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COLLEGE CORNER 17 – WEEK FIVE

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Here are some facts and figures about games involving Indiana college football teams. Times are eastern.

SEPTEMBER 30

Drake (2-2) at Butler (2-2) (1 p.m.): The Bulldogs from Iowa posted a 28-14 win over Butler last season. Grant Kraemer was 28-of-42 for 445 yards with two touchdowns and another rushing score in Drake’s 38-13 win over Valparaiso. Sam Schrader completed two passes for 28 yards and ran five times for 24 yards in the Bulldogs’ 38-17 loss at San Diego.

Wabash (3-0) at College of Wooster (3-1) (1 p.m.): The Little Giants claimed a 34-24 win over Wooster a season ago. Bishup Rhodes recorded eight tackles and two quarterback sacks in Wabash’s 25-21 win over Hiram. Nick Strausbaugh caught seven passes for 102 yards and one touchdown in the Fighting Scots’ 51-24 loss to DePauw.

Anderson (1-3) at Rose-Hulman (3-1) (1:30 p.m.): The Fightin’ Engineers rolled to a 44-10 win against Anderson last year. Alex Barnett managed two receptions for 95 yards and one score in the Ravens’ 64-21 loss to Hanover. Mike Riley had a school-record five quarterback sacks in Rose-Hulman’s 37-14 win over Defiance.

Earlham (0-3) at Defiance (0-4) (1:30 p.m.): The Ohio-based Yellow Jackets swarmed past Earlhan, 59-28, a year ago. Marcaus Cooper tallied seven catches for 72 yards and a touchdown in the Quakers’ 27-16 loss to Anderson on September 16. Logan Mico went 27-of-42 for 312 yards with a touchdown and rushed for another score for Defiance against Rose-Hulman.

Hanover (1-3) at Mount St. Joseph (2-2) (1:30 p.m.): The Lions from Ohio roared past Hanover, 42-6, in their last meeting. Kyle Treber racked up 10 tackles and an interception for the Panthers against Anderson. D.J. Martin tallied two receptions for 97 yards and two touchdowns for Mount St. Joe in a 31-14 win over Manchester.

Manchester (1-2) at Franklin (2-2) (1:30 p.m.): The Grizzlies roared past Manchester, 42-14, in 2016. Donovan Henderson Jr. ran 11 times for 109 yards and a touchdown for the Spartans against Mount St. Joseph. Deontez Alexander hauled in six passes for 140 yards and one score in Franklin’s 59-30 win over Bluffton.

DePauw (3-0) at Ohio Wesleyan (1-2) (2 p.m.): The Tigers clawed their way to a 37-15 win over Ohio Wesleyan last season. Brooks Hepp recorded nine tackles for DePauw against Wooster. Brian Berry went 18-of-24 for 230 yards and two touchdowns for the Battling Bishops in a 37-21 win over Allegheny.

Stetson (0-4) at Valparaiso (1-3) (2 p.m.): The Crusaders were a 21-18 winner over Stetson last year. Donald Parham had nine catches for 157 yards in the Florida-based Hatters’ 49-21 win over Campbell. Drew Snouffer finished with 12 tackles for Valparaiso against Drake.

Taylor (3-1) at Saint Xavier (3-1) (2 p.m.): The Cougars from Illinois earned a 55-31 win over Taylor during the 2012 season. Brad Mowbray came up with 11 tackles in the Trojans’ 33-19 win over Trinity International. Josh Hettiger recorded eight tackles in Saint Xavier’s 48-23 loss to Saint Francis (Ind.).

Trine (3-0) at Concordia (2-0) (2 p.m.): The Thunder stormed past Concordia, 62-19, a year ago. Lamar Carswell had 17 rushes for 98 yards and three touchdowns in Trine’s 55-7 victory over Wisconsin Lutheran on September 16. Shane Virnala completed 34-of-58 passes for 371 yards and four touchdowns for the Illinois-based Cougars in a 41-29 win over Kalamazoo.

Indiana (2-1) at Penn State (4-0) (3:30 p.m.): The Nittany Lions recorded a 45-31 victory at Indiana a season ago. Morgan Ellison scampered 25 times for 186 yards and two scores in the Hoosiers’ 52-17 victory against Georgia Southern. Juwan Johnson came up with the game-winning seven-yard touchdown reception as time expired in Penn State’s 21-19 win at Iowa.

Miami (Ohio) (2-2) at Notre Dame (3-1) (5 p.m.): The Fighting Irish blanked Miami, 46-0, during the 1909 campaign. Gus Ragland was 11-of-19 for 217 yards and two touchdowns in the RedHawks’ 31-14 win over Central Michigan. Dexter Williams had eight rushes for 40 yards with one score and also caught an eight-yard pass for another tally in Notre Dame’s 38-17 victory at Michigan State.

Truman (1-3) at Indianapolis (4-0) (6 p.m.): The Bulldogs from Missouri slipped by Indianapolis, 24-17, in their last matchup. Jordan Salima ran 16 times for 147 yards and three touchdowns in Truman’s 41-14 win over Lincoln. Martece McClinton accounted for the game-winning score with a 93-yard interception return in the Greyhounds’ 45-38 triumph over Hillsdale.

Saint Francis (4-0) at Marian (2-1) (6:05 p.m.): The No. 8 Knights handed top-ranked and defending NAIA national champion Saint Francis its only loss a year ago with a 35-21 victory. Matt Kominkiewicz had a 31-yard kickoff return for the Cougars against Saint Xavier. Charles Salary rambled 10 times for 127 yards with a touchdown in Marian’s 40-21 win over Olivet Nazarene.

Ball State (2-2) at Western Michigan (2-2) (7 p.m.): The Broncos raced past Ball State, 52-20, last season. Caleb Huntley ran 15 times for 44 yards and two scores in the Cardinals’ 33-21 loss to Western Kentucky. Jamauri Bogan compiled 14 carries for 132 yards and a touchdown in Western Michigan’s 49-14 decision over Wagner.

Indiana State (0-3) at Illinois State (3-0) (7:30 p.m.): The Sycamores hung on for a 34-31 victory against Illinois State last year. Cade Sparks was 22-of-36 for 405 yards and two touchdowns in Indiana State’s 42-41 loss to Liberty on September 16. Jake Kolbe went 24-of-32 for 312 yards and one score in the Redbirds’ 34-9 win over Missouri State.