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Football Hosts Capital on Community Day and Homecoming

Football Hosts Capital on Community Day and Homecoming

Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets (3-1, 2-1 OAC) vs.
Capital University (0-3, 0-2 OAC)
Saturday, October 5, 2019
2:00 p.m.
Tressel Field inside The George Finnie Stadium
Community & Family Day and Homecoming

WBWC 88.3 FM Radio Broadcast:

BW Live Stats:

BW Live Video:
(Brendan Gulick and Cole McDaniel Handle Play-by-Play)

Download the complete BW Games Notes in .pdf format 
Download the compete Heidelberg game notes in .pdf format

Today's Contest: 
Today is the fourth Ohio Athletic Conference game and second home contest for the Baldwin Wallace University football team as it hosts Capital University on Community and Family Day and Homecoming.  Last week, BW came from behind to win a thrilling 34-33 game over Heidelberg University in its home opener.  Capital was idle last week but fell to Heidelberg 55-6 on September 21.

The Series: 
BW and Capital are meeting for the 51st times on the gridiron.  The Yellow Jackets hold a 38-12  series lead, including winning the last two contests and six of the last eight meetings. The series began in 1928 when Capital defeated BW, 19-0, in Bexley.  The Crusaders last victory in Berea was in 2011 when they posted a 14-11 win. 

BW Head Coach Jim Hilvert: 
Hilvert is in his third season at BW and has a record of  22-12 and OAC slate of 14-7. He is 84 -26 in his 11th overall season and is 2-0 against Capital. 

Capital Head Coach Chad Rogosheske: 
Rogosheske is in his fourth season at Capital and has a record of 8-25 overall and an OAC record of 8-21. He is 18-45 in his seventh overall season and is 1-2 vs. Baldwin Wallace.

Last Game vs. Capital -- September 29, 2018:
BW scored 45 points on 282  yards rushing, 239 yards passing and 521  total yards. Capital scored 17 points on 338 yards passing, minus 10 yards rushing and 328 total yards. 

Scouting the Yellow Jackets: 
In week four of the season, BW scored 34 points on 266 yards passing and 121 yards rushing for a 387 yards of total offense. Heidelberg scored 33 points on 266 yards passing and 180 yards rushing for 446 yards of total offense.

BW Leaders: 
Offensively, freshman quarterback Keagan Armitage (Ashland) has completed 15 of 21 passes for 229 yards with four touchdowns.  Sophomore All-OAC running back Jon Murray, Jr. (Cincinnati/Withrow) leads the ground attack and is sixth in the OAC with 352 yards on 74 carries and is tied for fourth in the league with three touchdowns. Murray has also caught nine passes for 60 yards with one touchdown. Junior wideout Iyan Mitchell (Tampa, Fla./Robinson) leads the receiving corps and is fifth in the OAC with 20 catches and 375 yards with three touchdowns.  Defensively, senior linebacker Josh Liberati (Lisbon/David Anderson) leads the team and is sixth in the OAC with 35 tackles, including a two for a loss.   Senior defensive back Jordyn Johnson (Akron/North) is second on the squad with 26 stops and leads the team and is tied for fifth in OAC with four pass breakups.

Scouting the Crusaders:
In week three of the season, Capital scored six points on 221 yards passing, 30 yards rushing and 251 total yards. Heidelberg scored 55 points on 382 yards rushing, 300 yards passing and 682 total yards. 

Capital Leaders: 
Offensively, junior quarterback Mitchell Machock has completed 17 of 38 passes for 175 with one touchdown and two interceptions.  Senior running back Evin Butler leads the ground attack with 115 yards on 33 carries. Senior All-OAC wide receiver David Barnett leads the receiving corps with 21 receptions for 215 yards with one touchdowns. Defensively, freshman linebacker Nick Fisanick leads the team with 20 tackles.