Advertisements
Latest News

Bowl preview: Eastern Michigan @ Old Dominion

On December 23, 2016 at 1:06 am EST

Follow The Capital Sports Report on WordPress.com

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

On Friday afternoon, the Eastern Michigan Eagles faces the Old Dominion Monarchs in the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl. The game will be on ESPN at 1 pm EST.

The Eagles are 7-5, while the Monarchs are 9-3. The game will be played at Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas.

This will be the first neutral site game of the 2016 season for both teams. Eastern Michigan is 4-2 on the road, while Old Dominion is 3-3.

The Eagles are appearing in their second bowl game in school history. They defeated the San José State Spartans in their first bowl game, California Bowl, in 1987.

The Monarchs are appearing in their first bowl game on their third FBS season.

Old Dominion is looking to beat Eastern Michigan for the third time. They are previously 2-0 against the Eagles.

In Sept. 2015, the Monarchs won 38-34. In Sept. 2014, they won 17-3.

Eastern Michigan is on a one-game win streak. They haven’t lost since Nov. 16 when they lost 31-24 to the Northern Illinois Huskies.

Old Dominion is on a five-game win streak. They haven’t lost since Oct. 22 when they lost 59-24 to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers.

Brogan Roback leads the Eagles attack with 2,394 passing yards. He has 16 touchdowns and six interceptions.

Ian Eriksen has 741 rushing yards and nine touchdowns. Sergio Bailey II has 799 receiving yards and six touchdowns.

David Washington leads the Monarchs attack with 2,648 passing yards. He has 28 touchdowns and four interceptions.

Ray Lawry has 1,122 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns. Zach Pascal has 893 receiving yards and eight touchdowns.

Any Corrections?. You can contact Anthony at publisher@thecapitalsportsreport.com.

Follow Anthony: @alcaruso3 on Twitter | Anthony Caruso III on Facebook
Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook

Advertisements

Enter your email address to follow The Capital Sports Report and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 731 other followers

Any Corrections?. You can contact Anthony Caruso III, Publisher at publisher@thecapitalsportsreport.com.

Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook

©2007-2017 The Capital Sports Report. Please honor copyright! Piracy hurts writers, devalues their works, and puts you and your employer at risk of lawsuits. All original materials contained on this website are protected by the United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcasted without the prior written permission.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s