The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 59, No. 10, Ed. 1, Friday, November 12, 1971 Page: 14 of 16

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Pre-Game Summary
TUB GAME: At P.K. Shotweil Stemm Abttene S .m. kleheff.
ACC Homecoming.
Till RECORDS: Trinity 8-1 hi Southland GomCwmm mm! 84
overall. Tigers stMl have hope of during SLC tttte If Louisiana Tech
should lose Me final game ACC k M tor ytw Md 14 ta MUX
Wildcats eame beck strong to whip Southosstcrn Louisiana met week
after two straight setbacks.
COMMON OPPONENTS: Both teams have played SE Louisiana
and Lamar. ACC lost to Lamar 30-38 and defeat! 81 La. M7.
Trinity whipped SE La. 24-17 and lost to Lamar 27-16.
RUSHERS GALORE: Trinity hat a bunch of toe ball carriers.
Foremost is Earl Costley who has 781 yards for 5.4 average Qreg
Oliver has gained 806 yards for 4.6 and Rlehard Ramlrsc has 8M for
NEW ACC GROUP: Coach WaHy Bulllngton switched to nw
baokfMd hut week and K paid off for 38-7 win. Time's Clint
Longley at quarterbaok Nktky Prultt at tailback Wolfgang Halbig at
fullback and David Wallace at wingbaek. Fruitt and Halbig combined
for 193 yards against SE La. Longley bit on 13 of 26 passes for 170
yards and two TDs. Bulllngton also has new split end in Travis
Home the regular defensive safety. He'll play both ways against
TRINITY: QB: Starter Mike Curry has shoulder injury and may
see limited action. He's 57 of 110 for 709 yards passing (five TDs).
If Curry's not ready soph Charles Bump who has hit on 12 of 30
for 153 yards.
TOP RECEIVERS: Both clubs have top ones. Tigers' BUI Hodge
leads SLC with 43 catches for 613 yards and three TDs. Wildcats are
led by Stan Williams (24-298) Dick Williams (19-368) Nleky Fruitt
(13-271) and David WaHace (13-127).
DEFENSE: Trinity Is led by Hnobaoker Brace Jackson and
linemen Steve Majka and John Cunningham. ACCs Is headed middle
linebacker Phil Martin and end Chip Mareem.
SE-Travis Home 14
LT Tommy Humphrey 76
LG-Todd Walker 74
C Sonny Kennedy 50
RG AI Barnes 61
RT Dusty Drury 70
TE-Stan Williams 83
QB-Clint Longley 19
TB-Nicky Prultt 41
FB - Wolfgang I.;olg. 35
VB-David Wallace
The Pancake House
Mon. Chopped Steak Tex. Toast F. F. $1.25
Tues. - Steak Fingers Tex. Toast F. F. $.99
Wed. - 2 Eggs 2 Pancakes 6 oz. Steak - $1.95
Thurs. - Chicken Fry Tex. Toast F. F. - $1.99
Fri. - Mexican Dinner Taeo Enehi Ma Tamale
Sat. Mexican Dinner Spanish Riee or Beans
Sun. - Southern Fried Chicken Veg. Potato $.98
3448 North 1st
Student Group Rates for
day includes skis boots
bunk and two meals.
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LB Chip Mareem if
LT Sonny Moyers 78
RT- Cliff Morris 67
RE Steve Rleke 77
LLB- Kelvin Keele 82
MLB -Fhll Martin 65
RLB Leon Ewing 80
LCD -Jan Brown 25
RCB-Eddy Mem 30
LS Travis Home 14
SS-Alien Wilson 31
DaMy 8:30 -12:00
Fri. Si Sat 6:30 1:00
10 or more. $16.00 per
poles lift ticket dorm
Mexico 87718
fJnrluilit fluoiU BiHtar
The WHdeats of Abilene Chris-
wilt be tunning for thetr
seoond straight win in Southland
Conference play Saturday after-
noon when they play boat to the
always dangerous Trinity Tigers.
The contest will be one of
extra amy as this is Home-
ooming for the Cats and tMt
should give them a little extra
Incentive. Game time is 2 p.m. in
P.E. Shotweil Stadium.
The Cats own a 1-1 record in
league play and hold a 5-8 state
in season play. The Tigers on the
other hand are 2-1 in conference
warfare and 6-2 on the year.
The Tigers were unbeaten in
the Southland Conference till
their game this past week-end
when they were upset by the
rapidly improving Lamar Univer-
sity Cardinals. Thus the contest
should prove to be exalting as
the Tigers will be trying to get
on the winning side while ACC
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will be out to keep then winning
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Northern Arlaona and UT-
Arlington. They were riding to a
five game winning streak tBI the
upset to Lamar.
The Wildcats held off the
Tigers lest year to garner a 80-15
win In San Antonio. In the series
which dates back to 1984 the
Wildcats holds a 13-11-1 edge
over Trinity.
The Tigers return 28 letter-
men and have 10 defensive and
six offensive starters returning.
Thw "Wildest defense will have
to find ways to stop the running
of Tigers Bail Costley and junior
Greg Oliver. Tallbaek Costley k
the second leading rusher in the
conference and is averaging
about 8 yards a carry with a
of '75
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game average of 100 yards. But
the talent does not stop here as
OffMd can also call on fuHbacfc
OMr who also ranks Mfh In the
ruehlns! statistics.
BIN Kcrcaatury at the right
tackle position heads up the
offensive hne while Bruce Jack-
son at left Hncbaeker leads the
way for the defensive corn.
Jackson was alt-8LC last year on
both the offensive and defensive
teams. Tackle Joe Nedros and
guard John Cunningham also
give more strength to the defen-
sive line. Gary Hughes is tons m
the secondary.
The overall average for the
offensive team of Trinity is 207
per man while the defensive
team average 188 per man.
All In all Trinity has a fine
offensive team and they eome
out in a lot of sets. They are
pretty bade with no fancy stuff.
The Wildcat defense wBl have to
be on tU toes at all times to
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