Life wrapped up its second consecutive undefeated Mid-South season after getting past Davenport 20-13.
Life’s visit to Davenport isn’t your typical match between teams at the opposite ends of the conference standings.
Weeks after a slow start prevented Lindenwood from upsetting the Running Eagles, the Lions kept pace with Life from the opening whistle, only to fall, 18-15.
The weekly Mid-South showdown heads to St. Charles, Mo., this weekend where Lindenwood gets a second crack at Life.
The victory didn’t come easy for the Lions, as they had to dig themselves out of a 10-0 deficit in the first half, and were down 16-10 with just 20 minutes left to play.
A crucial Mid-South match awaits Davenport and Lindenwood, while Life will host Arkansas State in the second annual Huckaby Cup.
There are two Mid-South matches in the books and both have been narrow wins for Life after the Running Eagles dodged an upset by Lindenwood, 25-21.
No team in the conference played Life tighter last season than the Lions. In its two matches, Lindenwood only lost by a combined eight points.
Life will have its work cut out for itself if the 2013 National Champions are to go a perfect 4-0 during this spring’s Mid-South schedule.
The Mid-South is expected to be as heated as ever seeing as the three squads were Playoff teams in 2014, and currently sit in the top five of D1A Top 20.