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UW-La Crosse wins 85th Match-Up With Eau Claire

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UWL  is hosting UWEC at Roger Harring stadium. The Eagles came out firing and did not let up. 

First quarter, Blugolds trying to move down the field, and Brandon Mckandes doing what he does best. He sacks DenHartog inside the ten yard line. He leads the league in total sacks now at 6....

Now the Blugolds are punting, and the kick is blocked, Cole Spieker gets the touchdown.First touchdown comes from the UWL special teams, and the Eagles are up 7-0. 

Now the Eagles are at the 30 yard line, and Yaeggi looks deep to Holcomb, and he makes the catch for the touchdown. Holcomb's 8th touchdown of the season.

The Eagles taking over the game in the first quarter. Luke Winnen gets the interception and takes it to the house for a pick six. Eagles are now up 21-0. 

Second quarter,.Yaeggi sees Spieker wide open, and he gets into the end zone for the Eagles fourth touchdown. Now 31-0. 

Eau Claire then gets on the board as Scott Proctor gets through the pile for the touchdown, it's 31-7 heading into the second half. 

Now 38-7 in the fourth quarter, Eau Claire at the 31 yard line, and Scott Proctor finds the gap and goes the distance. Eau Claire trailing this game 38-14.

The Eagles dominating first half gives them the win over the Blugolds 45-14. 

 "5-0, I just told the team that this is exactly where we thought we were going to be," Head Coach Mike Schmidt said. "We haven't done anything that has surprised us. We haven't done anything that has surprised that team in the locker room there. This is right where we thought we were going to be. I told my boss that we were going to be playing at 5-0 this week and now all focus is on Whitewater this Friday night." 

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