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WVWC football head coach Del Smith (file photo)

‘Cats fall on the road to Division I/FCS Saint Francis

LORETTO, Pa. – West Virginia Wesleyan trailed 21-0 by the end of the first quarter and was unable to recover in a 59-3 setback against Saint Francis on Saturday evening. The Bobcats were held to 115 yards of total offense on the day; 52 on the ground and 63 in the air.

The Red Flash recorded 417 yards of offense in the win behind Bear Fenimore’s 226 yards in the air on 18-of-22 passing. He threw three touchdowns over the course of the contest. Kam Lewis hauled in eight receptions for 138 yards and a score to lead the receiving corps. Chris Cropper piled up 92 yards on the ground on 12 carries. Ben Bruni led the effort on defense with seven tackles and two sacks (10 yards) for Saint Francis (2-3).

Luke Casey and Matt Vinson combined to complete 10 passes for 63 yards for West Virginia Wesleyan (0-5). Mason Brubeck notched 11 carries for 29 yards with Kam Brooks grabbing two receptions for 20 yards. Braxton Brooks paced the defense with nine tackles (eight solo, one assisted).

Story courtesy of Adam Zundell/ Mountain East Conference

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