Wofford survives against W. Carolina 21-17.

Michael Weimer rushed for 132 yards and Wofford got a late
goal-line stand to hold off Western Carolina for a 21-17 win
Saturday.

Tony Mitchell ran for one score and passed for another to give
Western Carolina (1-7, 0-4 Southern) the 17-7 halftime lead.

Wofford (5-2, 4-0) responded when Weimer ripped off an 83-yard
run to open the second half. Octavius Harden ran for a 16 yard
score to give the Terriers the 21-17 lead.

Mitchell drove Western Carolina 86 yards late in the fourth, but
Wofford stopped the Mitchell’s fourth-and-2 run, injuring him in
the process.

After a three-and-out, Western Carolina got the ball back on its
own 38 with 33.2 seconds. Backup quarterback Eddie Sullivan
completed two passes to get down to the Wofford 5. Wofford’s
defense once again rose to the occasion, forcing two
incompletions.

The loss extended Western Carolina’s conference losing streak to
26 games.