Recap - Miners Defeat Southern Methodist 28-14
|Recap - Miners Defeat Southern Methodist 28-14|
The Miners grabbed a Week 10 victory over the Mustangs on Saturday, winning 28-14 at Sun Bowl.
The Miners were a 6.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 55.5.
Trevor Vittatoe completed 17 of 28 pass attempts for 183 yards for the Miners in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Zach Line rushed for 54 yards for Southern Methodist, while Chris Butler added 44 yards. Kyle Padron threw for 255 yards for the Mustangs, while receivers Aldrick Robinson and Bradley Haynes had 131 and 43 yards respectively.
Texas El Paso was outgained by Southern Methodist 359-319 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-21 by the Miners.
The time of possession battle favored Southern Methodist as their offense was on the field for 30:31, longer than the 29:29 of their opponents.
Next game, Texas El Paso takes its act on the road to face Arkansas looking for another win. For Southern Methodist, they head home to face Marshall.