Panthers Drop Conference Game to Hendrix

Panthers Drop Conference Game to Hendrix

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern College football team was unable to hand Hendrix College its first loss of the season as the Panthers fell 47-17 at home Saturday afternoon in a Southern Athletic Association game. BSC (1-5, 1-3 SAA) won the time of possession battle on the day.


Kerrigan Pennington (Wagerville, Ala./Washington County HS) led the team in passing and rushing yards.


Ryder Andrews (Homewood, Ala./Homewood HS) hit a 34-yard field goal to put the Panthers on the board in the second quarter.  They would go into the break down 27-3.


BSC came into the second half strong. 


They pushed 59-yards down field in their first possession.  Pennington found Jonathan Scaringe (Tallahassee, Fla./Lawton Chiles HS) on a three yard pass for the Panthers first touchdown of the game with 6:34 on the clock in the third.


Hendrix (5-0, 3-0 SAA) would put two more touchdowns on the board before BSC responded.


Damian Mitchell (Maplesville, Ala./Maplesville HS) took a pass from Pennington 22 yards for his first touchdown of the year.


Matthew Byers (Pelham, Ala./John Carroll Catholic HS) led the defense with nine tackles, all solo.


Birmingham-Southern hits the road again for its next game.  They travel to take on Millsaps Saturday, Oct. 15.  Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.