White Team Rallies For 14-12 Win Over Brown Team In Brown Football Spring GameProvidence, Rhode Island - Freshman Tristan Murray (New Carlisle, OH) scored on a two yard run with 4:20 remaining to rally the White team to a 14-12 win over the Brown team in the annual Brown Football Spring Game.
The White team took an early 7-0 lead when junior quarterback Nate Poole (Grove City, OH) connected on a 6-yard touchdown pass to freshman wide receiver Lonnie Hill (Salem, MA) with 44 seconds remaining in the first half.
Freshman quarterback Matt Hostetler rallied the Brown team in the third quarter, connecting on a 6-yard scoring pass to freshman wide receiver Jarrett Schreck (Montville, NJ), and a 39 yard touchdown pass to freshman tight end David Turner to give the Brown team a 12-7 advantage. Both touchdowns were set up by interceptions by freshman defensive back Jamie Gasparella (New Hudson, MI).
The Brown ground attack was led by freshman Nick Hartigan, who ran for a game high 98 yards on 7 carries, running over, around and through the White Team defenders.
Hostelter was the passing leader for the game, completing 17 of 28 passes for 152 yards. Turner was the top pass catcher with 5 receptions for 62 yards.
Defensively, freshman linebacker Steven Storrs led all tacklers with 10 tackles for the Brown team, including 2 tackles for a loss, and a quarterback sack. Sophomore linebacker Scott Epperson led the White Team with seven tackles, including two for a loss.
Score By Quarters 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total Brown 0 0 12 0 12 White 0 7 0 7 14
Scoring Summary: First Quarter: No Scoring
Second Quarter: White: Nate Poole 6 yard pass to Lonnie Hill (Tim Goobic kick), 0:44
Third Quarter Brown: Matt Hostetler 6 pass to John Covert (kick failed), 9:57
Brown: Matt Hostetler 39 pass to David Turner (pass failed), 6:24
Fourth Quarter White: Tristan Murray 2 run (Tim Goobic kick), 4:20
Statistical Leaders: Rushing Leaders: Brown Team - Nick Hartigan 7-98; Matt Hostetler 10-35.
White Team - Nate Poole 5-32; Tristan Murray 12-24
Interceptions: Brown Team - Jamie Gasperella 2-27. White Team - Craig Young 1-29
Tackles: Brown Team - Scott Epperson 6 solo, 1 assist; Jessie Hawkins 5 solo; Jamie Gasperella 8 solo; Paul Kaminski 5 solo, 2 assist; Tim Cotter 1 solo, 3 assists; Jon Loiocono 1 solo, 3 assists. White Team: Steven Storrs 9 solo, 1 assist; Nick Mellors 3 solo, 2 assists; Richard Dunk 4 solo; Darren Carmon 4 solo; Matt Heinz 3 solo, 1 assist.