Sunday, November 10, 2013

Lycoming routs FDU-Florham on senior day

Blake Bowman scores after blocked punt
By MITCH RUPERT (, Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Blake Bowman could hear his teammates yelling at him to pick up the bouncing football at his feet. The Lycoming freshman had already done the hard work by blocking a second-quarter FDU-Florham punt Saturday afternoon.

His reward was waiting at his feet, with a convoy ready to accompany him to the end zone. Bowman heeded the demands of teammates John Sibel and Tyler Botchie and picked up the ball, scampering 14 yards for a Warriors touchdown which seemed to loosen up a Lycoming offense which had fallen out of sync after scoring two quick touchdowns.

The Warriors responded after last week's disappointing loss by putting up a season-high in points, including Bowman's first career touchdown, in a 55-12 win over FDU-Florham at David Person Field. Lycoming kept its hopes alive for a share of the MAC championship with the win. It'll need a win in next week's season finale against Stevenson coupled with a Lebanon Valley loss to Albright to win its 15th MAC title.

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