Courtesy of Jason Bleck: The Whippets got their first win of the 2019 season in a big way on Friday night, Sept. 6 against Clinton. Whitewater shut out the Cougars and won by a score of 44-0. The Whippets’ offensive attack was led by running back Will Leibbrand who had 3 receptions for 125 yards and 9 carries for 33 yards with 3 total touchdowns (2 rushing, 1 receiving). Quarterback Brock Grosinske also had a breakout game completing 9 of 14 passes for 214 yards and 2 touchdowns.
The Whippet defense had a spectacular game holding Clinton to just 61 yards of total offense. They were led by Carter Friend who had 10 tackles and Cooper Pease who had 6 tackles (3 of which were tackles for loss). Gehrig Monday returned an interception for a touchdown in the 3rd quarter and Jacob Heritage added an interception in the first half as well.
The Whippets will face Big Foot in their next game this Friday, Sept. 13. The game will be played at UW-W Perkins Stadium; kickoff is at 7 p.m.