/seasons/2012/contrib/20121110ufm1hm

Heidelberg blocks field goal on final play to beat Baldwin Wallace

More news about: Baldwin Wallace

Baldwin Wallace ended its season by falling to No. 13 Heidelberg University, 35-34,  in an Ohio Athletic Conference game at Mayer Field.  BW had a chance to win the game as time expired but the 35-yard go-ahead field goal was blocked.

With the loss, the Yellow Jackets closed out the season with a  record of 7-3 overall and 6-3 in the OAC. The Student Princes improved to 9-1 overall and 8-1 in the OAC and will now wait to see if they receive at-large bid in the NCAA Division III playoffs set to begin on Saturday, November 17.

Offensively, BW used seven ball carriers and had game-highs of 59 carries and 292 yards.  Sophomore running back Sebastian Zuluaga (Naples, Fla./Gulf Coast) led the way with a  career-high 133 yards on a career-best 22 carries with one touchdown.  Junior All-OAC wide receiver Josiah Holt (Elyria/Grafton Midview) carried the ball a career-high 15 times for a career-best 111 yards and led the receiving corps with three catches for 35 yards. Senior Capital One Academic All-District 7 quarterback Ryan O'Rourke (Avon) completed 11-of-18 passes for 165 yards and he carried the ball eight times for 17 yards with a touchdown. The defense was led by junior defensive back Zach Barley (Hudson) with eight tackles while seniors Brandon Russo(Olmsted Falls) and Tom Goebel (Parma/Padua Franciscan) along with junior David Flegal (Akron/Revere) all added seven tackles.  Goebelalso recorded two interceptions.

Offensively for Heidelberg, sophomore quarterback Michael Mees accounted for four touchdowns as he rushed for three and passed for one. Mees had 29 yards on six carries and completed 13-of-25 passes for 193 yards.  In addition, freshman running back Bryan Lacey  carried the ball 29 times for a game-high 201 yards.   Senior wide receiver C.J.. Powell led the receiving corps with six catches for 85 yards.  The defense was led by linebacker Craig Sykes with 19 tackles, including 16 solos.

In the first quarter, the Student Princes opened the scoring at 7-0 when freshman running back Dontez Smith scored on a five-yard run  at the 7:00 minute mark.  Placekicker Dan Kilger added the extra-point to cap off a four-play and 68-yard scoring drive.

After a Heidelberg punt, the Yellow Jackets tied the game at 7-7 when senior running back Tyler Lohr (Kent/Roosevelt) answered with a five-yard touchdown run of his own and junior placekicker Chris Mohler (Kent/Roosevelt) tacked on the point after at 2:23 to end a three-play and 55-yard drive.  The scoring drive was set up by a 50-yard rush from Holt.

The Student Princes would quickly respond with a two-play and 46-yard drive to take a 14-7 lead when Mees connected with  senior wide receiver Mario Escalante on a 42-yard touchdown pass at 1:40.  Kilger added the extra-point.

In the second quarter, BW would once again tie the game at 14-14 when Lohr threw a two-yard touchdown pass to senior tight end Josh Masters (Akron/Archbishop Hoban).  Mohler closed out the seven-play and 58-yard drive with the PAT at the 13:11 mark.  The key play on the drive was a 43-yard pass from Masters to senior tight end Aaron Manders (Toledo/Cardinal Stritch).

The Yellow Jackets took their first lead of the game at 21-14 when sophomore running back Nolan Sordyl (Gurnee, Ill. /Warren Township) leaped over the pile for the one-yard score at 7:45.  Mohler added his third extra-point to close out the 10 play and 52 yard drive.  O'Rourke kept the drive alive when he connected on a 21-yard pass play with Masters on fourth and five.

Heidelberg tied the game at 21-21 when Mees scored on the one-yard quarterback sneak and Kilger added the extra-point at 5:12.  The scoring drive covered 66-yards on seven plays.

BW regained the lead with just 48 seconds remaining in the first half at 28-21 when Zuluaga scored on a 31 yard rush.  Mohler capped off the nine-play and 92-yard drive when he tacked on the PAT.

The Student Princes needed just 23 seconds to tied the game once again at 28-28 when Mees scored on a 13-yard run.  Kilger added the extra-point to end the two-play and 48-yard drive with 19 seconds remaining in the opening half.

The score would remain tied at 28 after three quarters of play.

In the fourth quarter, the Yellow Jackets scored the first points of the second half when O'Rourke called his own number and rushed for a two-yard touchdown score to cap off a 48-yard and eight play drive at 11:43 of the final period. The extra-point was blocked.

Mees scored the game winning touchdown for Heidelberg at 35-34 as he rushed 1 yard at the 9:20 mark.  Kilger added the extra-point to close the seven-play and 63-yard drive.

Oct. 20: All times Eastern
Final
at Johns Hopkins 52, Gettysburg 0
Video Video Box Score Recap
Oct. 21: All times Eastern
Final
at Framingham State 29, Westfield State 14
Video Box Score
Final
Moravian 20, at Juniata 17
Video Box Score
Final
at Salve Regina 41, Endicott 14
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at Thomas More 63, St. Vincent 13
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Union 28, Hobart 23
Video
Final
at Hamilton 27, Colby 24
Video Box Score
Final
at Christopher Newport 27, William Paterson 19
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Ithaca 35, St. John Fisher 10
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Allegheny 44, Kenyon 35
Video Box Score
Final
SUNY-Maritime 21, at Mount Ida 13
Video Box Score
Final
Middlebury 43, at Bates 14
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at Springfield 68, Catholic 20
Video Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Amherst 21, Wesleyan 17
Video Box Score
Final
at Trinity (Conn.) 63, Bowdoin 14
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Husson 48, at Gallaudet 21
Box Score
Final
Wabash 35, at Oberlin 21
Video
Final
at Utica 34, Buffalo State 12
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Ohio Northern 7, at Muskingum 6
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at Frostburg State 62, Montclair State 3
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Wesley 34, Rowan 3
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Stevenson 26, Albright 23
Video Box Score
Final
Wittenberg 52, at DePauw 6
Video Box Score Video
Final
at Albion 31, Alma 28
Video Box Score
Final
at Guilford 45, Shenandoah 20
Box Score Recap Photos
Final
Plymouth State 40, at Massachusetts Maritime 14
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Wooster 58, at Hiram 25
Video Box Score
Final
Washington and Lee 36, at Hampden-Sydney 6
Video Box Score
Final
at Anna Maria 36, Alfred State 34
Box Score
Final
Bridgewater 31, at Emory and Henry 23
Video Box Score
Final
at FDU-Florham 49, Wilkes 31
Video Box Score
Final
Lebanon Valley 17, at Misericordia 0
Video
Final
at St. Lawrence 36, Rochester 14
Video Box Score Recap
Final
RPI 30, at Alfred 15
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Curry 46, Nichols 16
Video Box Score
Final
at Salisbury 42, Southern Virginia 0
Video Box Score
Final
Ferrum 27, at Brevard 24
Video Box Score Photos
Final
Randolph-Macon 63, at Apprentice 14
Box Score
Final
at Susquehanna 21, Ursinus 14
Video Box Score
Final
Cortland 34, at Morrisville State 20
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Trine 50, Hope 14
Box Score Recap Recap
Final
Trinity (Texas) 27, at Sewanee 21
Video Box Score
Final
Wartburg 41, at Luther 16
Video
Final
at Franklin and Marshall 56, Dickinson 0
Video Video Box Score
Final
Tufts 21, at Williams 13
Video Box Score Photos
Final
Mount Union 66, at Wilmington 7
Video Box Score
Final
MIT 30, at Coast Guard 21
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at Norwich 24, Maine Maritime 22
Video Box Score
Final
at Marietta 44, Heidelberg 21
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Franklin 29, at Rose-Hulman 22
Video Video Box Score Photos
Final
John Carroll 48, at Capital 21
Video Box Score
Final
at Manchester 28, Bluffton 21
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Mount St. Joseph 71, at Anderson 27
Video Box Score
Final
UW-Whitewater 20, at UW-River Falls 7
Video
Final
Kean 26, at TCNJ 3
Video Box Score
Final
at LaGrange 59, Greensboro 10
Video Box Score
Final
at Worcester State 45, Mass-Dartmouth 40
Video Box Score
Final
Muhlenberg 40, at McDaniel 13
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Western New England 45, at Becker 0
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Maryville (Tenn.) 35, Methodist 14
Video Box Score
Final
Adrian 36, at Kalamazoo 22
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Denison 31, at Ohio Wesleyan 20
Video Box Score Photos
Final - OT
at Washington and Jefferson 34, Westminster (Pa.) 33
Video Box Score Live stats Audio Audio
Final
Berry 37, at Millsaps 22
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Benedictine 43, Olivet 37
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Birmingham-Southern 31, at Austin 24
Video Box Score
Final
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 45, Belhaven 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at UW-Stout 23, UW-Stevens Point 17
Video Box Score
Final
Eureka 37, at MacMurray 20
Video Box Score
Final
at Illinois Wesleyan 13, Carthage 10
Video Box Score
Final
Nebraska Wesleyan 14, at Buena Vista 13
Video Box Score
Final
Lakeland 48, at Wisconsin Lutheran 0
Video Box Score
Final
at Aurora 28, Rockford 21
Video Box Score
Final
at Concordia-Chicago 37, Concordia (Wis.) 17
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at St. Olaf 29, Carleton 26
Video
Final
at St. John's 41, Gustavus Adolphus 17
Video Box Score
Final
at Concordia-Moorhead 42, Augsburg 20
Video Box Score Photos
Final
St. Thomas 84, at Hamline 0
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Westminster (Mo.) 24, at Greenville 14
Video Box Score
Final
at Loras 44, Coe 38
Video Box Score
Final
Monmouth 61, at Cornell 10
Video
Final
Wheaton (Ill.) 56, at North Park 0
Box Score Recap
Final
Northwestern (Minn.) 30, at Martin Luther 14
Video Box Score
Final
Hardin-Simmons 33, at Texas Lutheran 30
Box Score Photos
Final
at Lake Forest 70, Grinnell 6
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at Millikin 56, Carroll 35
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Macalester 47, Ripon 31
Video Box Score
Final
at St. Norbert 38, Lawrence 6
Video Box Score Recap
Final
St. Scholastica 49, at Crown 21
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Iowa Wesleyan 24, Minnesota-Morris 17
Box Score
Final
UW-Platteville 34, at UW-Eau Claire 14
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at WPI 41, Merchant Marine 7
Box Score Recap
Final
at Centre 42, Rhodes 35
Video Box Score Photos
Final
Hanover 49, at Earlham 14
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at Chicago 55, Beloit 12
Box Score Photos
Final
UW-Oshkosh 42, at UW-La Crosse 28
Video Box Score Recap
Final - OT
at Dubuque 28, Simpson 27
Video Box Score Live stats Audio
Final
at North Central (Ill.) 54, Augustana 2
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at East Texas Baptist 68, Louisiana College 35
Box Score Recap
Final
at Brockport 45, Hartwick 0
Video Box Score Recap Recap
Final
Western Connecticut 27, at Bridgewater State 20
Box Score
Final
Chapman 38, at La Verne 21
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Pacific 17, at Lewis and Clark 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Pacific Lutheran 27, at Willamette 14
Video Box Score
Final
at Whitworth 38, Puget Sound 23
Video Box Score Photos
Final
Redlands 42, at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 25
Video Box Score
Final
at Linfield 12, George Fox 6
Video Box Score
Final
Sul Ross State 52, at Howard Payne 15
Video
Final
at Castleton 17, Dean 14
Video Box Score
Final
N.C. Wesleyan 21, at Averett 15
Video Box Score
Final
at Otterbein 37, Baldwin Wallace 29
Box Score
Final
Case Western Reserve 45, at Geneva 7
Video Box Score
Final
Carnegie Mellon 42, at Thiel 10
Video Box Score
Final
at Illinois College 23, Knox 13
Video Box Score
Final
at Cal Lutheran 60, Whittier 34
Video Box Score
Cancelled
Occidental at Pomona-Pitzer
Oct. 20: All times Eastern
Final
at Johns Hopkins 52, Gettysburg 0
Video Video Box Score Recap
Oct. 21: All times Eastern
Final
at Wesley 34, Rowan 3
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Frostburg State 62, Montclair State 3
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Wittenberg 52, at DePauw 6
Video Box Score Video
Final
at Springfield 68, Catholic 20
Video Video Box Score Recap
Final
Wartburg 41, at Luther 16
Video
Final
Mount Union 66, at Wilmington 7
Video Box Score
Final
at Marietta 44, Heidelberg 21
Video Box Score Recap
Final - OT
at Washington and Jefferson 34, Westminster (Pa.) 33
Video Box Score Live stats Audio Audio
Final
Hardin-Simmons 33, at Texas Lutheran 30
Box Score Photos
Final
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 45, Belhaven 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
St. Thomas 84, at Hamline 0
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at St. John's 41, Gustavus Adolphus 17
Video Box Score
Final
at Illinois Wesleyan 13, Carthage 10
Video Box Score
Final
at Concordia-Moorhead 42, Augsburg 20
Video Box Score Photos
Final
Berry 37, at Millsaps 22
Video Box Score Recap
Final
UW-Platteville 34, at UW-Eau Claire 14
Video Box Score Photos
Final
UW-Oshkosh 42, at UW-La Crosse 28
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at North Central (Ill.) 54, Augustana 2
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Brockport 45, Hartwick 0
Video Box Score Recap Recap
Final
at Linfield 12, George Fox 6
Video Box Score
Final
Case Western Reserve 45, at Geneva 7
Video Box Score