First, congratulations to Northwest Missouri State on another fantastic season. I wanted to allow both NWMS and UNA to enjoy the spotlight before posting another MEC blog.
Another football season is in the history books for the Mountain East Conference. Shepherd continued to lead the conference; finishing one game away from a return trip to the national championship. Fairmont State followed a 6-4 regular season in 2015 with a 10-1 record—their only loss coming against Shepherd.
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The Mountain East Conference’s season came to its conclusion as Shepherd lost at home to North Alabama in the semi-final round of the playoffs. Although the Rams opened the game with a touchdown, they found themselves down by 10 points in the bottom half of the second quarter—a deficit that would prove to be too much to overcome.
North Alabama won the coin toss and