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Mercer Bears (3-3)


Mercer beats Western Carolina 59-46 in SoCon shootout

MACON, Ga. (AP) Kaelan Riley threw for three touchdowns and Mercer beat Western Carolina 59-46 on Saturday night.

Riley had 294 yards passing for the Bears (4-3, 3-1 Southern Conference). Tee Mitchell ran for 157 yards and a touchdown and had 61 yards and a score receiving.

After falling behind 14-0 early, the Bears rallied midway through the second quarter starting with Tyray Devezin's 18-yard touchdown run with 8:57 left in the half. Riley hit Sam Walker with a 49-yard scoring pass and followed on the next Bears' drive with a 40-yard strike to David Durden to even the score 21-21. Later, after a Western Carolina field goal, Durden took the kickoff 95 yards for another Bears score. They led 28-27 at halftime.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: R. Riddle851
Passing TDs: R. Riddle6
Rushing Yards: T. Mitchell508
Rushing TDs: T. Mitchell5
Receiving Yards: M. Irvin579
Receiving TDs: S. Houzah4
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2018
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/1 at Memphis L 14 - 66
9/8 vs. Jacksonville W 45 - 3
9/15 at Samford W 30 - 24
9/22 vs. Citadel L 31 - 38
9/29 at VMI W 48 - 38
10/13 at Yale L 28 - 35
10/20 vs. Western Carolina 1:00 PT2:00 MT3:00 CT4:00 ET8:00 GMT4:00 北京时间1:00 MST2:00 CST3:00 EST
10/27 at Wofford 10:30 PT11:30 MT12:30 CT1:30 ET5:30 GMT1:30 北京时间10:30 MST11:30 CST12:30 EST
11/3 vs. ETSU 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
11/10 at Chattanooga 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST12:00 CST1:00 EST
11/17 vs. Furman 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET8:00 GMT4:00 北京时间1:00 MST2:00 CST3:00 EST
Southern
  Conference Overall
12 Wofford 4-1 5-2
21 ETSU 4-1 6-2
Mercer 3-1 4-3
Chattanooga 3-2 5-2
Samford 3-2 4-4
Furman 2-2 2-4
Citadel 2-3 2-4
Western Carolina 1-4 3-4
Virginia Military 0-6 0-7
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2361 (66)
Passing Yards: 1499 (48)
Rushing Yards: 862 (75)
Points per game: 32.7 (32)
Yards per game: 393.5 (59)
Touchdowns: 25 (33)
Field Goals: 7 (39)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2916 (103)
Passing Yards: 1725 (110)
Rushing Yards: 1191 (83)
Points per game: 34.0 (87)
Yards per game: 486.0 (108)
Touchdowns: 24 (80)
Field Goals: 4 (48)
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