Week #6 is now in the books, here's how the games played out.....
Western Carolina at Wofford
Football Defeats WCU 35-28 In Overtime
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – In yet another close contest for the Wofford College football team, the Terriers earned a 35-28 overtime win over Western Carolina on Saturday afternoon at Gibbs Stadium. The Catamounts tied the game at 28 with three minutes remaining. Wofford scored a touchdown to open overtime and then an interception in the end zone secured the win for the Terriers.
No. 20 Football Earns SoCon Road Win At VMI, 26-7
LEXINGTON, Va. – The 20th-ranked Samford football picked up its first road win of the 2017 season with a 26-7 Southern Conference victory at VMI Saturday afternoon at Foster Stadium.
Mercer at The Citadel
Defense Shines as Mercer Upends #17 The Citadel
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Mercer forced four turnovers and controlled the ball for 33 minutes en route to a 24-14 upset win over No. 17 (STATS/Coaches) The Citadel at Johnson Hagood Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Bears' win was their second over a nationally-ranked program since returning to the gridiron in 2013 and first against The Citadel (3-2, 1-2 Southern Conference) in the modern era.
Robert Morris at ETSU
ETSU defense shines in 16-3 win over Robert Morris
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 7, 2017) – Sacking Robert Morris quarterback Jimmy Walker eight times and forcing three turnovers by the Colonials, the ETSU football team’s defensive unit powered the Buccaneers’ effort Saturday afternoon and treated a sold out William B. Greene, Jr. Stadium to a 16-3 Homecoming win.
Furman at Chattanooga
Furman Rolls Past Chattanooga, 41-17
CHATTANOOGA, TENN. -- Furman rushed for 290 yards and quarterback P.J. Blazejowski threw three touchdown passes to power the Paladins to a 41-17 victory over Southern Conference foe Chattanooga on Saturday afternoon at Finley Stadium. The victory improved the Paladins to 3-3 overall and 2-1 in the SoCon. Chattanooga dropped to 1-5 overall and 1-2 in league play
Conference Standings after week #6
1. Wofford - SoCon 3-0, overall 5-0
2. WCU- SoCon 2-1, overall 4-2
2. Samford - SoCon 2-1, overall 4-2
2. Furman - SoCon 2-1, overall 3-3
5. Mercer - SoCon 2-2, overall 3-3
6. The Citadel - SoCon 1-2, overall 3-2
6. ETSU - SoCon 1-2, overall 3-3
6. Chattanooga - SoCon 1-2, overall 1-5
9. VMI - SoCon 0-3, overall 0-6
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