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Sunday, October 13, 2013
LEXINGTON - Marshall Hollerith scored the go-ahead touchdown from two yards out with under four minutes to play to lift Washington & Lee over Emory & Henry 21-17 on Saturday.
Moody Heard picked off a Kyle Boden pass at the W&L 24-yard line to preserve the win.
Hollerith ran for 110 yards, Luke Terna ran for 169 and Nick Lombardo added 140 as the Generals (3-2, 1-1 ODAC) racked up 441 yards rushing.
Emory & Henry (3-2, 0-2) took the lead on a 1-yard run by Joe Vaughn, but Terna broke a 73-yard run for a TD for W&L.
Lucas Kirby hauled in a 7-yard pass from Boden to give the Wasps a 14-6 halftime lead.
Lombardo pulled the Generals within two with an 8-yard TD run, but a 2-point conversion effort failed.
Matt Underhill's 25-yard field goal gave W&L a 15-14 edge late in the third.
Austin Breed's 26-yard field goal put the Wasps up 17-15 before Hollerith put W&L ahead for good.
Southern Virginia 35, Warner 20
BUENA VISTA - The Knights scored 35 straight points, including 22 in the second quarter, to beat Warner.
Andy Jones completed 10 of 20 passes for 194 yards and a 53-yard touchdown to Dee Sanford to lead Southern Virginia (3-2).
Nate Caldwell and Tod Workman each added a 4-yard touchdown on the ground and Davis Cragun made four field goals.
Warner (0-7) scored all 20 points in the fourth quarter.
James Madison 38, Richmond 31
HARRISONBURG - Michael Birdsong threw for 262 yards and two touchdowns as James Madison held on to beat Richmond.
Leading 7-6 at halftime, JMU (5-2, 2-1 CAA) broke the game open in the third quarter with three touchdowns, beginning with a 100-yard kickoff return by Dejor Simmons.
A 9-yard touchdown run by Quinton Hunter and a 16-yard touchdown pass from Birdsong to Deane Cheatham then extended the Dukes' lead to 28-9.
Birdsong added a 39-yard touchdown pass in the fourth to put JMU up 38-16.
Richmond (2-4, 0-2) rallied with touchdowns on its next two possessions, scoring on a 15-yard run by Jacobi Green and a 7-yard pass from Michael Strauss to Ben Edwards.
The Spiders attempted an onside kick after cutting the lead to 38-31 on a field goal with 1:32 left, but JMU recovered.
Strauss threw for 423 yards and two touchdowns.
William & Mary 27, Penn 14
WILLIAMSBURG, Pa. - Mikal Abdul-Saboor rushed for a game-high 100 yards and three touchdowns as William & Mary defeated Penn in a nonconference game.
The Tribe (4-2) cruised to a 21-0 lead before Penn (2-2) launched a rally in the fourth quarter, scoring quickly on a pair of Billy Ragone TD passes to Ryan O'Malley and pulling to within a touchdown with nearly eight minutes to play.
W&M then launched a grinder of a drive, covering 75 yards with 12 rushes by Abdul-Saboor and Jarrell Cooper that ate nearly six of the final eight minutes. Abdul-Saboor - who rushed seven times on the drive - scored from the 1. He finished with 23 carries.
Ragone was sacked deep in his own territory on Penn's game-opening drive, fumbling the ball at the 12. Abdul-Saboor pounded for five carries to score and put William & Mary up 7-0.
Hampden-Sydney 28, Bridgewater 7
HAMPDEN-SYDNEY -Sidney Henry returned the opening kickoff 90 yards for a TD to set the tone for the Tigers' win over the Eagles.
Holton Walker turned in his sixth-consecutive 100-yard game with eight catches for 112 yards and a TD for Hampden-Sydney (4-1, 2-0 ODAC). Brady Macko and Nash Nance added a rushing TD each for the Tigers.
Jeffrey Moore scored on a 5-yard pass from Willie Logan for Bridgewater (3-2, 0-2).
Randolph-Macon 34, Catholic 10
WASHINGTON, D.C. - After allowing an opening-drive touchdown to the Cardinals (3-2, 0-2 ODAC), the Yellow Jackets (4-1, 2-0) rattled off 21 straight points en route to a road win.
Steven Quinn caught a 6-yard TD pass from Zac Naccarato and John Byrd scored on a 1-yard run for Randolph-Macon. Marcus Mitchell recovered a fumbled punt to put the Yellow Jackets up 21-7.
Byrd and Jesse Knepp had a rushing TD each in the second half to widen the gap.
Guilford 56, Shenandoah 29
GREENSBORO, N.C. -Matt Pawlowski threw for 360 yards and six touchdowns as the Quakers (3-2, 2-0 ODAC) rolled to a win over Shenandoah (2-3, 1-1), which turned the ball over five times.
Methodist 41, Averett 33
DANVILLE - The Cougars' fourth-quarter comeback attempt fell short as the Monarchs pounded out 412 yards and four rushing TDs.
Methodist (4-2, 2-1 USA South) jumped out to a 20-3 lead in the first quarter and held a 34-16 advantage going into the fourth quarter. Averett (1-5, 0-3) scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter, but couldn't finish the comeback.
Averett QB Cinco Simmons threw for 305 yards and two touchdowns in the loss.
Christopher Newport 20, N.C. Wesleyan 8
NEWPORT NEWS - Paul Dukes ran for 213 yards and a touchdown to help lead the Captains (4-1, 1-1 USA South) by the Bishops (1-5, 1-2).
Dukes scored the opening touchdown of the game, a 33-yard run in the first quarter. N.C. Wesleyan got on the board with a safety early in the second quarter, but a 12-yard run by Storm Parker put Christopher Newport up 14-2 at the half. Mason Struder made a pair of field goals in the second half for the Captains
Virginia Union 28, Lincoln (Pa.) 21
LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa. - Kenneth Graham's 6-yard TD run early in the fourth quarter proved to be the difference as the Panthers edged the Lions.
Virginia Union (2-4, 2-1 CIAA) outrushed Lincoln (1-5, 0-3) by a 359-40 yard margin, while Akeem Jordan caught a pair of TD passes for Lincoln.
Virginia State 51, Elizabeth City 28
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. - Jordan Anderson's 214 yards and five touchdowns rushing paved the way for the Trojans to a win over the Vikings.
Virginia State (5-1, 3-0 CIAA) also returned two interceptions for a touchdown and led 27-7 at the half over Elizabeth City State (1-5,1-2). Anderson's long run of the day was a 91-yard TD in the first quarter and he finished with 34 carries.
Shepherd 42, UVa-Wise 17
WISE - Shepherd, ranked 12th in the AFCA coaches poll, recorded a safety and returned two interceptions for touchdowns. The visitors also had an 80-yard punt return for a touchdown.
Shepherd (6-0, 5-0 MEC) held UVa-Wise (0-6, 0-4) to -35 rushing yards and picked off four passes.
Belhaven 40, Bluefield 21
BLUEFIELD, W.Va. - Belhaven (2-4) ran for 232 yards and took advantage of five Bluefield (0-6) turnovers in a non-divisonal Mid-South Conference game.
Wesley 40, Virginia-Lynchburg 0
DOVER, Del. - Joe Callahan threw and ran for a TD as the 11th-ranked Wolverines (5-1) shutout the Dragons (1-5).
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