BEREA, OHIO -- The Baldwin-Wallace College football team defeated Muskingum University, 29-17, today (Saturday, October 22, 2011) in an Ohio Athletic Conference game on the Tressel Field at The George Finnie Stadium. The win set up a showdown next Saturday in Alliance between No.2-ranked Mount Union and B-W.
The victory, for the Yellow Jackets was their fourth straight and improved B-W to 7-1 overall and 6-1 in the OAC. It also improved B-W's all-time record against Muskingum to 40-13-2. The loss was the fourth straight for Muskingum and drops the Fighting Muskies to 4-4 overall and 3-4 in the OAC. B-W led 7-0 after one quarter, 14-7 at halftime and 22-14 after three periods.
Undaunted, the Muskies came right back and travelled 49 yards in two plays and scored when Smith passed 43 yards to sophomore WR James Washington, who caught the ball at the B-W 20-yard line and ran untouched the rest of the way. Carpenter's PAT kick made the score 22-14 with 1:39 left in the third.
The Yellow Jackets are back in action on Saturday, November 5 when they will travel to Alliance to play the Purple Raider of the University of Mount Union at 1:30 p.m. Fans can listen to that game live on B-W campus radio station WBWC, 88.3 FM, or via the WBWC Internet web site at www.wbwc.com.
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