DePauw Blanks Oberlin on Senior Day

Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw moved to 5-4 overall and 5-3 in the North Coast Athletic Conference after posting a 34-0 shutout win over Oberlin on Senior Day on Nick Mourouzis Field at Blackstock Stadium. The Yeomen dropped to 1-8 overall and 1-7 in NCAC play.

The opening six minutes of the game included lost fumbles on three consecutive offensive plays before DePauw took over on the Oberlin 46. The Tigers converted a third-and-six as Chase Andries completed a 27-yard pass to Noah Jones and a roughing the passer call on the play moved the ball to the Oberlin 7. Two plays later Jones reached paydirt with a 5-yard run. Jack Brush's first of four successful PAT efforts made it 7-0. 

DePauw's Duncan West blocked Christian Arnold's punt and recovered it at the Oberlin 19. Four plays later, Andries tossed a 2-yard pass to Dax Schnase to make it 14-0 with 2:04 remaining in the quarter.

Following a short Oberlin punt on its next possession, DePauw took over on the Oberlin 20 and needed just five plays before Jones scored on a 3-yard run. 

The Tigers came up with another defensive stand and stopped the Yeomen on downs at the DePauw 24. DePauw embarked on a 13-play series that was kept alive with Jones rushing for two yards on fourth-and-one at the Oberlin 39. The Tigers later converted a third-and-13 from the Yeomen 28 as Andries rushed for 14. Andries then connected with Jones for a 14-yard scoring pass on the next play to make it 28-0 with 2:19 left in the half.

Oberlin drove into DePauw territory twice in the third but Will Berens intercepted Chris Allen Jr.'s fourth-down pass and Dylan Hyatt later broke up a fourth-down pass play.

The game's final score came in the fourth as Andries connected with Ethan Hudson for a 29-yard pass play.

DePauw outgained Oberlin, 289-201, including 107-77 on the ground. The Tigers also held a 17-9 edge in first downs.

Jones rushed for 42 yards on 14 carries and caught another three passes for 48 yards while finishing with three touchdowns overall. Andries completed 18 of 24 passes for 182 yards with three scores and no interceptions. Hudson and Will Harris each caught four passes.

Kobe Brooks led Oberlin with 40 rushing yards in 12 tries while Allen completed 16 of 34 passes for 124 yards with two interceptions. Brandon Davies caught six passes for 41 yards with Brian Colarusso hauled in five for 41 yards.

Brody Gude paced the DePauw defense with seven tackles including 3.0 sacks for 12 yards in losses. He and Hyatt each forced a fumble. Evens Cribs and Ed Poynter followed with five tackles apiece. Devin White paced Oberlin with 10 tackles.

DePauw wraps up the 2019 season on Saturday, November 16, when it hosts Wabash in the annual Monon Bell Game. For complete details of the game and to purchase tickets, please visit the official site.