BEREA, OHIO-- Senior quarterback Chase Carris threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to senior wide receiver Matt White with 15 seconds left in the game as Capital University upset Baldwin-Wallace College, 14-11, today (Saturday, September 24, 2011) in an Ohio Athletic Conference in the 34th Annual Lee Tressel Shrine Classic on Tressel Field in The George Finnie Stadium.
With its win, Capital improved to 2-1 and 2-0 in the OAC while B-W fell to 2-1 overall and 1-1 in the league. B-W led 5-0 after one quarter, 11-0 at halftime and at the end of three periods.
The Yellow Jackets opened the scoring at the 13:37 mark of the first quarter when sophomore wide rteceiver/ defensive back Kevin Johnson (Maple Heights/ Cleveland St. Ignatius) blocked a Capital punt and the ball rolled through the endzone for a safety and a 2-0 lead. The safety followed a nine-yard quarterback sack of Crusader sophomore QB Ryan Kremchek by B-W senior defensive end Derron Hamilton (Euclid).
The Crusader offense was led by Carris who completed 21-of-30 for 239 yards and one TD and he ran for the other TD. Senior RB Josh Anderson led the Crusader running game with 41 yards in 11 carries. White and sophomore WR Alex Coleman were the top receivers with seven catches each. White had seven for 98 yards and the game-winning TD and Coleman had seven for 57 yards. The defense was led by sophomore cornerback Antioine Roberts with 11 tackles and senior linebacker Troy Spiker had 10 and was the Capital Shriner Player of the Game.
The Yellow Jackets are back in action next October 1 when they travel to Marietta, Ohio to play OAC-rival Marietta College at Don Drumm Stadium at 1:30 p.m. the next home game is on Saturday, Oct. 15 when B-W hosts 9th-ranked Ohio Northern University for Homecoming at 2:00 p.m.
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