The Pioneers were dominant in their home opener against the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens, winning 31-13. Lewis and Clark out played Pomona-Pitzer in every aspect of the game. The Pioneer dfense held the Sagehens to 251 yards of total offense, forced 4 turnovers, 5 tackles for a loss, and 2 sacks.
The Pioneer offense was just as dominant. The offense out gained Pomona-Pitzer by 117 yards and had great ball control, only turning the ball over once.
Every healthy player saw action yesterday against the Sagehens!
Jacob Costantino led the Pioneers with 102 yards receiving on 5 receptions and scored his first collegiate TD.
QB Keith Welch went 11-18 passing for 189 yards and 2 TDs, along with 69 yards rushing and another 2 TDs on the ground.
Senior Lamar Curry led the Pioneers on defense with 7 tackles and an interception.
Joe Kopp added another 6 tackles, 2 tackles for a loss, and a pass break up.
Sophomore Josh Cena had a huge day recording 2 interceptions for the Pioneers.
The Pioneers host Macalester College (3-0) from Minnesota next Saturday. Come support your Pioneers as one of these teams will end the game with their first loss of the season!