Murray St. 36, E. Illinois 27
Casey Brockman threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Hannibal
Beauford and Kevin Robinson forced a fumble to preserve Murray
State’s 36-27 come-from-behind win over Eastern Illinois on
With the Racers (4-3, 2-2 Ohio Valley Conference) trailing
27-24, Brockman orchestrated a six-play, 75-yard drive capped by
his toss to Beauford with 1:28 left.
On the Panthers’ ensuing drive Robinson forced a fumble from
Jimmy Garoppolo at the Eastern Illinois 20.
Mike Harris added a 24-yard TD run with 1 second left as the
Racers were running out the clock. Harris finished with 133 yards
and four touchdowns on 30 carries.
Murray State kicker Kienan Cullen became the school’s all-time
leader in field goals on a 39-yarder with 3 seconds left in the
first half. He now has 50 field goals as a Racer.
Chris Wright had two touchdowns and 130 yards on five catches
for the Panthers (1-5, 0-4).