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Unbeaten Shepherd travels to Glenville State

September 15, 2007

Shepherd at Glenville State



Today: 1 p.m. at Morris Stadium (Glenville, W.Va.)

Video Webcast:

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Audio Webcast:

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Shepherd Rams (2-0)

Coach: Monte Cater (142-69-1, 21st season; 172-92-2 overall, 27th season)

Formations: Offense - Multiple I; Defense - 4-4

Stat leaders:

Rushing - Dervon Wallace (52 for 337 yds, 2 TDs)

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Passing - Tyler Lazear (27-38-0, 252 yds, 3 TDs)

Receptions - Mark Springirth (7 for 70 yds, 1 TD)

Tackles - Joey Hooks (20 TT, 2 TFL)

Schedule/results: Aug. 25 Millersville W,36-7; Sept. 1 Shippensburg W, 19-14; Today at Glenville State; Sept. 22 at Fairmont State; Sept. 29 vs. Seton Hill; Oct. 6 vs. Charleston; Oct. 13 at Concord; Oct. 20 at West Virginia Wesleyan; Oct. 27 vs. West Liberty State; Nov. 3 vs. West Virginia State.

Glenville State Pioneers (1-2)

Coach: Alan Fiddler (20-16, 4th season)

Formations: Offense - I Back Spread; Defense - 4-3

Stat leaders:

Rushing - Jerry Seymour (78 for 342 yds, 4 TDs)

Passing - Dwayne Thompson (25-45-3, 207 yds, 0 TDs)

Receptions - Brian Miles (7 for 38 yds, 0 TDs)

Tackles - Jacob Lilly (24 TT, 3 TFL)

Schedule/results: Aug. 23 vs. Bowie State W, 29-19; Sept. 1 at California (Pa.) L, 13-34; Sept. 8 at Tiffin L, 14-34; Today vs. Shepherd; Sept. 22 at Seton Hill; Sept. 29 at Fairmont State; Oct. 13 vs. West Liberty State; Oct. 20 vs. Concord; Oct. 27 at West Virginia State; Nov. 3 vs. West Virginia Wesleyan; Nov. 10 at Charleston.

The series

Shepherd leads, 27-21-2.

Last seaon's game: Dervon Wallace rushed 23 times for 194 yards and three touchdowns in Shepherd's 23-6 win over Glenville State. ... The Rams rumbled for 214 yards in the victory and held the visiting Pioneers to 59 yards on the ground. ... Tavon McGee led Glenville State with 105 receiving yards on three catches. ... Shepherd led 9-0 at the break and 16-0 after three quarters.

Game notes

Shepherd brings a 31-game regular-season win streak and a 23-game WVIAC string into today's game. ... Morris Harvey owns the league record with a 25-game league win streak. ... Shepherd is ranked No. 8 nationally by D2football.com and No. 10 by the AFCA. ... Shepherd rallied for a 19-14 win over Shippensburg in their last action two weeks ago. ... Rams quarterback Tyler Lazear is completing a league best 71 percent of his passes and has not been picked off in 2007. ... RB Dervon Wallace leads the conference with 168.5 rush yards per game. ... 2000, 2002 and 2003 are the only seasons since 1991 that either Shepherd or Glenville State has not won at least a share of the WVIAC title. ... Shepherd has won 13 straight road games since a loss at Shippensburg in September, 2004. ... Glenville State faces a ranked squad for a third consecutive week. ... RB Jerry Seymour leads the Pioneer offense with 342 rush yards, but he gained 220 of those in the opener versus Bowie State. ... GSC is averaging a league-low 4.5 yards per pass. ... The Pioneers are throwing for less than 72 yards per contest. ... Glenville hopes to avoid its first three-game losing skid since starting the 2004 season 0-4. ... GSC linebacker Jacob Lilly ranks among the WVIAC's top 10 in tackles, pass breakups, and tackles for loss. ... Glenville State has been outscored 30-0 this season in the second quarter.

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