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Battle of Highway 55 Friday night at Campbellsville

By Brady Budke

Bragging rights are on the line Friday night, as the No. 3 Lindsey Wilson football team travels north to Campbellsville University for the Battle of Highway 55 at Finley Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 6 p.m. CT. There will be no visiting fans allowed to attend this game, but live video, live stats, and live audio will be available.

The Blue Raiders have won four straight in the series dating back to 2016. Last season, LWC took down the Tigers by a score of 40-24 at Blue Raider Stadium.

Campbellsville (1-4, 1-4 Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division) has dropped three straight games entering play tomorrow. The Tigers are averaging just 13.6 points per game on offense while allowing opponents to score 33.2 per game in return. CU leans on the passing attack offensively, averaging 213.8 yards per game through the air while the ground game adds just 60.8 yards per game. On defense, Campbellsville is giving up 441.4 total yards per contest, the worst mark in the Bluegrass Division.

As for Lindsey Wilson (5-0, 5-0 MSC Bluegrass Division), the team will field the third-best scoring offense in the NAIA, averaging 47.4 points per game. Quarterback Cameron Dukes has thrown for 1,189 yards through the air (237.8 per game) while tossing 16 touchdowns and just three interceptions. Defensively, the Blue Raiders have held opponents to just 13.2 points per game. The team is only allowing 79.6 yards per game on the ground, which is the lowest mark in the Bluegrass Division.

This story was posted on 2021-04-01 07:20:44
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