Sewanee and Maryville meet for the 31st time, Saturday
SEWANEE, Tenn. (Sept. 20, 2013) – The Sewanee football team will welcome in-state rival Maryville to Harris Stadium at Hardee-McGee Field for a 1:00 p.m. kickoff, Saturday.
The Tigers enter the game after splitting their first two contests of the 2013 season. After winning a close 10-7 decision against DePauw to open the year, Sewanee fell at Willamette 33-28 last Saturday.
In those games, Sewanee continued to use its triple-option offense effectively. Currently, Sewanee ranks 20th nationally in rushing at 280 yards per game.
Individually, sophomore fullback Andy Moots is coming off a career-high 122 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries against the Bearcats.
Defensively, senior defensive back Quentin Jones continues to play well. Through the first two games, Jones has a team-leading 16 tackles and one interception.
Maryville travels to the Domain after dropping a 27-21 decision at Emory & Henry last Saturday. That loss evened the Scots record to 1-1. Maryville did defeat Southern Athletic Association (SAA) member Berry, 37-0, in both teams' season opener on September 7.
The Scots have used a balanced offensive attack this season. Quarterback Evan Pittenger is averaging 214 passing yards while tailback Travis Felder is averaging 107.5 rushing yards.
Defensively, Preseason All-American linebacker Dylan Wolfenbarger leads Maryville with 23 tackles and one tackle for a loss.
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