One week after praising the offensive coordinators, we need to change our tune to the defensive side of the ball. Those coaches stepped up their game this weekend and put a stop to all of the offense.
Only two teams crossed the 400 yard mark this past weekend and they played each other. New Haven and Southern Connecticut had 473 and 439 yards, respectively in the Chargers' 38-20 victory.
A little bit of mother nature affected the games as wet
Updated 10-04-2016 at 04:22 AM by Paul Falewicz
It was roughly one year ago that Seton Hill stunned the PSAC with an upset of highly favored Slippery Rock. The Griffins came very close to doing it again at IUP. The Griffins had IUP’s defense on the ropes for much of game and even led at halftime. Turnovers down the stretch killed nearly all of their fourth quarter drives and wiped out their chances for a huge upset.
The critical moment for IUP (4-0) came early in the fourth quarter. The Crimson Hawks received the second half kickoff
Updated 10-03-2016 at 11:48 AM by Chuck Bitner
CSU Pueblo Thunderwolves 2-3 (2-2) at Colorado Mesa U. Mavericks 5-0 (5-0)
The Colorado Mesa University Mavericks seem to have a “whatever it takes” attitude in 2016, and they play that way. This is the Mavericks second one-point win in three weeks. The other against Ft. Lewis was a 6 point win on an errant snap to the punter that resulted in a CMU TD in the disappearing moments of that one. Saturday it took two goal line stops from the one to keep the Thunderwolves out of the end zone
Here are some of the game stories from around the NE-10.
LIU Post beats Assumption:
New Haven over Southern Connecticut:
Got back on the good foot last week. Only mis-step was Tech @ Hillsdale, and if you saw my blog post version of this you know that the day after I picked it I still was up in the air about it. If I had known Stewart was going to be able to give it a go for the Chargers, I likely would have switched. Oh well, that's what great about this league...sometimes you just can't tell what the heck is going on.
This week appears to be a bit more straightforward, although Hillsdale is once