WESTERVILLE -- Senior Tate Humphrey completed 19-of-34 passes for 324 yards and two touchdowns but Ohio Northern fell 24-13 at Otterbein Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium in the 2012 season finale for both teams.The Polar Bears end their season with a 4-6 record and are 4-5 in the Ohio Athletic Conference, while the Cardinals finish up 8-2, 7-2.
senior Carter Paul carried the ball 18 times for 77 yards and senior Justin Wilson caught eight passes for a career-high 138 yards and two scores for ONU.
Ben Sizemore completed 6 of 14 passing for 107 yards and a TD for OU.
Otterbein took a 17-0 second quarter lead on TD passes of 49 and 61 yards and a 44-yard field goal.
Humphrey hit senior Justin Wilson on a 52-yard touchdown pass with 2:16 left in the half to pull ONU within 17-7 at intermission.
Otterbein went up 24-7 when Sizemore scored on a 19-yard run just one play after a Polar Bear fumble.
Humphrey and Wilson hooked up on a 19-yard TD pass with 6:19 left in the game to pull ONU within 24-13.
Otterbein took advantage of two blocked punts, a blocked field goal, a missed ONU extra point and two Polar Bear fumbles in the game.