FB vs Webber Shariff
Michelle Murch
St. Thomas Football 1-3 , 0-1
 Webber International 2-2 , 1-0
Score By Quarters
St. Thomas Football00707
Webber International6613631
Game Recap: Football | 


BABSON PARK, Fla. (October 5, 2019) – St. Thomas University Football (1-3, 0-1 MSC) continued the program's inaugural season and opened Mid-South Conference play with a 31-7 loss against Webber International University (2-2, 1-0 MSC) on Saturday afternoon from Warrior Turf Field.

Bobcat Captains
Donnell Bennett III
Joey Saurez
Jordan Sepulveda

Game Notes
  • Following a bye week, the Bobcats opened the game with possession for the third time on the season. On the first possession of the game, STU had five plays and amassed fourteen yards.
  • The St. Thomas defense forced a Warrior three-and-out on the WIU first possession.
  • On the Warriors second possession, WIU drove down the field and scored the first points of the game on a 12-yard touchdown but missed the two-point conversion to take a 6-0 lead.
  • In the second quarter, the Bobcats had their longest drive of the half, going 14 plays and 56-yards.
    • In three plays, STU drove 42-yards as Cooper (12-yard catch), Armes (19-yard rush) and Israel-Cooper (11-yard catch) took the ball to the WIU 33-yard line.
  • STU could not capitalize on the drive, failing to convert a fourth down attempt and giving Webber the ball on the 30-yard line.
  • WIU took their first play on the following drive, 70-yards but missed the two-point attempt again to take a 12-0 advantage.
  • Two drives later for St. Thomas, the Bobcats went 43-yards before a Sepulveda interception ended the drive.
  • WIU took the ball into the half, leading 12-0.
  • On their first drive of the second half, WIU took a 68-yard carry to the end zone, extending the lead to 18-0. (Missed PAT).
  • STU had an attempt to get on the board on their first possession of the second half, however, Billy McConnell's43-yard field goal attempt was blocked.
  • Webber capped off a five-play drive, with a three-yard touchdown and made the PAT to extend the lead to 25-0.
  • St. Thomas finally got on the board, going 56-yards and 1:35 as Sepulveda found Israel-Cooper in the end zone, putting the score at 25-7.
  • Webber added another touchdown in the fourth quarter, sealing a 31-7 win in the Mid-South Conference opener for both teams.