Scores

Final

Wittenberg 24

Butler 49

(1-1, 1-0 home)

6:00 PM ET, September 7, 2013

Butler Bowl, INDIANAPOLIS, IN

1 2 3 4 T
WIT 3 0 7 1424
BUT 14 28 0 749

Top Performers

Passing: M. Lancaster (BUT) - 205 YDS, 4 TD

Rushing: R. Watson (BUT) - 12 CAR, 54 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: D. Johnson (BUT) - 4 REC, 79 YDS, 1 TD

Butler defeats Wittenberg 49-24

Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- Matt Lancaster passed for 205 yards and four touchdowns to lead Butler to a 49-24 victory over Wittenberg on Saturday.

The Butler Bulldogs (1-1) got rolling on the first play as Trae Heeter broke for a 52-yard run. Two plays later Lancaster hit Quinn Murphy for an 18-yard scoring play for the lead, which the Bulldogs never relinquished.

Lancaster did all his damage in the first half, hitting 13 of 17 pass attempts with no interceptions. Lancaster also had touchdown passes of 4 yards to Dylan Johnson, 16 yards to Heeter and 40 yards to Tom Judge.

The Bulldogs had a 42-3 at the half.

Wittenberg's Reed Florence also had a productive day in a losing effort for the Tigers (0-1), throwing for 298 yards and two touchdowns.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WIT
BUT
1st Downs2522
Total Yards416451
Passing307238
Rushing109213
Penalties1-64-40
3rd Down Conversions8-165-9
4th Down Conversions2-30-0
Turnovers52
Possession31:2928:31

Passing Leaders

WittenbergC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Florence26/402987.522
ButlerC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lancaster13/1720512.140

Rushing Leaders

WittenbergCARYDSAVGTDLG
Gary16472.9014
Florence15382.5111
ButlerCARYDSAVGTDLG
Heeter7699.9052
Watson12544.5114

Receiving Leaders

WittenbergRECYDSAVGTDLG
Cunningham89511.9020
Wilson78612.3027
ButlerRECYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson47919.8154
Judge36020.0140

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERWITBUT
TD14:05Quinn Murphy 18 Yd Pass From Matt Lancaster (Jonathan Treloar Kick) 07
WITFG09:41Evan Grissom 29 Yd 37
TD05:01Bryce Barry 10 Yd Interception Return (Jonathan Treloar Kick) 314
SECOND QUARTERWITBUT
TD14:22Dylan Johnson 4 Yd Pass From Matt Lancaster (Jonathan Treloar Kick) 321
TD07:35Trae Heeter 16 Yd Pass From Matt Lancaster (Jonathan Treloar Kick) 328
TD02:12Tom Judge 40 Yd Pass From Matt Lancaster (Jonathan Treloar Kick) 335
TD01:12Joshua Willis 0 Yd Fumble Return (Jonathan Treloar Kick) 342
THIRD QUARTERWITBUT
WITTD10:55Reed Florence 8 Yd Run (Evan Grissom Kick) 1042
FOURTH QUARTERWITBUT
TD12:36Rico Watson 2 Yd Run (Jonathan Treloar Kick) 1049
WITTD06:54Jonathan Stoner 5 Yd Pass From Reed Florence (Evan Grissom Kick) 1749
WITTD01:07Jimmy Dehnke 23 Yd Pass From Reed Florence (Evan Grissom Kick) 2449