SVSU hopes to change luck against Hillsdale |

KOCHVILLE TOWNSHIP, MI — With just three games left on the schedule, Saginaw Valley State University will try to close strong, beginning with Saturday’s home game against Hillsdale.

Kickoff is 7 p.m. at SVSU, which is just 1-7 this season. Hillsdale, however, is just 2-6.

Hillsdale, however, has found recent success against the Cardinals, winning four of the last five matchups.

After the Hillsdale game, the Cardinals finish with a home game Saturday, Nov. 7 against Ohio Dominican before the season finale at Grand Valley State at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14.

SVSU-Hillsdale By the Numbers

482: Former Saginaw Nouvel star Bennett Lewis shares running back duties for Hillsdale. Lewis, a sophomore, has carried the ball 94 times for 482 yards.

18: Hillsdale owns the series lead, 18-17, but one of the wins was by forfeit in 2005, a game SVSU won on the field, 24-3.

5: SVSU punter Andrew Courtemanche has been a bright spot for the Cardinals, averaging 40.5 yards per punt. Courtemanche has had five punts of more than 50 yards.

3: SVSU’s three leaders in passing (Brad Odeman Jr.), rushing (Drew Herrell) and receptions (Max Corcoran) are transfers. Odeman came from San Diego State, Herrell from Edinboro and Corcoran from Ohio University.

3: Hillsdale has started quarterback Chance Stewart the last three games. Stewart is a transfer from Western Michigan.

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