WASHINGTON – The Catholic University of America football team began ODAC play on Saturday afternoon, falling on the road at Guilford, 59-0. The Cardinals were shut out for the first team this season, despite starting the year, 3-0.
In a battle of undefeated teams, It was all Quakers in Greensboro, N.C., as Guilford scored 35 points in the first quarter the first quarter. The Quakers added 21 more in the second to take a 56-point lead into the half.
Guilford scored wince in the first five minutes on touchdown passes from Karsten Miller, who finished the day with five throwing scores. The Quakers also scored three times in the final three minutes of the first to take control.
Catholic was held to just 71 yards of total offense, including a -15 mark on the ground. The Cards faced a tough third down defense as well, converting on only two of 16 chances.
Though the points accrued quick for Guilford, Cardinals lineman Patrick Vidal had a strong game for Catholic, racking up two sacks and seven tackles.
The Cards have played three-straight road games and now return home next Saturday at 1 p.m., when they host Washington & Lee.
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