EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels hoping for two-in-a-row in OVC play

10/11/2016 07:48 PM

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels picked up their first Ohio Valley Conference win of the season on Saturday, a 31-16 victory over Southeast Missouri St.

With the win, EKU improves to 2-3 overall this season, 1-1 in OVC play.

The victory was also the first conference win for new EKU head coach Mark Elder.

Elder spoke with cn|2 Sports this week via Skype about what the win means for his team and what his team needs to do in order to prepare for Tennessee St. this Saturday.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News and anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

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