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Cardinals welcome Emory & Henry for Homecoming showdown

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WASHINGTON - After picking up an exciting road win last weekend at Apprentice School, CUA returns home on Saturday to face Emory & Henry on Homecoming.  The Cardinals are seeking their first ODAC win of the year, while Emory & Henry will look to snap a tough two-game losing streak with the losses by a combined five points. 

CUA received a 40-yard interception return for a touchdown by James Fucillo with two minutes remaining to down Apprentice School last week, while the Wasps scored a touchdown as time expired, but could not convert the two-point conversion and ultimately fell 38-36 vs. Hampden-Sydney.

This weekend marks the 15th meeting all-time between CUA and Emory & Henry with the series knotted at seven wins apiece.  The Wasps won five straight between 2002 and 2006, but CUA has since won three of four, including last year's matchup in Virginia.

CUA held the ball for 30:23 last weekend in Virginia. It was the Cardinals second highest time of possession all season, behind the Carnegie Mellon contest (31:13).

CUA freshman kicker Brian Gongaware has done a terrific job all year for the Cardinals, going a perfect 7 of 7 on field goals and 21 of 22 on extra points. Gongaware is the lone kicker in the ODAC to have not missed a field goal this season.

Fucillo had a strong all-around day last weekend in Virginia, totaling eight tackles, including five solo, to go along with one tackle for loss and a game-clinching interception that he returned 40 yards to pay dirt with 2:07 to play.

CUA's defense registered a season-high 10.0 tackles for loss last week vs. Apprentice School.  Leading the way for the Cardinals was Vinny Cortese (2.5), Rob Schaetzl (2.0) and Aaron Cornwell (2.0).

For more information on the Cardinals – Wasps showdown, check out this week's CUA game notes.

Saturday's game will get underway beginning at 1 p.m. from inside Cardinal Stadium.  There will be live video and stats of the contest.

Nov. 18: All times Eastern
Final
Husson 23, at Springfield 21
Video Video Box Score Recap Photos
Final
at Berry 34, Huntingdon 20
Video Video Box Score Recap Photos
Final
at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Brockport 66, Plymouth State 0
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Mount Union 21, Washington and Lee 0
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at Wesley 45, RPI 27
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Case Western Reserve 28, at Illinois Wesleyan 0
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
Video Box Score Recap Photos
Final
at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
Video Video Box Score Recap Photos Photos
Final - OT
at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
Video Preview Box Score Live stats Photos
Final
at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
Box Score Photos
Nov. 25: All times Eastern
12:00 PM
Wesley at Brockport
12:00 PM
Case Western Reserve at Mount Union
Video Live stats Audio Tickets
12:00 PM
Frostburg State at Washington and Jefferson
Video Live stats Audio
12:00 PM
Husson at Delaware Valley
Live stats
1:00 PM
Berry at St. Thomas
Video Live stats Audio Audio
1:00 PM
North Central (Ill.) at UW-Oshkosh
Video Live stats Audio
1:00 PM
Linfield at Mary Hardin-Baylor
1:00 PM
Trine at Wartburg
Nov. 17: All times Eastern
Final
Merchant Marine 35, at Buffalo State 20
@ Newark, Del.
Video Box Score Photos
Nov. 18: All times Eastern
Final
Muhlenberg 32, at Carnegie Mellon 6
@ Newark, Del.
Video Box Score
Final
at Franklin and Marshall 21, Widener 7
Video Box Score
Final
Susquehanna 28, at Albright 9
Video Box Score
Final
at Berry 34, Huntingdon 20
Video Video Box Score Recap Photos
Final
at Brockport 66, Plymouth State 0
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Mount Union 21, Washington and Lee 0
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
Video Box Score Photos
Final
at Wesley 45, RPI 27
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
Video Box Score Recap
Final
Husson 23, at Springfield 21
Video Video Box Score Recap Photos
Final
at Framingham State 48, Curry 14
Video Box Score
Final
Cortland 35, at Union 28
Box Score Recap
Final
Case Western Reserve 28, at Illinois Wesleyan 0
Video Box Score Recap
Final - OT
at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
Video Preview Box Score Live stats Photos
Final
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
Video Box Score Recap Photos
Final
at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
Video Video Box Score Recap Photos Photos
Final
at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
Box Score Photos
Final
at Ithaca 27, Salisbury 17
@ Newark, Del.
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at WPI 17, SUNY-Maritime 3
Box Score Recap
Nov. 19: All times Eastern
Final
at Alfred 29, Stevenson 16
@ University of Delaware
Video Box Score Recap