L-R Looks For Second Straight Win
Lenoir-Rhyne faces this week its first away game of the 2010 season. The Bears travel to North Greenville in Tigerville, S.C., this week looking to secure their third win of the season.
The Bears are 2-1 this season after winning 41-13 on Saturday over the Davidson Wildcats and are looking for their second straight victory.
North Greenville enters the game 1-2 and picked up its first win Saturday with a 30-point victory over Edward Waters.
This is the first home game of the season for North Greenville, which suffered back-to-back losses at Mars Hill and Charleston Southern.
The game Saturday between L-R and North Greenville is the second in the series featuring the two teams. The Bears won 32-16 at home last season in the inaugural meeting.
Lenoir-Rhyne is Division II's best-running team with 366.0 yards per game, and it ranks first in the South Atlantic Conference in scoring 39 points per game. It also leads the league with eight interceptions.
Two players — quarterback Major Herron and fullback Le'Quan McCorkle — scored three touchdowns in a game this season.
L-R's defense accumulated 13 sacks in 2010.
The Bears rushed for at least 247 yards in each of the past five games dating back to the last two games of the 2009 season.
The Bears have the top three players in the South Atlantic Conference in yards per carry. The players are running back Gaston Miller (18.7 yards per carry), running back James Pone (10.1 yards) and running back Jasper Thomas (9.7 yards).
The Bears spend the next two weeks on the road.