LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Twin brothers Brent and Cameron Peavy were up to their old tricks again as they scorched the East Texas Baptist Tigers for 61 points. Meanwhile, Austin College notched win number one on the season as they shutout Southwestern in a non-conference bout.
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For the first time during the 2013 season the Southwestern University football team was held scoreless as an early deficit proved too much to overcome in a 31-0 loss to Austin College Saturday afternoon. The Pirates –who moved to 0-5 on the season – will continue to search for their first win of the season as they return home to host Oklahoma Baptist. Austin College improved to 1-4 on the year as the two SCAC teams met in a scheduled non-conference game as the rematch slated for Nov. 2 will count in the league standings. First half troubles again plagued
Southwestern as they fell behind early in the first quarter with the Kangaroos jumping out to an early 14-0 lead. A solid 7-play 60-yard drive from the 'Roos eclipsed 2:38 before scoring again on their second possession to build the two score lead. Southwestern also struggled through the air as Austin Rainer earned his first start of the season before being forced out of the game and being relieved by Brian Hicks. Both quarterbacks finished just 13-of-29 as neither signal caller was able to help put the ball in the end zone for the first time all season. Hicks did manage to finish with over 100 yards passing as four different receivers finished with three catches.score.
Twin brothers Brent and Cameron Peavy each set or tied school records in passing and receiving, respectively, in leading Texas Lutheran to a 64-41 road victory over East Texas Baptist. At ETBU's Ornelas Stadium, Brent tossed a school-record six touchdown passes (four to Cameron), threw for 416 yards and completed 28-of-46 passes. He also rushed for 82 yards on 11 carries. His 501 yards of total offense is the second-most by a Bulldog in TLU Football history. Former Bulldog quarterback Sean Salinas had 505 against East Texas Baptist in 2004. Brent is now second in the nation in total offense, and TLU now has the top-ranked total offense in all of NCAA Division III. Cameron caught 11 passes for 216 yards (two shy of the TLU single-game record, which he holds) and tied the school record for touchdowns in a game and touchdowns receiving in a game. Cameron shares the total touchdowns in a game mark (4) with three other Bulldogs. Cameron is fourth in the nation in receiving yards per game and seventh in receiving TDs per contest.
Trinity had its two-game winning streak snapped in a 49-7 loss to second-ranked Mary Hardin-Baylor on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers scored their only points of the game after falling behind 14-0, but then could not get back on the scoreboard. The Tigers will host former SCAC opponent Millsaps College on Saturday afternoon, during Trinity's Alumni Weekend. Trinity defeated Millsaps 35-24 at home last season, which was the team's second straight victory in the series. Millsaps leads the all-time series with a record of 19-17 against Trinity.
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