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Incarnate Word looks to keep building momentum against ACU

September 29, 2018

Incarnate Word at Abilene Christian When/where: 6 p.m., Wildcart Stadium, Abilene.TV/Radio: ESPN+Records: Incarnate Word (1-2, 1-0), ACU (2-2, 1-1 SLC)IWU update: Ra’Quanne Dickens leads the FCS with 11.17 rush yards per carry. The Seminole, Fla., native is first in the conference and No. 9 in the nation with 469 rushing yards. He ranks No. 1 in the SLC and No. 4 nationally with 156.3 rushing yards per game.ACU update: Abilene Christian is 2-2 overall, and 1-1 in SLC action, after falling at Stephen F. Austin (24-21) on Sept. 22 in Nacogdoches. QB Luke Anthony leads the Wildcats with 1,131 passing yards on 113 completions. He also ranks No. 2 in the SLC and No. 12 in the nation with eight passing touchdowns. The Wildcats lead the conference and rank No. 15 in the FCS with an average of 478.5 yards of total offense per game. McMurry at Texas Lutheran When/Where: 6 p.m. Bulldog StadiumRecords: TLU (2-1, 1-1 ASC), McMurry (1-3, 1-2 ASC)TLU update: TLU has won six of the last 10 meetings against McMurry. The Bulldogs captured a 31-21 road win in Abilene last year, snapping a three-game losing streak for the Bulldogs against McMurry. ... Last week’s game was Kyle Grona’s first game back as the starting quarterback since an injury on the third play from scrimmage on Sept. 8 in TLU’s season-opener against Hendrix (Ark.). Against UMHB, Grona shook off some rust and finished the night 22-for-40 with 193 yards passing, a touchdown, an interception, and 31 yards rushing.McMurry update: McMurry is coming off of its first win of 2018, 35-24 over Sul Ross State last Saturday. Previously, the War Hawks had lost a non-conference game to Trinity in its opener, followed by ASC setbacks to Southwestern and Howard Payne University. Birmingham-Southern at Trinity When/Where: 3 p.m., Alamo StadiumRecords: Trinity (1-2), BSC 2-1)Trinity update: The Trinity football team opened up Southern Athletic Association play with a narrow 10-7 loss to Millsaps (MS) College. Evan McDowell leads Trinity with 251 yards rushing and two TDS. Wyatt Messex has completed 50 percent of his passes for 406 yards and five scores.BSC update: Birmingham-Southern suffered its first loss of the season in a 29-10 decision against Rhodes College. Offensively, Trevor Oakes threw for 185 yards and Cole Marell led the team with 84 receiving yards.

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