Gross gained 152 yards on 19 carries. Anderson ran for 124 yards on 25 runs. He scored on 3-yard run in the first quarter to give Wittenberg a 7-0 lead.
Later in the first quarter, a 1-yard run by Reed Hall gave Wittenberg a 14-0 lead.
Neither team scored in the second or third quarters. Hiram cut Wittenberg’s lead to 14-7 early in the fourth. Then Anderson scored on a 2-yard run with 4:58 to play
Wittenberg improved to 22-0 in the series against Hiram (0-6, 0-4).
Christian Sweet and Darien Williams picked off passes for Wittenberg. Tyre Smith led the defense with 10 tackles.
Wittenberg returns to action at 4 p.m. Saturday at Oberlin (1-4, 0-3). The Tigers play defending NCAC champion DePauw at 1 p.m. Oct. 21 in its next home game.