Blue Jays Fly Past Mustangs in Centennial-MAC Bowl

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Johns Hopkins running back Danny Wolf rushed for four touchdowns as the Blue Jays downed Stevenson University 51-28 in Saturday's Centennial-MAC Bowl Series game at Mustang Stadium.

  • Johns Hopkins (8-3) opened the game with an 11-play, 75-yard touchdown drive to take a 7-0 lead 3:46 in on a four-yard run by Danny Wolf.
  • Stevenson (8-3) worked its way down to the Blue Jay 35 on its first possession, but an incompletion on 3rd-and-9 forced the Mustangs to punt.
  • The Blue Jays marched from their 14 to the Mustang 19 and a 36-yard Mike Eberle field goal put the guests on top 10-0 at the 2:34 mark.

  • Johns Hopkins extended its lead to 17-0 1:34 into the second stanza when Wolf's second TD run, this one from three yards out, capped a four-play, 55-yard drive.
  • Kevin Joppy's 13-yard run with 9:31 remaining before halftime got Stevenson on the board, making it 17-7 at the end of an eight-play, 60-yard drive.
  • Wolf ran in from the 1 to make it 24-7 with 5:24 on the clock after the Blue Jays put together an 11-play drive.
  • On its own 8 after the kickoff, Stevenson went 92 yards in 10 plays, and a four-yard pass from Ryan Sedgwick to Vincent Lee with 1:24 on the clock pulled the Mustangs within 24-14.
  • The possession opened with a 46-yard completion to Chaz Lyles, while Keenan Franz had three receptions for 29 yards on the drive.
  • Johns Hopkins scored again with nine seconds remaining, as a two-yard pass from David Tommaro to Harrison Wellmann put the Blue Jays up 31-14 at intermission.

  • Stevenson had the ball to start the second half, but an interception at the Hopkins 40 ended the drive.
  • Tammaro and Wellmann hooked up again, this time for a 15-yard TD pass, and the Blue Jays extended the lead to 37-14 with 9:36 left in the third.
  • The Mustangs answered with a 10-play, 77-yard drive, and a one-yard keeper by Sedgwick made it 37-21 with 6:07 on the clock.
  • Hopkins recovered an onside kick by the Mustangs at midfield, and a 41-yard Tammaro rush followed by a eight-yard run by Wolf again put the guests up by three scores, 44-21.
  • On Stevenson's next possession, an interception on the first play put Hopkins at the Mustang 23, and a 20-yard TD pass to Emmett Turner made it 51-21 with 4:04 left

  • Stevenson ran 15 plays on its next drive, going 57 yards, but an incompletion at the Blue Jay 25 on fourth-and-7 gave the ball back to Johns Hopkins.
  • Johns Hopkins got down to Stevenson's 35 but turned it over on downs.
  • The Mustangs cut the lead to 51-28 with just under seven minutes to go as Sedgwick found Lee for a 26-yard touchdown reception.
  • The Blue Jays ran eight plays for no gain on their next possession as they were penalized three times for 30 yards, but did run over five minutes off the clock, giving the ball back to Stevenson with 1:35 left.
  • Stevenson did get down to the Hopkins 25 on its final drive after a 19-yard completion by Sedgwick to Franz, but after a 15-yard penalty pushed the Mustangs back to the 40, they could not convert 4th-and-15, giving the ball back to the Blue Jays with eight seconds left.

  • The Blue Jays outgained Stevenson 508-458.
  • Sedgwick finished 29-44 passing for 382 yards and a pair of touchdowns.  He finishes with 3,234 passing yards for the season, surpassing the previous program record of 3,198 yards set by Dan Williams in 2017.
  • Franz finished with a single-game program record 13 catches for 166 yards.
  • Lyles totaled seven catches for 126 yards, in the process moving to No. 2 all-time for career reception yards with 1,992.
  • Lyles' 1288 receiving yards this season are also a program record.
  • Lee added six grabs for 66 yards and two TDs.
  • Joppy carried seven times for 40 yards.
  • Kobe Bolanos had a team-high eight tackles for the Mustangs, while Hanif Jones finished with six stops and a pass breakup.
  • Mario McIntyre finished with a pair of tackles for a loss.
  • Stevenson finished with 399 points scored this season, surpassing the previous single-season record of 384 points scored in 2016.
  • Stevenson held the ball for just over 32 minutes, winning time of possession for the eighth time this season.
  • Tammaro was named the game's MVP after going 22-33 passing for 282 yards and three touchdown while also rushing for 101 yards.