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Saturday, October 5, 2013
LEXINGTON - Guilford held Washington and Lee to a season-low 263 yards of total offense on the way to a 16-7 win on Saturday night at Wilson Field.
The loss snapped a 16-game home winning streak for Generals (2-2, 0-1 ODAC). Nick Lombardo scored the long TD for W&L, which converted just 5 of 13 third-downs and was 1 of 4 on fourth-down plays.
Marshall Hollerith rushed for 133 yards for the Generals.
Guilford (2-2, 1-0) got three field goals from Tyler Hunt.
ODU 21, Liberty 17
NORFOLK - Taylor Heinicke threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to Blair Roberts with 28 seconds remaining as Old Dominion overcame a frustrating night in a victory over Liberty.
Heinicke passed for 450 yards on a 39-of-52 night, but also was intercepted twice in the end zone by Kenny Scott. The Monarchs had scored 50 or more points in their three previous games.
ODU (4-2) trailed after John Lunsford kicked a 52-yard field goal on the final play of the first half, giving the Flames (3-3) a 10-7 lead. ODU lost two fumbles in that half and was also stopped at the Liberty 4.
A TD pass by Josh Woodrum (Cave Spring) made it 17-7 in the third quarter.
JMU 40, Albany 13
HARRISONBURG - Michael Birdsong passed for 249 yards and three TDs as James Madison had no trouble beating Albany (1-5, 0-2 CAA).
JMU (4-2, 1-1) rolled up a 26-3 halftime lead as Birdsong hit on touchdown passes of 41 and 12 yards to Daniel Brown (5 catches, 86 yards). Khalid Abdullah added a 38-yard TD run and Dae'Quan Scott pounded one in from three yards.
Villanova 20, William & Mary 16
VILLANOVA, Pa. - John Robertson's 1-yard touchdown run with 28 seconds remaining in the game led Villanova over William & Mary.
The winning touchdown capped a 13-play, 80-yard drive as time was expiring to give the Wildcats (3-2, 2-0 CAA) a conference victory over the Tribe (3-2, 1-1).
William & Mary held a 10-3 halftime lead on the strength of Michael Graham's 8-yard TD pass to Sean Ballard, and stretched it to 13-3 after John Carpenter's 24-yard field goal to start the third quarter.
Norfolk State 26, Savannah State 24
NORFOLK - Norfolk State blocked a 49-yard field goal attempt with two seconds left to hold on for a win over Savannah State (1-5, 0-2).
Trailing 24-23 with just over five minutes to play, Norfolk State (2-3, 2-0 MEAC) drove down the field and set up what turned out to be the game-winning field goal, a 33-yarder by Cameron Marouf with 1:10 left .
Randolph-Macon 45, Emory & Henry 20
ASHLAND, Va. - Will McGhee had 218 rushing yards and two scores, including a 99-yard TD run, to lead the Yellow Jackets (3-1, 1-0 ODAC) over the Wasps (3-1, 0-1).
Jonathan Turpin (George Wythe) ran for a TD for the Wasps, and QB Kyle Boden threw for 223 yards and a TD.
Hampden-Sydney 39, Catholic 27
HAMPDEN-SYDNEY - Quarterback Nash Nance threw for 294 yards and two TDs, and added three rushing touchdowns to lead the Tigers (3-1, 1-0) past Catholic (3-1, 0-1) in the ODAC opener for both teams.
Brady Macko added 175 yards and a TD for Hampden-Sydney, which had 530 yards of total offense.
Shenandoah 29, Bridgewater 20
WINCHESTER - The Hornets (2-2, 1-0 ODAC) took a 29-7 lead into the fourth quarter, and held on for their first-ever ODAC football win.
Willie Logan threw for 276 yards and ran for two TDs for Bridgewater (3-1, 0-1), which turned the all over four times.
Tim Smith ran for two TDs for the Hornets, and quarterback Justin Neff added two touchdown passes.
Maryville 48, Averett 0
MARYVILLE, Tenn. - Trenton Shuler threw two first-half TD passes for Maryville (4-1, 2-0 USA South).
Maryville limited Averett (1-4, 0-2) to just 82 yards of offense as the Cougars suffered their first shutout since 2011.
Methodist 24, CNU 21
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Max Reber scored on a one-yard run with 1:32 to play as Methodist (3-2, 1-1 USA South) came from behind twice to top the Captains (3-1, 0-1).
CNU's Cameron Barlow returned an interception 26 yards for a TD that gave the Captains a 21-17 lead with 11:41 to play. Marcus Marrast rushed for one TD for CNU, and threw for another.
Virginia Union 32, Livingstone 25
SALISBURY, N.C. - Damon Kelly scored on a one-yard run with 5:54 to play and Virginia Union (1-4) held off Livingstone (2-5) for its first win of the season.
Kelly finished with 95 rushing yards and three TDs for Virginia Union, which was outgained by Livingstone 368-307. Eric Shaw had 97 rushing yards and a TD for VUU.
Virginia St. 14, Shaw 10
DURHAM, N.C. - Justin Thorpe threw for a TD and ran for another as Virginia State (4-1) held off Shaw.
VSU held Shaw (2-3) to 226 total yards. The Bears' only touchdown came as a result of a fumble return.
Bethel 41, Bluefield 25
McKENZIE, Tenn. - Marion Harris rushed for a school record 210 yards and Adrian Pope scored two TDs, but Bluefield (0-5) remained winless since the school's football program was revived prior to the start of last season.
N.N. Apprentice 39, Coppin State 34
NEWPORT NEWS - Jonathan Whelan threw for 230 yards and three TDs to lead the Builders (1-4) to their first win of the season by topping the club program at Coppin State (2-2).
Notre Dame (Ohio) 59, UVa-Wise 35
SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio - The Highland Cavaliers (0-5, 0-3 Mountain East) fell behind 31-0 and fell short in their comeback attempt against the Falcons (3-2, 2-1).
James Long caught 16 passes for 268 yards and four touchdowns for UVa-Wise.
Virginia U.-Lynchburg 37, Edward Waters 20
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Dragons (1-4) got their first win of the season.
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