University of Charleston football bounces back with win

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Quarterback's Maurice Leak and John Knox each threw for touchdowns as the Golden Eagles defeated West Liberty 26-9 in West Liberty's first ever night game. 

The Golden Eagles got out to a 7-0 lead on a touchdown pass from Leak to Davon Henry. UC lead at halftime 7-6. In the third quarter, UC responded with 12 more points as they went on to get the win. 

As a team, UC outrushed West Liberty 229-58. Leighton Settle chipped in for 105 of those yards on just 12 carries.

The Golden Eagles are now 5-4 overall and 5-2 in conference. Next up for UC is Fairmont State on November 9th. Kick-off is at 1 p.m.


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