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Queen's at Western 20101002
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QUEEN'S 10, WESTERN 46
NO. 5 WESTERN DEFEATS QUEEN'S 46-10
Queen's Sports Information
The No. 5 Western Mustangs handed the Queen's Gaels their fourth loss of the season 46-10 on Saturday in OUA football action.
The loss drops Queen's to 1-4 while Western improves to 5-1 moving them into a tie for first place with the No. 2 ranked Ottawa Gee Gees. The loss, coupled with a Toronto upset victory over Ottawa pushes the Gaels to seventh place in the OUA standings.
Queen's will face Toronto next Saturday at Richardson Stadium in a game that will have playoff implications. Kickoff is set for 1:00pm with tickets available by calling 613-533-2500.
Western's Andrew Thibaudeau of Kitchener, Ont., was named the game's MVP scoring two touchdowns on four catches racking up 158 yards receiving. QB Donnie Marshall of London, Ont., completed eight passes for 228 yards with two touchdowns to Thibaudeau and one interception. Mustang kicker, Lirim Hajrullahu of St. Catharines, Ont., was six-for-six in field goals.
For Queen's Jimmy Therrien of Montreal carried the offensive load, netting 111 yards on 20 attempts. It was Therrien's third time in his career he posted over 100 yards rushing. QB Justin Chapdelaine of Abbotsford, B.C., was 12 for 25 tossing 115 yards and scoring Queen's only major on the ground.
Queen's Matt Webster of Calgary, Alta, made his first career interception picking off Marshall in the third quarter to set up the Chapdelaine scoring play making the score 26-10 at the time.
John Miniaci of Toronto and Andrew Sauer of Ayr, Ont., each registered a sack in Queen's loss. CIS sack leader Frank Pankawich of Thunder Bay, Ont. made 11 tackles to lead the Gaels, while OUA rookie of the year candidate Sam Sabourin of Stittsville, Ont., registered nine tackles.
Gaels head coach Pat Sheahan was quick to give Western credit following the loss. "We knew they would be up for the game and we got into some injury trouble today with four starters going down [to injury]. Then we were gone off our systems and unfortunately we got out of playing to our game plan," he said.
"Full credit to Western, they played a very strong game and they were well prepared," Sheahan added. "We have to be better to beat a good football team."
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