Football returns home to take on La Verne

Photo by Larry Newman
Photo by Larry Newman

La Verne (1-4, 1-2 SCIAC) at Chapman (2-3, 1-2 SCIAC)
Saturday, Ocober 22, 2016
Wilson Field at Chapman Stadium
7 p.m.

Complete Game Notes

• The Chapman University football team returns home on Saturday, looking to rebound from a 31-13 road loss at Redlands. The Panthers are 1-1 at home this year.

• The Panthers are facing off against the University of La Verne, who is 1-4 overall and 1-2 in conference. The last time these two teams faced off, La Verne won 49-42. Chapman is 9-11 overall against La Verne in program history.

• The Leopards are coming off a big 57-56 homecoming win against Occidental. Senior quarterback Zachary Tomlinson went 14-for-19 and threw for over 200 yards against the Tigers, while senior running back Dallas Parent rushed for 298 yards in the same game.

• Panther quarterback Ricky Bautista went 14-for-20 against Redlands, throwing for 80 yards and rushing for six. Junior running back Joe Mudie rushed for over 100 yards to have his second 100-plus yard game of the season.

• Junior kicker Lucas Alfonso went two-for-two in field goal attempts last week with a long of 40 yards, scoring seven of the Panthers' 13 points.

• Senior Devin Ray led the team with 12 total tackles, including a sack for a loss of five yards against the Bulldogs. Ray ranks sixth in the conference with 41 total tackles and tops the SCIAC with 32 solo tackles this season.


by Katie Bell
Sports Information Intern

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