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Furman To Entertain Western Carolina Saturday In SoCon Football Action

Furman To Entertain Western Carolina Saturday In SoCon Football Action

Furman vs. Western Carolina Game Notes & Stats (PDF)

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The Furman Paladins return home this Saturday to take on the Western Carolina Catamounts in a Southern Conference clash at Paladin Stadium. Kickoff for the CSS televised game is set for 12:30 p.m.

Furman (4-4, 2-3 SoCon) heads into Saturday's clash having dropped two straight, including a 37-26 verdict to No. 1-ranked Appalachian State last Saturday in Boone. Two weeks ago Furman held a 28-10 fourth quarter lead over Chattanooga before falling, 36-28.

Western Carolina (2-6, 1-4 SoCon) was idle last Saturday. The Catamounts fell at home to Appalachian State, 37-14, two weeks ago, and have lost three straight. 

The Paladins hold a 25-10-2 series advantage over the Catamounts and have won 11 of the last 12 meetings, including the last four. Last year Furman claimed a 33-14 verdict in Cullowhee. In Greenville the Paladins have won seven straight over Western Carolina. 

In addition to television, the Furman-Western Carolina game will be broadcast over Furman Sports Network Greenville flagship station WOLT-FM 103.3 and also available over Upstate affiliate WGOG-FM 96.3 and via stadium transmitter.

Livestats of Saturday's contest are free through www.furmanpaladins.com. Fans can also follow live updates through www.twitter.com/FurmanPaladins.