WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Ferris State chews up Ashland 34-7. }}" />

   
 
 
Bulldogs Send AU To 0-3.

Story By: Jeff Alan

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 9/21/2013Playing their first game at Jack Miller Stadium-Fred Matinelli Field, the Ferris State Bulldogs sent the Ashland University Eagles to 0-3 on the season with a 34-7 win. Ferris State rolled up 500 yards of offense, 300 on the ground and ran out to a 27-0 first half lead before the Eagles scored on a 15 yard run by freshman quarterback Tra'von Chapman. The Bulldogs were led by quarterback J.Vander Laan with 174 yards passing. He also rushed for 53 yards scoring two touchdowns. Ferris State's Kitwana Clark led ten Bulldog rushers with 66 yards on 18 carries. Korey Ringer and Jake Lampman scored two other rushing FSU touchdowns. For Ashland, the Eagles Anthony Taylor led all runners with 91 yards on 17 carries. It's the first time in four games dating back to last season that Taylor was held under 100 yards rushing. Passing wise, AU's Austin Bruns was seven of 13 for 43 yards, while fellow freshman Tra'von Chapman was six of 15 for 52 yards. Both threw an interception, one by Chapman was returned for a touchdown by Ferris States's Justin Zimmer. Recieving wise the Eagles David Souice led all recievers with three catches for 68 yards as the Eagles came up with just 269 yards of offense. Defense wise, Chris Harvey led the way for AU with 18 tackles, Quenton Scott had 12, Jamie Meder 11. With the win, Ferris State goes to 2-1 in all games 2-0 in the GLIAC, while Ashland U. falls to 0-3 overall and 0-2 in conference play. It's the first 0-3 start to the season for AU since 2002, when the Eagles lost their first five games. Ashland University will try to get their first win on the season at home next Saturday night at 7pm when they host Northern Michigan. The game will be live on WMFD TV with the kickoff at 7:05pm.
   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Mansfield police are investigating the death of a baby, who had lived in a house with what's described as a meth lab in the attic. Full Story
Image1 The Ohio District Five Area Agency on Aging held a roundtable discussion as part of Governor John Kasich and First Lady Karen Kasich's Start Talking initiative. Full Story
 
Image1 Richland County community leaders have some new ideas to consider, as they pursue economic growth for an area hit hard by the recession, job losses, and a population decline. Full Story
Image1 The Richland County Chapter of the American Red Cross is gearing up for its Hero Award of Richland County celebration. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Red Cross Hero Awards Set For May 1

Mansfield Man Indicted On Heroin And Cocaine Dealing Charges

Eagle Scout Candidate Indicted For Rape Claim At Blood Drive

Mansfield Native Prepares for 4th Iditarod

Lexington Plants Three Trees For Arbor Day Celebration

Center celebrates transition in leadership with book sale

Weirich Waste Teams Up With Stingel For Recycle Days

More News