BELTON, Texas Coming into Saturday's game against McMurry, The Cru hadn't allowed a point in three straight games. That streak would end as The Cru beat the War Hawks 80-7 on homecoming.
The Cru rolled up 583 yards of total offense with 417 of those coming on the ground. UMHB also controlled the ball for 34:03 of the clock. McMurry was limited to just 15 yards rushing and 130 yards of total offense and the Cru intercepted two passes.
Markeith Miller finished with 146 yards and four touchdowns on the ground as he went over 1,000 yards rushing for the third straight season. Poorman was 14-16 passing for 143 yards and two touchdowns in the first start of his UMHB career and Josey caught five passes for 64 yards and a TD. K.J. Miller returned a punt for a touchdown for the third time this season. Santos Villarreal had a team-high seven tackles for the Cru and Jefferson Fritz and Jon Hughes both had interceptions.
UMHB extended its regular season winning streak to 30 straight games and the Cru has won 24 consecutive ASC contests. UMHB will return to action with a 1 pm kickoff against Louisiana College at Crusader Stadium next Saturday. Next Saturday will be Senior Day for the Cru and will also be the regular season home finale for UMHB football.