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DePauw Brings Home The Bell With 31-13 Victory

DePauw Brings Home The Bell With 31-13 Victory

November 16, 1996

November 16, 1996, Crawfordsville, Ind. - Senior receiver Jamie Cunha caught six passes for a school-record 236 yards and three touchdowns as DePauw brought the Monon Bell home, defeating Wabash College 31-13.

DePauw quarterback Bernie Haskins threw for 394 yards (40-23-2) and three touchdowns. Tight end Jay Pettigrew broke an NCAA Division III record by catching a pass in his 38th consecutive game.

DePauw led 17-7 at halftime.

The Tigers finish the season with a 9-1 record, tying the program's all-time mark for wins. (at right: athletic director Ted Katula greets head coach Nick Mourouzis after the final gun)

Read a summary of the game here, and view a "Monon Memory" of the contest, created by Ken Owen '82, director of media relations, here: Video Link [Download Video: "1996 Monon Memory" - 3479kb].

Visit the Monon Bell Web page by clicking here.