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Late Field Goal Lifts Battling Bishops Past Spartans, 17-14

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DELAWARE, Ohio – Sophomore running back Manny Sicre (Miami, Fla./Belen Jesuit Preparatory) posted a season-high 123 yards rushing on a career-high 32 carries, but the Case Western Reserve University football team fell via a 17-14 score as Ohio Wesleyan University's Miles MacKenzie kicked a game-winning 46-yard field goal with 4.4 seconds left in regulation on Saturday evening at Selby Stadium.

Despite the loss, Case Western Reserve (2-2) sits at 26-2 in its last 28 road games dating back to 2007. Ohio Wesleyan improves to 3-0 overall and evens the all-time series with the Spartans at 9-9.

Both teams failed to score on their initial drives. However, the Battling Bishops got on the scoreboard first on a Scott Jenkins one-yard rush, and Miles MacKenzie tacked on the point after to make the score 7-0 with 3:54 left in the opening period.

Following a Spartan turnover and an Ohio Wesleyan punt, Case knotted the contest at 7-7 with 11:54 left in the second quarter. Senior quarterback Erik Olson (Bethel Park, Pa./Bethel Park) found Sicre on a seven-yard touchdown pass to cap a five-play, 47-yard drive that spanned just 1:46. Freshman placekicker Won Kun Park (Daejon, South Korea/Kimball Union Academy, N.H.) tacked on the extra point.

OWU retook the lead and made it 14-7 with 6:30 left in the opening half when running back Calvin Cagney scored from three yards out. MacKenzie tacked on the extra point for the hosts.

Neither team scored during the remainder of the half, and the Battling Bishops took that 14-7 lead into the intermission.

The score remained 14-7 in favor of the Battling Bishops until midway through the fourth quarter. Spartan sophomore running back Ricky Hanzlik (Mentor, Ohio/Mentor) recorded his first career touchdown, a one-yard scamper over right tackle, capping off a 17-play, 80-yard drive that consumed 7:43 off of the clock. Kun Park converted the PAT to tie the contest at 14-14 with 5:42 left.

Following a missed Spartan field goal attempt with 1:06 left, the Battling Bishops took over at their own 20 yardline. The hosts then drove down the field and called their final timeout with 4.4 seconds left and the ball on the Spartan 29. MacKenzie then drilled the game-winner from 46 yards out to hand the Spartans their second-consecutive loss.

For the game, Sicre also had five catches for 65 yards and a score to go along with his 123 on the ground. Over the past two games, Sicre has 174 and 188 yards from scrimmage, respectively. Sophomore wide out Sean Lapcevic (Presto, Pa./Chartiers Valley) caught seven passes for a team-high 62 yards.

Defensively, senior outside linebacker Ryan Ferguson (Wheaton, Ill./St. Francis) recorded a team-high nine tackles, while senior linebacker Kevin Nossem (Munster, Ind./Munster), senior linebacker and captain Wade Self (Hawthorn Woods, Ill./Lake Zurich) and senior cornerback Brandon Flick (Butler, Pa./Knoch) each tallied seven stops.

Ohio Wesleyan was led by wide receiver Kevin Herman with eight catches for 72 yards and Jenkins with seven grabs for 61 yards. Quarterback Mason Espinosa was 28-of-42 through the air for 235 yards. Defensively, Justin Segal led four Battling Bishop defenders in double-figures with 13 tackles.

The Spartans return home to the confines of Case Field next Saturday, September 29 versus Wittenberg University at 1:00 p.m. as part of CWRU's annual Homecoming Weekend festivities.

Sep. 23: All times Eastern
Final
at Framingham State 50, Massachusetts Maritime 7
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35 Muhlenberg
20 Juniata
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10 Becker
25 Dean
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Salisbury 27, at TCNJ 7
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MIT 38, at Catholic 21
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2:19 4th Quarter
56 Merchant Marine
31 Maine Maritime
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17 Endicott
27 Hobart
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Final
at Morrisville State 44, Nichols 22
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at Delaware Valley 27, Stevenson 7
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1:00 PM
Widener at Albright
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1:00 PM
Christopher Newport at Montclair State
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1:00 PM
Bethany at Westminster (Pa.)
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3rd - 11:11
34 Middlebury
0 Bowdoin
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3rd - 03:05
10 Williams
7 Colby
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3rd - 12:43
29 Amherst
0 Hamilton
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3rd - 03:58
21 Ursinus
10 Moravian
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Halftime
45 Trinity (Conn.)
0 Bates
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3rd - 14:55
21 Brevard
24 LaGrange
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1:00 PM
Geneva at Thiel
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3rd - 07:21
0 Mass-Dartmouth
30 Plymouth State
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3rd - 02:23
21 Kean
7 Southern Virginia
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1:00 PM
Frostburg State at Rowan
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3rd - 04:20
3 Union
0 Curry
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3 Thomas More
28 Carnegie Mellon
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24 Lycoming
27 King's
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3rd - 04:06
14 Husson
7 Western New England
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8:46, 3rd Q
31 Johns Hopkins
3 Dickinson
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3rd - 14:54
17 Wooster
31 DePauw
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1:00 PM
Allegheny at Ohio Wesleyan
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1:00 PM
Wilkes at Misericordia
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1:00 PM
Rochester at Alfred
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Wesley at William Paterson
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3rd - 08:59
17 Maryville (Tenn.)
21 N.C. Wesleyan
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00:25, 2nd
24 Huntingdon
14 Ferrum
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3rd - 12:16
6 Gettysburg
6 McDaniel
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21 RPI
9 Buffalo State
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3rd - 05:30
17 Franklin and Marshall
10 Susquehanna
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7 Oberlin
24 Denison
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1:00 PM
Westminster (Mo.) at Northwestern (Minn.)
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3rd - 11:27
7 Crown
28 Eureka
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HALF
6 FDU-Florham
7 Lebanon Valley
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2nd - 00:30
14 John Carroll
24 Heidelberg
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Halftime - 20:00
7 Otterbein
13 Ohio Northern
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0 Baldwin Wallace
27 Mount Union
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2nd - 02:08
14 Defiance
24 Rose-Hulman
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2:44, 2nd quarter
25 Muskingum
28 Marietta
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1:30 PM
Franklin at Bluffton
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1:30 PM
Anderson at Hanover
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2nd - 00:15
20 Mount St. Joseph
14 Manchester
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2:00 PM
Worcester State at Westfield State
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2nd - 12:31
0 Coast Guard
6 Norwich
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2nd - 08:51
7 Bridgewater State
10 Fitchburg State
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2:00 PM
Wittenberg at Kenyon
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14 Hiram
9 Wabash
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2:00 PM
North Central (Ill.) at Millikin
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2:00 PM
Sewanee at Millsaps
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2nd - 12:26
6 Birmingham-Southern
0 Rhodes
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2:00 PM
Austin at Hendrix
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2:00 PM
Greenville at Martin Luther
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15:00 2nd Q
21 Chapman
7 Trinity (Texas)
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2:00 PM
Buena Vista at Loras
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8:00 2nd
0 Washington U.
14 Wartburg
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2:00 PM
Hamline at Gustavus Adolphus
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14 Augsburg
7 Carleton
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11:27 2ND
0 St. Olaf
20 Bethel
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2:00 PM
Dubuque at Luther
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8:33 2nd Q
10 Nebraska Wesleyan
0 Central
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2:00 PM
Simpson at Coe
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2:00 PM
Wheaton (Ill.) at Elmhurst
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2:00 PM
North Park at Illinois Wesleyan
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2:00 PM
St. Norbert at Grinnell
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2:00 PM
Ripon at Knox
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2:00 PM
Iowa Wesleyan at MacMurray
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2:00 PM
Hardin-Simmons at Howard Payne
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2:00 PM
Southwestern at Louisiana College
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2:00 PM
Monmouth at Macalester
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1st - 02:06
3 St. John's
7 St. Thomas
@ Target Field, Minneapolis
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1st - 08:04
3 WPI
0 Springfield
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3:00 PM
Beloit at Cornell
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4:00 PM
Utica at Brockport
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4:00 PM
St. John Fisher at Hartwick
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4:00 PM
Carroll at UW-La Crosse
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4:00 PM
Minnesota-Morris at St. Scholastica
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4:30 PM
UW-Eau Claire at George Fox
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5:00 PM
Salve Regina at Western Connecticut
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5:00 PM
Adrian at UW-Stevens Point
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6:00 PM
Tufts at Wesleyan
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6:00 PM
Methodist at Averett
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6:00 PM
Centre at Berry
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6:00 PM
Lake Forest at Lawrence
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7:00 PM
Waynesburg at Case Western Reserve
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7:00 PM
St. Vincent at Grove City
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7:00 PM
Texas Lutheran at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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7:00 PM
Lakeland at UW-Platteville
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7:00 PM
Carthage at Augustana
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7:00 PM
Chicago at Illinois College
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7:00 PM
McMurry at Sul Ross State
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7:30 PM
Capital at Wilmington
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Belhaven at East Texas Baptist
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Arizona Christian at Whittier
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Sep. 23: All times Eastern
Final
at Delaware Valley 27, Stevenson 7
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Wesley at William Paterson
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1:00 PM
Rochester at Alfred
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8:46, 3rd Q
31 Johns Hopkins
3 Dickinson
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1:00 PM
Frostburg State at Rowan
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2nd - 00:30
14 John Carroll
24 Heidelberg
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End of 2nd
0 Baldwin Wallace
27 Mount Union
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2:00 PM
Wittenberg at Kenyon
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End 1st qtr.
14 Hiram
9 Wabash
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2:00 PM
Hardin-Simmons at Howard Payne
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2:00 PM
North Central (Ill.) at Millikin
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2:00 PM
Wheaton (Ill.) at Elmhurst
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2:00 PM
North Park at Illinois Wesleyan
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1st - 02:06
3 St. John's
7 St. Thomas
@ Target Field, Minneapolis
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4:00 PM
Utica at Brockport
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7:00 PM
Waynesburg at Case Western Reserve
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7:00 PM
Lakeland at UW-Platteville
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7:00 PM
Texas Lutheran at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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