Scores

Final

Furman 29

(4-2, 1-1 Southern)

Appalachian St 30

(4-2, 2-0 Southern)

3:30 PM ET, October 9, 2004

Kidd Brewer Stadium, BOONE, NC

1 2 3 4 T
FUR 0 7 0 2229
APP 3 0 13 1430

Top Performers

Passing: R. Williams (APP) - 413 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: D. Carter (FUR) - 20 CAR, 94 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: D. Bettis (APP) - 4 REC, 39 YDS, 1 TD

Appalachian St. 30, Furman 29

BOONE, N.C. (AP) -- Richie Williams scored on a 13-yard run with 35 seconds left in the game to lift Appalachian State to a 30-29 win against Furman on Saturday.

Furman (4-2, 1-1 Southern Conference) took the lead less than two minutes earlier on a 52-yard pass from Ingle Martin to Cedrick Gipson to put the Paladins up 29-23.

But the Mountaineers (4-2, 2-0) drove 67 yards on six plays to seal the win on Williams' TD.

Williams completed 40 of 45 passes for 413 yards, two touchdowns, and no interceptions. Alan Atwater scored two touchdowns -- a 9-yard run and a 21-yard pass, both in the third quarter.

Gipson scored two touchdowns for the Paladins, including a 6-yard run early in the fourth quarter. Ingle Martin completed 24 of 36 passes for 303 yards.

Furman out-gained Appalachian State 218-90 on the ground.

The Mountaineers got on the board first with a 22-yard field goal by Julian Rauch with 9:03 left in the first quarter. Furman scored its first points on a 3-yard run by Deric Carter with 10:55 left in the second quarter, ending the half with a 7-3 lead.

Both teams combined for seven touchdowns in the second half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FUR
APP
1st Downs3128
Total Yards521503
Passing303413
Rushing21890
Penalties5-357-47
3rd Down Conversions8-155-12
4th Down Conversions2-22-2
Turnovers42
Possession32:0527:55

Passing Leaders

FurmanC/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
Martin24/343038.911-
Appalachian StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
Williams40/454139.220-

Rushing Leaders

FurmanCARYDSAVGTDLG
Carter20944.7112
Gipson11544.9110
Appalachian StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Atwater15624.1111
Williams13272.1113

Receiving Leaders

FurmanRECYDSAVGTDLG
West810413.0031
Bratton6569.3018
Appalachian StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Fowlkes1414810.6030
Atwater1112111.0121

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERFURAPP
FG9:03JULIAN RAUCH 22 YD FG
Drive info: 10 plays, 45 yards.
03
SECOND QUARTERFURAPP
TD10:55DARIC CARTER 3 YD RUN (SCOTT BECKLER KICK)
Drive info: 14 plays, 81 yards.
73
THIRD QUARTERFURAPP
TD11:15ALAN ATWATER 9 YD RUN (JULIAN RAUCH KICK)
Drive info: 10 plays, 80 yards.
710
TD5:20ALAN ATWATER 21 YD PASS FROM RICHIE WILLIAMS (MISSED KICK)
Drive info: 9 plays, 62 yards.
716
FOURTH QUARTERFURAPP
TD14:56CEDRICK GIPSON 6 YD RUN (SCOTT BECKLER KICK)
Drive info: 9 plays, 71 yards.
1416
TD8:33DANIEL BETTIS 1 YD PASS FROM RICHIE WILLIAMS (JULIAN RAUCH KICK)
Drive info: 10 plays, 59 yards.
1423
TD4:54BRANDON MAYS 4 YD RUN (SCOTT BECKLER KICK)
Drive info: 10 plays, 74 yards.
2123
TD2:03CEDRICK GIPSON 52 YD PASS FROM INGLE MARTIN (BRANDON MAYS 2PT RUSH)
Drive info: 5 plays, 78 yards.
2923
TD0:35RICHIE WILLIAMS 13 YD RUN (JULIAN RAUCH KICK)
Drive info: 6 plays, 67 yards.
2930