ROLLA, Mo. – Northwestern was victorious in its third game against an NCAA opponent, defeating Missouri Science and Technology 43-14 in Rolla, Mo. while coming away with 460 yards of offense.
The Rangers never trailed and jumped out a 20-0 lead shortly after the second half began.
Northwestern scored twice in the first quarter, with Mike Frame finding the end zone on a 41-yard pass from Korey Williams and was followed by Jared Jackson’s 5-yard run on the next possession.
Nate Guillory scored 59 seconds after the second quarter started, on a 1-yard run, giving the Rangers a 20-0 advantage.
After a S&T touchdown 10 minutes before half, Kyle Jech hit Korey Williams for a 7-yard touchdown strike, giving NWOSU a 27-7 lead at the break.
Guillory got his second score of the game, just 23 seconds after halftime, as he broke free for a 73-yard run.
After a late S&T touchdown in the third quarter, Guillory came back to score his third touchdown just after the fourth quarter kicked off. Guillory scored on another long run, this time a 63-yard dash.
Edgar Colmenares added the finishing touch with a 28-yard field goal with 7:41 to go to end the scoring.
Northwestern rolled up 311 rushing yards on the way to a game total of 460 yards. Guillory rushed for 224 yards on 14 carries, scoring three times. Jared Jackson added 48 yards on 13 carries. Williams led the receivers with seven catches for 37 yards. Jech finished 15-of-25 for 108 yards and a score.
Defensively, the Rangers held S&T to 313 yards, as the Rangers shut down the Miners running game, holding them to 48 yards on the ground. Richard Gunnels and Alton Wallace both had 5.5 tackles. Gunnels had five solo stops, 1.5 tackles for loss and a pass break up, while Wallace had four solo tackles, two tackles for loss and a pass break up. Jay Bray recovered a fumble while Josh Lange-Casillas picked up a pair of fumbles. The Rangers had three interceptions, as Milton Mitchel, Brock Wardlaw and Chris Jones each had a pick.
Northwestern (2-2, 0-1) travels to Bethany to take on Southern Nazarene in CSFL conference action in a 6 p.m. game on Saturday, Oct. 9.
Sat, October 2, 2010
by Ryan Hintergardt