BOONE, N.C. (AP) -- Richie Williams completed 31-of-40 attempts
for 405 yards and three touchdowns to lead Appalachian State to a
38-17 win over Wofford on Saturday.
The Mountaineers (5-3, 3-1 Southern Conference) defeated the
Terriers (5-2, 3-2) for the first time since the 2001 season.
DaVon Fowlkes had a Mountaineer single-game record 15 receptions
for 202 yards, including a 12-yard touchdown catch. He also added a
19-yard scoring run.
Fowlkes opened the scoring with 11:55 to play in the first
quarter on a 19-yard run, and Alan Atwater spread the lead to 14-0
on a 10-yard run with 7:28 left in the period. Julian Rauch opened
the second quarter with a field goal that made it 17-0 for the
Five minutes into the period, Wofford's Kevious Johnson capped a
12-play, 75-yard scoring drive with a four-yard TD run to put the
Terriers on the board, 17-7. Nick Robinson made it 17-10 with a
32-yard field goal seven minutes later.
But Appalachian State took a 24-10 halftime lead when Williams
hit Zach Johnson on a 3-yard scoring pass with 43 seconds left. The
Mountaineers spread the lead to 38-10 by the early minutes of the
fourth quarter on two Williams passes, of 11 yards to Brandon
Turner and 12 yards to Fowlkes.
Josh Collier capped the scoring with a three-yard TD run for
Wofford with 3:21 remaining.