By Dean Greenwood
Shenandoah University football broke the school record for most points scored in a game this past Saturday at North Carolina Wesleyan.
“We played really well as a team. We were able to throw the ball and run the ball effectively because our offensive line,” said junior quarterback Hayden Bauserman. With the great blocking of the Hornets offensive line, they were able to tally 61 points.
Shenandoah came out scoring fast with a seven-yard pass from Bauserman to senior Leonard Scott. North Carolina Wesleyan answered back with a 36-yard touchdown pass from junior Nate Gardner.
The Hornets went on to score 41 points and sealed their victory early.
Senior Dershone Hayman lead the Hornets in receiving with 84 yards. He also had one receiving touchdown. Senior Cory Bell lead in rushing with 114 yards. Sophomore Mario Wisdom also rushed for 94 yards and two touchdowns.
“Defensively we dominated,” said senior Tom Whalen. The Hornets only allowed 14 points against. “We got after the quarterback and we got him off of his spot,” Whalen said. The Hornets defense allowed Wesleyan to convert on third down only three times. Sophomore Tyler Williams lead the Hornets with eight tackles.
The Hornets will travel to New York to play Hobart this weekend.