PHILADELPHIA - Under heavy rain in Annapolis, Md., the Penn sprint football team lostits fourth game this season, 21-2 against Navy. The Midshipmen held the Quakers to just 104 yards of total offense in the loss.
Navy got on the board onits first offensive drive of the game, as running back Richard Engel scored on a 36-yard run just three minutes into the match-up. Six minutes into the second quarter, they would score again on another rush, this time by Enrique Harris, to go up 14-0.
Three minutes before the half, Penn got their only points of thegame on a safety. The score was 14-2 at the half.
Late in the third quarter, Engel scored again on a 1-yard rush to put the Midshipmen up 21-2.
Penn's offense was held to 76 rushing yards and 28 passing yards. Senior quarterback Mike Loguidice struggled, as he went 1-for-11passing forseven total yards. He was also sacked four times, and fumbled twice. Sophomore Michael D'Angelo also saw action at QB, and went 2-for-4 for17 yards. D'Angelo was also sacked once, and had one fumble.
Senior J.T. Hutchinson accounted for most of Penn's rushing yards, with 21 rushes for 69 yards. Freshman Jordan Marin was the bright spot for the receiving corps, with one catch for 17 yards.
The Quakers also had some strong defensive performances. D'Angelo was the top tackler in the loss, with seven solo tackles, and two assists. Sophomore Andrew Feigenbaum also contributed six solo tackles and two assists. Senior linebacker Rob Lombardi had an interception, which he returned for two yards.
With the win, Navy improved to 4-1 overall, while Penn fell to 1-4. The Quakers will look to bounce back next week at home in their last game of the season against Princeton.
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