ADA, Ohio -- No. 1 ranked Mount Union dominated Ohio Northern with a 58-7 victory in an Ohio Athletic Conference football game in Ada.
The Purple Raiders (4-0, 3-0 OAC) extended the nation's longest winning streak to 19 games, posted their 77th straight regular season win and 113th consecutive road regular season win.
The Mount Union defense shut down the Polar Bears (2-2, 1-2 OAC) holding them to 36 yards in the first quarter, 82 yards at halftime and 160 total yards for the game.
Tre Jones had a 36-yard interception return for a touchdown, Tom Lally had a team-high eight stops and half a sack while Alex Kocheff had seven tackles and a fumble recovery to pace the unit.
This was all more than enough for an offense that generated 631 total yards as quarterback Kevin Burke completed 18-of-21 passes for 304 yards with four touchdowns. Burke also ran for 62 yards as the Raiders chewed up 322 yards on the ground.
Backup quarterback Taurice Scott ended up leading Mount Union in rushing with 99 yards and a touchdown. Mason Minnich and Germany Woods each had rushing touchdowns.
Luc Meacham had a career-best 110 yards receiving for Mount Union. Jack Nicholls had seven catches for 91 yards with two touchdowns while Brian Gainer and Lane Clark each caught touchdowns.
Mount Union returns home to host Wilmington in an OAC game next Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7 pm at Mount Union Stadium.