Mountaineers get chewed up by Bulldogs, lose in overtime

Freshman running back Marcus Cox sprints down the field during Saturday’s game against The Citadel. The Mountaineers fell to bulldogs 31-28 in overtime. Photo courtesy of Keith Cline
For the 10th time in program history, Appalachian State football went to overtime.

However, the Mountaineers lost in a close battle to The Citadel, 31-28.

The Mountaineers (1-4, 1-1 SoCon) have now lost three straight three-point-or-less games. The only previous time this has happened was in 1952 when the team lost 14-12 at Lenoir-Rhyne, 3-0 to Catawba and 22-19 to East Carolina, according to appstatesports.com.

The game came down to the final minutes of both regulation and overtime.

 

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