The North Dakota State College of Science Wildcat Football team traveled to the College of DuPagein Glen Ellyn, Ill. this weekend and played on Saturday afternoon, which resulted in a 21-49 loss.
The Wildcats started off slower than they would have liked, allowing College of DuPage to score two touchdowns gaining a lead in the first quarter with a score of 14-0 and the first half with a score of 28-7.
The quarterback position was juggled between a few Wildcats. Sophomore Darryl White, Dallas, Texas, finished with five of nine in completions, gaining 65 yards with a touchdown before he was brought off the field with an undetermined injury. Josh Hansana, Gwinner, N.D., took over quarterback position and completed seven for 18 attempted. Davion Stackhouse, Ferndale, Mich., led the Cats in yards rushing 106 with one touchdown on 14 attempts. NDSCS’ Claude Garrett, Calumet City, Ill., came out with a 65 yard touchdown on the first play of the second half. Gannon Sinclair also added six points to the board with 49 yards on passes received.
The Wildcats were led with tackles by safety Trey Sims, Duluth, Ga., on the defensive end. Sims counted for an impressive 17 total tackles, six being unassisted. Derek Butcher, Delano, Minn., and Brady Kortes, Fairview, Mont., both had a generous 15 tackles.
NDSCS will be preparing for their homecoming game against Dakota College of Bottineau this Saturday, September 29. There will be a homecoming parade at 10 a.m. and tailgate party at 11:30 a.m. prior to the football game. Catch the Pre-Game radio show at 12:45 p.m. on AM 1450 KBMW, or go www.ndscs.edu/athletics/live. Game time is set for 1 p.m.