GAME NOTES: LHU football vs. Cheyney
The LHU football team is set to host Cheyney University on Saturday, Oct. 7. The Week 6 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division game is set for a 12 p.m. kickoff.
The Bald Eagles are looking for their first win of the season and sit at 0-5 overall (0-2 PSAC East). Lock Haven is coming off a 37-6 road-loss at Shippensburg. Nick Boumerhi’s two field goals provided the scoring for LHU. On the season, Boumerhi is 4 for 9.
Cheyney is 1-4 overall and 0-2 in PSAC East action. The Wolves won their Week 1 outing vs. Lincoln 56-28.
Lock Haven has won five straight over Cheyney and will look to make it six in a row, and get the offense rolling on Saturday at Hubert Jack Stadium.
-Saturday marks just the second home game of the 2017 season for Lock Haven.
-After an 0-5 start last season, the Bald Eagles won 4 of their final 6 games and finished 4-7 overall (4-3 PSAC East).
-The four wins last season were the most in a single season since 2002.
-The strong second half last season started with a Week 6 win over Cheyney, as LHU will look to repeat itself.
-As team, LHU has seven INTs on the season, which ranks No. 5 in the PSAC.
-DB Isaiah Flamer ranks No. 2 in the PSAC in total tackles (53) and tackles per game (10.6). He’s No. 1 in solo tackles with 35. Flamer ranks 20th in the NCAA (DII) in total tackles and No. 8 in solo tackles.
-LHU head coach Dave Taynor (Urbana, ’99) is in his third season as head coach at LHU (3rd season (6-21 at LHU), 10th overall (43-61).
-Saturday marks the 21st meeting all-time between Lock Haven & Cheyney
-Lock Haven leads the all-time series 19-1
-First meeting: 1953: Lock Haven, W, 13-0
-Last season: Lock Haven, W, 51-12
-Streak: Lock Haven, W, 5
Next Saturday, October 14 (Week 7), Lock Haven heads to Millersville University for a 2 p.m. kickoff.