/seasons/2018/contrib/201809094tn719

Stevenson Picks Up First Win Of Season at Bridgewater

More news about: Stevenson

BRIDGEWATER, Va. - Senior Dan Williams threw for 271 yards and two touchdowns as Stevenson picked up its first win of the year, dowing Bridgewater (Va.) 35-23 in non-conference football Saturday night at the Jopson Athletic Complex.

FIRST QUARTER

  • Stevenson (1-1) drove 82 yards in six plays on the game's opening drive, as Williams found Ryan Stango in the back left corner of the end zone for a 25-yard completion to give the Mustangs a 7-0 lead 2:20 into the game.
  • Bridgewater (1-1) countered with a 13-play, 60-yard drive that chewed up nearly six minutes to tie the game with 6:37 left in the quarter.
  • Facing fourth-and-8 from the Eagle 14, a fake field goal pass from sophomore Ty Crabb to junior Riley Hodge put the guests up 14-7 with 23 seconds left in the quarter.  The pass capped a 12-play, 75-yard drive.
  • Stevenson outgained Bridgewater 152-67 in the quarter and held the ball for 8:34.

SECOND QUARTER

  • Stevenson extended its lead to 21-7 with 1:16 left before halftime as a five-yard run by Drexel Mosby ended a 16-play, 74-yard drive that took 6:39.  Mosby had four carries for 26 yards on the drive as well as a seven-yard reception.
  • Bridgewater's Cameron Gieseman hit a 33-yard field goal as time expired to pull the hosts within 21-10 at halftime.

THIRD QUARTER

  • Stevenson came up with a takeaway with 6:00 left in the quarter as Izaiha Pitts forced a fumble and recovered at midfield.
  • The Mustangs took a 28-10 lead with 3:52 left in the third as junior Daqwan Hill ran up the middle for 15 yards to cap a five-play, 53-yard drive. 

FOURTH QUARTER

  • Bridgewater scored on the first play of the fourth quarter to pull within 28-16, but the extra point was blocked by senior Bill Burton.
  • The Eagles scored again with 4:43 left as they engineered a nine-play, 47-yard drive capped by a three-yard run to make it a one-score game.
  • Stevenson started at midfield after a 22-yard kickoff return by Zach May followed by an offside penalty on Bridgewater.
  • An 18-yard pass from Williams to Sebastien Vainqueur with 1:47 left put the Mustangs up 35-23.
  • An interception at midfield sealed the win, as senior Ashton Leschke tipped the ball in the air and junior Hanif Jones came up with it with 1:04 to go.

NUMBERS AND NOTES

  • Total offense was nearly identical, with Bridgewater amassing 422 yards and Stevenson 418.
  • The Mustangs outdueled the Eagles through the air 285-208.
  • The guests were whistled for just two flags for 10 yards, while Bridgewater was assessed seven penalties for 56 yards.
  • Stevenson won the turnover battle as it had two takeaweays without committing a turnover.  It marked the 57th straight game with a takeaway for the Mustang defense.
  • Eight different players had receptions for the Mustangs with Vainqueur and Chaz Lyles each making six grabs.
  • The Mustangs rushed for 133 yards, with Titus Johnson carrying 10 times for 56 yards and Mosby nine times for 45 yards.
  • Stango's touchdown catch was the first of his career.
  • Leschke led the Mustang defense with 12 tackles (five solo), while Brian Latham had 10 stops.  Senior Mike Datu had six of his eight tackles in the second half.
  • The win was career win No. 50 for eighth-year head coach Ed Hottle, including a 41-35 mark at the helm of the Mustangs.

WHAT THEY SAID

WHAT'S NEXT

  • Stevenson opens Middle Atlantic Conference play next Saturday (9/15) when it travels to Albright for a 1:00 kickoff.  The Lions fell to Mary Hardin-Baylor, the nation's No. 2 team, 91-7 on Saturday.
  • The Mustangs return home Saturday, September 29 to face defending MAC champion Delaware Valley.  Kickoff at Mustang Stadium is set for 1 pm.
The definitive history of the USFL: Football for a Buck, by Jeff Pearlman. Available now!
Sep. 29: All times Eastern
11:00 AM
Merchant Marine at MIT
Video Preview Live stats
12:00 PM
Gallaudet at Anna Maria
Video Live stats
12:00 PM
Hartwick at Buffalo State
12:00 PM
WPI at Maine Maritime
Video Preview Live stats
12:00 PM
Alfred State at Dean
Video Live stats
12:00 PM
Western New England at Salve Regina
Video Live stats
12:00 PM
Alfred at Morrisville State
Video Live stats
12:00 PM
Castleton at Misericordia
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
FDU-Florham at Albright
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Coast Guard at Catholic
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Middlebury at Colby
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Springfield at Norwich
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
University of New England at Nichols
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Amherst at Bowdoin
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Hamilton at Wesleyan
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Delaware Valley at Stevenson
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Worcester State at Plymouth State
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Ursinus at Johns Hopkins
Video Video Live stats Live stats
1:00 PM
Grove City at Carnegie Mellon
Video Live stats Audio
1:00 PM
Endicott at Curry
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Franklin and Marshall at Muhlenberg
Video Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Widener at Lebanon Valley
Video Live stats Audio
1:00 PM
Ferrum at Shenandoah
Live stats
1:00 PM
Allegheny at Hiram
Audio
1:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan at DePauw
Video Live stats Audio
1:00 PM
Susquehanna at Dickinson
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Thomas More at St. Lawrence
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
McDaniel at Juniata
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Wilkes at Alvernia
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
King's at Lycoming
Video Live stats Audio
1:00 PM
Emory and Henry at Hampden-Sydney
Video Live stats Audio Audio
1:00 PM
Husson at SUNY-Maritime
Live stats
1:00 PM
Adrian at Kalamazoo
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Randolph-Macon at Washington and Lee
Video Live stats Audio Audio
1:00 PM
Bridgewater at Guilford
Video Live stats Audio
1:00 PM
Wesley at Southern Virginia
1:00 PM
LaGrange at N.C. Wesleyan
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Salisbury at William Paterson
Video Live stats Live stats Audio
1:00 PM
Crown at Iowa Wesleyan
1:00 PM
MacMurray at Northwestern (Minn.)
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Huntingdon at Methodist
Video Live stats
1:05 PM
Gettysburg at Moravian
Video Live stats
1:30 PM
Bates at Tufts
Preview
1:30 PM
Cortland at Utica
Video Live stats
1:30 PM
John Carroll at Muskingum
Video Live stats Audio
1:30 PM
Mount Union at Otterbein
Video Live stats Audio
1:30 PM
Baldwin Wallace at Capital
Video Live stats Audio
1:30 PM
Ohio Northern at Marietta
Video Live stats Audio
1:30 PM
Trinity (Conn.) at Williams
Video Live stats
1:30 PM
Rose-Hulman at Franklin
Video Preview Live stats
1:30 PM
Heidelberg at Wilmington
Preview Live stats Audio
1:30 PM
Earlham at Manchester
Video Live stats
1:30 PM
Mount St. Joseph at Bluffton
Video Live stats Audio
1:30 PM
Hanover at Anderson
Video Live stats Audio
2:00 PM
Wooster at Wabash
Video Preview Live stats
2:00 PM
Brevard at Maryville (Tenn.)
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
Bridgewater State at Westfield State
2:00 PM
Albion at Alma
Live stats
2:00 PM
Finlandia at Olivet
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
Washington and Jefferson at Bethany
Video Live stats Audio
2:00 PM
Austin at Berry
Video Live stats Audio
2:00 PM
Massachusetts Maritime at Fitchburg State
Video Preview Live stats
2:00 PM
Belhaven at Howard Payne
Video Live stats Audio
2:00 PM
Sewanee at Hendrix
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
Birmingham-Southern at Trinity (Texas)
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
Washington U. at North Park
Video Preview Live stats
2:00 PM
Nebraska Wesleyan at Coe
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
Concordia (Wis.) at Benedictine
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
Greenville at Westminster (Mo.)
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
Bethel at Carleton
Video Live stats Audio
2:00 PM
Concordia-Chicago at Lakeland
2:00 PM
Rockford at Wisconsin Lutheran
Video Preview Live stats
2:00 PM
St. John's at Augsburg
Video Live stats Audio
2:00 PM
Buena Vista at Central
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
Dubuque at Loras
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
St. Norbert at Knox
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
Elmhurst at Carthage
Video Live stats Audio
2:00 PM
Ripon at Grinnell
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
St. Scholastica at Martin Luther
2:00 PM
UW-Oshkosh at UW-River Falls
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
Monmouth at Lawrence
Video
2:00 PM
Illinois Wesleyan at Carroll
Live stats Audio
2:00 PM
Simpson at Wartburg
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
Lake Forest at Macalester
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
Chicago at Cornell
Video Preview Live stats
2:10 PM
St. Thomas at Concordia-Moorhead
Video Live stats Audio
3:00 PM
Waynesburg at Thiel
Live stats
3:00 PM
UW-Platteville at UW-Stevens Point
Video Live stats
4:00 PM
George Fox at Pacific
Video Live stats
4:00 PM
Linfield at Whitworth
Video Live stats Audio Audio
4:00 PM
La Verne at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Live stats
4:00 PM
Pacific Lutheran at Puget Sound
Video Live stats
5:00 PM
Mass-Dartmouth at Western Connecticut
Video Preview Live stats
5:00 PM
Trine at Hope
Video Preview Live stats
5:00 PM
UW-Whitewater at UW-La Crosse
Video Live stats Audio Audio
6:00 PM
Christopher Newport at Rowan
Video Live stats Audio
6:00 PM
St. John Fisher at Brockport
Video Live stats Audio
6:30 PM
Greensboro at Averett
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
Wittenberg at Denison
Video Preview Live stats
7:00 PM
Montclair State at Kean
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
Case Western Reserve at Westminster (Pa.)
Video Preview Live stats
7:00 PM
McMurry at Texas Lutheran
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
East Texas Baptist at Hardin-Simmons
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
Louisiana College at Sul Ross State
Video Live stats Audio
7:00 PM
Southwestern at Mary Hardin-Baylor
Video
7:00 PM
Lewis and Clark at Willamette
Video Live stats
7:05 PM
UW-Eau Claire at UW-Stout
Audio
7:30 PM
Augustana at Millikin
Video Live stats
8:00 PM
Rhodes at Millsaps
Video Live stats
8:00 PM
Wheaton (Ill.) at North Central (Ill.)
Audio
8:00 PM
Aurora at Eureka
Video Live stats
8:00 PM
St. Olaf at Hamline
Video Live stats
8:00 PM
Beloit at Illinois College
Video Live stats
10:00 PM
Chapman at Whittier
Video Live stats
10:00 PM
Redlands at Pomona-Pitzer
Video Live stats Audio
10:00 PM
Occidental at Cal Lutheran
Live stats
Sep. 29: All times Eastern
1:00 PM
Wesley at Southern Virginia
1:00 PM
Delaware Valley at Stevenson
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Franklin and Marshall at Muhlenberg
Video Video Live stats
1:30 PM
Mount Union at Otterbein
Video Live stats Audio
1:30 PM
John Carroll at Muskingum
Video Live stats Audio
2:00 PM
Washington and Jefferson at Bethany
Video Live stats Audio
2:00 PM
Austin at Berry
Video Live stats Audio
2:00 PM
UW-Oshkosh at UW-River Falls
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
St. John's at Augsburg
Video Live stats Audio
2:00 PM
Illinois Wesleyan at Carroll
Live stats Audio
2:10 PM
St. Thomas at Concordia-Moorhead
Video Live stats Audio
4:00 PM
Linfield at Whitworth
Video Live stats Audio Audio
5:00 PM
Trine at Hope
Video Preview Live stats
5:00 PM
UW-Whitewater at UW-La Crosse
Video Live stats Audio Audio
6:00 PM
St. John Fisher at Brockport
Video Live stats Audio
7:00 PM
Wittenberg at Denison
Live stats Preview Video
7:00 PM
Case Western Reserve at Westminster (Pa.)
Video Preview Live stats
7:00 PM
Southwestern at Mary Hardin-Baylor
Video
7:00 PM
East Texas Baptist at Hardin-Simmons
Video Live stats
8:00 PM
Wheaton (Ill.) at North Central (Ill.)
Audio