Eastern Michigan (4-4, 2-3 MAC) came into Scheumann Stadium and put an end to Ball State’s (3-5, 2-2 MAC) Homecoming celebration, defeating the Cardinals 42-20.
Scheumann Stadium seats 22,500 fans. Ball State has seen “The Scheu” fill up to just north of 70 percent (15,873) during Family Weekend. In the Cardinals’ other three home games this year, the average attendance comes out to less than 9,000.
You can catch Charlie Cardinal just about anywhere on Ball State’s campus. You can most notably catch him cheering on his fellow Cardinals at athletic events. But have you ever tried to catch him on foot?
Ball State Football (3-4, 2-1 MAC) found it rough sailing in the first half against Central Michigan (1-6, 0-3 MAC). The Cardinals found their groove in the second half, and a field goal would end up being the decider.
Ball State Football (2-4, 1-1 MAC) hasn’t left the state of Indiana through the first six weeks of the 2018 season. That changes Saturday when the Cardinals travel to Central Michigan (1-5, 0-2 MAC). As the game approaches, here’s a look at five aspects the Cardinals should focus on to better their chances of taking down the Chippewas.