The Thomas More University football team defeated across-the-river rival Cincinnati Christian University, 35-19, today (Saturday, September 28, 2019) on an unseasonable warm day at Willard R. Stargel Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio.
- Thomas More took a 7-0 lead with 7:37 to play in the quarter when senior quarterback Justin Post (Macedonia, Ohio/Nordonia) connected on a 15-yard pass to sophomore tight end Mason Kramer (Alexandria, Ky./Campbell County) and sophomore kicker Alexander Haley (Lebanon, Ohio/Lebanon) added the point-after-attempt.
- Senior wide receiver/return specialist Da’marco Canty (Bogart, Ga./North Oconee) returned a punt 38-yards for a touchdown and Haley added the PAT to increase the lead to 14-0 with 8:30 to play in the quarter.
- Cincinnati Christian cut the lead to 14-6 at halftime as Derrick Taylor connected on 73-yard touchdown pass and Kevin Rockwood PAT was no good with 3:01 to play in the second quarter.
- CCU made the score 14-12 with 2:02 to play in the quarter when Daylor and Jamar Nubby connected on an 18-yard touchdown pass and the two-point try was no good.
- Senior wide receiver Mitchell Hogue (Harrison, Ohio/Harrison) scored on a 12-yard touchdown catch from Post and Haley added the PAT with 17-second to play in the third quarter.
- With 14:51 to play in the game, Nuby scored on a 74-yard touchdown run and Rockwood made the PAT to cut the Saints’ lead to 21-19.
- Thomas More increased the lead to 28-19 with 11:50 to play in the game when junior running back Monalo Caldwell (Cincinnati, Ohio/Colerain) scored on a two-yard touchdown run and Haley added the PAT.
- The Saints closed out the scoring with 2:54 to play in the game when junior running back Justin Durham (Elsmere, Ky./Lloyd Memorial) scored on six-yard run and Haley added the PAT for the final score of 35-19.
- Thomas More improve to 2-3, while Cincinnati Christian fell to 1-4.
- The Saints out-gained CCU 482 yards (241 rushing/241 passing) to 443 yards (134 rushing/309 passing).
- Post was 23-of-28 passing for 241 yards and two touchdowns.
- Caldwell carried the ball 24 times for 131 yards and one touchdown.
- Durham finished the game with eight carries for 97 yards and one touchdown.
- Hogue led the receivers with 12 catches for 124 yard and a touchdown.
- Canty had two catches for 48 yards and had two returns for 45 yards and a touchdown.
- Sophomore linebacker Peyton Van Horn (Hebron, Ky./Conner) led the defense with 10 tackles (five solo/five assisted).
- Sophomore defensive back Ky Jones (Chicago, Ill./Ravenna) had six tackles (four solo/two assisted)
- Sophomore defensive lineman Keion Williams (Middletown, Ohio/Middletown) had five tackles (two solo/three assisted).
- Junior defensive lineman Jacob Steinmetz (St. Leon, Ind./East Central) had three tackles, (two solo/one assisted) including one and a half sacks.
- Sophomore defensive back Kethan Clark (Berwick, La./Berwick) had three tackles (all solo) and had an interception.
- Thomas More is idle next week and will return to action on October 12 when it travels to Campbellsville, Kentucky to play Campbellsville University in a Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division game.
- Kick-off is scheduled for 7 p.m.
|Thomas More vs CCU (FINAL)|
|( 09/28/19 )|
|SCORE BY QUARTERS||1||2||3||4||OT||TOTAL|
|(V) Thomas More University||7||7||7||14||0||35|
|(H) Cincinnati Christian (Ohi||0||6||6||7||0||19|
|1||07:37||TMU||Justin Post Passes to Mason Kramer COMPLETE TOUCHDOWN, clock 07:37 15 yds PAT Kick by Alexander Haley GOOD.||8||80||03:35||7 – 0|
|2||08:30||TMU||Punt by Kevin ROCKWOOD from CCU 11 for 27 yards returned by Da’marco Canty TOUCHDOWN, clock 08:30 38 yds PAT Kick by Alexander Haley GOOD.||0||0||0:00||14 – 0|
|2||03:01||CCU||Derrick TAYLOR Passes to Christian WILLIAMS COMPLETE TOUCHDOWN, clock 03:01 73 yds PAT Kick by Kevin ROCKWOOD NO Good||3||83||01:49||14 – 6|
|3||02:02||CCU||Derrick TAYLOR Passes to Jamar NUBY COMPLETE TOUCHDOWN, clock 02:08 18 yds PAT Pass from Derrick TAYLOR to Jamar NUBY NO Good.||15||88||06:20||14 – 12|
|3||00:17||TMU||Justin Post Passes to Michell Hogue COMPLETE TOUCHDOWN, clock 00:17 12 yds PAT Kick by Alexander Haley GOOD.||5||59||01:45||21 – 12|
|4||14:51||CCU||Jamar NUBY Carries(Hand Off) TOUCHDOWN, clock 14:51 74 yds PAT Kick by Kevin ROCKWOOD GOOD.||2||80||00:17||21 – 19|
|4||11:50||TMU||Monalo Caldwell Carries(Hand Off) TOUCHDOWN, clock 11:50 2 yds PAT Kick by Alexander Haley GOOD.||8||87||02:55||28 – 19|
|4||02:54||TMU||Justin Durham Carries(Hand Off) TOUCHDOWN, clock 02:54 6 yds PAT Kick by Alexander Haley GOOD.||10||67||05:22||35 – 19|
|RUSHES / YARDS (NET)||34/134||44/241|
|PASSING YARDS (NET)||309||241|
|TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS/YARDS||69 / 443||72 / 482|
|Fumble Returns / Yards||0 / 0||0 / 0|
|Punt Returns / Yards||0 / 0||1 / 38|
|Kickoff Returns / Yards||5 / 91||4 / 89|
|Interception Returns /Yards||1 / 0||1 / -1|
|Punts (Number/Avg)||6 / 35||2 / 40|
|Fumbles / Lost||3 / 0||1 / 1|
|Penalties / Yards||6 / 46||4 / 41|
|Sacks By: Number/Yards||5 / 29||2 / 16|
|RUSHING(Att / Yards):|
|Thomas More University||Monalo Caldwell||24 / 131||Justin Durham||8 / 97||Dillon Powell||4 / 35||Justin Post||8 / -22|
|Cincinnati Christian (Ohi||Jamar Nuby||15 / 134||Isaac Hawkins||1 / 13||Evan Crim||7 / 12||Christopher Young||5 / 11|
|Derrick Taylor||4 / -12||Joey Groeber||2 / -24|
|Thomas More University||Justin Post||23/28/1/241|
|Cincinnati Christian (Ohi||Derrick Taylor||22/35/1/309|
|RECEIVING(No / Yard):|
|Thomas More University||Michell Hogue||12 / 124||Da’marco Canty||2 / 48||Cade Brandt||1 / 26||Mason Kramer||1 / 15|
|Johnny McNally||3 / 13||Jaeison Jefferson||2 / 8||Monalo Caldwell||2 / 7|
|Cincinnati Christian (Ohi||Christian Williams||5 / 118||Jamar Nuby||4 / 46||Craig Wills||4 / 46||Ryan Collins||2 / 44|
|J’Juan Briggs||2 / 27||Maceo Clinton||4 / 20||Christopher Young||1 / 8|
|INTERCEPTIONS(No / Yard):|
|Thomas More University||Kethan Clark||1 / -1|
|Cincinnati Christian (Ohi||TaQuan Williams||1 / 0|
|Kickoff time: 12:00 PM||End of Game: 07:00 PM||Total Elapsed Time: 7:00|
|Officials: Referee: ;||Umpire: ;||Linesman: ;|
|Line Judge: ;||Back Judge: ;||Field Judge: ;|
|Side Judge: ;|
|SACKS(UA / A):|
|Thomas More University||Jacob Steinmetz||2 / 11||Jacob Stiens||1 / 6|
|Cincinnati Christian (Ohi||Dayvon Mason||1 / 11||Dominic Valentino||1 / 7||Michael Williams||1 / 5||Thomas Birt||1 / 4|
|Parker Clemons||1 / 2|
|TACKLES (UA / A) :|
|Thomas More University||Peyton Van Horn||5 / 5||Ky Jones||4 / 2||Elijah Jouett||3 / 0||Kethan Clark||3 / 0|
|Keion Williams||2 / 3||Jacob Steinmetz||2 / 1||Drew Bartolovich||2 / 1||Noah Sayre||2 / 0|
|Caleb Rice||2 / 0||Cody Coffey||1 / 3||Jacob Stiens||1 / 2||Dawson Craig||1 / 2|
|Delphous Thomas||1 / 0||Amos Griffith||1 / 0||Walker Buelow||1 / 0||Dalton Adkins||1 / 0|
|Keith Orloff||0 / 3||Justin Durham||0 / 2||Zach Theobald||0 / 1||Ryan Stofko||0 / 1|
|Silas Ingram||0 / 1||Brandon Bohn||0 / 1|
|Cincinnati Christian (Ohi||Tyler Shobe||7 / 6||Michael Williams||6 / 5||De’Havion Allen||6 / 0||Joseph Lusby||4 / 6|
|Cole Pelgen||3 / 3||TaQuan Williams||3 / 2||Dayvon Mason||3 / 2||Dominic Valentino||2 / 5|
|Khayree Wilson||2 / 0||Darryl McNeal||1 / 2||Parker Clemons||1 / 2||Jordan Meekins||1 / 0|
|Thomas Birt||1 / 0||Dayvon Mason||0 / 3||Elvin Mallory||0 / 2||Ryan Collins||0 / 1|