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No. 2 Warhawks stay perfect on Homecoming

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WHITEWATER, Wis. (Per UW W Athletics ) -- The No. 2 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team tallied 24 first-half points Saturday afternoon en route to a 24-2 victory over UW-Stevens Point on Homecoming in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference affair in front of a crowd of 10,364 at Perkins Stadium.

The Warhawks (7-0 overall, 4-0 WIAC) held the ball for more than 20 minutes in a dominating first half and forced three turnovers in the game to win their 29th straight contest at Perkins Stadium, one shy of tying a school record.

Sophomore running back Drew Patterson continued his impressive rookie campaign, tallying 190 total yards, including 150 on the ground, and two receiving touchdowns.

Sophomore quarterback Cole Wilber completed 16-of-35 passes for 196 yards and three touchdowns. Sophomore wide receiver Canton Larson posted six receptions for 48 yards, and senior wide receiver Marcus Hudson contributed five catches for 45 yards and a touchdown.

Senior linebacker Paul Foster, senior defensive back Vince Mason, junior linebacker Matt Seitz and sophomore linebacker Bryce Leszczynski registered five tackles apiece to lead the defense. Sophomore defensive back Famus Hasty recorded three of the team’s 11 passes broken up.

UW-Whitewater continues WIAC play next Saturday, Oct. 29, at UW-Eau Claire. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m.

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