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Tigers Tough Out 29-27 Old Gold Day Triumph Over Millsaps

Tigers Tough Out 29-27 Old Gold Day Triumph Over Millsaps

October 3, 2009

87DSC_5396RF-c.JPGOctober 3, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw University's football team gave Old Gold Weekend celebrants much to cheer about this afternoon, knocking off Millsaps College -- the preseason pick to win the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference -- 29-27 at Blackstock Stadium this afternoon. A defensive stop of a Millsaps two-point conversion attempt late in the fourth quarter ensured the victory.

The win boosts the Tigers' record to 3-1 overall and 2-1 in the SCAC. Millsaps falls to 3-2 and 2-1.

Senior quarterback Spud Dick was back behind center after missing last week's game and connected on 28-of-34 passes for 372 yards and three touchdowns. Two of the scoring strikes were to junior wide receiver Alex Koors, who caught 8 passes for84DSC_5359RF_c.JPG 212 yards on the afternoon. Bryan Mulligan hauled in 7 passes for 60 yards. DePauw had 466 yards of total offense.

The Tiger defense held the Majors to just 20 yards rushing.Millsaps has been SCAC champions or co-champions each of the last three years.

Next up for DePauw is a trip to Rhodes for another SCAC game next Saturday afternoon.

For comprehensive coverage of today's game and the Tiger football program, click here.

Pre-orders are being accepted for the limited edition DVD of the 116th Monon Bell Classic, which will be played November 14. Details and an online order form can be found here.