/seasons/2012/contrib/20121110pzojnc

Big Blue Football Rolls Over Carthage

More news about: Millikin

          The Millikin football team end the 2012 season with a 55-13 win over Carthage College on Nov. 10 at Frank M. Lindsay Field in Decatur, Ill.

          The Big Blue dominated the game racking up 588 yards in total offense (335 passing and 253 yards rushing) while holding Carthage to 190 yards including only 82 yards passing.

          Playing in their last game, Millikin's seniors shined on offense.  Quarterback Matt Holmes was 23-38-2 passing for 275 yards and five touchdowns.  Holmes rushed for 87 yards and 15 carries.  Holmes also caught a 60 yard touchdown pass from fellow senior Erik Tobey on a double reverse pass play.  Holmes five touchdown passes tied a Millikin for most touchdown passes in a game.

          Tobey tied his own school record for receptions in a game with 14 good for 143 yards and three touchdowns.  Tobey was 1-1 passing with a touchdown.

          Senior wide receiver Jake Palmer had four catches for 73 yards and one touchdown. 

          Senior running back Tyler Roush had 52 yards rushing on one carry.

          Millikin's other offensive touchdowns went to sophomore Sean Dunning who opened the scoring on 15 yard touchdown run.  Dunning had 73 yards rushing on 18 carries.  Freshman Brady Cufaude scored his first career touchdown on a 28 yards pass from Holmes.

          Millikin senior cornerback Darrell Mitchell also got in on the scoring returning an interception 20 yards for a touchdown.  Mitchell had four tackles and a forced fumble.

Sophomore Andy Roth led the Big Blue with 10 tackles including 1.5 tackles for a loss.

Junior Jake Hazelton had nine stops, two quarterback hurries and one pass break-up and 1.5 tackles for a loss.

          Senior Marquette Moore had eight tackles with one interception and senior defensive tackle Jake Weston had eight tackles and a fumble recovery.  Sophomore Chris Wood also had an interception for Millikin.

          Reggie Miller had 67 yards rushing to lead the Red Men attack.  Quarterback A.J.

Simoncelli was 12-35-1 for 71 yards and one touchdown pass.  Nick Grimley had Carthage's lone touchdown reception.

          Brett Bukari had two field goals for Carthage including a Red Men record 53 yard field goal.

          Brad Kaput had 11 tackles to top the Red Men defense.

          Millikin finishes at 5-5, 2-5 while Carthage ends the season 3-7, 1-6.

         

Nov. 17: All times Eastern
Final
at Frostburg State 42, Western New England 24
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at RPI 38, Husson 14
Box Score Recap Recap
Final
at Franklin and Marshall 21, Lycoming 20
Video Box Score
Final
at Johns Hopkins 49, MIT 0
Box Score Recap Photos
Final
Randolph-Macon 23, at John Carroll 20
Box Score Recap
Final
at Mount Union 60, Denison 0
Box Score Photos Photos
Final
St. Norbert 31, at Trine 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Berry 31, Maryville (Tenn.) 0
Video Box Score
Final
Merchant Marine 38, at Endicott 22
Video Box Score Photos
Final
Wesley 42, at Westminster (Pa.) 34
Video
Final
at Brockport 40, Framingham State 27
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Alfred 14, at Salisbury 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Bridgewater State 34, Salve Regina 19
Box Score
Final
at Centre 54, Washington and Jefferson 13
Video Box Score
Final
Muhlenberg 20, at Delaware Valley 13
Video Box Score Recap Photos
Final
Ursinus 70, at Misericordia 14
Video Box Score
Final
at Susquehanna 17, Stevenson 7
Video Box Score
Final
at Bridgewater 21, N.C. Wesleyan 14
Video Box Score
Final
at Brevard 46, Allen 10
Video Box Score
Final
at Carnegie Mellon 35, Geneva 14
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at North Central (Ill.) 52, Hanover 0
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Springfield 17, SUNY-Maritime 14
Video Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Grove City 56, Morrisville State 48
Video Box Score Recap Recap
Final
Utica 44, at Ithaca 42
@ Ithaca, N.Y.
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 27, Hardin-Simmons 6
Box Score Recap Photos Photos
Final
at UW-Whitewater 67, Eureka 14
Video Box Score Recap Photos
Final
at Bethel 41, Wartburg 14
Video Box Score Photos Photos
Final
at St. John's 84, Martin Luther 6
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at Averett 20, Ferrum 13
Video Box Score
Final
at Whitworth 48, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 6
Video Box Score Recap Photos Photos
Nov. 17: All times Eastern
Final
at Frostburg State 42, Western New England 24
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Johns Hopkins 49, MIT 0
Box Score Recap Photos
Final
Randolph-Macon 23, at John Carroll 20
Box Score Recap
Final
at Mount Union 60, Denison 0
Box Score Photos Photos
Final
St. Norbert 31, at Trine 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Berry 31, Maryville (Tenn.) 0
Video Box Score
Final
at Brockport 40, Framingham State 27
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Centre 54, Washington and Jefferson 13
Video Box Score
Final
Muhlenberg 20, at Delaware Valley 13
Video Box Score Recap Photos
Final
at North Central (Ill.) 52, Hanover 0
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 27, Hardin-Simmons 6
Box Score Recap Photos Photos
Final
at UW-Whitewater 67, Eureka 14
Video Box Score Recap Photos
Final
at Bethel 41, Wartburg 14
Video Box Score Photos Photos
Final
at St. John's 84, Martin Luther 6
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at Whitworth 48, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 6
Video Box Score Recap Photos Photos