Get Rocked: Satterfield gets first home victory at The Rock, Mountaineers beat Eagles

Freshman running back Marcus Cox rushes to the end zone during the Black Saturday game against Georgia Southern. The Mountaineers flew past the Eagles for a 38-14 victory at home. Photo by Aneisy Cardo  |  The Appalachian
Both the offense and defense were firing on all cylinders this past Saturday at The Rock as the Mountaineer football team defeated rival Georgia Southern 38-14, ending a four-game losing streak.

The defense allowed a season-low 14 points against a Georgia Southern (4-3, 2-3 SoCon) offense that led the SoCon in many statistical categories, including points per game, rushing offense and passing efficiency. The 38 points was also a season-high for App State.

“There was something about our kids today,” said head coach Scott Satterfield, who recorded his first victory at Kidd Brewer Stadium. “Our defense played well and got turnovers. Offensively Kam [Bryant] played well, and the receivers made big plays. Overall, it was a great team win.”

 

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