“On The Road Again”…The North Greenville football team has become accustomed to bus rides and hotel rooms as the Crusaders have played four of their first six games in a different stadium. Week seven will be no different for NGU as the Crusaders board the buses for a third trip to Tennessee, this time to take on the Eagles of Carson Newman College.
The Crusaders earned their first win of the 2012 season last Saturday with a 27-17 decision over Newberry College. North Greenville has now won the last two meetings between the two schools. The Crusaders racked up 428 yards of total offense while holding Newberry to just 291total. NGU’s also added a touchdown when AJ Jones intercepted a Newberry pass and took it back 27 yards for a touchdown.
FULL WEEK 6 RECAP
This week, the Crusaders turn their attention to a 3-2 Carson Newman team. The Eagles are perfectors of the triple option, an offense the Crusaders are familiar with, seeing it just 2 weeks ago against Lenoir-Rhyne. The Eagles are averaging 332.6 yards on the ground this season and just 99 through the air. In 2011, the Crusaders eaked out a 34-27 win over the Eagles in Tigerville, Then sophomore Freddie Martino led NGU with 10 catches for 100 yards.
2011 RECAP NGU VS. CARSON NEWMAN
Fans unable to make the trip to Jefferson City can follow the game a few different ways. Links to a Live Video Feed, North Greenville Athletics Twitter, live statistics, and a live audio feed are provided below.
LIVE AUDIO (95.5 THE VIBE)
For more information on Saturday’s matchup, check out this weeks GAME NOTES, published by the North Greenville sports information department. Also, be sure to tune into the Carroll-McCray Show, right now on the North Greenville Sports Network, on Youtube.