/seasons/2012/contrib/20121110wlznyf

Saints Defeat Mount St. Joseph, 75-6, in Record Setting Bridge Bowl XVII

More news about: Thomas More

Thomas More set six single-game school records in a 75-6 win over across-the-river rival, the College of Mount St. Joseph in Bridge Bowl XVII at The Bank of Kentucky Field in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.

Thomas More set the single-game record of most yards in a game (703), most passing yards (404), most first downs (35), most points in a game (75), most touchdowns in a game (10) and biggest margin of victory (69).

With the win, the Saints finish the season at 7-3 and gave Head Coach Jim Hilvert his 50th career victory. With the loss, the Lions end the season at 4-6.

The Saints never trailed in the game as they led 20-0 after one quarter 48-0 at halftime and 62-6 after three quarters.

Thomas More took a 7-0 lead when sophomore quarterback Luke Magness (Pleasureville, Ky./Henry County) scored on a 10-yard run and junior place kicker Tim Gormly, Jr. (Cincinnati, Ohio/McNicholas) added the point-after-attempt at 10:57 in the first quarter.  The Saints increased the lead to 14-0 with 5:15 to play in the first quarter when freshman running back Scootie Middleton (New Albany, Ind./New Albany) scored on a two-yard run and Gormly added the PAT.  Senior wide receiver Mercier Doucette (Florence, Ky./Boone County) scored on a 39-yard pass from freshman quarterback Jensen Gebhardt (Kings Mills, Ohio/Kings) and Gormly's PAT was blocked to increase the lead to 20-0 with two-seconds to play in the opening half.

Thomas More increased the lead to 27-0 with 12:26 to play in the second quarter when freshman wide receiver Goose Cohorn (Independence, Ky./Dixie Heights) caught a 28-yard touchdown pass from Gebhardt and Gormly added the PAT.  Senior defensive back/return specialist Kenny Veal (Hamilton, Ohio/Hamilton) returned a punt 76 yards for a touchdown and Gormly added the PAT to increase the Saints' lead to 34-0 with 10:08 to play in the first half.  The Saints extended the lead to 41-0 when freshman tight end Cody Hinkel (Eminence, Ky./Henry County) caught a three-yard pass from Gebhardt and Gormly added the PAT with 6:44 to play in the second quarter.  Thomas More took a 48-0 lead into halftime when junior running back Adam Rauch (Yorkville, Ky./East Central) scored on an 11-yard run and Gormly added the PAT at the 2:20 mark of the second quarter.

Thomas More increased the lead to 55-0 with 14:06 to play in the third quarter when sophomore wide receiver Bobby Leonard (Edgewood, Ky./Dixie Heights) caught and 80-yard touchdown pass from Magness and Gormly added the PAT.  Mount St. Joseph cut the lead to 55-6 when James Clay caught a 12-yard pass from Brian Pitzer and Daniel Dipps missed the PAT with 12:56 to play in the third quarter.  Middleton increased the Saints' lead to 62-6 when he scored on a two-yard run with 7:08 to play in the third quarter and freshman place kicker Bill Rose (Louisville, Ky./Christian Academy) added the PAT.

With 11:05 to play in the fourth quarter the Saints increased the lead to 68-6 when Rauch scored on a 21-yard run and Rose's PAT failed.  Thomas More closed out the scoring with 9:28 to play in the game when Middleton scored on a one-yard run and Rose made the PAT for the final score of 75-6.

Thomas More had 703 yards of total offense (299 rushing/404 passing) and held the Lions to 192 yard of total offense (100 rushing/92 passing).

Gebhardt led the Saints' offense as he was 16-of-20 passing for 240 yards and three touchdowns and had two rushes for 15 yards.  Rauch led the Saints on the ground as he had 21 carries for 150 yards and two touchdowns and Magness had seven carries for 53 yards and a touchdown.  Doucette led the Saints' receivers has he had four catches for 108 yards and one touchdown and Cohorn had four catches for 83 yards and a touchdown.

Defensively, the Saints were led by senior defensive back Zach Autenrieb (Cincinnati, Ohio/Elder), who had eight tackles (seven solo, one assisted).  Senior linebacker Nick Gramke (Cincinnati, Ohio/Elder) finished the game with six tackles (all solo), including one sack and three tackles for a loss, sophomore defensive lineman Erick Butler (Eminence, Ky./Henry County) had five tackles, including three and a half sacks and junior linebacker Alex Taylor (Cincinnati, Ohio/Elder) had five tackles.

Aug. 30: All times Eastern
6:00 PM
Alma at Baldwin Wallace
Live stats
7:00 PM
Frostburg State at Stevenson
Live stats
7:00 PM
University of New England at Coast Guard
Live stats
7:00 PM
Randolph-Macon at Johns Hopkins
7:00 PM
Hamline at Buena Vista
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
LaGrange at Birmingham-Southern
7:00 PM
Trinity (Texas) at McMurry
7:30 PM
Manchester at Trine
7:37 PM
Rowan at Widener
8:00 PM
Millsaps at Belhaven
8:00 PM
UW-Platteville at East Texas Baptist
Live stats
Aug. 31: All times Eastern
7:00 PM
Utica at St. Lawrence
7:00 PM
Delaware Valley at Wesley
Live stats
7:00 PM
WPI at Anna Maria
Live stats
7:00 PM
Western New England at Springfield
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
Nichols at Westfield State
7:00 PM
Millikin at Hope
Preview Live stats
7:00 PM
TCNJ at FDU-Florham
7:00 PM
Becker at MIT
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
Albright at Salisbury
Live stats
7:00 PM
Dean at Curry
Video Live stats
8:00 PM
St. Olaf at Crown
Sep. 1: All times Eastern
TBA
Brevard at Davidson
TBA
Southern Virginia at Christopher Newport
TBA
Augustana at Coe
12:00 PM
Endicott at Framingham State
Live stats
12:00 PM
Morrisville State at Norwich
12:00 PM
Buffalo State at Bridgewater State
Live stats
12:00 PM
Ursinus at Bethany
12:00 PM
Salve Regina at Worcester State
Live stats
12:00 PM
Sewanee at Kenyon
12:00 PM
SUNY-Maritime at Maine Maritime
Video
12:00 PM
Thomas More at N.C. Wesleyan
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Merchant Marine at Misericordia
1:00 PM
Husson at Union
Live stats
1:00 PM
Apprentice at Greensboro
1:00 PM
RPI at Allegheny
1:00 PM
Wabash at Hiram
1:00 PM
Cortland at Fitchburg State
Live stats
1:00 PM
King's at Moravian
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Westminster (Pa.) at Wittenberg
Video Live stats Audio
1:00 PM
Washington and Lee at Dickinson
1:00 PM
Hobart at Brockport
1:00 PM
McDaniel at Catholic
Live stats
1:00 PM
Huntingdon at Guilford
Live stats
1:00 PM
Gallaudet at Alvernia
1:00 PM
Mass-Dartmouth at Alfred State
Live stats
1:00 PM
Shenandoah at Methodist
Live stats
1:00 PM
Thiel at Alfred
1:00 PM
Emory and Henry at Ferrum
Live stats Audio
1:00 PM
Susquehanna at Lycoming
1:00 PM
Washington and Jefferson at St. John Fisher
1:00 PM
Oberlin at Kalamazoo
1:00 PM
Hartwick at Wilkes
1:00 PM
St. Vincent at Ithaca
1:00 PM
Concordia (Wis.) at Finlandia
1:00 PM
Lebanon Valley at Franklin and Marshall
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Plymouth State at Castleton
Live stats
1:00 PM
UW-Oshkosh at Carthage
1:00 PM
Grinnell at Lawrence
1:30 PM
Muskingum at Waynesburg
1:30 PM
Juniata at Grove City
1:30 PM
Wooster at Bluffton
1:30 PM
Bridgewater at Gettysburg
1:30 PM
Albion at Defiance
Live stats
2:00 PM
Wilmington at Earlham
Live stats
2:00 PM
John Carroll at UW-Stevens Point
2:00 PM
Eureka at Knox
2:00 PM
Wisconsin Lutheran at Lake Forest
Live stats
2:00 PM
Ripon at Augsburg
2:00 PM
Aurora at St. Norbert
2:00 PM
Nebraska Wesleyan at Concordia-Moorhead
2:00 PM
Gustavus Adolphus at Martin Luther
2:00 PM
MacMurray at Rockford
2:00 PM
UW-La Crosse at Luther
2:00 PM
Monmouth at Wheaton (Ill.)
2:00 PM
Minnesota-Morris at UW-River Falls
2:00 PM
Lakeland at Carroll
Live stats
2:00 PM
UW-Stout at St. John's
2:00 PM
UW-Eau Claire at Loras
Audio
2:00 PM
Bethel at Simpson
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
Beloit at Concordia-Chicago
2:00 PM
Southwestern Assemblies at Austin
2:10 PM
Trinity Int'l at St. Thomas
3:00 PM
Puget Sound at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Live stats
4:00 PM
La Verne at Whitworth
6:00 PM
Adrian at Ohio Northern
Live stats Audio
6:00 PM
Maryville (Tenn.) at Berry
Live stats
6:00 PM
Capital at Mount St. Joseph
6:00 PM
Hampden-Sydney at Averett
Live stats
6:00 PM
Benedictine at Franklin
Video Live stats
6:00 PM
Central at Northwestern (Minn.)
6:00 PM
Willamette at Simon Fraser
7:00 PM
Geneva at Marietta
7:00 PM
Rochester at Case Western Reserve
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
Hanover at Centre
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
Rose-Hulman at Mount Union
Live stats
7:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan at Otterbein
7:00 PM
Olivet at Heidelberg
7:00 PM
UW-Whitewater at Dubuque
7:00 PM
Illinois College at Rhodes
7:00 PM
Chicago at Washington U.
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
Anderson at North Park
8:00 PM
Lyon at Hendrix
8:00 PM
Greenville at Wartburg
8:00 PM
Cornell at Iowa Wesleyan
8:00 PM
Denison at Southwestern
8:00 PM
Carleton at Macalester
10:00 PM
Pacific at Chapman
Live stats
10:00 PM
George Fox at Redlands
10:00 PM
Sul Ross State at Arizona Christian
10:00 PM
Lewis-Clark Valley at Pomona-Pitzer
Dec. 9: All times Eastern
Final
Mount Union 43, at UW-Oshkosh 40
Box Score Recap Recap Photos
Final
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 24, Brockport 0
Box Score Recap Photos
Dec. 15: All times Eastern
Final
Mount Union 12, at Mary Hardin-Baylor 0
@ Salem, Va.
Video Box Score Recap Photos