SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee football team enjoyed the fact of the first night game in program history, but the 24th-ranked Berry Vikings spoiled the event, defeating the Tigers, 48-10, Saturday night in front of a packed house at historic Hardee-McGee Field at Harris Stadium.
The Vikings led 21-0 after the opening quarter before taking a 31-0 halftime lead.
Sewanee broke Berry's (6-0, 4-0) shutout attempt in the fourth quarter after a 27-yard field goal.
The Vikings posted a new school record in total offense with 543 yards, while limiting Sewanee's offense to 246 yards.
Alex Darras posted 90 yards on a 12-for-22 night, while Hearn recorded 54 yards on 3-for-8 passing.
William Phillips recorded another interception. The freshman has five interceptions this season.
Lee Menefee led the Tigers defense with 10 tackles, 1.5 tackles for a loss.
The Tigers next hit the road to take on Birmingham-Southern. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 p.m. next Saturday from Krulak Stadium.