound
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Whittier at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
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Pacific at Pacific Lutheran
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Lewis and Clark at Linfield
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Framingham State at Mass-Dartmouth
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Averett at LaGrange
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Whitworth at George Fox
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Olivet at Hope
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Bethany at Carnegie Mellon
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St. Vincent at Case Western Reserve
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Christopher Newport at Rowan
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Bridgewater State at Western Connecticut
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Berry at Washington U.
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North Park at Millikin
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6:21 3rd
20 Merchant Marine
14 Hobart
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3rd - 15:00
10 Juniata
38 Johns Hopkins
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2nd - 09:20
6 TCNJ
21 Salisbury
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1:00 PM
Thomas More at Westminster (Pa.)
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Wabash at Hiram
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Buffalo State at St. John Fisher
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Stevenson at Misericordia
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13:05 left 2nd quarter
0 Springfield
21 St. Lawrence
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2nd - 14:50
14 Huntingdon
21 N.C. Wesleyan
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1st Quarter - 10:25
7 Mount Union
0 Ohio Northern
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1st - 09:04
7 Franklin
0 Manchester
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2:00 PM
Wittenberg at Wooster
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2:00 PM
Wheaton (Ill.) at Illinois Wesleyan
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2:00 PM
UW-Whitewater at UW-Platteville
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2:00 PM
St. John's at Bethel
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2:00 PM
McMurry at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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2:00 PM
Sul Ross State at Hardin-Simmons
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East Texas Baptist at Belhaven
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2:00 PM
Dubuque at Central
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2:10 PM
Augsburg at St. Thomas
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3:00 PM
UW-Stout at UW-Oshkosh
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4:30 PM
Lewis and Clark at Linfield
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Christopher Newport at Rowan
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