'Cats Keep Rolling
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Northern Michigan University football Wildcats remained undefeated in Great LakesIntercollegiate Athletic Conference play on Saturday afternoon with a 24-10victory at the University of Indianapolis. It was NMU's first win in Indianapolissince 1995.
The Wildcats have won three straight games and are now 3-1 overall, 3-0 in theGLIAC. Indianapolis dropped to 2-2 overall, 1-2 in the GLIAC.
NMU had 305 yards in total offense, running off 66 plays. Indianapolis had 340yards in total offense, running off 77 plays.
However, Indianapolis lost one fumble and the Wildcats intercepted three passesagainst UI quarterback Matt Kohn who completed a career-high 23 passes out of42 attempts for a career-high 281 yards.
NMU took a 7-0 first quarter lead on a 4-yard TD run by Terrell Goldsmith.Goldsmith, who rushed for 24 yards on 11 carries, then scored on a 1-yard runearly in the second quarter for a 14-0 lead. Nick Parker kicked a 19-yard fieldgoal for Indianapolis as time ran out to make the halftime score 14-3.
Redshirt freshman Kyle Marotz, who kicked all three extra points extended theWildcat lead to 17-3 with a 39-yard field goal in the third quarter.
Indianapolis scored their only TD on the afternoon when Adam Lane scored froma yard out with 8:31 to play.
Abram McCoy, the Wildcats leading rusher in the game with 49 yards on 8 carriesclosed out the scoring with a 28-yard touchdown run with 1:03 to play. NMU quarterback Kyle Sweenor completed 26 of 35 passes for 202 yards.
Brandon Munson had 9 receptions for 90 yards and Pat Rouzard had 6 for 44yards.
Ben Laarman with 8 tackles and Mike Oswald with 7 led a strong Wildcat defense.
NMU will return to action on October 5, hosting Hillsdale College in it'sHomecoming Game. Kickoff is 1 p.m. at the Superior Dome.