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Krauss Passes Albion Over Kalamazoo

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The offensive line gave Spencer Krauss plenty of time and the Albion College quarterback took advantage by throwing for a school-record 434 yards as the Britons dumped Kalamazoo College, 36-26, in the opening Saturday of Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association football action.

Head Coach Craig Rundle also credited receivers J.C. Cruse and Zach Brewer for turning short passes into big gains. Cruse finished with 225 receiving yards, including an 80-yard touchdown for Albion's first score. Brewer rolled up 112 yards, including 10- and 73-yard touchdown plays.

"We protected Spencer a lot," Rundle said after Krauss broke Steve Wasil's mark of 412 yards establish in Albion's 2005 win over Alma College.

Logan Anes took advantage of his first opportunity to shine as Albion's featured running back. With Clinton Orr and Dennis Duncan out, Anes carried 19 times for 96 yards. Anes scored his first collegiate touchdown on a 9-yard run late in the third quarter.

"Logan was ready when we needed somebody to step up," Rundle said. "It was great to see him ready to take advantage of the opportunity."

Overall, Albion rolled up 579 yards of total offense. It was Albion's most productive day since chewing up 573 yards in a 60-10 win over Alma College in the final game of the 2009 campaign.

Defensively, Albion grounded Dimeko Price, the third-leading rusher in the MIAA. Prince was held to 44 yards on 20 carries. Hornet quarterback Nick Jones passed for 235 yards and three scores, but he was sacked four times. Defensive lineman Jacob Heinrich wrapped up four tackles for loss, including a pair of sacks. Jason Bajas and C.J. Carroll were also credited with sacks.

"We stepped up in the second half and we didn't have to make many adjustments," Rundle said of the defense that allowed just six points in the second half. "All of the guys played hard and got big-time pressure on the quarterback and they played well against the rush."

Nick Pendell completed Albion's scoring with field goals of 21, 19, and 36 yards.

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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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Wesley at Brockport
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Merchant Marine 35, at Buffalo State 20
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Muhlenberg 32, at Carnegie Mellon 6
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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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at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
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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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at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
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at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
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at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
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at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
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at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
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at Ithaca 27, Salisbury 17
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at WPI 17, SUNY-Maritime 3
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at Alfred 29, Stevenson 16
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