2007 Victory Bowl

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2007 Victory Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Malone 7 31 0 7 45
Geneva 7 3 7 0 17
Date November 17, 2007
Season 2007
Stadium Reeves Field
Location Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
MVP Offensive: Dan Hromada (Malone)
Defensive: Bernard Payton (Malone)
Victory Bowl
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The 2007 Victory Bowl was a college football bowl game. It was a part of the 2007 football season and was played at Reeves Field in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. The game placed the Malone Pioneers[1] against the Geneva College Golden Tornadoes.[2]

Malone won the game by a score of 45 to 17.[3] A strong showing in the second quarter of 31 points by the Pioneers helped to secure the win[4] and was assisted by four turnovers.[5] The game was the second bowl appearance for both the Pioneers and Malone coach Mike Gardner, as well as the first bowl game victory for both.[6]

Malone produced 521 yards of total offense while holding Geneva to 293. Malone managed six touchdowns in the game (three rushing and three passing) and scored a total of 31 points in the second quarter alone. Malone's defense brought in two interceptions and recovered three fumbles.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canton Repository "Malone assured of another game" November 8, 2007
  2. ^ Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Sports "Geneva 13, Grove City 12"
  3. ^ Geneva College "Are You Ready?" 2008 Golden Tornadoes football guide
  4. ^ Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Sports "Victory Bowl" November 18, 2007
  5. ^ Canton Repository "AREA COLLEGE FOOTBALL: MALONE 45, GENEVA 17" November 18, 2007
  6. ^ The National Christian College Athletic Association 2007 Victory Bowl
  7. ^ "Malone College at Geneva". DakTronics 3000. Daktronics, Inc. November 17, 2007. Retrieved February 25, 2012.