Saints Crowned UMAC Conference Champs

By KBJR News 1

Saints Crowned UMAC Conference Champs

November 9, 2013 Updated Nov 9, 2013 at 11:41 PM CDT

Greenville, IL (NNCNOW.com) --- The St. Scholastica football team used a 21-point second quarter and hung on to beat undefeated Greenville College 27-21 on Saturday afternoon and clinch the UMAC Championship for the third straight year.

Saints quarterback Tyler Harper finished 18-of-30 for 274 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. Josh Simmons led CSS with four catches for 139 yards and a score.

On the ground, Harper, Jake Jensen, Josh Simmons, and Chris Gassert split the load for St. Scholastica combining for 140 yards and two scores.

St. Scholastica (9-1) will find out on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 5:00 p.m. who they will face in their third consecutive NCAA appearance.

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