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UPDATED: Mountaineers to play Villanova in National Quarters PDF Print
Written by Mike Kelly   
Sunday, 05 December 2010 09:46

The Mountaineers, who dismantled Western Illinois 42-14 in  the second round of the Football Championship Series Division I Playoffs on Saturday at Kidd Brewer Stadium, will now play  Villanova this weekend in the national quarterfinals.


Villanova (8-4), which defeated Montana to win the national championship last season, advanced by defeating Stephen F. Austin 54-24 on the road Saturday. The Wildcats wiped out a 21-7 deficit in that game. Quarterback chris Whitney threw four touchdown passes in the win. A time and date for the ASU-Villanova game will be announced on Sunday afternoon.
In other games, Eric Breitenstein turned in a strong effort on Saturday at Wofford College defeated Jacksonville State 17-14 in the second-round of the Football Championship Series Division I Playoffs.
Breitenstein, a first-team All-Southern Conference selection, had 28 carries for 178 yards and two touchdowns. The Terriers (10-2) will play Georgia Southern (9-4) in the national quarterfinals on Saturday. Georgia Southern defeated William & Mary, 31-15.


FCS Scoreboard

ASU 42, Western Illinois 14
Delaware 42, Lehigh 20
Villanova 54, Stephen F. Austin 24
Georgia Southern 31, William & Mary 15
New Hampshire 45, Bethune-Cookman 20
Eastern Washington 37, SE Missouri State 17
North Dakota State 42, Montana State 17
Wofford 17, Jacksonville State 14



FCS Playoff Quarterfinals

Villanova (8-4) at Appalachian State

North Dakota State (9-4) at Eastern Washington (10-2)

New Hampshire (8-4) at Delaware (10-2)

Georgia Southern (8-4) at Wofford (10-2)



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