The Journal Gazette
Saturday, September 15, 2018 6:40 pm

Trine 56, Lakeland 6

No. 17 Trine wins first road game


Trine put up 670 total yards of offense – the third most in program history – and won its 13th straight regular-season victory, a 56-6 rout of of Lakeland (Wis.) on Saturday in Plymouth, Wisconsin.

Defensively, No. 17 Trine set a single-game record for fewest passing yards allowed with just 28 against Lakeland. The six points given up by the Thunder, tied for the second fewest allowed in a game.

Senior running back Lamar Carswell had 217 of the team's 486 yards on the ground, marking his fifth career 200-yard rushing game. He averaged 11.4 yards per carry, which included an 81-yard scamper, and scored twice.  

Senior Jeffery Barnett was one of nine players to catch a pass with a game-tying high three receptions for a game-best 68 yards and a TD. Sophomores Essa Kellah, Seth Vargo and Elijah Klepper all caught touchdowns passes.

Senior quarterback Andrew Duckett completed 8-of-9 passes for 139 yards and a pair of TDs. Junior Brandon Winters completed 7-of-8 passes for 39 yards and also had two TD passes.

Trine will have its bye week next week and will resume play at 5 p.m. Sept. 29 when it travels to Holland, Michigan, for a matchup against Hope in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association opener.



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