GREENVILLE, Ill. -- The football team outscored Saint Scholastica 27-19 in the second half, but a halftime deficit of 28-0 was too much to overcome in Greenville's 47-27 loss on Saturday.
Saint Scholastica marched down the field on the following possession and extended the lead to 34-7.
When Greenville got the ball back an errant pass was taken back by Saint Scholastica for a 78 yard touchdown interception return.
Greenville got the ball back and scored early in the fourth quarter when Damario Vanover ran in a fourth-and-one for a touchdown.
Saint Scholastica once again had an answer and posted a touchdown to make the score 47-14.
Over the remaining 12:48, Greenville posted 13 unanswered points.
Vanover ran the ball in for a two yard touchdown, his second of day, with 3:12 remaining in the game.
The Panthers recovered an onside kick and capped the drive with a six yard touchdown run by Isaih Ibarra with 38 seconds remaining in the game.
Greenville outgained Saint Scholastica by a 451-401 margin in total offense. Greenville compiled 238 passing yards and 213 rushing yards.
George Harris was 18-of-32 for 192 yards passing, and Tompkins had 80 receiving yards on four catches.
Johnny Pruiett was the Panthers leading rusher with 16 carries for 72 yards.
The Panthers (0-2, 0-1 UMAC) host defending UMAC champion Northwestern on Saturday, Sept. 16, at Noon.