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Florida Atlantic players high-five fans as they make their way on to the field at the start of their game against the Buffalo Bulls on Sept. 19. The Owls earned their first win of the season this Saturday, beating the Charlotte 49ers 17-7. Brandon Harrington| Photo Editor

Football: Owls defense shines in 17-7 win against Charlotte

September 27, 2015

A rainstorm didn’t make it easy for Florida Atlantic to hold onto the football Saturday night, as the team began conference play against the Charlotte 49ers in Charlotte, North Carolina. With help from its defense, the Owls beat Charlotte 17-7, securing their first win of the season.