College Football: Wesleyan Falls in Road Opener

Davenport — Iowa Wesleyan clawed within 10-7 in the second quarter but saw Saint Ambrose score 28 unanswered points as the Fighting Bees earned a 45-13 win over the Tigers on Saturday.

Saint Ambrose racked up nearly 600 yards of total offense, rushing for 336 yards on 51 attempts.

Gavin Esquivel paced the Tigers aerial attack completing 25-of-44 passes for 218 yards and one score.

Hezekiah Hunter carried the ball 10 times for 18 yards and a touchdown.

Cade Gorzny spearheaded the Fighting Bees ground game with 106 yards on nine totes, while T’Nahleg Hall had 17 carries for 96 yards and a score.

Wesleyan, now 0-1, will look to get back on track when they host Missouri Baptist this weekend.

Kick is set for 3:00 p.m. from Mapleleaf Athletic Complex.