Millikin Football Defeats Elmhurst

Jenn Sladek, Staff Writer

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November 8, 2014 Millikin beat Elmhurst 21-14 at Frank M. Lindsay Field. No points were scored until the second quarter. Millikin’s first score came on a 32 yard touchdown pass from quarterback Nick Pippin to Brady Cufaude. Millikin then scored on its next possession when Pippin found tight end Kyle Leadlove in the back of the end zone on a 4 yard touchdown pass. Millikin led 14-0 at the half. Elmhurst cut the Millikin lead in half on its first drive of the third quarter with a seven yard touchdown pass. Big Blue answered right back on its next possession capping a four play 74 yard drive on a Pippin to Avante Meriweather 17 yard pass. The score was set up by a 41 yard pass from Camiliere to Kaylon Miller to make it 21-14 Big Blue. Elmhurst scored again in the last five minutes making the final 21-14. Pippin was 11-20-1 for Millikin with 139 yards and three touchdowns. Cufaude was the Big Blue’s leading receiver with five catches for 91 yards. Millikin’s rushing was led by Jacoby Sims with 73 yards on 16 carries and senior Justin Brooks gaining 54 yards on 10 carries. Millikin is now 3-6, 1-5.

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