A FCS team beat up on the little guy. Urbana ruined the ability for most to go 6-0 in the Pick 'Em contest. Fairmont State and Shepherd remain undefeated; and Notre Dame is still right behind them with its lone loss to Shepherd several weeks ago. The winds were kicking around the region, but that didn't stop big passing days from quite a few teams. In the end, the results were pretty much expected which allows the excitement to continue building for the coming weeks.
So, what happened
The winds will whip around the MEC this weekend, possibly wreaking havoc for pass-happy offenses. Teams with stronger running games should prevail unless defenses are able to shut them down. Field goal attempts may be limited and/or comical to watch.
This week's contests help set the stage for a possible big finish. If Fairmont State loses two in a row (5-2 UVA-Wise, 6-1 Notre Dame), they could slide from first to fourth in the MEC in a matter of 7 days. If they win their next
Updated 10-22-2016 at 10:30 PM by Raymond Franze
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WV Wesleyan @ East Tennessee State (FCS)
Kermit-Tipton Stadium – Johnson City, TN
2016 Records: WV Wesleyan 2-5; East Tennessee State 2-5
2015 Records: WV Wesleyan 2-8; East Tennessee State 2-9
2015: Did Not Play
2014: Did Not Play
2013: Did Not Play
WV Wesleyan travels to Tennessee to take on FCS-opponent, the East Tennessee State Buccaneers. The Bucs opened the season winning their
UVA-Wise earns their fourth consecutive win. Fairmont State is 7-0 for the first time since their 1967 NAIA Championship run. And while Shepherd continues to be Shepherd, they managed to set a few new records along the way. Oh, and Notre Dame remains near the top of the leaderboard with just one bogey on the card--I mean loss.
So, what happened ....
Fairmont State 21
For the second week
I encourage anyone who reads this blog to join the message boards if you haven't already done so. The forums are broken down by region and then by conference. There is also a General Discussion board. Here is what you can expect to find and be a part of if you join:
General Discussion forum -- The MEC's very own cavsfan94 started a thread for members to reminisce about their team's greatest moments. And you will find a link to watch an incredible, if not miraculous, punt-return