Mercer beats Reinhardt 40-37
Josh Shutter kicked a 31-yard field goal in the game’s final
seconds to give Mercer a 40-37 win over Reinhardt in a shootout
The Bears’ John Russ set up the game-winning kick with a 46-yard
pass to Jordan Marshall and a 2-yard run to put Mercer within
field-goal range. Shutter nailed it to give Mercer the win with
seven seconds left.
Scoring was back and forth, with Reinhardt amassing 406 total
yards compared with Mercer’s 410.
This was the debut game for Reinhardt and the first time in 72
years that Mercer has fielded a team.