-- Franklin College showcased its No. 23 national ranking from
d3football.com in a 56-0 victory over Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference football
action on Saturday.
Jonny West finished 22-30 for 352 yards and three touchdowns,
with Cody Hess rushing for 125 yards and two scores to lead the
Grizzlies effort. Kyle Linville added six catches for 164
yards and one touchdown.
Senior Mitch Snyder (Casey,
Ill./Casey-Westfield) finished 16-29 through the air for
133 yards to pace Rose-Hulman's offense. Freshman
Aaron Abbott (Lebanon, Ohio) had nine catches for
61 yards, and freshman Jacob Dye (Tipton) hauled
in seven receptions for 62 yards to lead the receiving corps.
Three defensive players reached double digits in tackles for
Rose-Hulman. Sophomore Grant DePalma (Mount Prospect,
Ill./Prospect) joined junior Craig Voges
(Huntingburg/Southridge) with 11 stops each. Voges
also grabbed one interception.
Freshman Joseph Woodley (Shreveport, La./Louisiana
College Prep) pitched in with a 10-tackle performance.
Franklin improved to 5-2 overall and 5-0 in HCAC games, while
Rose-Hulman dropped to 2-5 overall and 2-3 in league play.
The Fightin' Engineers travel to Mount St. Joseph next
#1 in the nation for 15 years!
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