Saturday, October 17, 2015

Tribe Defeats New Hamphsire in Williamsburg

William and Mary posted a convincing win against No. 19/20 New Hampshire today, prevailing 34-18 at Zable Stadium in Williamsburg. The Tribe rushed for an impressive 324 yards, including 174 yards and two touchdowns by running back Kendell Anderson.  Anderson's first touchdown came on a 69 yard run off right tackle at the 9:18 mark in the second quarter.  (The third and fourth photos above depict the beginning and end of the run, respectively.)  Quarterback Steve Cluley rushed for 48 yards and two touchdowns on five carries.  (The first  photo above depicts the beginning of Cluley's first quarter touchdown run, and the second depicts the end of his third quarter touchdown run.) 

Go here for the game's box score.

The Concord Monitor called today's game a "critical midseason showdown" for the Wildcats.  Look for the Tribe, ranked 24 earlier this week, to climb in the FCS rankings ahead of next Saturday's Homecoming game against local rival Hampton University.  

The Tribe is now 4-2 on the year and 3-1 in the CAA.  Go here for the Tribe's 2015 Football schedule.