CMU Offense Wins Annual Spring Game
MOUNT PLEASANT – With the weather cooperating in Mount Pleasant, it was a beautiful day for the annual CMU Football Spring Game.
This year, the coaching staff decided on a different format. Instead of a traditional scrimmage, they went with situational play.
With lots of young players and talent this year, they thought it was a better fit for the team to get in some playing time and that it would be the easiest way to evaluate them.
“Them getting out there and working together as a unit and then it gives us a lot to evaluate as coaches, where they are individually, where we are collectively as a group and the things we need to work on and where we need to go from there,” said Coach Bonamego, CMU’s head football coach. He also indicated that sophomore Tony Poljan will be the starting quarterback heading into camp in a few months.
The team definitely benefited from the change in format. “Everyone was coming out, live tackling, playing hard, and it was really good to get out here and compete,” said Hunter Buczkowski, a red-shirt sophomore and Mount Pleasant Native.
The CMU Offense won this year, defeating the Defense 29-22.
Those in attendance had the opportunity to welcome back former Chippewa standout, Antonio Brown. Brown said he was happy to be back in Mount Pleasant, and he also applauded Coach Bonamego and his progress with the program.
This is the Chippewa’s last official outing until training camp in August.