Qmac Quiteh Tobyhanna, Pa. It was his fourth yard game of the season - he picked up his first collegiate yard rushing effort as he carried the ball 29 times for yards in the victory at Clarion on September 9, while also hitting the century mark against Cheyney and West Chester.
Mike Kalinowski and Joe Lodanosky will have the radio call for the game on IUP is ranked 22nd in the nation, and this will be the 90th meeting between the two teams with IUP owning a advantage in the all-time series.
The Golden Eagles are coming off a loss on the road at Cal U, a game where Clarion forced three turnovers but was unable to complete the total comeback against the Vulcans. Defensive backs Corey Wells and Chris Gildea each forced turnovers, with the former picking off a pass and the latter stripping the ball loose from receiver Jordan Dandridge.
Tight end Jacob Whitenight caught his second touchdown pass for the season and his career last week, the most for a Clarion tight end since Zach Deitrick caught four scores in Defensive end Vaughn Wallace leads the Golden Eagles with 4.
Wallace is tied for second in the PSAC with two forced fumbles, one behind the league lead. Ford ranks fifth in the PSAC with an average of T he Golden Eagle defense ranks second in the conference in third-down percentage, allowing opponents to convert just Quarterback Jeff Clemens threw for season highs in completions, attempts and passing yards against Cal U Clemens has a They had dominated to that point, beating their first four opponents by an average margin of Much of that has come from establishing, and stopping, the pass; IUP is averaging better than passing yards per game and allowing little more than passing yards against, despite playing with the lead much of the time.
IUP has won each of the last eight meetings.
The last win for Clarion came in Indiana on Oct. Mylique McGriff and Scott Florence each scored touchdowns in the first quarter to put Clarion ahead , but the Golden Eagles were held to just a field goal the rest of the way as Lenny Williams threw two fourth-quarter touchdown passes to put IUP ahead.
The first came in the first quarter and led directly to points for the Golden Eagles as Chris Gildea knocked the ball loose from Jordan Dandridge and set up a Clarion touchdown drive.
The second came in the second half on a mishandled punt by the Vulcans, with the kick coming down on a Cal U player and into the hands of the coverage team. That pulled the Golden Eagles even with the Vulcans at midway through the first quarter. James Metzgar put Clarion ahead with one of his two field goals on the afternoon, booting one through from 37 yards out to make it Clemens connected with Muhammad for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter as well.
Clemens finished of for yards, two touchdowns and one interception on the afternoon, and Muhammad was his top target with six catches for yards and a touchdown.
On defense, Amari Johnson led the team with 12 tackles, while Vaughn Wallace recorded his fourth sack of the season as part of a four-tackle performance. All rights reserved.
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