Beloit, WI -- The Beloit College Football team ran into a formidable opponent Saturday at Strong Stadium, falling 33-0 to Midwest Conference North Division-leader St. Norbert College.
The Green Knights got rolling quickly, putting together a 10-play drive for the first score, a one-yard run, just under five minutes into the first quarter. The point-after hit the right upright. They made it 13-0 after one quarter with a 13-yard scoring run at 2:33, completing a quick five-play, 98-yard drive.
SNC kept it up in the second quarter, scoring on a five-yard pass at the 11:31 mark. The blocked point-after made it 19-0, a lead they increased to 26-0 at the break with a one-yard run at 6:41.
St. Norbert closed out the scoring with 58 seconds left in the third quarter with a third one-yard scoring run, making it 33-0.
The Green Knights totaled 473 yards of offense while holding the Buccaneers to 196Danny May threw for 62 yards, with Mike Nolden (26 yards) and Kam Sallee (19 yards) each catching four passes. Mason Dixon had 45 yards rushing on 17 carries.
Defensively Antonio Jones continued his strong play with 20 tackles, including 15 solo or first hit, his second 20-tackle game in the last three. Jones also grabbed his fourth interception of the season. Dewight Walker had eight tackles and a blocked extra point while Henry Jacobsen and Brendon Endrina had seven tackles each. Jack Sommer had the team's lone sack, on which he forced and recovered the fumble.
Beloit looks to get back on the right side when they hit the road for the final time next Saturday, traveling to Ripon College for a 1:00 p.m. game.