EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels hoping to build on UT Martin victory

10/24/2017 06:04 PM

The Eastern Kentucky football team picked up a much-needed victory over UT Martin last weekend. EKU scored 21 points in the third quarter on its way to a 31-21 victory. The Colonels coach also rushed for over 200 yards and four touchdowns against UT Martin.

The victory improved the team’s record to 2-5 overall, and provided a shot of confidence heading into this weekend’s game with Murray State.

Colonels coach Mark Elder joined TJ Beisner today to discuss what went well in the win, and what to expect from the Racers this Saturday.

Kickoff at Murray State is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. ET.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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