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NOTEBOOK | Mount Union vs. Capital



Published: Sat, October 28, 2006 @ 12:00 a.m.


Capital connection: Senior defensive lineman Anthony Floyd is in his second year with the Crusaders. The Youngstown Wilson graduate transferred to Capital after one season at Muskingum. Floyd registered a sack, one tackle for loss and 3.5 total tackles on Saturday.
Series: The game was the 40th meeting between Mount Union and Capital. The Purple Raiders have won 20 straight in the rivalry and hold a 28-12 lead in the series.
OAC supremacy: With two games left in the regular season, Mount Union (8-0, 7-0) appears headed for its 15th straight Ohio Athletic Conference championship.
Special delivery: Mount Union scored its third special teams touchdown of the season and second on a blocked punt when Darrell Pierce blocked his second punt of the year. Chris Kappas recovered the ball in the end zone for the score.
Unconventional scoring: Mount Union's defense and special teams have accounted for 42 points this season, with non-offensive touchdowns from safety Matt Kostelnik (3), linebacker Chas Yoder (1) and safety Chris Kappas (2).
Kehres passes Woody: Mount Union's Larry Kehres now has 239 career coaching victories, moving past legendary Woody Hayes for 18th among the all-time winningest coaches in college football. So far in 2006, Kehres has passed five former NCAA Division I coaches, including Bo Schembechler (234 wins) and Hayden Fry (232).
Eric Hamilton


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