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Mercer breaks open late tie, tops Western Carolina 34-24

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) Devin Folser kicked a program-record 51-yard field goal, Fred Davis added a 1-yard touchdown run - both in the fourth quarter - and Mercer broke open a tied game to defeat Western Carolina 34-24 on Saturday.

Davis carried 26 times for 129 yards and two touchdowns for Mercer (4-1, 3-0 Southern Conference). Brandon Marshall picked up 91 yards rushing for the Bears, who gained 231 yards on the ground.

Fred Payton completed 10 of 20 passes for 114 yards for Mercer, which is off to its best start in the SoCon.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: R. Wells1115
Passing TDs: R. Wells6
Rushing Yards: R. Wells279
Rushing TDs: T. Jones4
Receiving Yards: R. Williams410
Receiving TDs: R. Williams4
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/4 vs. Eastern Kentucky L 28 - 31
9/11 at 4 Oklahoma L 0 - 76
9/18 vs. Samford L 37 - 42
9/25 at Gardner-Webb L 34 - 52
10/2 at Chattanooga L 17 - 45
10/9 vs. Mercer L 24 - 34
10/23 at Citadel 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST12:00 CST1:00 EST
10/30 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
11/6 vs. Furman 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST12:00 CST1:00 EST
11/13 vs. ETSU 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
11/20 at VMI 10:30 PT11:30 MT12:30 CT1:30 ET6:30 GMT2:30 北京时间11:30 MST12:30 CST1:30 EST
Southern
  Conference Overall
14 ETSU 3-1 6-1
Mercer 3-1 4-2
21 Virginia Military 3-1 5-2
Furman 2-1 4-2
Chattanooga 2-1 3-3
Samford 2-2 3-3
Citadel 1-2 2-4
Western Carolina 0-3 0-6
Wofford 0-4 1-5
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2453 (38)
Passing Yards: 1598 (24)
Rushing Yards: 855 (63)
Points per game: 23.3 (70)
Yards per game: 408.8 (31)
Touchdowns: 16 (74)
Field Goals: 7 (36)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2921 (114)
Passing Yards: 1559 (89)
Rushing Yards: 1362 (112)
Points per game: 46.7 (117)
Yards per game: 486.8 (117)
Touchdowns: 36 (117)
Field Goals: 7 (81)
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