September 3, 2012

Football Preview: Week 2 at Bridgewater

Greensboro (1-0 Overall, 0-0 USA South)
at
Bridgewater (1-0 Overall, 0-0 ODAC)

Saturday, September 8 -- 1:00 p.m.
Bridgewater, VA
Jopson Field Athletic Complex (natural grass)

Greensboro Pride
Head Coach: Bill Young (1-0 overall, 1st season; 1-0 at Greensboro, 1st season)
Formations: Offense: Multiple; Defense: Multiple
Stat Leaders:
Rushing: Eddie West (21 for 107, 0 TD)
Passing: Ryan Throndset (15-28-3 for 254 yds, 2 TD)
Receptions: Antwan Thorpe (6 for 155 yds, 2 TD)
Tackles: Travis Welch and Terry Charles (7 TT)

2012 Schedule/Results
9/1 at Guilford W 14-13
9/8 at Bridgewater (VA) 1 PM 
9/15 APPRENTICE SCHOOL 1 PM
9/29 at Methodist* 1 PM
10/6 MARYVILLE* 1 PM
10/13 AVERETT* (HC) 1 PM
10/20 at NC Wesleyan* 1 PM
10/27 FERRUM* 1 PM
11/3 at Christopher Newport* 7 PM
11/10 LAGRANGE* 1 PM

 Bridgewater Eagles
Head Coach: Michael Clark (116-68-1 overall, 18th season; 116-68-1 at Bridgewater, 18th season)
Formations: Offense: Multiple; Defense: 4-2-5
Stat Leaders:
Rushing:  Jacob Wright (21 for 109 yds, 0 TD)
Passing: Willie Logan (16-24-0, 154 yds, 2 TD)
Receptions: Jacob Wright (3 for 41 yds, 0 TD)
Tackles: Willie Props (9 TT, 1 TFL)

2012 Schedule/Results
9/1 at St. Vincent W 23-7
9/8 GREENSBORO 1 PM
9/22 SHENANDOAH* 1 PM
9/29 at Apprentice School 1 PM
10/6 HAMPDEN-SYDNEY* 1 PM
10/11 at Guilford* 7:30 PM
10/20 WASHINGTON AND LEE* 1 PM
10/27 EMORY & HENRY* 1 PM
11/3 at Randolph-Macon* 1 PM
11/10 at Catholic* 1 PM

The Series
: First Meeting

Last Season's Meeting: Did not play 

Game Notes: The Pride's victory over Guilford was the program's first win since a 22-19 road win at Methodist on November 6, 2010...Bill Young earned his first career win in his head coaching debut...Two-time USA South All-Conference honoree and 2009 Rookie of the Year, Antwan Thorpe, returned in a big way on Saturday with six receptions for 155 yards and two touchdowns...Thorpe earned USA South Offensive Player of the Week honors...For the first time since 2008, Greensboro will play its first two games away from home...Bridgewater forced four turnovers in its season opening win at St. Vincent...The Eagles have now won eight consecutive season openers...Bridgewater posted a 4-1 home record in 2011...The Eagles are 5-2 against USA South competition since 2009...