GU Second In UMAC Football

Photo courtesy of Greenville University

The Greenville University football team won last Saturday’s battle for second place in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference.

Playing in Jacksonville, the Panthers defeated MacMurray 41-30.

G.U. is 6-2 overall and 5-1 in the conference with a home game at 1 p.m. this Saturday against Iowa Wesleyan.

At MacMurray, the Panthers trailed 3-0 after one quarter, but they controlled the second quarter to lead 28-22 at halftime. Former Greenville Comet, Christian Moss scored late in the half on a one-yard run.

Greenville expanded its lead to 41-22 through three quarters.

The Panthers piled up 284 yards on the ground and 250 yards passing. Quarterback George Harris completed 23 of 34 passes and threw 3 for a touchdown. Kyler Henson grabbed 7 of those passes for 117 yards.

Paul Garrett ran for 164 yards. Moss finished with 76 yards on 17 carries, and caught a three-yard pass.

The Greenville offense had the football over 41 minutes of the 60-minute game.

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