No. 6 Gorillas Defeat Lindenwood, 41-6; Dreiling Sets Tackle Rec - KOAM TV 7

No. 6 Gorillas Defeat Lindenwood, 41-6; Dreiling Sets Tackle Record


Press Release PSU: 

Anthony Abenoja passed for two toucdowns, Jeff Seybold, Jr. rushed for two more scores and Nate Dreiling became Pittsburg State University's all-time tackle leader in a 41-6 road win over Lindenwood University Saturday (Nov. 9).
The sixth-ranked Gorillas (9-1, 7-1 MIAA) built a 38-0 lead against the Lions (3-6, 2-6 MIAA) and cruised to the win.
Abenoja completed nine of 15 passes for 194 yards, including a 10-yard scoring pass to Marquise Cushon and a 24-yard scoring pass to John Brown, who finished the game with three catches for a game-high 91 yards.
Seybold carried the ball 17 times for 135 yards, scoring on runs of 35 yards and one yard.
Brown got the Pitt State scoring started with a five-yard run to cap the Gorillas opening drive.
Dreiling was credited with nine tackles in the contest to set the Pitt State tackles record. Dreiling now has 471 tackles in 46 career games, passing former All-American safety Chris Brown atop the list. Brown made 470 stops from 1992-95.
The Pitt State defense held Lindenwood on downs five times in the contest. The Gorillas limited the Lions to 106 rushing yards and forced three turnovers in the contest.
Pitt State will return home to host MIAA rival Missouri Southern in the regular season finale next Saturday (Nov. 16) at Brandenburg Field/Carnie Smith Stadium.  




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