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Football: LWC welcomes Keiser in NAIA FCS Quarterfinals
By Kyle Jackson
The No. 1-ranked Lindsey Wilson football team will continue postseason action on Saturday, when they welcome in No. 12-seed Keiser (FL) for the second time this season. Kickoff is scheduled for 12:30pmCT at Parnell Family Stadium, 928 Russell Road, Columbia, KY.
The Blue Raiders (11-0, 7-0 MSC) moved onto the quarterfinal match after dispatching Montana Western in a 48-21 win last Sunday in the NAIA FCS Opening Round. Graduate quarterback Cameron Dukes threw for 243 yards and two touchdowns while adding 40 rushing yards and three touchdowns on the ground to help his team advance to the next round in the playoffs.
Dukes continues to lead the offense with 1,913 yards, averaging 212.6 passing yards per game with 21 touchdowns. Jaylen Boyd leads the run game with 1,056 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns this season. On the receiving front, Joshua Lewis leads the team with 39 receptions for 629 yards and seven touchdowns.
On the defensive side, Luke Bowman leads the team with 61 total tackles averaging 5.5 tackles per game while Brandon Fields and Ben Kalu lead the team in sacks with 4.5. Robert Carter has recorded a team-high seven interceptions while a duo of Bowman and Fields have forced two fumbles.
As a team this season, the Blue Raiders are averaging 45.8 points per game, the 4th best average in the country, while also producing 467.2 yards per game, the 7th highest in the NAIA. The offense has gone 96-180 on third down, producing the best third down conversion rate in the country.
After the win at the weekend, the offense also ranks 4th in the country at 1st downs per game with 27.1, 5th in the country in rushing touchdowns at 37, and 3rd in the nation in red-zone scores converting 53 of 67 attempts.
As for the Seahawks (9-2, 5-1 MSC), they enter the game after upsetting No. 6-ranked Reinhardt (Ga.) 16-13 in their opening round match this past weekend. Keiser only put up 36 passing yards as they took to the run game laying down 222 rushing yards, including a 91-yard kickoff return to start the second half that proved to be the difference between the two teams at the end of the fourth quarter.
Keiser's offense is led by freshman quarterback Shea Spencer with 602 passing yards and four touchdowns on the season. Junior running back Marques Burgess leads the Seahawks with 1,713 rushing yards and 19 touchdowns this season while sophomore receiver Jerson Jacques leads all receivers with 28 receptions for 439 receiving yards and four touchdowns on the year.
On defense, freshman defensive back Wesley Scott leads the team with 80 total tackles while junior defensive linemen Camron Allen has a team-high 2.5 sacks. Freshman defensive back Wendol Philord leads the team with six interceptions.
As a team, the Seahawks are averaging 29.2 points per game and 384.5 yards per game. Keiser generates 229.1 rushing yards per game ranking them 9th in the country.
This will be the third all-time meeting between these programs and the second time these two teams have met this season. The Blue Raiders have won both previous meetings including the regular season game on September 11th 34-2 when the Seahawks were ranked No. 4 in the country.
Live video and stats will be available for the game.
This story was posted on 2021-11-27 09:22:27
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