Lenoir-Rhyne rolls into the 2nd round of the NCAA D-II football playoffs
HICKORY, N.C. (WBTV) - Behind 5 touchdown passes from quarterback Sean White, Lenoir-Rhyne beat Shepherd 63-17.
In round 2, the Bears will face undefeated (11-0) Benedict down in Columbia, SC next Saturday.
White threw for 5 touchdowns in last week’s South Atlantic Conference championship game and had an encore performance one week later. He also threw for 398 yards on 25 of 31 passing.
After having a career game last week in the title game (100 yards receiving), sophomore wide receiver Songa Yates out did himself today with a new career high of 141 yards in the win.
With 5:40 left in the 2nd quarter, Shepherd was only down 28-17. But the Bears scored 35 unanswered points to get the easy victory.
The Bears defense got after Shepherd quarterback Seth Morgan as they racked up 4 sacks and picked him off 2 times.
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