Glenville, W.Va. – The Glenville State Pioneer football team suffered their second loss of the season at Morris Stadium on Saturday afternoon to the 10th ranked Shepherd University Rams, 48-31
The Pioneers (4-2, 4-2) finished with 375 total yards while the Rams finished the contest with 453 total yards. Glenville State only had eight penalties for 60 yards while Shepherd was flagged 14 times for 155 yards.
Glenville State, playing without Rahmann Lee was led by Tevin Drake on the ground as he totted the ball 26 times for 112 yards and a touchdown.
Sean Steele threw for 248 yards as he went 23 for 48 and threw two touchdowns. Steele’s favorite target was Damon Lampkin as he caught six passes for 40 yards while Dante Absher and Ralph Gordon both caught five passes for 61 yards each.
The Pioneers defense was led by Wes Lane as he finished with 11 tackles while James Johnson finished with nine tackles on the day. Glenville State defense also had five sacks on the day.
The Pioneers hit the road this Thursday, October 15th as they take on Alderson Broaddus in a non-conference matchup. Kickoff is set for 7 PM and can be watched on ESPN 3.
This is the first matchup between the Pioneers and Battlers and the game is being called the I-79 Barrel Classic fueled by Ike Morris & Mike Ross.
Alderson Broaddus comes into the matchup after suffering their first loss of the season at FCS Duquesne University, 53-18.
The Battlers have a 5-1 record entering the game on Thursday night.
Prior to the game the Davisson Brothers Band will be playing a free concert beginning at 4 p.m. They will play until 6 p.m. and fans can listen to the band in the stadium parking lot.
The game will be televised nationally on ESPN 3 the networks streaming option. It will also be live WPMY-Pittsburgh, WPHL-Philadelphia, WNEP-Scranton, WHP-Harrisburg and WEMT-Elmira. The game will be aired on tape delay on RootSports Pittsburgh.
The game can be viewed on these local channels: Dish Network customers can watch the game on channel 10, Direct TV channel 46, and Time Warner customers on channel 7.
Game Central: Glenville State at Alderson Broaddus – Thursday, Oct. 15th – 7PM!