[Football] IWU takes Mideast share, CUAA claims Michigan Trophy in Week 11

In a defensive battle that saw less than a combined 300 yards of total offense between both sides, No. 25 St. Francis secured a chance at the Midwest League title next week, with a 19-3 victory over No. 16 Roosevelt.

Both teams traded field goals in the first half, before the Saints (7-2, 6-0 Midwest) took their first lead of the day on Brian Maday’s 20-yard field goal early in the third quarter. Sam Tumilty and Dan McLaurin added rushing TDs in the second half, allowing St. Francis to pull away for a program-record seventh consecutive victory.

Tumilty rushed for 51 yards on 26 carries, while Ke’Von Johnson led the Lakers (7-2, 4-2 Midwest) with 97 yards on 20 rushing attempts.

Michael Whitney made eight tackles for St. Francis, along with an interception. Michael Johnson also pitched in with eight stops, as well as a pair of fumble recoveries. Roosevelt’s Zavier Barnes finished with a game-high 11 tackles.

Box Score MU

Concordia generated over 500 yards of total offense on Saturday, capturing the inaugural MSFA Michigan Trophy with a 58-13 win over Madonna.

Tied at 7-7 in the first quarter, a 23-yard pass from Jalen Smith to Seeger DeGayner started a run of 28 unanswered points for Concordia (4-5, 3-3 Mideast), who used a 27-point third quarter to pull away.

Brandon Stewart led the way for the Cardinals, rushing for 185 yards on 15 carries, along with a 32-yard TD reception for three total scores in the win. As a team, the Cardinals rushed for 414 yards on the day, with 11 different players registering at least one carry.

David Cagle led the Cardinal defense with seven tackles and two sacks, as the Concordia defense got to the quarterback for seven sacks as a unit. Will Fennema made nine tackles to lead Madonna (0-10, 0-6 Mideast).

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