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Knights' Comeback Falls Short at Greenville

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GREENVILLE, Ill. - The MLC football team cut a three-score deficit to seven in the fourth quarter, but couldn't complete the comeback in a 49-35 loss Saturday afternoon.

The Knights jumped out in front to a 14-0 lead in the first half on two first quarter touchdown runs by Joe Lindloff, but Greenville came back to score 28 unanswered to take a 14-point lead at the half.

After the Knights scored to open the second half on an 11-yard pass from Lindloff to Garrett Schoch, the Panthers took command of the game with three straight scores to lead 42-21 at the end of three quarters.

The Knights would fight back, however, scoring twice in the fourth to cut the deficit to 42-35 on a touchdown run by Tyler Dorn and a 27-yard scoring pass from Lindloff to Nicholas Kressin, but a 40-yard touchdown run on fourth down by the Panthers gave Greenville the final 14-point cushion.

Lindloff provided much of the scoring for the Knights, with four touchdowns and 214 yards of total offense. Dorn led the team with 68 yards rushing and a score, while Scott Henrich had three catches for 81 yards.

Defensively, Jason Zweifel led the way with 16 tackles on the day. Jacob Rothe had 12 tackles, while Micah Plocher had eight tackles and an interception, helping the Knights win the turnover battle for the first time this season after the offense went without a giveaway on the day.

With the loss, MLC dropped to 1-6 on the season and 1-5 in the UMAC, while Greenville improved to 3-3 overall and 3-2 in league play.

MLC will return to action on Saturday, October 22, when they host Northwestern for a 1 p.m. game.

Nov. 18: All times Eastern
Final
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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Nov. 25: All times Eastern
12:00 PM
Wesley at Brockport
12:00 PM
Case Western Reserve at Mount Union
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12:00 PM
Frostburg State at Washington and Jefferson
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12:00 PM
Husson at Delaware Valley
1:00 PM
Berry at St. Thomas
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North Central (Ill.) at UW-Oshkosh
1:00 PM
Linfield at Mary Hardin-Baylor
1:00 PM
Trine at Wartburg
Nov. 17: All times Eastern
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Merchant Marine 35, at Buffalo State 20
@ Newark, Del.
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Nov. 18: All times Eastern
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Muhlenberg 32, at Carnegie Mellon 6
@ Newark, Del.
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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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Final
at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
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Final
at Wesley 45, RPI 27
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Final
at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
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Final
Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
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Final
at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
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Husson 23, at Springfield 21
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Final
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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Final - OT
at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
Video Preview Box Score Live stats Photos
Final
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
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Final
at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
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Final
at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
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Final
at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
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Final
at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
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at Ithaca 27, Salisbury 17
@ Newark, Del.
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at WPI 17, SUNY-Maritime 3
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Nov. 19: All times Eastern
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at Alfred 29, Stevenson 16
@ University of Delaware
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