DEFIANCE, OH - Defiance College (1-1, 0-0 HCAC) saw its win streak end at five games as visiting Adrian defeated the Jackets 31-16. The Bulldogs built a 24-0 lead in the first half to hand Defiance their first loss since October 18, 2008.
The Yellow Jackets' offense sputtered for most of the afternoon, managing only 28 yards in the first half. DC finished the game with 234 yards of offense.
Freshman running back Troy Bell (Toledo, Ohio/Start) led DC with 84 yards rushing on 17 carries, including a seven yard touchdown run late in the game. Sophomore wide receiver Nick Wiedenhoft (Marblehead, Ohio/Danbury) added 83 yards receiving on four catches.
Defiance will close the non-conference schedule with a 1:30 PM kickoff at Trine Saturday.
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