John Carroll rushes past Muskingum

John Carroll rushes past Muskingum

The 15th-ranked John Carroll football team used a strong rushing attack and a stout defensive effort to hand Muskingum a 44-7 setback on Saturday afternoon in McConagha Stadium.

The Basics

  • Records: Muskingum (2-3 overall, 1-2 OAC), John Carrol (3-1 overall, 2-1 OAC)
  • Location: New Concord, Ohio - McConagha Stadium
  • Game Duration: 2:35
  • Attendance: 1,100

Inside The Numbers

  • John Carroll outgained Muskingum 413 yards to 224 yards. The Blue Streaks ran 51 times for 254 yards and four touchdowns and averaged five yards per rush.
  • John Carroll accounted for 25 first downs, while the Muskies recorded 15.
  • Muskingum ended the outing with a 32:33-27:27 edge in time of possession.
  • The Muskies had three turnovers (two interceptions and one fumble) and the Blue Streaks had one fumble. John Carroll converted two Muskingum miscues into 14 points.

How It Happened

  • John Carroll grabbed a 6-0 lead in the first quarter on Sam Kukura's one-yard touchdown run. The PAT was missed.
  • The Blue Streaks used a 24-point surge in the second quarter to take control of the outing. John Carroll led 30-0 at the break. 
  • John Carroll added two touchdowns in the third quarter to extend its lead to 44-0.
  • Muskingum scored in the waning seconds of the game on a 26-yard touchdown pass from freshman quarterback Jordan Garrett to senior tight end Granger Long. The score capped off a four-play, 48-yard drive.

Game Stats

  • Sophomore quarterback Brody Hahn went 14-of-24 passing for 108 yards with two interceptions. 
  • Senior running back Warren Wilson rushed for 32 yards on 15 totes. He also hauled in four receptions for 29 yards.
  • Long led the receivers with five grabs for 60 yards and one score.
  • Senior linebacker Brandon Schon led the defensive effort with 12 stops and one forced fumble.
  • Sophomore defensive back Nehemiah Bowie added 10 hits, and junior linebacker Caleb Gaiters had seven tackles with two pass breakups and one fumble recovery.
  • Anthony Moeglin led the Blue Streak offense throwing for 159 yards and two touchdowns on 13-of-18 passing. 
  • Devin Limerick rushed for 81 yards, while Kukura added 81 yards rushing and two touchdowns.
  • Danny Disbrow and Darrin Davis each had a touchdown reception.
  • Jimmy Thomas led the Blue Streak defense with eight tackles and 1.5 sacks for 11 yards.

Up Next

  • Muskingum next travels to Baldwin Wallace on Saturday, October 13. Game time is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.