Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Games to watch for 2013 - Lycoming Vs Widener

WOLnews File Photo - Tanner Troutman zeroing in on the tackle
Lycoming at Widener, 1 p.m., Sept. 28: Widener overcame seven turnovers to edge Lycoming, 28-23, last season. That slim margin was the difference between a MAC conference crown and NCAA playoff berth for the two teams. These two squads enter 2013 as two of the favorites in the conference race, so this matchup should again be critical. Lycoming was the favorite in the conference preseason poll, but Widener has won the last two meetings and draws the home-field advantage this time around.

Delaware Valley at Lycoming, 1 p.m., Oct. 5: Though Lycoming's matchup against Widener just one week prior will be crucial, so too will this one against Delaware Valley. The Aggies had their string of four straight conference titles snapped last season, but figure to again be in the mix in 2013. In fact, the MAC could once again end up being a three-team race.

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