Senior quarterback Connor Rice threw for a career-high 307 yards and two touchdowns to lead Wa-bash to a 34-24 win over the College of Wooster. The Little Giants improved to 6-1 on a festive Family Day.
Rice was laser-sharp in connecting on 22-of-27 passes and found seven different receivers. Sopho-more Oliver Page caught eight passes for 146 yards, while sophomore Ryan Thomas and senior Sammy Adams each caught first-half touchdown strikes.
Coach Don Morel praised his senior captain for both his passing and his leadership.
The upcoming season ought to be a special one for Wabash College Soccer. Not only will it mark 50 years of the beautiful game at Wabash, but Head Coach Chris Keller views 2016 as a season to focus on execution.
Wabash received nine of ten first-place votes and a total of 99 points to finish as the top pick of the 2016 North Coast Athletic Conference Football Coaches' Preseason Poll, announced Wednesday afternoon.
Seniors Ethan Buresh, Connor Ludwig, and Andrew Tutsie were named to the 2016 D3football.com preseason All-America team, announced Monday evening.
Seven consecutive Monon Bell victories. A 12-1 overall record. A 10-0 North Coast Athletic Conference record and a seventh conference championship. A berth in the NCAA DIII playoffs. A trip to the tournament quarterfinals before losing to the eventual national runner-up.