For anyone interested in scouting the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears, here are some resources to check out. I’ll have more postings later this week after pouring over all of this!
Important Stats (per game)
Scoring Offense: 35.1
Scoring Defense: 16.2
Total Offense: 431
Total Defense: 317
Rushing Offense: 372
Rushing Defense: 100
Passing Offense: 59
Passing Defense: 217
Many times, the final score of a football game indicates exactly what kind of game it was…like last week’s 7-0 defensive battle in Shepherdstown, or this insane SEC Championship that I’m watching right now. But there are also occasions where the final score doesn’t really represent how the game played out. Today’s Super Region 1 final was that kind of game. West Chester advanced to the national semi finals with a 21 point win over MEC Champion Shepherd but this game was far from one-sided.
We’re down to the round of eight in the NCAA Division II football championship and the winner of this Saturday’s SR1 final will advance to the national semi-finals, with an invitation to the national championship game on the line. Shepherd, the number 1 seed, will host the event after a bye in round one and a victory over two-time defending SR 1 Champ Winston-Salem State in round 2. Number three seed West Chester throttled American International at home in round one and picked up a hard-earned 40-38
After a relatively disappointing first round of the championship tournament a week ago, Super Region 1 delivered a pair of very exciting, down-to-the-last seconds battles on Saturday. One was an offensive shootout that featured nearly 1,000 yards of offense, while the other was a defensive struggle that has become a rare treat in college football.
West Chester sets school record with 12th Victory
West Chester withstood multiple comeback attempts by Bloomsburg on Saturday
Round number two serves up a pair of interesting match ups as four teams will battle for invitations to the Super Region 1 final /national quarterfinal. We have something old and something new in the lineup. Long-time PSAC East rivals Bloomsburg and West Chester will go at it for the second time in a month, while Shepherd and Winston-Salem State will meet for the first time ever. All four teams have been among the Region’s most elite programs at times. Since we don’t have an official