Northwest Indians at Louisville Leopards 1994 Football Highlights

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Louisville 42, Northwest 2

Dan Wilson set the Louisville Single-Season Rushing Record in leading the Louisville Leopards past the visiting Northwest Indians 42-2 back on October 21, 1994.

Wilson ran for 218 yards on 11 carries and scored 4 touchdowns during the victory. He opened the Beatty's Sports Louisville Vs. Poland Playoff Shirtscoring with 91 yard touchdown run in the first quarter and went on to score from 11, 60, and 9 yards out. The performance put him at 1,483 yards for the season, which gave him the LHS Single Season Rushing Record that he still holds today. This also marked the third straight game that Wilson had scored 4 or more touchdowns on the ground.

The Leopards out-gained the Indians 471-206 for the evening. Quarterback Ryan Crislip finished with 188 yards of offense. He ran the ball 6 times for 92 yards in scoring on a 62 yard first quarter run. He was also 6 of 11 passing for 96 yards and hit Denny Thomas for a 56 yard Louisville score in the second quarter.

Northwest got on the board late via a Safety to break the shutout. However, the Indians fell to 0-8 overall and 0-5 in the NBC with the loss and the Leopards improved to 7-1 overall and 5-0 in the conference.

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Scoring Summary

Team 1-2-3-4–TOTAL

Northwest 0-0-0-2–02

Louisville 15-14-13-0–42

1st Quarter

Louisville – Dan Wilson 91 Yard Run (Ben Biery Pass from Ryan Crislip), 8-0

Louisville – Ryan Crislip 62 Yard Run (Brian Parker Kick), 15-0

2nd Quarter

Louisville – Dan Wilson 11 Yard Run (Brian Parker Kick), 22-0

Louisville – Denny Thomas 56 Yard Pass from Ryan Crislip (Brian Parker Kick), 29-0

3rd Quarter 

Louisville – Dan Wilson 60 Yard Run (Brian Parker Kick), 36-0

Louisville – Dan Wilson 9 Yard Run (Kick Failed), 42-0

4th Quarter

Northwest – Safety, Erickson tackled in Endzone, 42-2


Records: Louisville 7-1, 5-0; Northwest 0-8, 0-5

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