(Huntington, WV) – The Lackawanna College Falcons defeated the Georgia Military College Bulldogs 30-15 in their last game of the regular season. The undefeated Falcons are now 10-0, after winning on a neutral field at Marshall University.
The first score of the game was recorded by Ryan Schumacher. He saw a small opening on the line and rushed for a 3-yard touchdown run. Falcons lead 7-0. Lackawanna finished off the first quarter strong with a second touchdown, as Javon Turner nabbed a 22 yard pass from Shane McLaughlin. Falcons lead 14-0.
The second quarter saw more scoring from the Falcons, Darrius Brown ran for a 15-yard touchdown. Isaiah Howard kicked his 3rd straight extra-point to make it 21-0. The Bulldogs wouldn't let the game get out of reach, they would score with 2:10 left in the first half with a bit of trickery. The ball was pitched to RB Tommy Washington and thrown to QB Tyhran Glasco for 9-yard touchdown pass. Not to be outdone, Lackawanna kicked a field goal as time expired in the first half. Falcons lead 24-7 at halftime.
The Falcons outmaneuvered defensive pressure on the Quarterback all game, but it finally burned the Falcons on a 14-yard sack for a safety at 10:38 of the 3rd quarter. From there the Bulldogs would score again at the start of the 4th quarter. Reginald Davenport rushed for a 20 yard run to bring the game to 24-15 Falcons. The game remained a two score difference, the Bulldogs missed their extra-point attempt. Lackawanna's Ryan Schumacher scored the last points of the game, much like his first score, Schumacher attacked the pile and rolled in for a touchdown. Howard's extra-point was blocked, making the score 30-15. Both teams would trade possession back and forth a few times before the clock expired. Lackawanna defeats Georgia Military 30-15.
"We have only been 10-0 four times in my 25 years. It doesn't happen very often so they should really enjoy it. We have a chance to go 11-0, which would be a school record and has never happened before." – Head Coach Mark Duda
The Falcons will be hearing their postseason fate in the coming days. If they are selected for a bowl game, Head Coach Mark Duda and the Falcons will indeed have a chance at school history to go 11-0. For all your news and updates please visit us on Facebook Lackawanna Falcons Athletics, Instagram @FalconsSports, and Twitter @falconssports