Westminster (Mo.) vs. Northwestern at St. Paul, Minn.
9/10/2011 at 1:00
Westminster (Mo.)
36
Northwestern (Minn.)
26
Scoring 1 2 3 4 Final
Westminster (Mo.) (2-0, 1-0) 6 16 14 0 36
Northwestern (Minn.) (0-2, 0-1) 7 6 7 6 26
St. Paul, Minn. | Reynolds Field
Prd Time Scoring Summary Westminster (Mo.) - Northwestern (Minn.)
1 05:10 Northwestern (Minn.) - Chad Rusinkovic 7 yd pass from Josh Balzer. (Elijah Buecksle kick is good).
Drive: 6 plays, 27 yards in 1:56.
0 - 7
1 04:45 Westminster (Mo.) - Zain Gower 67 yd pass from Scott Rodgers. (Ross Richardson kick failed).
Drive: 2 plays, 67 yards in 0:19.
6 - 7
2 08:05 Westminster (Mo.) - J. Gladstone 14 yd pass from Scott Rodgers. (2pt conversion rush by Scott Rodgers is good).
Drive: 17 plays, 91 yards in 9:48.
14 - 7
2 07:53 Northwestern (Minn.) - Brian Lecheler 84 yd kickoff return. (Elijah Buecksle kick failed). 14 - 13
2 03:02 Westminster (Mo.) - J. Gladstone 6 yd pass from Scott Rodgers. (2pt conversion pass by Ross Richardson is good).
Drive: 11 plays, 76 yards in 4:51.
22 - 13
3 09:25 Westminster (Mo.) - Carl Givens 7 yd pass from Scott Rodgers. (2pt conversion pass by Carl Givens is good).
Drive: 3 plays, 13 yards in 1:35.
30 - 13
3 09:12 Northwestern (Minn.) - Brian Lecheler 90 yd kickoff return. (Elijah Buecksle kick is good). 30 - 20
3 07:26 Westminster (Mo.) - Carl Givens 8 yd pass from Scott Rodgers. (2pt conversion rush by Scott Rodgers failed).
Drive: 4 plays, 70 yards in 1:46.
36 - 20
4 08:18 Northwestern (Minn.) - Brian Lecheler 11 yd pass from Josh Balzer. (Josh Balzer kick failed).
Drive: 5 plays, 52 yards in 1:49.
36 - 26
Westminster (Mo.)StatisticsNorthwestern (Minn.)
17 FIRST DOWNS 12
13
4
0
Passing
Rushing
Penalty
7
4
1
33% (5 of 15) THIRD DOWN EFFICIENCY 50% (7 of 14)
60% (3 of 5) FOURTH DOWN EFFICIENCY 20% (1 of 5)
373 TOTAL OFFENSE 257
69
5.4
Total Offensive Plays
Average gain per play
58
4.4
317 NET YARDS PASSING 183
25-32
9.9
2-14
0
Completions-Attempts
Net yards per pass play
Sacked: Number-Yards
Had intercepted
15-29
6.3
1-11
1
56 NET YARDS RUSHING 74
37
1.5
Rushing Attempts
Average gain per rush
29
2.6
4-154 PUNTS: Number-Yards 2-69
38.5 Average 34.5
75 TOTAL RETURN YARDS 265
1-0
5-75
1-0
Punt Returns: Number-Yards
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards
Interception Returns: Number-Yards
4-25
6-240
0 0
7-63 PENALTIES: Number-Yards 5-34
0-0 FUMBLES: Number-Lost 5-2
1-11 SACKS: Number-Yards 2-14
1-0 INTERCEPTIONS: Number-Yards 0 0
37:46 TIME OF POSSESSION 22:14

Westminster (Mo.)

Northwestern (Minn.)

Passing C-A YDS TD INT
Scott Rodgers 24-30 285 5 0
Kurt Gould 1-1 32 0 0
Carl Givens 0-1 0 0 0
Passing C-A YDS TD INT
Josh Balzer 15-29 183 2 1
Rushing ATT YDS AVG LG TD
Zain Gower 22 41 1.9 9 0
Scott Rodgers 13 11 0.8 8 0
Chris Starkey 1 3 3.0 3 0
Carl Givens 1 1 1.0 1 0
Rushing ATT YDS AVG LG TD
Tim Youtzy 11 73 6.6 38 0
Josh Young 10 8 0.8 6 0
Josh Sinnen 2 4 2.0 3 0
Josh Balzer 6 -11 -1.8 5 0
Receiving NO YDS AVG LG TD
Zain Gower 3 100 33.3 67 1
Carl Givens 10 92 9.2 32 2
Justin Grahl 3 42 14.0 25 0
Robert Williams 4 40 10.0 19 0
James Gladstone 4 40 10.0 16 2
Kurt Gould 1 3 3.0 3 0
Receiving NO YDS AVG LG TD
Zach Markwith 3 72 24.0 42 0
Chad Rusinkovich 5 63 12.6 32 1
Brian Lecheler 4 43 10.8 19 1
Josh Young 3 5 1.7 5 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
Ross Richardson 0/1 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
Josh Balzer 0/1 0
Elijah Buecksler 2/3 2
Punting NO YDS AVG LG TB -20
Danny Ruggeri 4 154 38.5 43 0 0
Punting NO YDS AVG LG TB -20
Josh Balzer 2 69 34.5 42 0 1
Kickoffs NO YDS AVG TB OB
Ross Richardson 6 325 54.2 0 0
Kickoffs NO YDS AVG TB OB
Elijah Buecksler 5 234 46.8 0 0
Kickoff Returns NO YDS AVG LG TD
Zain Gower 3 57 19.0 28 0
DeMarco Moorehead 1 18 18.0 18 0
Stormy Smith 1 0 0.0 0 0
Kickoff Returns NO YDS AVG LG TD
Brian Lecheler 4 213 53.2 90 2
Zach Markwith 1 21 21.0 21 0
Matt Dammann 1 6 6.0 6 0
Punt Returns NO YDS AVG LG TD
Ivan Malpica 1 0 0.0 0 0
Punt Returns NO YDS AVG LG TD
Chad Rusinkovich 3 39 13.0 19 0
Josh Young 1 -14 -14.0 0 0
Interception Returns NO YDS AVG LG TD
Gregg Edwards 1 0 0.0 0 0
Interception Returns NO YDS AVG LG TD
Fumbles NO LOST
Fumbles NO LOST
Brian Lecheler 1 0
Josh Young 2 0
Josh Balzer 2 2
Defensive Statistics
# Westminster (Mo.) Solo Ast Total Sacks-Yds TFL-Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blks QBH
4 DeMarco Moorehead 5 3 8 - - 1 - - 1
51 Gus Lyles 4 4 8 1 - 11 4 - 18 3 - -
45 Josh Bromberg 4 3 7 - - - -
93 Tashan Fultz 1 6 7 - 1 - 3 - - 1
40 Jacob Rex 0 6 6 - - - -
92 Rodney Lyles 4 2 6 - 2.5 - 4 1-0 - 2 3
5 Shane Harris 2 2 4 - - - -
7 Gregg Edwards 2 1 3 - - - 1-0
24 Ivan Malpica 3 0 3 - - - -
43 Stormy Smith 3 0 3 - - - -
55 Dalton O'Donnell 1 2 3 - 1 - 2 - -
94 Louvis Johnson 0 3 3 - - 1-0 - 1
22 Carson Moyer 1 1 2 - - - -
96 Richard Sterns 1 1 2 - 0.5 - 1 - -
23 Kelvin Williams 1 0 1 - - - - 1
29 Eric McDaniel 1 0 1 - 1 - 4 - -
50 Matt Nienhuis 1 0 1 - - - -
41 Spencer Multauf - - - - 1
TOTALS 34 34 68 1 - 11 10 - 32 4 2-0 1-0 5 5
# Northwestern (Minn.) Solo Ast Total Sacks-Yds TFL-Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blks QBH
13 Luke Delain 3 9 12 - - - -
12 Evan Entler 4 7 11 - 1.5 - 4 - -
49 Kassidy Cook 3 8 11 - 1.5 - 6 - - 1
28 Kendall Sommerlot 3 7 10 - 0.5 - 2 - -
56 Dave Kleiner 2 7 9 1 - 3 2 - 7 - - 1
42 Kabakas Clark 1 7 8 - - - -
91 Josh Swore 2 3 5 0.5 - 6 1.5 - 7 - -
40 Ben Anderson 0 4 4 - 0.5 - 1 - -
44 Joey Bauman 1 3 4 - - - -
99 Valentine Awasom 0 4 4 - 0.5 - 0 - -
5 Mark Frontado 1 1 2 - - - -
20 Sam Lepa 1 1 2 - - - -
3 Mitch Swanson 1 1 2 - - - -
46 Alex Zeller 1 1 2 - - - -
53 Rob Reynolds 1 1 2 0.5 - 5 0.5 - 5 - -
10 Josh Balzer 1 0 1 - - - -
29 Cyle DeBoer 0 1 1 - 0.5 - 1 - -
39 Josh Burrs 0 1 1 - - - -
43 Tim Van bockel 0 1 1 - - - -
51 Albin Sterneman 0 1 1 - - - -
89 Elijah Buecksler 1 0 1 - - - -
TOTALS 26 68 94 2 - 14 9 - 33 - - 2
Other Information
Location: St. Paul, Minn.
Stadium: Reynolds Field
Attendance: 1038
Weather: Clear
Temperature: 82
Referee: Mike Karnas
Umpire: Brian Mauer
Head Linesman: Bret Reem
Line Judge: Jim Karnas
Back Judge: Joe Chambers
Field Judge: Tom Houle
Side Judge: Dave Firkus
Scorekeeper: Gary Zilavy
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