Oaks drop nonconference football game to Webber International


Menlo College gave up two late touchdowns and dropped a 20-17 decision to visiting Webber International in a nonconference football contest on Saturday.

Amjed Aboul-Hosn scored his second touchdown of the game early in the fourth quarter to give the Oaks (1-4) a 17-7 edge before the Warriors rallied.

Menlo took control following a 10-play, 50-yard drive capped off by a Aboul-Hosn five yard run.

Webber International tied it late in the second quarter but the Oaks regained the lead when Christian Daog nailed a 34-yard field goal with 4:14 remaining in the third quarter.

Aboul-Hosn rushed for 53 yards on 12 carries. Kenneth Martey added 51 yards 0n 13 carries. Quarterback Nate Dodson, making just his second start of the season, completed 14 of 31 passes for 173 yards. Brandon Soohoo was the team's leading receiver, pulling down three catches for 64 yards.

Defensively, senior Cameron Grad led the way with eight tackles followed by Luamata Tagaloa and Mark Peruzzaro with seven each. Peruzzaro recorded the lone sack of the afternoon for the Oaks.

Menlo has a bye this week.

Women's volleyball

In a rematch of last year's NAIA tournament first round match, Westmont College and Menlo College had a lot riding on today's match as both teams are receiving votes in the NAIA coaches' poll.

Westmont got the better of the Oaks, 25-14, 25-18, 25-19, in a neutral site match in Rocklin on Saturday.

Courtney Calicdan recorded a match high 12 kills for Menlo, while Haley Webb had 15 assists.

— Menlo Athletics


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