The Franklin & Marshall football team (4-4, 3-4 CC) returns to Shadek Stadium to host Moravian (3-5, 3-4 CC) on Senior Day. Saturday at 1:00 p.m.
Franklin & Marshall was defeated by Muhlenberg 28-21 in Saturday afternoon's Centennial Conference game. Aaron Rascoe scored his eleventh touchdown of the season on a one-yard run in the second quarter to place himself tied for the most touchdowns in the CC with 11 this season. Ty Tremba found Gary Lewis twice in the game for two 53-yard passing touchdowns. Tremba ended the day with 320 yards through the air. Read the recap here.
Last season, F&M pushed past Moravian 14-10. Down 10-0 at the half, the Diplomats scored two second-half touchdowns to slip past the Greyhounds. Jermaine Conyers '21 broke off a 17-yard touchdown run with 4:40 left in the third quarter to get F&M on the scoreboard. Moravian forced F&M to punt with six minutes left in the game. The punt was fumbled by the Greyhound's returner and recovered by Nick Rios at the Moravian one yard line. Conyers punched in the go-ahead touchdown to put the Diplomats ahead 14-10. Conyers finished the game with 18 carries for 83 yards. Read the recap here.
Saturday's loss to Muhlenberg was the first game this season that the F&M defense failed to force a turnover. Franklin & Marshall averages 2.5 turnovers per game and ranks second in the nation for interceptions with 19 this fall. Justin Gerhart is tied for most interceptions in the nation with seven this season.
Moravian Team Preview
The Greyhounds enter Saturday's game coming off a 14-3 win over McDaniel. Running back Nate Boyle averages 99.5 rushing yards per game and has seven touchdowns this season. Wide receiver Tim Garlick averages 43.5 receiving yards per game with three touchdowns this fall. Moravian as a team averages 155.6 yards per game through the air. The Greyhounds' defense has allowed 374.5 total yards per game.
F&M Football Diaper Drive
On Saturday, the F&M Football team is conducting a diaper drive. The team is asking fans to bring a donation of a box or two of size 2T-5T Pull-Ups to Shadek Stadium on game day. Thank you for your donation!