Football Weekly Report - Week 1

Football Weekly Report - Week 1

FULL WEEK 1 REPORT

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --- The 2018 football season got underway last week with all nine Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference institutions participating in their non-conference schedules.

Manchester University kicked off the season last Thursday when the Spartans traveled to Trine University. Manchester was led by Donovan Henderson Jr. in the 55-7 loss.  The junior rushed for 90 yards on 21 attempts.

Franklin hosted Benedictine (Ill.) last weekend and gained a 55-38 victory in the matchup. The Grizzlies were led on offense by quarterback Braden Smith and wide receiver Brad Bonomini. Smith threw 26-35 for 348 yards with four touchdowns, while Bonomini averaged 19.3 yards per reception with three touchdowns.

Mount St. Joseph defeated Capital 59-21 last Saturday to open the Lions season. The Mount's defense tallied 70 total tackles to Capital's 47 in the matchup. The Lions receiving line contributed seven touchdowns from four different players. Mount St. Joseph's Colby Newman averaged 12.2 yards per carry and tallied two touchdowns in the win. 

Thu., August 30
Manchester 7
Trine 55
Manchester
7
Trine
55
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Manchester (0-1) 0 7 0 0 7
Trine (1-0) 27 7 21 0 55
Sat., September 01
Albion 59
Defiance 6
Albion
59
Defiance
6
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Albion (1-0, 0) 14 21 24 0 59
Defiance (0-1, 0) 0 6 0 0 6
Wooster 44
Bluffton 34
Final
Wooster
44
Bluffton
34
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Wooster (1-0) 14 14 16 0 44
Bluffton (0-1) 7 7 0 20 34
Wilmington (Ohio) 49
Earlham 7
Wilmington (Ohio)
49
Earlham
7
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Wilmington (Ohio) (1-0) 21 21 7 0 49
Earlham (0-1) 0 0 0 7 7
Capital 21
Mount St. Joseph 59
Final
Schueler Field
Capital
21
Mount St. Joseph
59
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Capital (0-1) 14 0 7 0 21
Mount St. Joseph (1-0) 12 26 14 7 59
Benedictine (Ill.) 38
Franklin 55
Final
Benedictine (Ill.)
38
Franklin
55
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Benedictine (Ill.) (0-1) 7 7 10 14 38
Franklin (1-0) 14 21 20 0 55
Hanover 18
Centre 28
Final
Hanover
18
Centre
28
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Hanover (0-1) 6 0 6 6 18
Centre (1-0) 0 0 7 21 28
Rose-Hulman 0
Mount Union 54
Final
Rose-Hulman
0
Mount Union
54
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Rose-Hulman (0-1) 0 0 0 0 0
Mount Union (1-0) 14 10 20 10 54
Anderson 13
North Park 28
Final
Anderson
13
North Park
28
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Anderson (0-1) 0 7 0 6 13
North Park (1-0) 6 7 0 15 28