Watch: Westminster vs. Thiel college football

Game of the Week

GREENVILLE, Pa. (WKBN) – Westminster looks to stay undefeated in the PAC conference while Thiel is seeking their first win in four years. This week’s College Football Game of the Week takes us to Greenville, Pennsylvania and the campus of Thiel College.

College Football Game of the Week
Saturday, Oct. 2 at 3 p.m. LIVE on MyYTV
Westminster (2-1) at Thiel (0-4)

You can watch the ‘Game of the Week’:
Digital over the air at 33.2
Armstrong Cable Channel 13 and 108
Comcast Cable Channel 3
Direct TV Channel 15
MyYTV – Spectrum Channel 997 or 1008

Last 5 Meetings
Oct. 19, 2019 – Westminster, 55-7
Oct. 13, 2018 – Westminster, 49-7
Oct. 10, 2015 – Westminster, 49-6
Oct. 11, 2014 – Westminster, 40-28
Nov. 9, 2013 – Thiel, 45-37 (4 OT)

2021 Team Statistics
Scoring Offense: Westminster, 24.7; Thiel, 11.8
Scoring Defense: Westminster, 30.7; Thiel, 49.8

Game Notes
-In their last meeting, Westminster jumped out on top 27-0 in the first quarter to cruise to a 55-7 win over Thiel on Oct. 19, 2019. The Titans outgained the Tomcats, 456 to 56 in total yardage. Westminster converted 24 first downs compared to only three for Thiel. Cole Konieczka completed 13 of 16 passes for 159 yards and three scores. Keano Grice (116) and Tyler Greene (108) both went over the century mark in rushing for the Titans.

-In his eighth season, Scott Benzel leads the Titans as their head coach.

-Through three games, Cole Konieczka (Moon Area) has completed 56% of his passes and has thrown for six TDs and 600 yards. Tylon Eilam (Sharon) has hauled in 12 receptions for 152 yards. Chevy Dawson (Port St. Lucie, FL) has caught three touchdowns.

-Thiel is seeking their first victory since Sept. 16, 2017 (31 losses in a row).

-Mike Winslow, a graduate of Reynolds High School, begins his third season at the helm of Thiel football. The Tomcats’ offensive coordinator is a familiar name, Rob Trudo who starred at Farrell and was a standout offensive lineman for Syracuse.

-On Nov. 9, 2013, the Tomcats were victorious in a four-overtime thriller against Westminster, 45-37. Andrew Smith’s seven-yard touchdown pass to Josh Potter (Chipley, FL) was the difference. Smith (Pymatuning Valley) threw for four touchdowns as he threw for 189 yards.

-Thiel has been led by Deon Logan (Richmond, VA) on the ground as he’s rushed for a team-high 204 yards. Alexander Kovalyak (DuBois) has thrown for 338-yards and two touchdowns. Jake Reddick (Grove City) and Justin Logan (North Chesterfield, VA) have each caught 11 passes this season.

2021 Presidents’ Athletic Conference Standings
Washington & Jefferson – 3-0 (4-0)
Westminster – 2-0 (2-1)
Grove City – 2-1 (3-1)
Carnegie Mellon – 2-1 (2-2)
Geneva – 2-1 (2-2)
St. Vincent – 1-1 (2-1)
Case Western Reserve – 1-2 (2-2)
Waynesburg – 1-2 (1-3)
Bethany – 0-3 (0-4)
Thiel – 0-3 (0-4)

Upcoming Schedule
Westminster
Oct. 9 – at Carnegie-Mellon
Oct. 16 – Waynesburg
Oct. 23 – at Washington & Jefferson

Thiel
Oct. 9 – at Bethany
Oct. 23 – at Carnegie-Mellon
Oct. 30 – Case Western Reserve

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