Thursday, September 13, 2012

Pioneers Open Up Season With a W on the Road

Last weekend the Lewis and Clark Pioneers beat the Stags of Claremont 27-24. The Pioneers played an extremely well first half, but still came up short on some offensive possessions and led 17-3 at half time. The Stags made a 4th quarter surge to make the came interesting. The Pioneer defense held Claremont to 251 yards of offense and forced 3 turnovers. The offense out gained Claremont by 107 yards and had 8 more first downs than the Stags.

Notable Performances:

Sophomores Connor Imel and Darrell Nelson both scored their first collegiate touch downs on Saturday

Sophomore Andrew Traver led the team in tackles with 9 and Senior Chuck Krause returned a fumble 60 yards for a touch down

Next game is this Saturday as the Pioneers host the Sagehens of Pomona-Pitzer. Kick-off is at 12pm.

Pioneers hitting the books during a flight delay in the Portland airport last Friday.

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