Nebraska Wesleyan defense shuts out Dakota WesleyanLINCOLN, Neb. — Two fourth-quarter touchdowns put the game out of reach, leading to Dakota Wesleyan University’s 17-0 loss to Nebraska Wesleyan Saturday in a Great Plains Athletic Conference football game.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Two fourth-quarter touchdowns put the game out of reach, leading to Dakota Wesleyan University’s 17-0 loss to Nebraska Wesleyan Saturday in a Great Plains Athletic Conference football game.
The loss is the second straight for the Tigers, who wrap up their season at 1 p.m. Saturday in a game against Midland University at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell.
DWU (5-4, 4-4 GPAC) was shut out for the first time this season.
The Prairie Wolves (5-4, 4-4 GPAC)got two rushing touchdowns in the fourth quarter. Dustin Bryant scored on a 31-yard run with 3:05 to play and Jordan Delbaugh added a 25-yard TD with 1:23 left in the game.
Nebraska Wesleyan held the Tigers to eight rushing yards on 18 attempts. DWU’s Josh Endres, who’s second in school history in career rushing yards, had 12 carries for 17 yards. His longest rush of the day was four yards.
Tigers quarterback Jon Bane completed 28 of 54 passes for 248 yards and had an interception.
Dakota Wesleyan held NWU to 230 yards of total offense, 117 rushing yards and 113 passing.
Arthur Brown caught nine passes for 87 yards for the Tigers and Dimitri Fahey added seven catches for 57 yards.
DWU football coach Ross Cimpl could not be reached for comment regarding Saturday’s game.
NEBRASKA WESLEYAN 17,
DAKOTA WESLEYAN 0
NWU 0 0 0 0 – 0
DWU 0 0 3 14 – 17
NWU: Aaron Lorraine 35 field goal
NWU: Dustin Bryant 31 run (Lorraine kick)
NWU: Jordan Delbaugh 25 run (Lorraine kick)
Rushing: DWU: Josh Endres 12-17; Arthur Brown 1-(-2); Jon Bane 5-(-7). NWU: Dustin Bryant 17-95; Jordan Delbaugh 3-39; John Rieder 3-10; Brooks Erhart 1-5; Nick Lovell 1-3; Nate Hauptman 1-(-5); Tyler Francis 7-(-29).
Passing: DWU: Jon Bane 28-54-1-248; Josh Endres 0-1-0-0. NWU: Tyler Francis 16-29-0-113; Nate Hauptman 0-0-0-0.
Receiving: DWU: Arthur Brown 9-87; Dimirti Fahey 7-57; Michael Brown 5-43; Mitch Breen 3-55; Josh Endres 3-1; Derek Carlson 1-5. NWU: Brian Pieper 3-43; Jordan Delbaugh 3-19; Brooks Erhart 3-18; Ryan Larsen 3-15; Dustin Bryant 2-2; Nolan Clausen 1-12; Connor Davis 1-4.
Defensive: DWU: Anthony Cervantes 12 tackles, 1.5 sacks; Chris Ferera six tackles, fumble recovery; Calvin Hunhoff two sacks.