Ridge Hobbs breaks record as IWC football ends season with a win at Concordia
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The Iowa Wesleyan football team finished the season in a big way with a win over Concordia University, 41-7.
The Tigers scored first and never looked back, as quarterback Kevin McConnell connected with Ridge Hobbs for an 80-yard touchdown on the first play from scrimmage.
Hobbs, a New London High School graduate, had a record-breaking day, catching eight passes for 239 yards with three touchdowns.
The 239 receiving yards set a new single game school record, surpassing the previous mark of 216 receiving yards by Bruce Carter in 1991.
McConnell was 20-35 passing in his last game for the Tigers. He finished the day with four touchdowns and one interception. The Tigers recorded 485 yards of total offense on the day.
Raul Lozano and Zandro Diaz both picked up rushing touchdowns for the Tigers, who had 67 yards rushing against the Cardinals.
On defense, the Tigers were just as strong, holding Concordia to only 170 total yards of offense in the game. Jayme Ozuna had two interceptions. Duane Lee also added an interception for the Tigers.
Defensive Lineman Richard Silva led the defense with 6.5 tackles and 1.5 sacks in the game.
The Tigers finish Head Coach Tom Parkevich's first season 3-8 on the year.