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Saturday, 12 October 2013 22:14

Smith Grabs Four Picks in Win over CSC

Darrick Smith broke a school record with four interceptions on Saturday Darrick Smith broke a school record with four interceptions on Saturday

CANTON, Mo. – The No. 11 ranked Baker University football team continued its hot streak with a 39-0 shutout win over Culver-Stockton on Saturday and linebacker Darrick Smith had a school record four interceptions in the win.

The Wildcats are now 5-1 overall and 3-1 in the HAAC, while Culver-Stockton falls to 0-6, 0-4. Baker has won three-straight and will next take on Central Methodist next Saturday, Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. inside Liston Stadium.

Clarence Clark had a big day for the Wildcats, as he had two catches for 103 yards and a touchdown. Clark's touchdown came with nine minutes left in the first quarter, when Jake Morse found him for 98 yards.

The Wildcats led 13-0 at halftime, but then sprinted out for 26 second half points. Baker accumulated 722 total yards with 274 of them coming on the ground.

Dillon Baxter had 80 yards on 13 carries, while Camren Torneden, and Adonis Powell spelled the San Diego, Calif., native for 77 yards and a touchdown by Torneden, while Powell had 51 yards and also scored a touchdown.

Morse threw for 180 yards, a touchdown and an interception on 12 of 19 passing. Adam Lomenick also had 48 yards through the air and threw an interception.

Culver-Stockton managed only 225 yards of total offense, while also turning the ball over five times.

Smith had interceptions in all four quarters and it's the most interceptions in a game by any Baker Wildcat since Joshua Fairley had three last season against these same Culver-Stockton Wildcats.

Adam Novak also had a pick and took that one the distance for a 79-yard touchdown in the third quarter.

The Baker defense was stout with those five interceptions and allowed just 112 yards passing.

Tucker Pauley led the team with seven tackles and Preston Randolph was second on the team with five stops.



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