Truman broke a two game losing streak and earned the first victory of the season by rolling over Missouri-Rolla to open 1996 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association play.
The Bulldogs tallied the first three scores of the game on a 22-yard field goal by Kyle Fischer and two 16-yard touchdown runs by Jarrett Anderson to take a 17-0 lead. UMR added seven points before the half to make the score 17-7 at intermission.
In the second half, the Miners scored first on a 32-yard touchdown pass, but the Bulldogs answered with a 3-yard run by Anderson for his third touchdown. The game was nailed shut for the Miners by a 14-yard touchdown run by Deric Johnson for Truman's 13th straight victory over the Miners.
Truman-Kyle Fischer 22-yard field goal.
Truman-Jarrett Anderson 16-yard run (Fischer PAT).
Truman-Anderson 16-yard run (Fischer PAT).
UMR- Dan Van Anne 4-yard run (Lance Privett PAT).
UMR- Elliott Jackson 32-yard pass from Van Anne (Privett PAT).
Truman-Anderson 3-yard run (run failed).
Truman-Deric Johnson 14-yard run (Fischer PAT).
Coaches' Players of the Week
Offensive Back: Bret Yoder
Offensive Scout Team: Kirby DeMoss
Offensive Lineman: Jim Guntli
Defensive Back: Kelly Taylor and Jimmy Blackmore
Defensive Scout Team: Brad Pennington
Defensive Linemen: Christian Hutson
Linebacker: Craig McPartlin
Special Teams: Marion Smith
Big Hit: Quantrell Huff
Special Effort: Bret Yoder
1996 Results | Football | Truman Athletics