Bowling Green upsets Gophers’ homecoming

Photo by Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald University of Minnesota tight end Brevyn Spann-Ford gained 21 yards after catching a pass from quarterback Tanner Morgan with Bowling Green players Jordan Anderson (0) and Marcus Sheppard (21) in pursuit.

Sophomore quarterback Matt McDonald rushed for two touchdowns Bowling Green and kicker Nate Needham added the extra point to lead Bowling Green University to a 14-10 upset on the University of Minnesota in a non-conference collegiate football game last Saturday afternoon at Huntington Bank Stadium.

The setback spoiled the Gophers’ homecoming.

Minnesota’s scoring came courtesy of kicker Matthew Trickett’s 36-yard field goal and extra point kick along with running back Cole Kramer’s 19-yard touchdown run.

Running back Trey Potts rushed for 147 yards on 27 carries to lead the Gophers.

The loss ends Minnesota’s 21 game non-conference winning streak.

About Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald

Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald is a contributing columnist to the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder. He can be reached at mcdeezy05@gmail.com.

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