SIU Loses Heartbreaker to Eastern Illinois


By WSIL Sports

CARBONDALE-- SIU football forced overtime with Eastern Illinois on a blocked field goal at the end of regulation. The Salukis traded touchdowns with the Panthers in the first extra period, but in the second, EIU scored the game winning field goal 40-37. Salukis fall to (0-2) on the season.

SIU tight end MyCole Pruitt broke the all-time school record for receptions by a tight end, with eight catches for 98 yards and two touchdowns in the loss.
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