FOOTBALL VS. WAYNESBURG

Football dominates Heidelberg en route to fourth win of the season

Football dominates Heidelberg en route to fourth win of the season

Muskingum sophomore quarterback Brody Hahn registered a five-touchdown performance to lead the Muskies to a dominating 41-14 win at Heidelberg on a wet Saturday afternoon. The Muskies now stand at 4-4 overall this late in the season for the first time since the 2011 campaign.

The Basics

  • Records: Muskingum (4-4 overall, 3-4 OAC), Heidelberg (4-4 overall, 3-4 OAC)
  • Location: Tiffin, Ohio - Hoernemann Stadium
  • Attendance: 2,606
  • Weather: Light rain and 50 degrees

Game Highlights

  • Muskingum scored the final 27 points of the contest after the game was tied 14-14 in the second quarter.
  • Muskingum racked up 427 yards of offense and 23 first downs.
  • The Muskies controlled the ball with a 39:37-20:23 time of possession advantage. 
  • Muskingum was 8-of-15 (53%) on third-down conversions and 1-for-1 on fourth-down conversions.
  • Muskingum's defense held Heidelberg to 288 yards of offense and 4-of-13 (31%) on third-down conversions.

Inside The Numbers

  • Hahn went 5-of-11 passing for 114 yards and one touchdown. He also rushed for 121 yards and four scores on 22 totes. Hahn averaged 5.5 yards per run.
  • Sophomore running back Cameron Near rushed for 83 yards on 20 carries.
  • Freshman wideout Amin Shaheed had two receptions for 94 yards and one touchdown. He hauled in a 69-yard score from Hahn in the first quarter to give the Muskies a 14-7 lead. Sophomore receiver Terry Geiger had four grabs for 52 yards.
  • Freshman kicker Gavin Costello was a perfect 2-for-2 in field goals (36 yards, 33 yards) and a perfect 5-for-5 in extra points. He also had eight kickoffs for 442 yards (55.3 YPK).
  • Senior linebacker Brandon Schon led the defensive effort with eight stops. 
  • Sophomore linebacker Ethan Hall and junior defensive back Jayvon Brown each made seven tackles.
  • Junior linebacker Caleb Gaiters and sophomore defensive back Brian Brown each had interceptions. Gaiters returned his pick 75 yards to set up Muskingum's final touchdown in the fourth quarter. 
  • Trace Reynolds led the Heidelberg offense throwing for 175 yards on 15-of-31 passing with two interceptions. He also rushed for 61 yards.
  • Jace Grossman aided the Heidelberg ground game with 44 yards on nine totes with two scores.
  • Maceo Matthews had five receptions for 81 yards.
  • Zachary Blackiston paced the Heidelberg defensive effort with 12 tackles.

Up Next

  • Muskingum next hosts top-ranked Mount Union on Saturday, November 3. Game time is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. in McConagha Stadium and will feature Live Video, Live Stats and Live Audio on fightingmuskies.com.