Scores

Final

Citadel 44

(5-6, 4-3 Southern)

Elon 7

(5-6, 2-5 Southern)

5:00 PM ET, November 18, 2006

Rhodes Stadium, ELON, NC

1 2 3 4 T
CIT 9 14 14 744
ELON 0 0 0 77

Top Performers

Passing: D. Lawson (CIT) - 223 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: N. Goodrum (CIT) - 6 CAR, 22 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: T. Hudgins (ELON) - 14 REC, 159 YDS, 1 TD

The Citadel 44, Elon 7

ELON, N.C. (AP) -- Andre Roberts caught an 80-yard touchdown pass from Duran Lawson to highlight a 44-7 victory for The Citadel over Elon on Saturday.

Lawson went 14-for-18, passing for 223 yards and two touchdowns and recording 71 rushing yards. His pass to Roberts, as well as a 7-yard TD pass to Derek Moore in the second quarter, helped put the Bulldogs ahead of Elon 23-0 at halftime.

Nuru Goodrum ran for three short Bulldog touchdowns, including two in the third quarter that made the score 37-0.

Terrell Hudgins answered for Elon by catching a 14-yard TD pass from Wes Pope with 14:02 left in the fourth quarter, but The Citadel sealed its win on a 5-yard TD run by Montrell Lee.

Tory Cooper ran 109 yards for the Bulldogs and Roberts tallied 123 receiving yards.

Pope passed for 279 yards for the Phoenix, but threw two interceptions and was sacked four times by the Bulldog defense. Hudgins caught for 159 yards and receiver Michael Mayers had 107 for Elon.

The Bulldogs' James Wilson intercepted one of Pope's passes, returning it for 49 yards.

Corey Weaver had 11 tackles and Chad Nkang added nine for the Phoenix defense.

The Citadel recorded 450 total offensive yards to Elon's 326.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CIT
ELON
1st Downs2217
Total Yards450326
Passing223279
Rushing22747
Penalties5-305-30
3rd Down Conversions8-125-17
4th Down Conversions0-02-5
Turnovers02
Possession30:3429:26

Passing Leaders

CitadelC/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
Lawson14/1822312.420-
ElonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
Pope28/502795.612-

Rushing Leaders

CitadelCARYDSAVGTDLG
Cooper151097.3024
Lawson12715.9014
ElonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Clegg3279.0015
Mayers492.305

Receiving Leaders

CitadelRECYDSAVGTDLG
Roberts412330.8180
Tyler4225.5014
ElonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hudgins1415911.4138
Mayers1010710.7021

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCITELON
FG10:52BLAKE VANDIVER 23 YD FG
Drive info: 10 plays, 54 yards.
30
TD0:00NURU GOODRUM 10 YD RUN (MISSED KICK)
Drive info: 5 plays, 31 yards.
90
SECOND QUARTERCITELON
TD12:01ANDRE ROBERTS 80 YD PASS FROM DURAN LAWSON (BLAKE VANDIVER KICK)
Drive info: 1 plays, 80 yards.
160
TD5:25DEREK MOORE 7 YD PASS FROM DURAN LAWSON (BLAKE VANDIVER KICK)
Drive info: 9 plays, 57 yards.
230
THIRD QUARTERCITELON
TD7:57NURU GOODRUM 1 YD RUN (BLAKE VANDIVER KICK)
Drive info: 6 plays, 41 yards.
300
TD2:31NURU GOODRUM 1 YD RUN (BLAKE VANDIVER KICK)
Drive info: 6 plays, 82 yards.
370
FOURTH QUARTERCITELON
TD14:02TERRELL HUDGINS 14 YD PASS FROM WES POPE (ANDREW WILCOX KICK)
Drive info: 7 plays, 83 yards.
377
TD7:36MONTRELL LEE 5 YD RUN (BLAKE VANDIVER KICK)
Drive info: 12 plays, 85 yards.
447