October 29, 2011

Crusaders Defeat Diplomats

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LANCASTER, Pa. -- Greg Tellish picked up 219 all-purpose yards with four touchdowns to lead Susquehanna over Franklin & Marshall in Centennial Conference (CC) football action during a driving snowstorm in Lancaster. The win marks the first time the Crusaders (5-4, 4-3 CC) have defeated F&M (3-5, 3-4 CC) in program history. 

SU struck first on 15-yard jaunt by Tellish (29 rushes, 132 yards) with 9:36 on the clock in the first quarter. Tellish tallied another score in the second. This time, he found himself on the receiving end of a Rich Palazzi pass and raced down the sideline for a 57-yard score. The PAT was block, giving the Crusaders a 13-0 lead at the break. 

Tellish added his third score of the game with a 13-yard run with just under six minutes into the second half.  Palazzi made it 26-0 with a one-yard plunge at 5:11 in the third. 

John Kaschak stopped the bleeding with a 34-yard sprint to paydirt in the third quater. Chris DeStefano's kick made it 26-7 with 1:57 remaining the quarter. Kaschak is now one score away from tying Keith Wert '77 at the number two spot with 29 career touchdowns. 

Tellish notched his fourth score three minutes later with a 35-yard run to give SU a 33-7 advantage with 14:02 remaining in the game. 

The Diplomats answered with an 8-play, 54-yard drive that was capped off by a 17-yard strike from John Harrison to Kevin O'Shea at 10:33.  SU was not finished as Matt Lottes put the Crusaders final points on the board with a three-yard run at 3:42 for 40-14 final. 

SU outgained the Diplomats 325-215, with 179 yards on the ground. The Crusaders also held the ball for 7:30 more than F&M and picked up 19 first downs to the Diplomats' nine

Kaschak finished with a team-high 84 yards on 17 carries. Tim Muller and Paul McGann both finished with 26 receiving yards while Harrison ended with 90 yards through the air on 9-for-15 passing. 

Brendan Wengerter finished with a game-high nine tackles, 2.5 for a loss. Nick Barbieri had seven stops and Brian Velasco finished with six tackles and an interception. 

F&M returns to the gridiron next Saturday when the Diplomats travel to Baltimore to take on No. 12 Johns Hopkins at 12:00 noon.

 

Susquehanna vs Franklin & Marshall (Oct 29, 2011 at Lancaster, Pa.)

Score by Quarters           1             2             3             4              Score

Susquehanna                 7              6              13           14           40          

Franklin & Marshall         0              0              7              7              14           

 

Scoring Summary:

1st          09:36     SUS        Greg Tellish 15 yd run (S. Hotaling kick), 8-78 3:39, SUS 7 - F&M 0

2nd        07:30     SUS        Greg Tellish 57 yd pass from Rich Palazzi (S. Hotaling kick blockd), 3-58 1:03, SUS 13 - F&M 0

3rd         09:17     SUS        Greg Tellish 13 yd run (S. Hotaling kick failed), 1-13 0:07, SUS 19 - F&M 0

              05:11     SUS        Rich Palazzi 1 yd run (S. Hotaling kick), 6-50 2:57, SUS 26 - F&M 0

              01:57     F&M      John Kaschak 34 yd run (Chris DeStefano kick), 6-66 3:04, SUS 26 - F&M 7

4th         14:02     SUS        Greg Tellish 35 yd run (S. Hotaling kick), 5-58 2:51, SUS 33 - F&M 7

              10:33     F&M      Kevin O'Shea 17 yd pass from John Harrison (Chris DeStefano kick), 8-54 3:22, SUS 33 - F&M 14

              03:42     SUS        Matt Lottes 3 yd run (S. Hotaling kick), 11-39 6:51, SUS 40 - F&M 14

RUSHING: Susquehanna-Greg Tellish 29-132; Duke Hyacinthe 5-17; Matt Lottes 5-16; Lou Hampton 3-14; Rich Palazzi 2-3; Tim Pierce 1-1; TEAM 1-minus 4. Franklin & Marshall-John Kaschak 17-84; Lamont Jackson 3-12; John Harrison 1-10; E.J. Schneider 3-5; Tim Muller 1-minus 2.

PASSING: Susquehanna-Rich Palazzi 9-14-1-146. Franklin & Marshall-John Harrison 9-15-0-90; E.J. Schneider 2-7-1-16.

RECEIVING: Susquehanna-Greg Tellish 3-87; Matt Knouse 3-25; Spenser Ercole 2-29; Duke Hyacinthe 1-5. Franklin & Marshall-Tim Muller 4-26; Paul McGann 2-26;Jordan Zackery 2-21; Kevin O'Shea 1-17; Lamont Jackson 1-12; Brian Kelly 1-4.

INTERCEPTIONS: Susquehanna-Will Dyson 1-12. Franklin & Marshall-Peter Gumas 1-0.

FUMBLES: Susquehanna-None. Franklin & Marshall-None.

SACKS (UA-A): Susquehanna-None. Franklin & Marshall-None.

TACKLES (UA-A): Susquehanna-T. Terpening 6-0; Jack McCarty 6-0; Andy White 4-1; Jesse Eggerton 4-0; Robbie Pryal 3-0; Ken Schetroma 2-0; Kyle Morosko 2-0; TEAM 2-0; Jared Minori 2-0; Dominick Wolfe 1-0; Bobby Gaeta 1-0; Jalon Scott 1-0; Logan Skillman 1-0; Joe Koppleman 0-1. 

Franklin & Marshall-Brendan Wengerter 6-3; Nick Barbieri 6-1; Brian Velasco 5-1; Ty Savastio 4-0; John Stark 4-0; John Gandolfo 3-1; Kenny Provost 2-1; Leo Chubinishvili 2-0; C.T. Marsh 2-0; Kurt Rogers 2-0; Jordan Studevan 1-1; Donald Wiezik 1-1; Phil Barbieri 1-1; Chad Tothero 1-0; Aaron Fant 1-0; Jonathan Struss1-0; Mike Shin 1-0; Jordan Zackery 1-0; TEAM 1-0.

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