Courtesy of Wayne State Athletics
TIFFIN, Ohio -- The Wayne State University football team (2-0 overall, 1-0 GLIAC) recorded the second most points in a game in school history with a 63-14 triumph at Tiffin University (1-1 overall, 0-1 GLIAC) Saturday afternoon.
The Warriors, who start a season 2-0 for the first time since 1976, scored a school record 42 points in the second quarter to blow open a 7-0 WSU lead after 15 minutes.
On Nov. 20, 1937, Wayne University scored a school mark of 65 points in a 65-0 win over Hillsdale to conclude a 6-2 season under the legendary Joseph Gembis. WU defeated Akron (19-13), Louisville (32-0), Central Michigan (18-0), Eastern Michigan (7-0) and Buffalo (23-6) prior to the contest against the Chargers.
Redshirt freshman running back Toney Davis (Muskegon Hts., Mich.) rushed 14 times for 140 yards and three touchdowns to lead a Warrior offense that rushed 53 times for 287 yards. Junior Josh Renel (Rochester Hills, Mich./Rochester Adams) gained 84 yards on 18 carries.
Sophomore quaterback Mickey Mohner (Painesville, Ohio/Harvey) completed 7-of-13 passes for 164 yards and one score, a 65-yard scoring toss to junior Troy Burrell (Port Huron, Mich.) early in the second quarter which gave WSU a 21-0 lead.
Senior cornerback Stan Thornton (Cincinnati, Ohio/Withrow) returned his 13th career interception 44 yards for WSU's fourth TD of the contest.
Burrell recorded his first collegiate 100-yard receiving game with five receptions for 131 yards.
WSU held a 461-223 advantage in total offense, limiting the Dragons to 27 rushing yards on 31 attempts.
Wayne State continues GLIAC play next Saturday at Michigan Tech with a 1 p.m. kickoff.