<span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;"> Midwestern State's Pony Express churned out 470 yards to carry the Mustangs to a 35-17 win over West Georgia in the regular season finale Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.</span>
Midwestern State's Pony Express churned out 470 yards to carry the Mustangs to a 35-17 win over West Georgia in the regular season finale Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
MSU, which ends the regular season at 9-1, awaits NCAA Division II playoff selection Sunday afternoon. The selection broadcasts on NCAA.com beginning at 4 p.m.
Sophomore running back Chauncey Harris bursted for a career-high 232 yards on 16 carries including bookend touchdown runs of 21 and 31 yards. The rushing total was the fourth most in a single game in MSU program history and the most by someone other than Daniel Polk who posted the top three rushing games with 290-, 259- and 244-yard performances.
Harlon Hill candidate Keidrick Jackson posted his seventh 100-yard rushing effort of the season with 104 yards on 17 carries before exiting the game at half time including a 1-yard TD run for his 19th rushing score of the season in the second quarter.
Senior quarterback Brandon Kelsey added to the three-headed attack running for 99 yards on 10 carries with a 46-yard scoring run to open the second quarter.
West Georgia closes the season at 3-7.
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