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Beloit College defeats Carroll in first home game

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September 14, 2009

The home debut was a successful for Beloit College’s football team Saturday night.


The Buccaneers scored 18 unanswered points to pull away from Carroll University for a 25-7 victory in a Midwest Conference opener in front of 1,200 fans at Strong Stadium.


With the game tied at 7-7 in the first quarter, the Bucs took the lead for good with 7:40 left in the half on the second of Terence Steward’s three touchdowns. Steward, who had 105 yards rushing, scored on runs of 2, 3 and 3 yards.


Edgerton’s Derek Carrier had seven receptions for 127 yards, while Milton’s Andrew Christensen had five catches for 50 yards.


Beloit (2-0) hits the road the next two weeks, starting with a conference game at Monmouth College at 1 p.m. Saturday.


BELOIT 25, CARROLL 7

Carroll University 7 0 0 0—7


Beloit College 7 12 6 0—25


Scoring summary: B—Terence Steward, 2 run (Mathew Kahl kick). C—Tim Nass, 6 pass from Chris Casper (Ryan O’Laire kick). B—Steward, 3 run (kick failed). B—Steward, 3 run (pass failed). B—Brian Maughn, 10 run (kick failed).


Statistics: First downs—C 13, B 20. Rushes—C 23-53, 48-175. Yards passing—C 156, B 244. Passes—C 33-13-1, B 23-16-1. Fumbles—C 1-1, B 2-2. Penalties—C 2-16, B 8-68.



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