Seniors Show Up On Senior Day


Henderson had Senior Day this past Saturday honoring 19 players, after four previous home games, (which HSU has won all four) Henderson State looked to keep the winning streak alive for their final home game against Southern Arkansas University. 

In the last four years, these two teams have split the series 2-2 with neither team winning in consecutive years.

Henderson State led going into halftime 14-10, but the second half is when the Reddies took control of the game, scoring 24 points in the fourth quarter. This quarter was led by Senior Quarterback Richard Stammetti, who threw for 292 passing yards, this was a third-highest total on the season. In 10 games Stammetti has thrown for 2556 passing yards and 24 touchdowns. 

Stammetti threw two touchdowns with no interceptions, one of them to Senior Wide-Receiver  L’illot Curry who finished with 126 receiving yards. Curry now has a total of 1039 receiving yards, which ranks 8th among Division 2 receivers and 13 touchdowns, which also ranks 8th. 

Senior Defensive-back Mircardo Anderson led the defense with 11 tackles, three tackles for loss and an interception in the win. Red-shirt Junior Rickey Henderson, in his first start of the year, had nine tackles and his big pick in the fourth quarter. HSU won the game with a final score of 38-31.

The Reddies now 9-1 with six straight wins in the 2019 season get ready for next week on Nov. 16th at Cliff Harris Stadium in the Battle of the Ravine against No. 5 Ouachita Baptist (10-0). If Henderson wins next week they will win their share of the GAC, along with Harding, and Ouachita.