Colonels square off against 23rd ranked Lycoming Warriors in homecoming game


Daniel Van Brunt, Sports Writer

Coming into the game ranked 23rd in the country, the Lycoming Warriors come into town to face Wilkes for the homecoming game.

The Colonels were just on the road for their first away game as they squared off against the Delaware Valley Rams. This game is arguably one of the tougher games the Colonels will play in during their season.

The Lycoming Warriors are a dangerous team. So far, they have scored 68 and have averaged 34 points per game. They have rushed for 303 yards while passing for 443 yards.

Their offensive is sure to be a challenge for the Colonels to stop, but it’s not their only strong point. The Warriors defense was able to shut out Albright with a score of 26-0.

Two players for the Warriors were recognized with the Middle Atlantic Conference Player of the Week award. Tyler Jenny, the starting quarterback, won the award for offense after his outstanding play against Albright.

He threw for a 65% completion rating, 213 yards passing, and 2 touchdowns. Michael Gentile won the award on defense as an defensive back.

During the second week he went on to intercept two passes in his second career start. Craig Needhammer is a player you cannot forget about as he is the starting running back for the team.

He tied the Lycoming school record in touchdowns and is the focus for an around the region column for

The Warriors defense tore apart Albright’s offense as they limited them to six first downs and 114 yards all game.