Scores

Final

VMI 16

(1-1, 0-1 away)

James Madison 44

(1-1, 1-0 home)

6:00 PM ET, September 19, 2009

Bridgeforth Stadium, HARRISONBURG, VA

1 2 3 4 T
VMI 0 10 0 616
JMU 7 24 6 744

Top Performers

Passing: D. Dudzik (JMU) - 214 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: J. Thorpe (JMU) - 10 CAR, 53 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: R. McCarter (JMU) - 8 REC, 168 YDS, 2 TD

James Madison 44, VMI 16

Associated Press

HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Mike Caussin had 145 yards receiving and two touchdowns to lead James Madison to a 44-16 win over Virginia Military Institute on Saturday night.

Caussin, who finished with three catches, pulled in a 65-yard pass from Drew Dudzik with 7:14 left in the first quarter for the Dukes (1-1). He also caught a 26-yard touchdown from Dudzik with 4:21 left in the third.

Dudzik was 9 of 13 for 214 yards for James Madison.

Rockeed McCarter caught eight passes for 168 yards, including a 23-yard touchdown catch from Dudzik to give the Dukes a 31-10 lead with 6 seconds left in the second quarter.

Howard Abegash led VMI (1-1) with 15 carries for 79 yards. Kyle Hughes completed 4-of-5 passes for 110 yards for the Keydets.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
VMI
JMU
1st Downs1318
Total Yards288486
Passing110341
Rushing178145
Penalties8-337-60
3rd Down Conversions5-145-13
4th Down Conversions0-12-4
Turnovers20
Possession32:4827:12

Passing Leaders

Virginia Military InstituteC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hughes4/511022.010
James MadisonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Dudzik9/1321416.530

Rushing Leaders

Virginia Military InstituteCARYDSAVGTDLG
Abegesah15795.3017
Maypray17362.1011
James MadisonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Acker10606.0014
Thorpe10535.3119

Receiving Leaders

Virginia Military InstituteRECYDSAVGTDLG
Barnson16767.0067
Talley12222.0022
James MadisonRECYDSAVGTDLG
McCarter816821.0248
Caussin314548.3265

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERVMIJMU
TD07:29Jamal Sullivan 1 Yd Run (Dixon Wright Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERVMIJMU
FG11:39Jeff Sexton 32 Yd 37
FG10:07Dixon Wright 37 Yd 310
TD07:14Mike Caussin 65 Yd Pass From Drew Dudzik (Dixon Wright Kick) 317
TD06:08Michael Rainey-Wiles 4 Yd Run (Jeff Sexton Kick) 1017
TD03:14Rockeed McCarter 14 Yd Pass From Justin Thorpe (Dixon Wright Kick) 1024
TD00:06Rockeed McCarter 23 Yd Pass From Drew Dudzik (Dixon Wright Kick) 1031
THIRD QUARTERVMIJMU
TD04:21Mike Caussin 26 Yd Pass From Drew Dudzik (Two-Point Run Conversion Failed) 1037
FOURTH QUARTERVMIJMU
TD11:49Tim Maypray 13 Yd Pass From Kyle Hughes (Pat Blocked) 1637
TD06:36Justin Thorpe 19 Yd Run (Dixon Wright Kick) 1644