Trinity Shamrocks vs St. Xavier Bombers Preview

Trinity travels to Ohio to battle nationally ranked Bombers.

By Dalton Washle

Trinity Shamrocks (3-0) vs. St. Xavier (OH) Bombers (3-0)

Game Time: 7:30 P.M.

Location:  Tom Ballaban Stadium: Cincinnati, Ohio

Weather:  66 degrees, mostly sunny.

All-time Series:  St. Xavier leads 6-1

Last Meeting: St. Xavier won 17-10, last season.

Players to Watch

St. Xavier

–       #4 RB Conor Hundley, 61 CAR/278 YDS/7 TD

–       #15 QB Griffin Dolle, 36-58/511 YDS/3 TD

–       #7 WR Trey Kilgore, 13 REC/157 YDS/1 TD

–       #85 WR Evan Ballinger, 10 REC/215 YDS/2 TD

–       #3 LB Nathan Gerbus, 4 Sacks, 1 INT

Trinity

–   #17 WR James Quick, 23 REC/443 YDS/7 TD

–   #13 QB Travis Wright, 42-53/711 YDS/11 TD

–   #1 RB Dalyn Dawkins, 48 CAR/367 YDS/5 TD

–   #3 DE Jason Hatcher 2 sacks vs. Elder

–   #77 OL Joey Warburg, Illinois commit

Notes:

–       Trinity entered the USA Today’s Super 25 Poll this week at No. 16, and are No. 1 in the Kentucky 6A AP Poll.  St. Xavier is ranked No. 24 in USA Today, and No. 2 in AP Ohio Division 1.

 

–       Trinity’s defense allowed only 181 yards last week at Elder.  63 of which came on AJ Burdine’s TD run in the 4th quarter.

 

–       St. Xavier is 3-0 after a 17-14 win over Colerain last week.  The Bombers appeared on ESPNU the week prior, playing in the Kirk Herbstreit Classic at Ohio State University, defeating Pickering Central 38-21.

 

–       St. Xavier senior RB Conor Hundley rushed for over 1,500 yards and 19 TD last year.  At 5-10, 205, he is a physical back with surprising 4.5 speed.  

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Posted on September 15, 2011, in football and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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