/seasons/2017/contrib/2017111107zqjl

Yeomen Outlast Gators in a Senior Day Shootout

More news about: Oberlin

Oberlin, Ohio – The Oberlin College football team closed out the 2017 season with a 63-37 victory over the visiting Allegheny College Gators on Saturday afternoon at the Austin E. Knowlton Athletics Complex.
 
The Yeomen racked up 651 yards of offense, which is the second most in a game in school history, trailing only Oberlin's 690-yard effort against Allegheny in 2015. On the season, Oberlin totaled 3,703 yards, which is third most in program history.
 
Sophomore quarterback Zach Taylor spearheaded the Yeomen offense, throwing for a career-high 434 yards, and six touchdowns which ties a single-game school record. Taylor added 116 yards and a touchdown on the ground to finish with a school-record 550 yards of total offense. The Artesia, California, native finished the season with 2,189 yards passing, which is the third most in school history. His 2,525 total yards of offense is a school record as he passed Yeomen great Greg Mangan's 2,394 yards that he earned in 2006.
 
For the second time in his career, Robby Reinheimer went over 200 yards receiving against the Gators as he snagged eight balls for 216 yards and a score. Classmate Ryan Gleeson had a career-day, finishing with 165 yards and four touchdown catches.
 
The first quarter couldn't have gone any better for the Yeomen as they scored a touchdown on all four of their possessions. However, it was the Oberlin defense that set tone early as Justin Godfrey ripped the ball out of Alex Victor's hands on the first play of the game to setup the Yeomen offense.
 
Oberlin wasted no time in capitalizing as Taylor found Gleeson for 34 yards and the next play Chuck Williams rushed up the middle for a 2-yard TD plunge.
 
On it's a second drive, a 50-yard run by Taylor gave the Yeomen another goal-to-go situation and this time it was senior Khalil Rivers who slithered his way into the end zone from a yard out.
 
The Gators would fumble the ensuing kickoff to setup the Yeomen with another short porch. Three plays later, Taylor found Gleeson in the back corner of the end zone to make it 21-0.
 
The final Yeomen drive of the quarter was their longest as they went 66 yards on eight plays in 3:53. On 3rd-and-10 Gleeson was open across the middle for a 13-yard scoring strike to cap a 28-point first quarter for the Yeomen.
 
The teams would trade scoring drives early in the second quarter. Following Allegheny's first touchdown, it didn't take the Yeomen long to respond as they went 62 yards on six plays in just 2:17. The drive would end with a back-shoulder TD catch by Reinheimer to make it 35-7.
 
Two touchdown drives by the Gators cut the Yeomen cushion down to 35-19, but Oberlin struck back in a big way. On the first play from scrimmage, Taylor found Gleeson on a deep post pattern and he went the rest of the way for a 71-yard touchdown.
 
The final 2:41 of the first half was eventful as the Gators added another TD to make it 42-25. Oberlin took over with 67 seconds left in the half and 64-yard connection to Reinheimer put them in Gators' territory. Oberlin eventually lined up for a field goal try with nine second to go, but a false start penalty – which included a 10-second runoff – concluded the half.
 
The Yeomen scoring barrage continued on the opening drive of the third quarter as they marched 75 yards on six plays. Taylor called his own number from 14 yards out to balloon Oberlin's margin to 24 points.
 
However, the Gators kept coming at the Yeomen as they scored two touchdowns to cut the deficit down to 12, 49-37, with 8:49 left in the fourth quarter.
 
Sensing a bit of urgency, the Oberlin offense went back to work covering 90 yards on just five plays. A 38-yard run by Melvin Briggs was followed by a 37-yard catch by Reinheimer. Two plays later, Taylor hit Gleeson in the end zone for the fourth time – this time from 16-yards away.
 
Following a strip-sack of Allegheny quarterback Logan Lee by Kenny Williams, the Yeomen would add one more score as Taylor found senior tight end Chris Mueller in the back end of the end zone. The point after attempt gave Oberlin 63 points, which ties for fifth most all-time in a game.
 
The Oberlin defense forced five Allegheny fumbles in the win and recovered two of them to go along with two interceptions for four takeaways in the game.
 
Senior Bennett Jackson made 10 tackles to end his career second all-time in school history at 294.
 
It was a sloppy game on both sides as the two teams combined for 32 penalties for 339 yards.
 
Oberlin ends the season at 4-6 overall and 3-6 in the NCAC. It marks the best record for the Yeomen since they ended 2012 at 4-6.
 

Oct. 19: All times Eastern
Final
Martin Luther 21, at Northwestern (Minn.) 6
Video Box Score Recap
Oct. 20: All times Eastern
Final
at Stevenson 33, Wilkes 21
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at RPI 31, Hobart 24
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at MIT 13, Coast Guard 0
Video Box Score
Final
Norwich 15, at Maine Maritime 7
Video Box Score
Final
at Moravian 31, Juniata 14
Video Video Box Score Recap Photos
Final
at Dean 53, Gallaudet 21
Video Box Score
Final
Endicott 45, at Becker 13
Video Video Box Score
Final
Frostburg State 24, at Montclair State 17
Video Box Score Recap
Final
SUNY-Maritime 68, at Castleton 41
Video Box Score
Final
at Trinity (Texas) 28, Sewanee 14
Video Box Score
Final
Johns Hopkins 51, at Gettysburg 14
Video Video Box Score Recap Recap
Final
N.C. Wesleyan 29, at Brevard 21
Video Box Score
Final
at Misericordia 37, FDU-Florham 33
Video
Final
Union 29, at St. Lawrence 7
Video Box Score
Final
at Ithaca 28, Rochester 3
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Colby 23, Hamilton 21
Video Box Score
Final
at Middlebury 35, Bates 34
Video Box Score
Final
Trinity (Conn.) 48, at Bowdoin 6
Video Box Score Photos
Final
Springfield 23, at Catholic 11
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Amherst 33, at Wesleyan 3
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at Plymouth State 17, Massachusetts Maritime 14
Video Box Score
Final
at Husson 54, Anna Maria 14
Box Score
Final
TCNJ 13, at Kean 8
Video Box Score
Final
Carnegie Mellon 41, at Thiel 7
Video Box Score
Final
Salve Regina 30, at Curry 21
Box Score Video
Final
King's 37, at Albright 26
Video Box Score
Final
Trine 31, at Finlandia 0
Video Box Score
Final - OT
Susquehanna 41, at Ursinus 35
Video Video Box Score
Final
Delaware Valley 52, at Lebanon Valley 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Western New England 70, University of New England 13
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Franklin and Marshall 35, at Dickinson 14
Video Video Box Score
Final
at Wittenberg 38, DePauw 23
Box Score
Final
at Emory and Henry 52, Shenandoah 50
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at Wabash 32, Oberlin 7
Video Box Score
Final
at Westminster (Pa.) 27, Washington and Jefferson 20
Video
Final
at Hampden-Sydney 38, Guilford 35
Box Score Recap
Final - OT
at Randolph-Macon 44, Bridgewater 41
Video Box Score Recap Audio Audio
Final
Cortland 56, at Hartwick 3
Box Score Recap Recap
Final
at Denison 27, Ohio Wesleyan 10
Video Box Score Photos
Final
Waynesburg 12, at St. Vincent 10
Video
Final
Salisbury 33, at Southern Virginia 0
Video Box Score
Final
at Methodist 42, Greensboro 6
Video Box Score
Final
Christopher Newport 39, at William Paterson 10
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Albion 49, at Adrian 42
Video Box Score
Final
Thomas More 35, at St. Scholastica 0
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Westminster (Mo.) 25, Minnesota-Morris 7
Video Box Score
Final
Lake Forest 24, at Grinnell 0
Video Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Greenville 41, Crown 14
Video Box Score
Final
at Merchant Marine 25, WPI 24
Video Box Score Recap Photos
Final
at John Carroll 27, Marietta 24
Video Box Score Recap Recap
Final
at Tufts 28, Williams 21
Video Box Score Photos
Final
Ohio Northern 49, at Capital 46
Video Box Score Photos
Final
Baldwin Wallace 35, at Wilmington 33
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Mount Union 54, Heidelberg 0
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at Lycoming 52, Alvernia 0
Video
Final
at Rose-Hulman 44, Anderson 6
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at Franklin 64, Earlham 20
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Hanover 48, at Manchester 14
Video
Final
Mount St. Joseph 20, at Defiance 0
Video Box Score
Final
at Utica 30, Alfred 22
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Maryville (Tenn.) 37, at LaGrange 17
Video Box Score
Final
Framingham State 27, at Westfield State 2
Video Box Score
Final
Morrisville State 35, at St. John Fisher 7
Video Box Score
Final
at Muskingum 21, Otterbein 14
Video Box Score Photos
Final - OT
at Berry 28, Millsaps 21
Video Box Score Recap Live stats Audio
Final
at Muhlenberg 42, McDaniel 18
Video Video Box Score
Final
at Rowan 28, Wesley 27
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Wooster 28, Hiram 21
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Allegheny 54, at Kenyon 10
Video Box Score
Final
at Nebraska Wesleyan 23, Luther 15
Video
Final
Wheaton (Ill.) 20, at Augustana 3
Video
Final
at Eureka 50, Benedictine 20
Video Box Score
Final
Mary Hardin-Baylor 49, at Belhaven 0
Video Box Score
Final
at Hardin-Simmons 58, Texas Lutheran 14
Box Score
Final
Chicago 63, at Beloit 0
Video Box Score
Final
at Concordia (Wis.) 45, Concordia-Chicago 34
Video Box Score
Final
Aurora 25, at Rockford 7
Video Box Score
Final
at Bethel 41, Concordia-Moorhead 13
Box Score
Final
Lakeland 38, at Wisconsin Lutheran 12
Video Box Score
Final
at St. John's 57, St. Olaf 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Gustavus Adolphus 42, Augsburg 0
Video Box Score Photos
Final
Dubuque 38, at Buena Vista 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
North Central (Ill.) 26, at Carthage 14
Video Box Score Recap Photos
Final
at Ripon 58, Macalester 34
Video Box Score
Final
at Monmouth 51, Cornell 0
Video Box Score
Final
at Simpson 38, Loras 33
Video Box Score
Final
at Knox 20, Illinois College 6
Video
Final
UW-Stout 31, at UW-Stevens Point 27
Video
Final
Millikin 14, at Elmhurst 13
Video Box Score Recap Recap
Final
at MacMurray 20, Iowa Wesleyan 13
Box Score Recap
Final
UW-Eau Claire 40, at UW-Platteville 16
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at St. Thomas 68, Carleton 0
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Mass-Dartmouth 41, Worcester State 27
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at Wartburg 47, Central 20
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at UW-Oshkosh 24, UW-La Crosse 13
Video Box Score
Final
at UW-Whitewater 44, UW-River Falls 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Birmingham-Southern 47, Austin 35
Video Box Score
Final
Centre 41, at Rhodes 14
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Carroll 23, North Park 0
Video Box Score
Final
at Kalamazoo 17, Alma 10
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Pacific Lutheran 33, Willamette 20
Video Box Score
Final
at Brockport 65, Buffalo State 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Averett 45, Huntingdon 17
Video Video Box Score
Final
Washington and Lee 38, at Ferrum 35
Video Box Score
Final
at Pacific 54, Lewis and Clark 22
Video Video Box Score Recap
Final
Redlands 35, at La Verne 17
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Whitworth 47, at Puget Sound 13
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 27, at Occidental 7
Video Box Score
Final
Linfield 14, at George Fox 0
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Hope 35, Olivet 30
Video Box Score
Final - 4OT
at Western Connecticut 50, Bridgewater State 48
Video Box Score Live stats
Final
Case Western Reserve 27, at Geneva 14
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Sul Ross State 28, Howard Payne 27
Video
Final
East Texas Baptist 48, at Louisiana College 27
Video
Final
Illinois Wesleyan 27, at Washington U. 21
Video Box Score
Final
St. Norbert 46, at Lawrence 0
Video Box Score
End of 2nd
3 Whittier
21 Pomona-Pitzer
Video Live stats
End of 2nd
19 Chapman
7 Cal Lutheran
Video Preview Live stats
Oct. 20: All times Eastern
Final
Frostburg State 24, at Montclair State 17
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at RPI 31, Hobart 24
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Trine 31, at Finlandia 0
Video Box Score
Final
at Wittenberg 38, DePauw 23
Box Score
Final
at Westminster (Pa.) 27, Washington and Jefferson 20
Video
Final
Delaware Valley 52, at Lebanon Valley 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Johns Hopkins 51, at Gettysburg 14
Video Video Box Score Recap Recap
Final
at Mount Union 54, Heidelberg 0
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at John Carroll 27, Marietta 24
Video Box Score Recap Recap
Final - OT
at Berry 28, Millsaps 21
Video Box Score Recap Live stats Audio
Final
at Rowan 28, Wesley 27
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Muhlenberg 42, McDaniel 18
Video Video Box Score
Final
Wheaton (Ill.) 20, at Augustana 3
Video
Final
Mary Hardin-Baylor 49, at Belhaven 0
Video Box Score
Final
at St. John's 57, St. Olaf 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Hardin-Simmons 58, Texas Lutheran 14
Box Score
Final
North Central (Ill.) 26, at Carthage 14
Recap Photos Box Score Video
Final
at St. Thomas 68, Carleton 0
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at UW-Oshkosh 24, UW-La Crosse 13
Video Box Score
Final
at UW-Whitewater 44, UW-River Falls 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Brockport 65, Buffalo State 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Whitworth 47, at Puget Sound 13
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Linfield 14, at George Fox 0
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Case Western Reserve 27, at Geneva 14
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Illinois Wesleyan 27, at Washington U. 21
Video Box Score