If losing five straight games isn’t enough, Mercyhurst College (3-6, 1-5) is dealing with a rash of injuries heading into Saturday’s PSAC West finale at Clarion (2-7, 2-4).
Senior linebacker Ian Wild (shoulder) – Missed last week’s 28-21 loss at Slippery Rock. Got hurt against California (Pa.) Won’t play Saturday.
Senior safety Bryant Kimball (neck) – Was injured last week.
Senior defensive end Dan Kruper (foot) – Missed last two games.
Sophomore nose guard Dustin Galich (concussion) – Missed last game.
Sophomore kicker Steven Wakefield (knee) – Hurt in Cal game. He kicked, but didn’t punt at Slippery Rock.
These injuries are the most recent ones. The Lakers lost starting fifth-year senior quarterback Travis Rearick to a season-ending knee injury against Gannon. The Lakers haven’t won a game since.