Scores

Final

Davidson 27

(1-3, 1-1 Pioneer)

Dayton 45

(4-1, 3-0 Pioneer)

1:00 PM ET, October 2, 2004

1 2 3 4 T
DAV 6 14 0 727
DAY 21 14 3 745

Top Performers

Passing: B. Jones (DAV) - 194 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: S. Verhoff (DAY) - 16 CAR, 64 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Rice (DAV) - 5 REC, 89 YDS, 1 TD

Dayton 45, Davidson 27

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Matt Mong scored two touchdowns and Dayton's offense piled up 500 yards in a 45-27 win over Davidson on Saturday.

Eleven players rushed the ball and eight caught passes for Dayton (3-1), which built a 35-20 lead at the half.

Mong scored on runs of 19 and 1 yards. Doug Jones fell on a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown and Matt Marshall scored on a 24-yard run, Ryan Wrobleski caught a 44-yard touchdown pass from Brandon Staley and Steve Verhoff scored on a 1-yard run.

Beaux Jones ran for one score and passed for two for Davidson (1-3). Jones completed just 10 of 30 passes for 194 yards.

John Leverett led all rushers with 111 yards on 19 carries for Davidson, which trailed almost 2-to-1 in possession time.

Dayton rushed for 340 yards on 64 attempts and Staley and Kevin Hoyng combined to complete 11 of 24 passes for 160 yards.

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