Lions football closes season down state
Finlandia football season comes to an end.
OLIVET, Mich. (WLUC) - Freshman Byron Owens had over 200 yards in all-purpose yards as the Finlandia University football team (0-9) lost 79-6 to Olivet (7-3), Saturday afternoon at Cutler Athletic Complex.
Olivet scored 23 points in the first quarter to effectively end the game. With 3:34 to go in the first, Finlandia got on the board. Sophomore Kejuan Sanders recovered a fumble and ran 97 yards for a touchdown. It was the first fumble return for a score in school history.
Offensively, Owens returned eight kickoffs for 209 yards and finished with 264 all-purpose yards.
Defensively, FinnU had seven tackles for a loss with two sacks and recovered two fumbles. Freshman Jon Leveille had nine tackles and Sanders had eight tackles.
Finlandia has concluded the 2021 season.
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