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Archive for Sunday, October 28, 2001

Olavarria rips ‘Cats

BU falls, 32-22

October 28, 2001

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— Louis Olavarria rushed for 124 yards and two touchdowns as Missouri Valley beat Baker 32-22 Saturday in Heart of America Conference play.

Missouri Valley (4-5,4-5) extended an 18-15 halftime lead with two scores in the third quarter to build a 17-point lead.

Andy Anderson threw for 225 yards and a TD for the Vikes.

Baker (4-5, 4-5), which lost for the third consecutive week, lost three interceptions and two fumbles.

Martin Updike threw for 134 yards for the Wildcats. Bryan Williams caught three passes for 51 yards and had a 48.5 punting average. Mickey Ramsey had 13 tackles.

Baker never led as Missouri Valley drove downfield in five plays for the game's opening TD. Linebacker Eric Moore blocked the extra point, one of two blocks in the game. He's the school record holder in blocks with 10.

BU pulled within 10 points with seven minutes left on a Terence Spencer five yard TD run. BU's attempt at an onside kick failed. The Wildcats did get the ball back withree minutes left and marched to the 21 before the Valley defense held.

Missouri Valley 32, Baker 22

Missouri Valley 12 6 14 032

Baker 6 9 0 722

MV Andy Anderson 1 run (Andrew Lee kick blocked)

BU John Chisholm 53 run (Michael Brennan kick blocked)

MV Louis Olavaria 7 run (Lee kick failed)

BU Gerrad Speer 1 run (Brennan kick blocked)

BU Brian White 30 FG

MV Taurence Gainer 57 pass from Anderson (Lee kick blocked)

MV Olavarria 2 run (Lee kick)

MV Anthony Swanson 6 run (Lee kick)

BU Terence Spencer 6 run (Brennan kick)

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