The Muskingum Football team fell to the visiting Otterbein Cardinals on Homecoming 32-20.
The Muskies had a strong first half down only 14-20. The Muskies were up 14-13 before a 54 yard touchdown run by Reid Hutchinson with just 01:20 left in the first half. The scores for the Muskies all came from Quarterback Cody Williams who threw one in the first half to Marvin Morris on a thirty yard post route. The other two came off of fake hand-off runs for scores.
In the second half, Otterbein came out firing on all cylinders, scoring on their first three possessions. Two field goals by Alana Gaither and Quenton Miller and a John Pyles 36 yard touchdown run was the story of the third quarter. In the fourth, Williams cut the defecit to 12 with his second touchdown run from 16 yards out. Unfortunately for Muskingum, the Cardinals were able to keep the ball for the last 07:18 of the game to put away the Muskies with a 32-20 final.
The Muskies (1-5, 1-4) will travel to Ohio Northern for their second night game of the season on Saturday, October 25th.