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Butler 42, Franklin 13

INDIANAPOLIS -- Matt Lancaster threw for three touchdowns and rushed for two more Saturday night as Butler beat Franklin College 42-13.

Lancaster passed for 258 yards and ran for 96 on 16 attempts, averaging 6 yards per carry. Brendan Shannon added 134 yards on the ground and two touchdowns on a 33-yard pass from Lancaster and a 24-yard pass from Wade Markley. Don Stewart scored on a 12-yard pass from Lancaster.

For the Division III Grizzlies, Jonny West was 15 of 30 for 137 yards, one interception and a 6 yard pass to James Vaughn for a touchdown. Connor Houston scored on a 6-yard pass from Scott Moore.

The Bulldogs (1-1) played under the lights at home for the first time since 1941. Lights were removed from the Butler Bowl after World War II, but were re-installed last year during a renovation.

Franklin fell to 0-2.

NCAAF News

2015 Heartland Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Franklin8-08-3
Rose-Hulman6-28-2
Mount St. Joseph6-27-3
Bluffton5-36-4
Manchester5-35-4
Anderson (IN)2-62-8
Defiance2-62-8
Hanover2-62-8
Earlham0-80-10

2015 Pioneer Football League Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Dayton7-110-2
San Diego7-19-2
Jacksonville6-29-2
Morehead State6-27-4
Butler4-46-5
Drake4-45-6
Marist4-45-6
Campbell3-55-6
Stetson1-73-8
Davidson1-72-9
Valparaiso1-72-9