EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels Hoping to Bounce Back from Loss

10/03/2017 11:24 AM

The EKU football team is hard at work preparing for its next match-up, which takes place Saturday at 6 p.m. ET inside Roy Kidd Stadium.

The Colonels (1-3, 1-1) will host Tennessee St. (3-2, 0-2) in an Ohio Valley Conference battle this weekend.

EKU is coming off a 29-10 loss at Southeast Missouri this past weekend.

Eastern Kentucky head coach Mark Elder joined Andrew Chernoff on Sports Night Tuesday to discuss Saturday’s loss to Southeast Missouri and to preview his team’s upcoming game against Tennessee St.

EKU leads the all-time series over Tennessee St. 23-6, although the Tigers won last year’s meeting 35-28.

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. 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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