Football posts admirable performance in 21-14 loss to UMAC leaders

Football posts admirable performance in 21-14 loss to UMAC leaders

SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- The football team performed well against one of the UMAC's premier football programs as they fell 21-14 at Northwestern on Saturday.

Greenville fell behind 7-0 in the first quarter but came back to tie the score when John Dudley caught a 35-yard touchdown pass from George Harris.

Northwestern came right back with a touchdown before the first quarter ended to take a 14-7 advantage.

Greenville tied the game in the second quarter when Hamid Camara pushed across a two-yard touchdown run.

Northwestern gained the only scoring of the second half with a touchdown in the third quarter.

Camara was a workhorse for Greenville as he ran the ball 29 times for 171 yards.

Quarterbacks Harris and Brennan Johnson were both 4-of-9 for Greenville as Harris had 54 yards passing, a touchdown, and two interceptions.  Johnson collected 59 passing yards.

Dudley caught four passes for 78 yards.

Greenville's defense was led by Justin Willis and Nicholas Morrow who each had nine tackles.  Morrow had a quarterback sack.  Lincoln Johnson and Willis recorded assists on a quarterback sack.

Cory Snyder picked off two Northwestern passes for interceptions and returned the ball 36 yards.

The Panther (2-7, 2-6 UMAC) conclude their season next Saturday at Saint Scholastica in a Noon kickoff.

 

Photo courtesy of University of Northwestern