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COLLEGE CORNER 17 – WEEK THREE

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

SEPTEMBER 16

Indiana’s contest with Florida International (1-1) was cancelled because of the effects of Hurricane Irma. The Hoosiers (1-1), who won 34-17 at Virginia last week, will now host Charleston Southern (0-1) on October 7.

DePauw (1-0) at Hiram (1-0) (1 p.m.): The Tigers rolled to a 66-17 win over Hiram last year. Matt Labus was 24-of-37 for 287 yards and three touchdowns in DePauw’s 41-30 win over Mount St. Joseph. The Ohio-based Terriers recorded 628 total yards in their 63-41 win over Earlham.

Kenyon (0-2) at Wabash (1-0) (1 p.m.): The Little Giants marched past Kenyon, 24-3, last season. The Lords from Ohio managed just 63 yards on the ground in a 31-10 loss to Oberlin. Ike James rambled 43 times for 236 yards and three scores in Wabash’s 35-26 win over Oberlin on September 2.

Wisconsin Lutheran (0-2) at Trine (2-0) (1 p.m.): The Thunder slipped past Wisconsin Lutheran, 17-12, in the 2015 campaign. The Warriors allowed 5.8 yards per play in a 34-20 loss to Wisconsin Eau Claire. Jeffrey Barnett had five catches for 73 yards and two touchdowns in Trine’s 55-14 win over Bluffton.

Defiance (0-2) at Franklin (0-2) (1:30 p.m.): The Grizzlies clawed their way to a 41-6 win over Defiance a year ago. The Ohio-based Yellow Jackets managed only 127 total yards in a 38-0 loss to Hope. Lee Wroblewski hauled in six passes for 119 yards and one score in Franklin’s 43-24 loss to Butler.

Earlham (0-2) at Anderson (0-2) (1:30 p.m.): The Ravens soared to a 31-14 win over Earlham a season ago. Joe Enwright racked up 10 tackles for the Quakers against Hiram. Wyatt Schebler tallied seven stops in Anderson’s 61-10 loss to Centre.

Hanover (0-2) at Rose-Hulman (1-1) (2 p.m.): The Fighting Engineers were a 31-13 winner over Hanover in 2016. Lance Harnishfeger was the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week with his career-high 13 tackles in Hanover’s 24-20 loss to Maryville. Andrew Dion went 36-of-45 for 389 yards and three touchdowns in Rose-Hulman’s 28-26 loss to Millikin.

Saint Francis (2-0) at Saint Ambrose (2-0) (2 p.m.): The top-ranked and defending NAIA national champion Cougars claimed a 27-13 win over No. 23 St. Ambrose in the 2014 season. Justin Green ran 22 times for 120 yards and two scores for St. Francis in a 68-23 win over St. Francis (Ill.). The Fighting Bees from Iowa racked up 26 points in the third quarter of their 52-14 win over Lindenwood-Belleville.

Valparaiso (0-2) at Trinity International (1-1) (2 p.m.): The Crusaders posted a 49-24 win against Trinity International in their last meeting. Jimmy Sewald completed 26-of-39 for 424 yards and four scores in Valparaiso’s 45-40 loss to Duquesne. The Trojans from Illinois ran for 143 yards in their 20-14 loss to Concordia (Mich.).

Tennessee Tech (0-2) at Ball State (1-1) (3 p.m.): This marks the first meeting between the Golden Eagles and Ball State on the gridiron. Tennessee Tech surrendered 420 total yards rushing in a 27-14 loss to Kennesaw State. Caleb Huntley rushed for 89 yards and a touchdown in the Cardinals’ 51-31 win against Alabama Birmingham.

Notre Dame (1-1) at Boston College (1-1) (3:30 p.m.): The Fighting Irish held on for a 19-16 win over Boston College at Fenway Park in 2015. Nyles Morgan came up with seven tackles for Notre Dame in a 20-19 loss to Georgia. The Eagles were guilty of four turnovers leading to 21 points in a 34-10 loss to Wake Forest.

Purdue (1-1) at Missouri (1-1) (4 p.m.): The Boilermakers downed Missouri, 28-25, in the 1980 Liberty Bowl. Tario Fuller scampered for 142 yards and a touchdown in Purdue’s 44-21 win over Ohio. The Tigers turned the football over three times in their 31-13 loss to South Carolina.

Indiana State (0-2) at Liberty (2-0) (6 p.m.): The Sycamores recorded a 38-19 win over Liberty in the 2014 campaign. Jacquet McClendon caught six passes for 63 yards and one score for Indiana State in a 42-7 loss to Tennessee. The Virginia-based Flames gave up just 64 yards on the ground in their 58-17 win over Morehead State.

Southwest Baptist (1-1) at Indianapolis (2-0) (6 p.m.): The Bearcats from Missouri edged Indianapolis, 41-37, last season. Southwest Baptist was 8-of-17 on third-down conversions in its 32-9 win over Mississippi College. Brad Schickle’s 30-yard field goal as time expired lifted the Greyhounds to a 31-28 victory at Wayne State.

Taylor (1-0) at Butler (1-1) (6:30 p.m.): The Bulldogs cruised to a 27-14 win against Taylor a year ago. Grant Hohlbein caught nine passes for 103 yards and one score in the Trojans’ 28-21 win over Malone on September 2. DuVante Lane ran 26 times for 117 yards and two touchdowns for Butler against Franklin.