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Wesley Runs Over SVU

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Courtesy of Wesley Athletics

Dover, Del. - In front of a boisterous homecoming crowd, Wesley College bettered their record to 7-0 with a 52-3 run away victory over visiting Southern Virginia (3-5). Starting quarterback, Justin Sottilare tossed 3 touchdowns to three seperate receivers including a 54-yard bomb to DeAndre Fowlkes in the first quarter earning Head Coach Mike Drass his 150th coaching victory with the Wolverines.

A week after scoring 35 points in the first quarter, Wesley took another big 28-0 lead after the first quarter this week. The Wolverines scored on their first four possessions of the game starting with a 17-yard touchdown reception by tight end Travis Douglas.

The Wolverines literally ripped the ball from the Knights on their next possession when a ill timed pitch by quarterback Zach Garner was pulled in by Wesley's Aaron Benson, who made his was 4 yards down to the SVU's 6 yard line. Two plays later, Brandon Wright crossed the goal line for the score, putting Wesley ahead 14-0 with 10:36 left in the first quarter.

Sottilare, who ended the game with 148 yards on 7 completions, tossed the next two scores for the Wolverines, the first to wide out Ellis Krout who found himself all alone behind the Knight's defense for the 33-yard score. The touchdown was Krout's 10th of the season and 30th for his career with Wesley. The next drive Sottilare found Fowlkes and 54-yards later, Wesley enjoyed a 28-0 first quarter lead.

Wesley's defense came to play once again holding the Knight's to only 51 yards of total offense in the first half.  For the second straight week cornerback Marcus Wilson took an interception back for a defensive score. This time stepping in front of a Garner offering and sprinting for a 16-yard score putting Wesley up 35-0 at half.

Wesley continued to score in the second half as substitutions came into the game. Reserve running back, Jeremiah Howe scored from 24 yards out with 8:37 left in the third quarter.

Two drives later, starting free safety Sean Scanlon, took snaps in the wildcat formation for the Wolverines. He earned immediated success by weaving 61-yards for another Wesley score.  Scanlon finished the game leading all rushers with 103 yards on two carries.

Late in the fourth quarter, Wesley kicker Dan Tryon booted a 23-yard field goal giving Wesley their ending 52 points in the game. Southern Virginia finally got on the board, avoiding the shutout, with a 21-yard field goal of their own.

In the end, Wesley's defense held their opponent to less than 100 yards of total offense for the second straight week, caused three turnovers and broke up 6 passes. 

Wesley enjoys a late season bye week and then travel to Salisbury University for the Battle of Route 13 on October 30th, 1:00 p.m. kickoff.

Nov. 18: All times Eastern
Final
Husson 23, at Springfield 21
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at Berry 34, Huntingdon 20
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at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
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at Brockport 66, Plymouth State 0
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Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
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at Mount Union 21, Washington and Lee 0
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at Wesley 45, RPI 27
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at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
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at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
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Case Western Reserve 28, at Illinois Wesleyan 0
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at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
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at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
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at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
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at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
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at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
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Nov. 25: All times Eastern
12:00 PM
Wesley at Brockport
12:00 PM
Case Western Reserve at Mount Union
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12:00 PM
Frostburg State at Washington and Jefferson
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12:00 PM
Husson at Delaware Valley
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1:00 PM
Berry at St. Thomas
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1:00 PM
North Central (Ill.) at UW-Oshkosh
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Linfield at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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Trine at Wartburg
Nov. 17: All times Eastern
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Merchant Marine 35, at Buffalo State 20
@ Newark, Del.
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Nov. 18: All times Eastern
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Muhlenberg 32, at Carnegie Mellon 6
@ Newark, Del.
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at Franklin and Marshall 21, Widener 7
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Susquehanna 28, at Albright 9
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at Berry 34, Huntingdon 20
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at Brockport 66, Plymouth State 0
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at Mount Union 21, Washington and Lee 0
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at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
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at Wesley 45, RPI 27
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Final
at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
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Final
Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
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at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
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Husson 23, at Springfield 21
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at Framingham State 48, Curry 14
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Cortland 35, at Union 28
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Case Western Reserve 28, at Illinois Wesleyan 0
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Final - OT
at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
Video Preview Box Score Live stats Photos
Final
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
Video Box Score Recap Photos
Final
at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
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Final
at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
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at Ithaca 27, Salisbury 17
@ Newark, Del.
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at WPI 17, SUNY-Maritime 3
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Nov. 19: All times Eastern
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at Alfred 29, Stevenson 16
@ University of Delaware
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