LIU Post fell to Shepherd 40-21 to end their season last Saturday. The Pioneers trailed the entire day and had no answer for the Rams. They finish their season at 12-1.
Post allowed 591 yards of offense to Shepherd and just did not have an answer for any of their weapons.
"I thought that we had the right game plan going into the game," LIU Post head coach Bryan Collins said. "It was just a play here or there that was the difference."
Here are some of the recaps from around the NE-10:
Shepherd defeats LIU Post:
Welcome to the second round of the playoffs. We are down to 16 teams in the playoffs. The games get bigger as the opponents get better.
Week 13 Capsules
# 3 Shepherd (11-0, 10-0 NE-10) @ # 2 LIU Post (12-0, 9-0 NE-10)
When: November 26th, 12 PM
All-Time Series: Series tied at one
Common Opponents: Assumption
@ Shepherd 48 Assumption 31
LIU Post 19 @ Assumption 18
@ LIU Post 43
The NE-10 had two teams in the playoffs for the first time since 2008 and it was a split decision for the conference. LIU Post defeated Winston Salem State 48-41 while Shepherd defeated Assumption 48-31.
Post used their usual balanced offensive attack to jump out to an early lead before hanging on at the end. The Pioneers will now host Shepherd this weekend.
Assumption fell behind early and despite several chances during the game, they
Here are some of the game stories from the playoff match-ups for the NE-10:
Shepherd over Assumption:
LIU Post over WSSU: