Lions football closes season down state

Finlandia football season comes to an end.
Published: Nov. 13, 2021 at 10:42 PM EST
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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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