April 18, 2009
WORCESTER, Mass. - Sophomore quarterback Kevin Watson (Belle Mead, N.J.) accounted for 91 yards of total offense and the only touchdown of the afternoon, as the Holy Cross football team played its annual spring game at Fitton Field. The offense was able to total 155 yards on 45 plays from scrimmage, good for an average of 3.4 yards per play. The defense posted two quarterbacks sacks on the day, in addition to forcing two fumbles.
Watson completed six of 13 passes for 76 yards, in addition to rushing three times for 15 yards and a touchdown. Senior wide receiver Nick Cole (Tucson, Ariz.) caught four passes for 50 yards, while senior wide receiver Mike Frawley (Glen Mills, Pa.) finished with four catches for 35 yards. Junior tailback Josh Jenkins (Maywood, Ill.) led the ground game with 24 yards on four carries.
On the defensive side of the ball, sophomore linebacker Jimmy Thomas (Severn, Md.) posted a game-best six tackles, including four solo stops. Sophomore linebacker Ricky Otis (Cleves, Ohio) and sophomore linebacker C.J. Martin (Plano, Texas) added five tackles each. In addition, junior free safety Alex Johnson (Indianapolis, Ind.) and junior defensive end Mude Ohimor (Stoughton, Mass.) both had a sack.
The Crusaders have now concluded spring practice, and are scheduled to open the 2009 season when they play host to Georgetown on September 5.
2009 Holy Cross Spring Football Game Statistics
Rushing (Att-Yds-TD): Josh Jenkins (4-24-0), Kevin Watson (3-15-1), Joe Kosich (4-15-0), Charles McCall (1-7-0), Francis Camara (3-3-0), Matt Jackson (1-2-0), Paul McKelvey (1-1-0), Ryan Taggart (4-0-0), Matt Bellomo (2-(-3)-0).
Tackles (Solo-Asst-Total): Jimmy Thomas (4-2-6), Ricky Otis (5-0-5), C.J. Martin (4-1-5), Brian Mauthe (2-1-3), Matt Ferrel (1-2-3), Clay Swigert (1-2-3), Chandler Fenner (2-0-2), Alex Johnson (2-0-2), Sean Lamkin (2-0-2), John Myrick (2-0-2), Dakota Allosso (1-1-2), Anthony Campbell (1-1-2), Mude Ohimor (1-1-2), Perry Townsend (1-1-2), Ryan McGinn (1-0-1), Kyle Smith (1-0-1), Michael Wright (1-0-1), Quentin Liggins (0-1-1), James McLaughlin (0-1-1), Marcus Morgan (0-1-1), Kevin Regan (0-1-1), Anthony Ruoti (0-1-1).