Kicker Keegan Treloar plays hero in football victory
Keegan Treloar kicked a 30-yard field goal in the last second of play to give the Concordia Stingers a 43-41 victory over the McGill Redmen in RSEQ university football action on Saturday afternoon.
With 1:28 left to play, the Stingers lost the lead and found themselves trailing 41-40. Concordia’s offence took over on its own 17-yard line. From there quarterback Trenton Miller took his team 70 yards down the field, setting up the field goal by Treloar.
The win gives the Stingers a 4-3 win-loss record and secures a spot in the playoffs. McGill’s record falls to 3-4 and the Redmen will finish in fifth-place in the six-team RSEQ conference.
At the 47th annual Shaughnessy Cup game, a Concordia school record was set by slotback Daniel Skube. He caught nine passes for 125 yards. He now has 59 receptions on the season, eclipsing the single season record of 52 set in 2009 by Cory Watson who is now with the Edmonton Eskimos.
Miller ties a Concordia record for most touchdown passes thrown in a season. He completed 33 of 52 passes for 417 yards and two touchdowns. He has 18 TD passes to date, matching quarterback Rob Mackay who set the record in 2009.
Overall Concordia rolled up 560 yards of offence and 36 first downs. Other top performers include receiver Yanic Lessard, who caught nine passes for 144 yards and one touchdown, and running back Jean-Guy Rimpel who carried the ball 20 times for 105 yards and two touchdowns.