LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Trinity University knocked off
University in the only conference game of the weekend while Texas Lutheran University
and Austin College both picked
up non-conference wins.
The game between Trinity and Southwestern was the first on the gridiron between the rivals since 1941.
AROUND THE SCAC
Texas Lutheran University remained unbeaten and improved to 5-0 with the road win at Sul Ross State. The Bulldogs are 5-0 for the first time since 1976. TLU now has won five straight on the road, with four wins on the road this year and one at the end of last season. Head Coach Danny Padron is over the .500 mark at TLU after Saturday's win. Padron is now 18-17 overall in this his fourth season with the team. The Bulldogs have assured themselves of a winning record in 2013. TLU is 5-0 with four games remaining on the schedule. TLU's last winning season was a 6-4 mark in the 2006 season, the Bulldogs' final season under Tom Mueller.
Trinity University snapped its two-game losing streak with a 30-0 win over first-year football program Southwestern University on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers recorded their first shutout since a 40-0 win over former SCAC rival Sewanee: University of the South. The defense allowed just 193 yards in the game, which was the lowest since giving up 195 to Millsaps in 2011. Trinity also scored a defensive touchdown for the second time this season, as defensive lineman Austin Lee scooped up a fumble, and went 85 yards just before halftime. The Tigers remain on the road this week, facing off against Case Western Reserve University. It will be the first-ever matchup between the two teams in football.
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