The Eagle’s football team will finish its regular season game this Saturday at noon in Golden, Colo., against Colorado School of Mines.
Saturday, the Eagles’ football team improved their record to 7-2 overall and 6-1 in the RMAC with a 59-17 win over Western New Mexico University, Silver City. CSC’s quarterback, Jonn McLain, junior of Chadron, completed 21 of 29 passes for 135 yards and three TD’s, bringing his career touchdown total to 70.
The Eagles improve their record to 6-2 after a 31-24 win against New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, Saturday.
For his performance in the victory, Bryant Miller, senior of Bayard, was named the RMAC Defensive Player of the Week.
Chadron State remains second in the RMAC football rankings following a loss to Colorado State University-Pueblo, 51-42, and a win against Black Hills State University, Spearfish, S.D., 43-13.
After Saturday’s snow delay, the Eagles beat RMAC rival Adams State University, Alamosa, Colo., 31-0, Sunday at Elliott Field, notching their first shutout since 2008.
Despite a 35-13 win over Western State Colorado University, Gunnison, the Eagles players said they still aren’t satisfied about their performance.
CSC pulled through in the end to beat Colorado Mesa University, 30-24, Saturday and jumped one spot from 20 to No. 19 in D2Football.com’s Top 25 Poll.
After losing a close game against No. 4-ranked West Texas A&M Sept. 12, the Eagles prepare for their first home game at Saturday’s Family Day against Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction.
After a 40-34 double-overtime victory last week over Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, the Eagles are heading south to Arlington, Texas, where they face West Texas A&M, Canyon, tonight in a nationally-televised game from Cowboys Stadium.
It took an interception in double overtime for the Eagles to win their Sept. 5 season opener against Missouri University of Science and Technology, in Rolla.