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Huskies blanked by Mounties at Homecoming

Huskies blanked by Mounties at Homecoming

The Mount Allison Mounties topped the Saint Mary's Huskies by a score of 38-0 on October 4, 2014 at Huskies Stadium in Halifax in the Huskies' 2014 Homecoming game. The game was played before a crowd of 1300.

Subway player of the game Chris Reid (Brampton, Ont) had 38 carries for 246 yards and a touchdown. Brandon Leyh (New Westminster, B.C.) went 14 for 18 for 184 yards and two touchdowns, while Josh Blanchard (Waasis, N.B) had 10 catches for 139 yards and a touchdown to lead the Mounties offence. Te Nguyen (Mississauga, Ont) had 6.5 tackles and Jesse Myers (Burlington, Ont) blocked a punt from Saint Mary's punter Chase Kodejs (Bedford, N.S.) and returned it for a touchdown to lead Mount Allison's defensive efforts.

The Mounties collected 451 yards of total offence to the Huskies' 110. The game had a slow start offensively, with Mount Allison kicker Ryan Lambert (Grimsby, Ont) getting a single off a missed field goal attempt in the first quarter to give Mount Allison a 1-0 lead.

The two teams went scoreless in the second quarter with the Mounties retaining the 1-0 lead into halftime.

After a safety increased Mount Allison's lead to 3-0, Leyh connected with Blanchard on a 6 yard touchdown pass to lead it 10-0 after the third quarter. In the fourth, the Mounties scored 28 points to seal the deal.

Tresor Buama-Mafuta (Montreal, QC) had 8.5 tackles and a forced fumble and Kayin Marchand-Wright (Montreal, QC) registered 4.5 tackles and an interception in the Huskies defensive showing.

Melvin Abackwah (Etobicoke, Ont) had 13 carries for 54 yards, and Drew Jacobson (Scandia, AB) went 4 for 13 for 20 yards on the offensive side of the ball for Saint Mary's.

Both team's next game is against each other on October 11th in Sackville, New Brunswick at 2 pm.

Source, Mark Moffat, SMU Communications

Photo, Nick Pearce