Career day from Cox still not enough to lift Mountaineers over Chattanooga in close game

Freshman outside linebacker Kennan Gilchrist attempts to stop Chattanooga quarterback Jacob Heusman from scoring a touchdown. The Mountaineers fell to the Mocs 25-28 at home, making this the Mocs first win in Mountaineer territory since 1983. Photo by Justin Perry  |  The Appalachian
The Mountaineers’ streak of 18-straight home wins in the month of November was snapped by Chattanooga, who kept the game close until the fourth quarter when they surged ahead and held on to win 35-28 over the Mountaineers at Kidd Brewer Stadium on Saturday.

Freshman running back Marcus Cox rushed for a career-high three touchdowns and had a 100-yard rushing game for the third-straight week, but it wasn’t enough to slow down the Mocs, who moved into first place in the SoCon standings with the win.


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