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Nov. 8 - Concordia - 63 vs. St. Thomas - 21

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The News
2002 Concordia Football at St. Thomas
Friday, November 8, 5:00 
Concordia - 63
St. Thomas - 21
( Final )

Recap:
Concordia took a seven-point halftime lead, stretched it to 21 points at the end of the third quarter and coasted to a 63-21 over St. Thomas in the Metrodome. 

With the victory the Cobbers clinch at least a tie for second place in the MIAC with a chance to get a share of the championship depending on the outcome of the St. John's game played later in the evening. Concordia finishes the season with a 7-1 record in league play and a 7-3 overall mark. 

The win also marks the first time Concordia has beaten the Tommies since the 1997 season. The 63 points put up by the Cobber offense is the highest point total since the 1987 season when the Cobbers scored 63 points on Bethel. It is the third highest point total in Concordia football history. The 84 points scored by both teams is the highest combined point total for the Cobbers since 1993 when Concordia combined with St. Olaf to score 92 points (58-34 Cobber loss).  

The Teams
Athletics CC | Opp |
FB CC | Opp |
School Facts CC | Opp |
Team Facts CC | Opp |
Rosters CC | Opp |
Depth Chart CC | Opp |
Series CC 32-27-0 |
Last Year UST 38-35 |
'02 Schedule CC | Opp |
'01 Rec CC 4-5, 5-5 |
'01 Rec UST 7-2, 7-3 |
Coaches CC | Opp |
'01 Stats CC | Opp |
'02 Stats CC | Opp |
'02 Starters CC | Opp |
History CC | Opp |
| MIAC Race '02 | '01 |
The Setting
Nov. 8, 2002, 5:00
at the Metrodome
Broadcast Info:
- AM 1280 
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Contact: |
Cord SID Jim Cella |
218 299-3194 |
St. Thomas SID Gene McGivern |
651 962-5903 |

Game Summary-
Cobbers Pull Away in the 2nd Half, Hammer St. Thomas 63-21.
Ryan Hebrink (Jr., Sacred Heart, Minn.) threw for four TD's and ran for two more in Concordia's record-setting 63-21 win over St. Thomas.

Concordia took a seven-point halftime lead, stretched it to 21 points at the end of the third quarter and coasted to a 63-21 over St. Thomas in the Metrodome.

With the victory the Cobbers clinch at least a tie for second place in the MIAC with a chance to get a share of the championship depending on the outcome of the St. John's game played later in the evening. Concordia finishes the season with a 7-1 record in league play and a 7-3 overall mark.

The win also marks the first time Concordia has beaten the Tommies since the 1997 season. The 63 points put up by the Cobber offense is the highest point total since the 1987 season when the Cobbers scored 63 points on Bethel. It is the third highest point total in Concordia football history. The 84 points scored by both teams is the highest combined point total for the Cobbers since 1993 when Concordia combined with St. Olaf to score 92 points (58-34 Cobber loss).

Concordia finished the game with 515 yards of total offense as they rattled off 42 second half points. It is the highest offensive output of the year. The Tommies had 260 total yards on offense. The highlight of the game for St. Thomas came in the fourth quarter when running back Jake Barkley broke the all-time MIAC record for career rushing yards.

Ryan Hebrink (Jr., Sacred Heart, Minn.) broke through in the air and on the ground as he ran for two touchdowns and passed for four more. In three and a half quarters of play Hebrink went 11-for-20 for 238 yards and ran for 85 yards. The four passing touchdowns and 238 yards is a career high for Hebrink.

Bobby Clark (Jr., Seeley Lake, Mont.) continues to give Concordia a threat in the backfield, running for 99 yards and one touchdown.

Sophomore wide receiver Shawn Reile (Moorhead, Minn.) had a breakout game, catching five passes for 121 yards and one touchdown.

 


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