– The DePauw University Tigers picked up their first-ever win over
the Trinity University Tigers with a 26-18 Southern Collegiate Athletic
Conference victory Saturday at Blackstock Stadium.
Trinity had won all 10 of the previous
meetings with DePauw, including a 45-32 game last year in San Antonio.
The Trinity Tigers now stand at 5-2 on the season and 2-2 in the SCAC.
DePauw improved to 5-1 and 4-1 SCAC.
The Trinity Tigers
led 10-6 at halftime, on a 38-yard field goal by Garrett Biel and a
3-yard run by Al Furlow.
DePauw shut out
Trinity 14-0 in the third quarter, taking a 20-10 lead into the final 15
After a late
fourth-quarter score by DePauw pushed the lead to 26-10, Riley Curry
snagged a 1-yard touchdown pass from Robert Davidson with just over two
minutes left for Trinity's first points of the second half.
caught the two-point conversion pass from Davidson, making it 26-18 with
an onside kick forthcoming.
the kick, though, and controlled the ball until the final seconds.
Trinity's last-gasp pass play fell incomplete, and DePauw clinched the
Curry snagged 11
receptions for 105 yards in the game. It marked his ninth career
100-yard receiving day. Curry is now in fourth place on in all-time
Trinity records, passing Canaan Factor (1996-1999). He also became the
second Tiger player to catch 200 or more passes in a career. Curry
previously was tied with Jerheme Urban (1999-2002) for second place.
Chris Baer passed
Jimmy Whitney (1985-1988) for ninth on the all-time Trinity rushing
In special teams,
Kyle Trella had six punts for an average of 45.3 yards, including a
59-yard punt early in the game. Caleb Urban returned four kickoffs for
105 yards, including one for 41 yards. He passes older brother
Jerheme in career kickoff return yards, becoming only the second Trinity
player ever to surpass 1,000 return yards.
Grebe had 11 tackles, 10 of which were solo. Anthony Cockrell made the
game’s only interception.
The Trinity Tigers
rushed for 133 yards and passed for 173, for 306 total yards. DePauw put
up 249 yards on the ground and 183 in the air, for 432 total yards
against Trinity's defense.
Trinity will host
NAIA member Azusa Pacific at 1:30 p.m. next Saturday at E.M. Stevens
Riley Curry had his
ninth career 100-yard game on Saturday, becoming the second Trinity
player ever to record 200 receptions
Kyle Trella finished
with an average of 45.3 yards/punt on Saturday, which is the
fourth-highest single-game average in school history
Dennis Grebe led
Trinity with 11 tackles on Saturday, including 10 solo tackles against