Washington knocks off Berry, 44-7

Zach Lonneman rushed for 148 yards and a touchdown and Eric Daginella threw for 127 yards and a touchdown to propel Washington University (3-2) to victory over Berry College (1-4) by a 44-7 margin before a crowd of 786 at Francis Field.

After a scoreless first quarter, Washington’s offense notched a pair of rushing touchdowns — one from three yards out and another from 13 — in the second quarter while the Bears’ defense contributed a safety to the cause to take a 16-0 lead into halftime.

Down 44-0, Berry’s Dale Jackson, making his first start of the season, connected with Will Chomskis with 5:14 remaining in the fourth quarter to put the Vikings on the board. In all, Jackson completed nine of 14 passes for 113 yards and the touchdown; Jonathan Lewis led the ground game for Berry with 43 rushing yards on 12 carries.

RUSHING: Berry – Jonathan Lewis 12-43; Trevor Price 6-22; Methus Weldon 1-(-2); Gavin Black 1-(-6); Dale Jackson 8-(-21). Washington (Mo.) – Zach Lonneman 23-148; Cody Ratermann 15-75; Eric Daginella 4-29; Austin Smestad 4-13; David Smith 4-11.

PASSING: Berry – Dale Jackson 15-9-0-113; Josh Bullock 1-0-1-0. Washington (Mo.) – Eric Daginella 25-14-1-127; J.j. Tomlin 7-7-0-92; A. Hodakowski 3-1-0-13.

RECEIVING: Berry – Will Chomskis 2-48; Nathan Schuster 2-25; Josh Bullock 3-23; Edwin Rivera 1-11; Methus Weldon 1-6. Washington (Mo.) – K. Hammarlund 5-65; T. Bartholomew 6-54; Ryan Lubatkin 4-52; Cody Ratermann 2-20; Nick Shores 1-13; Max Elliott 1-13; John O’Connor 1-7; Hunter Wasser 1-6; Z. Strittmatter 1-2.

INTERCEPTIONS: Berry – Bradley Brown 1-9. Washington (Mo.) – Ryan Bednar 1-42.

FUMBLES: Berry – Josh Bullock 1-1; Dale Jackson 2-1. Washington (Mo.) – None.

SACKS (UA-A): Berry – None. Washington (Mo.) – Tate Byers 1-0; Matt Goad 1-0; Seth Wight 1-0.

TACKLES (UA-A): Berry – Edwin Rivera 0-1; Adam Sandin 3-0; Bradley Brown 3-1; Zach Romp 0-1; Jordan Arnett 3-1; Malcholm Graham 2-1; Jeremy Pinkston 0-1; Anthony Batey 6-2; Kreg Keiffer 3-2; Chad Smith 3-1; Derek Bass 1-0; Trevor Price 2-0; Connor Allen 1-0; Chris Dorrill 0-1; Andrew Brady 1-4; Bryce Bailey 3-1; Dale Jackson 1-0; Matt Farinella 3-1; Preston Stewart 4-0; Dino Dorris 1-0; Austin Post 3-0; James Young 1-0; Logan Stone 2-1; B. Granville 3-2; Ben McWhorter 2-0; Avery Archer 3-0; Jacob Barnett 0-1; Daniel Ebert 2-1. Washington (Mo.) – Steven Sarbey 1-1; Fade Oluokun 1-2; Will Smith 1-0; Cody Deterding 0-1; P. Cantwell 2-0; Ryan Bednar 1-1; Steve Kawer 2-0; Jonathan Way 0-2; Blake Avery 0-1; Brian Viscomi 1-0; Tate Byers 1-1; Billy Cramsie 1-0; Cody Ratermann 1-0; Danny Nowak 2-0; J. Situmeang 1-1; David Nieves 1-0; Matt Goad 4-2; Luke Duffy 1-1; Peter Lowery 3-1; Nelson Nwumeh 1-0; Brian Douglas 0-1; Ron Leach 1-0; Jeff Stoecker 0-1; Ryan Rees 1-0; Danny Lee 0-1; Dylan Petre 1-0; Alex Bruns 2-0; Hogan Randall 1-0; Seth Wight 1-1.

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