Louisville Leopards at Dover Tornadoes 1992 Football Highlights

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Louisville 28, Dover 12

On October 16, 1992, Brian Beatty ran for 151 yards and scored two touchdowns to help lead the Louisville Leopards to a 28-12 victory over the host Dover Tornadoes.

The Leopards spotted the Tornadoes a first quarter touchdown when Pete Kuczirka ran back an interception 42 yards for a touchdown to make it 6-0 Dover.

However, the Leps answered back in the second quarter on a double option touchdown run. Quarterback Jon Aljancic gave the handoff to Bob Burick, Burick pitched to Beatty, and Beatty ran 3 yards for the score. With Aljancic’s extra point, Louisville took a 7-6 lead.

The Leopards found the endzone twice in the third quarter. Less than two minutes into the second half, Louisville’s Jason Sivy picked off a Beatty's Sports Spring Sports Baseball & Softball Team UniformsDover pass and returned it 30 yards for a touchdown. Not long after, Aljancic found a wide open Burick for a 66 yard bomb to give the Leps a 21-6 advantage. Aljancic finished 5 of 12 passing for 109 yards.

The Tornadoes made things interesting by tallying another touchdown in the fourth quarter, but a failed conversion attempt allowed the Leopards to keep a two score advantage at 21-12. Later, Beatty broke free for a 73 yard rushing touchdown to hammer home the final nail in the coffin.

Louisville finished with 243 yards on the ground and 123 yards through the air to  improve to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in the NBC.  Dover finished with 174 yards rushing and 49 yards passing in falling to 2-5 overall and 1-4 in the NBC.

Scoring Summary

Louisville 0-7-14-7–28

Dover 6-0-0-6–12

1st Quarter

Dover – Pete Kuczirka 42 yard interception return (Kick Failed), 0-6

2ND Quarter

Louisville – Brian Beatty 3 yard run (Jon Aljancic Kick), 7-6

3RD Quarter 

Louisville – Jason Sivy 30 yard interception return (Jon Aljancic Kick), 14-6

Louisville – Bob Burick 66 yard pass from Jon Aljancic (Jon Aljancic Kick), 21-6

4TH Quarter

Dover – Kail 2 yard run (Pass Failed), 21-12

Louisville – Brian Beaty 73 yard run (Jon Aljancic Kick), 28-12

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