September 10, 2011

UR Defense Comes Up Big As 'Jackets Defeat Case

More news about: Rochester

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Rochester 's defense stood tall - particularly in the fourth quarter - and the Yellowjackets defeated Case Western Reserve University, 17-7, at Case Field.

The Yellowjackets held the Spartans to 182 yards in offense, minus one on the ground.Junior linebacker Brendan Pidgeon had two fourth quarter interceptions, both at the 14 yard line as Case tried to even the score.

Offensively, Rochester produced 345 yards - 241 through the air - and 104 rushing. Clarence Onyiriuka rushed 24 times for 64 net yards and scored the first TD - on a two-yard dive through left guard with six minutes left in the second quarter. braezen Subick rushed 11 times for 17 yards. He was sacked four times. Subick completed 15 of 25 passes for the 241, including a 25-yard TD pass to Thomas Hayes who made a leaping catch at the pylon. That came with 1:08 left in the second quarter.

Case QB Erik Olson was 18 of 35 for 183 yards. The Spartans rushed 25 times for a net of minus one. Manny Sicre led the Case ground game with 27 yards on 10 carries. The touchdown was a three-yard reverse by tight end Bryce Coleman.

Tony Ortega and Bill Campi  led Rochester with 10 tackles each. Campi had three solos and seven assists, Ortega foru solos and six assists. Chris Bickford had nine stops - one solo. Zach Cicero had seven hits (two solo). Campi had 1.5 sacks for eight yards in losses and a total of three tackles for 11 yards in losses.

Rochester drove 73 yards in six plays for its first TD. Subick hit Garrett Kesel for gains of 18 yards and 13 yards, then found Jared Hilton for a 34-yard strike down the middle. That put the ball on the two and Onyiriuka plunged through left guard on the next play. Alex Antonucci made the PAT.

After the defense forced a punt, Subick took the Yellowjackets 61 yards in seven plays for a 14-0 lead. He rushed for a 13 yard gain on third and 9 to keep it going. After a sack pushed Rochester back to the UR 44, Subick rushed for 10 yards, then threw to Willie Roberson for 21 yards. On first and 10 from the Case 25, he found Hayes on the right side by the pylon for the score.

Case moved 70 yards in nine plays on its first possession of the third quarter to cut the lead in half, The drive was aided by a pass interference call and later a personal foul. Olson hit Sicre with an 11 yard pass to put the ball on the three and Coleman took it in on the next snap. Daniel Vasil's PAT made it 14-7 with 8;35 left in the third.

The Spartans drove from their own 14 to the Rochester 24 early in the fourth. On fourth-and-8, Pidgeon made a diving interception at the Rochester 14. The Yellowjackets went three-and-out. Olson drove Case to the UR 18 where his second down pass was intercepted by a diving Pidgeon again, this time at the 13.

Case's last chance came after the Spartans stripped Onyiriuka at the CW 20 with less than four minutes to play. A loss by Sicre, a Campi sack, and an incompletion forced foruth and 19 from the CW 15. Olson threw the ball to midfield where Bryan Metlesitz was open between defenders, but he couldn't hold on to the pass.

Rochester took over with 2:28 left. The Yellowjackets ran three plays before Antonucci kicked a 17-yard FG to clinch the win.

comments powered by Disqus
Sep. 3: All times Eastern
TBA
Belhaven at Millsaps
7:00 PM
Anna Maria at Coast Guard
7:00 PM
Franklin and Marshall at Lebanon Valley
7:00 PM
Ursinus at Millersville
7:30 PM
Manchester at Trine
8:00 PM
Bethel at UW-Stout
Sep. 4: All times Eastern
7:00 PM
Salisbury at Albright
Live Stats
7:00 PM
Gettysburg at Bridgewater (Va.)
7:00 PM
Averett at Washington and Lee
Live Stats
7:00 PM
St. Lawrence at Morrisville State
7:00 PM
MIT at WPI
Live Stats Video
7:00 PM
Westfield State at Nichols
7:00 PM
Becker at Fitchburg State
7:00 PM
Stevenson at N.C. Wesleyan
7:00 PM
Mount Ida at Mass-Dartmouth
7:00 PM
Curry at Bridgewater State
8:30 PM
Luther at UW-La Crosse
Sep. 5: All times Eastern
TBA
Buffalo State at Otterbein
TBA
Lycoming at Susquehanna
TBA
Guilford at Greensboro
TBA
Delaware Valley at Montclair State
TBA
Wilkes at Muhlenberg
TBA
Catholic at McDaniel
TBA
Buena Vista at UW-Platteville
TBA
George Fox at La Verne
12:00 PM
Hobart at Dickinson
12:00 PM
Norwich at RPI
12:00 PM
Heidelberg at Cortland State
12:00 PM
Maine Maritime at SUNY-Maritime
12:00 PM
St. John Fisher at Thomas More
Live Stats
12:00 PM
Alfred at Husson
12:00 PM
Framingham State at Endicott
Live Stats
12:00 PM
TCNJ at Christopher Newport
12:00 PM
Worcester State at Salve Regina
Live Stats
12:00 PM
Grove City at Juniata
12:00 PM
Westminster (Mo.) at Southwestern Assemblies
1:00 PM
William Paterson at Alfred State
1:00 PM
Alma at Finlandia
1:00 PM
Springfield at Western New England
1:00 PM
Wittenberg at Capital
1:00 PM
Ferrum at Emory and Henry
1:00 PM
Earlham at Olivet
Live Stats
1:00 PM
Centre at Hanover
1:00 PM
Wabash at Hampden-Sydney
1:00 PM
Washington and Jefferson at Wooster
Live Stats
1:00 PM
Rowan at Widener
1:00 PM
Ithaca at Union
1:00 PM
Brockport State at Oberlin
1:00 PM
John Carroll at St. Vincent
1:00 PM
Western Connecticut at Hartwick
1:00 PM
Johns Hopkins at Randolph-Macon
1:00 PM
Castleton State at Plymouth State
1:00 PM
Methodist at Apprentice
1:00 PM
Waynesburg at Muskingum
1:00 PM
Case Western Reserve at Chicago
Video
1:00 PM
Carnegie Mellon at Washington U.
Live Stats
1:30 PM
Illinois Wesleyan at Franklin
Live Stats
1:30 PM
Berry at Maryville (Tenn.)
1:30 PM
Monmouth at Hope
1:30 PM
Bethany at Mount Union
Live Stats
1:30 PM
Bluffton at Wilmington
2:00 PM
Kenyon at Sewanee
2:00 PM
Beloit at Concordia-Chicago
2:00 PM
Rockford at Lawrence
2:00 PM
Wisconsin Lutheran at Lake Forest
2:00 PM
Carthage at St. Norbert
2:00 PM
Wheaton (Ill.) at Coe
2:00 PM
Jamestown at Concordia-Moorhead
2:00 PM
Macalester at Carleton
2:00 PM
Minnesota-Morris at Hamline
2:00 PM
Northwestern (Minn.) at St. Olaf
2:00 PM
Dubuque at St. John's
2:00 PM
Illinois College at Aurora
2:00 PM
North Park at Concordia (Wis.)
2:00 PM
UW-River Falls at Simpson
2:00 PM
Hendrix at Austin
2:00 PM
Southwestern at Hardin-Simmons
2:00 PM
Knox at Eureka
2:00 PM
UW-Oshkosh at Robert Morris Univ. (Ill.)
2:00 PM
Maranatha Baptist at Martin Luther
2:00 PM
St. Scholastica at Ripon
2:00 PM
Louisiana College at Huntingdon
2:00 PM
Loras at Elmhurst
3:00 PM
Pacific at College of Idaho
4:00 PM
Puget Sound at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Live Stats
4:30 PM
Misericordia at Utica
Live Stats Video Audio
5:00 PM
Defiance at Adrian
6:00 PM
Moravian at King's
6:00 PM
Birmingham-Southern at LaGrange
6:00 PM
UW-Stevens Point at Albion
6:00 PM
Redemption Christian College at Southern Virginia
7:00 PM
Allegheny at Thiel
7:00 PM
Gallaudet at Shenandoah
Live Stats Live Stats Video Audio
7:00 PM
Kalamazoo at Rose-Hulman
Live Stats Video
7:00 PM
Westminster (Pa.) at Hiram
7:00 PM
Marietta at Denison
7:00 PM
Anderson at Taylor (Ind.)
7:00 PM
Mary Hardin-Baylor at Ohio Wesleyan
7:00 PM
Greenville at Millikin
7:00 PM
Trinity (Texas) at Howard Payne
7:00 PM
Texas Lutheran at Sul Ross State
7:00 PM
Mount St. Joseph at Augustana
7:10 PM
St. Thomas at UW-Eau Claire
7:30 PM
Benedictine at Central
8:00 PM
McMurry at East Texas Baptist
8:00 PM
Lakeland at Carroll
8:00 PM
Augsburg at Wartburg
8:00 PM
Gustavus Adolphus at Crown
8:00 PM
Iowa Wesleyan at Cornell
8:00 PM
Frostburg State at Geneva
Maintenance in progress.