22nd-ranked Spartans to Play at Geneva on Saturday Night


Oct 17, 2018

2018 Case Western Reserve University FootballGame #7 – #22 CWRU (5-1, 4-1 PAC, 1-0 UAA) vs. Geneva College (2-4, 2-3 PAC)Saturday, October 20, 2018 · 7:00 p.m. · Beaver Falls, Pa. (Reeves Field) Complete Game Notes (.PDF): https://athletics.case.edu/sports/fball/2018-19/files/fb_GEN_game_notes18.pdfLive Stats: https://athletics.geneva.edu/sidearmstats/football/summary Video: http://pacathletics.org/watch/default.aspx?Live=2&path=geneva The Case Western Reserve University football team, ranked 22nd in Division III, will begin a stretch of back-to-back road games this Saturday, October 20th, when the Spartans travel to Reeves Field in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania to face the Geneva College Golden Tornadoes at 7:00 p.m.SCOUTING THE SPARTANS The Spartans will enter Saturday’s game with a 5-1 overall record, including a 4-1 mark in Presidents’ Athletic Conference games (good for second place in the league standings) and a 2-1 record in road games.  CWRU is coming off a 37-7 win over Saint Vincent College at home last week, and has won 16 of its last 17 regular season games.  Through their first six games of the season, the Spartans have averaged 43.0 points per game on 515.8 yards of offense (157.0 rushing and 358.8 passing yards), while allowing 19.7 points per game on 311.5 total yards (90.7 rushing and 220.8 passing).Freshman quarterback Drew Saxton has completed 69.3% of his passes for 1,945 yards and 23 touchdowns with just four interceptions.  Junior Sam Jenkins has been the team’s leading rusher with 290 yards and two scores on the ground, while also catching five passes for 218 yards and two additional touchdowns.  Sophomore running back Zach Hall has added 217 rushing yards and three touchdowns.  At wide receiver, sophomore Colt Morgan leads the team with 52 receptions for 758 yards and 14 touchdowns, and senior wide receiver Justin Phan has collected 36 passes for 391 yards this year.  Defensively, junior linebacker Isaac Withrow and sophomore safety Joshua Smith lead the team with 45 and 44 tackles, respectively, while junior safety and co-captain …

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