Nick McCutcheon, Director of Athletic Marketing and Communications
HAYS, Kan. – Griffon Football (1-1) bounced back with a 28-17 win at No. 25 Fort Hays State (0-2). Missouri Western took its first lead early in the second quarter and never looked back on its way to a second consecutive victory over the two-time defending MIAA champs.
The Griffons scored 21 points in the second quarter to take a 21-3 lead into halftime and led 28-9 with 3:22 remaining before the Tigers scored a late TD. The Griffons held FHSU to 14 yards rushing on 22 carries and didn’t give up a touchdown until mid-way through the fourth quarter.