Ohio Athletic Conference Football
No. 2 Mount Union at No. 21 Heidelberg
Saturday October 7, 2017 | 1:30 p.m.
Hoernemann Stadium | Tiffin, Ohio
Local Community Business Day
AFTER WEEK FOUR
Heidelberg and Mount Union remain the only unbeaten teams in the OAC after week four. The two teams will clash on Saturday with Heidelberg looking for its first win over the Purple Raiders since 1987.
No. 21 Heidelberg picked up a sloppy 36-13 win at Muskingum last week. Demetrius Magee caught seven passes for 111 yards and three touchdowns to propel the Student Princes to the victory. Tyler Stoyle threw for 372 yards scattered to six different receivers.
No. 2 Mount Union defeated Ohio Northern, 43-14, at home. The Purple Raiders held a commanding 27-0 lead heading into halftime, which they built into a 36-point lead by midway through the fourth quarter.
LOOKING AT WEEK FIVE
Four OAC matchups are on this week's conference schedule as Muskingum and Otterbein will have a bye week.
After racking up 626 yards of total offense last week, John Carroll travels to Marietta. The Pioneers suffered a loss at BW in week four.
Baldwin Wallace hosts Wilmington as both teams look to go above the .500 mark for the season. WC gave up 72 points to John Carroll last week while the Yellow Jackets tallied 52 points against Marietta.
In a rare 6 p.m. matchup in Ada, Capital and Ohio Northern look to respond following losses in week four. Capital fell 49-42 in a shootout with Otterbein last weekend. The Polar Bears dropped at No. 2 Mount Union.
LOOKING BACK AT 2016
29 unanswered points by the Purple Raiders helped Mount Union cruise to a 50-14 win over Heidelberg last season in Alliance. Touchdowns from Demetrius Magee and Branden Short helped HU cut the Mount Union lead to 21-14, which MTU took into halftime.
The Purple Raiders offense exploded in the second half, scoring 29 points. Mount Union pushed its lead to a comfortable 38-14 by the end of the third quarter.
Tyler Stoyle threw for 172 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Short led the ground game for the Student Princes with 63 yards and a touchdown. MTU busted out 502 yards of total offense in the win.
Austin Crow led the defense with 11 tackles. The junior picked up 5 TFLs for 19 yards.
Overall: MTU leads, 47-13
Streak: MTU, 28
Last 10: MTU, 10-0
Scott Donaldson vs. MTU, 0-1
Vince Kehres vs. Heidelberg: 4-0
LAST TEN YEARS
• Senior quarterback Tyler Stoyle is back for his
third season under center, 15-6 as a starter
since taking over midway through the 2015
• The senior has thrown for 300+ yards in five
• He currently sits third all-time in HU history with
62 passing touchdowns
• Stoyle has spread his
• Senior defensive tackle Austin Crow, a
preseason All-American, is 12th in the nation
averaging 2.3 TFLs/game
• For his career, Crow has 191 tackles, 55.5 TFLs
and 21 sacks
PICK YOUR POISON
• The Student Princes are 8th in DIvision III with
• Heidelberg is 15th in the nation with 15 sacks
WTTF STUDENT ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
• Cross country runner Rachel House and
defensive end Verondtae Wilkinson have been
named the WTTF Student Athletes of the Week
• House was 3rd in the Division III women's race
at All-Ohio Championships
• Wilkinson forced and recovered a fumble, which
he returned 36 yards for a touchdown
• This week's Prof of the Week is Dr. David Hogan
Professor of History
• Three professors are nominated by the captains
and voted on as a team
• The Professor of the Week is invited to all
practices and may accompany the team for the
WITH A WIN, HEIDELBERG...
• Would move to 5-0 for the first time since 2013
• Would snap a string of 27 straight losses to MTU
• Would extend the program's winning streak to
nine games, their most since an 11-game win
streak that spanned the 2011 and 2012 seasons
PRINCES IN THE NEWS
• Volleyball and women's soccer each hit the road
to Alliance. Both squads take on the Purple
Raiders at 1 p.m.
• Men's soccer continues OAC action at 1 p.m. on
Saturday vs. Mount Union
• Cross country is idle