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Football drops opener to Millikin

Football drops opener to Millikin



GREENVILLE, Ill. -- The football team opened the 2014 season with a 66-24 loss to Millikin on Saturday.  Nathan Callaway rushed for 110 yards and a touchdown.  Samuel Northey rushed for 83 yards and a touchdown.  Northey also had 73 receiving yards.

Millikin jumped out to a 24-0 advantage after one quarter and went to the locker room at halftime up 45-10.  Millikin rolled up 549 yards in total offense. Greenville had 442 yards of total offense.

Greenville's touchdowns were scored by Northey, Jacob Battaglia, and Callaway.  Josh Morgan added a field goal.

Battaglia passed for 68 yards.

Greenville's defense was led by Nicholas Morrow with nine and a half tackles.  Morrow also recovered a fumble.  DaJuan Johnson posted a quarterback sack.

Greenville travels to Minnesota-Morris on Saturday for a game at Noon.  It is their first of nine UMAC matchups.

This story was published on September 06, 2014

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