Football Ends Season with 83-14 Loss to Rose-Hulman

Photo by Dan Oetting
Photo by Dan Oetting


RICHMOND, Indiana – The Earlham College football team's defense had no answer for the offense of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology as the Fightin' Engineers scored on their first dozen possessions in an 83-14 win over the Quakers in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) action on Saturday afternoon.

Rose-Hulman (8-2, 7-1 HCAC) racked up 621 yards of offense including 435 yards on the ground to retain the Border Broadsword for the 18th consecutive season.

The Engineers scored the first 11 touchdowns of the game and were shutting out the Quakers midway through the third quarter. Wesley Hundley got Earlham on the scoreboard at the 5:38 mark in the third quarter as he found Jamel Barnes for a 13-yard touchdown. After another Rose-Hulman touchdown, Hundley connected with Marcaus Cooper for a 32-yard touchdown strike for the final score of the game.

Hundley finished 14-41 through the air for 145 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed for 67 yards and accounted for 212 of the Quakers' 214 yards (99 percent) as a team. Marcaus Cooper closed out his collegiate career with seven receptions for 100 yards and a touchdown.

Garrett Wight led the Engineers with 216 yards on 18 carries and three touchdowns. Andrew Dion completed all four of his passes for 118 yards and three touchdowns.

Rance Albert led Earlham defensively with 10 tackles while Kobe Walker and Dakota Fields each made eight tackles.

Earlham concludes its season with an 0-10 record including an 0-8 mark in HCAC play.

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