Eagles Ready for Battle After Bye Week

Eagles Ready for Battle After Bye Week

Game Notes

By: Jennifer Jones
Director of Sports Information
jonesj@juniata.edu • juniatasports.net

HUNTINGDON, Pa. – The Juniata College football team is coming off its bye week and looking to rebound after dropping its last two games.  The Eagles have had one of the most successful starts to a season in program history and look to jump back on track against Ursinus College this Saturday, Oct. 19 at noon in a Centennial Conference showdown.


This is the 19th meeting of Juniata and the Bears.  The Eagles lead the all-time series 10-8 but have lost three of the last five meetings in Collegeville.  Ursinus owns the series in recent history after Juniata won nine straight between 1947-1978.  Juniata has not won on the road against the Bears since 1977 when they ran away with a 34-0 win.  In their last meeting in Collegeville, Ursinus held the Eagles to just seven points as they went  on to win 21-7.  The two programs have been meeting since 1922.


Ursinus 37 – Juniata 27
Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 • Huntingdon, Pa. • Noon
Homecoming Game


A 13-point fourth quarter was not enough to lift the Juniata College football team to victory during homecoming Saturday afternoon.  The Eagles (1-5, 0-5 Landmark) fell to Landmark Conference rival Ursinus College 37-27.  Ursinus improved to 4-2 with the win, 3-2 in league play.


Juniata produced more offensive yards than the Bears in the game, outrushing them 102-12.  The Eagles ground attack was led by Zach McCaulley (Bellewood, Pa./Bellwood-Antis) who finished with a game-high 51 yards on 13 carries with zero rushes for a loss.


Ward Udinski threw for 330 yards, completing 26 of 38 passes attempted. He accounted for two touchdowns, one in the air and one on the ground, finishing third on the team in rushing yards.


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