Scores

Final

Samford 7

(2-2, 0-2 away)

Appalachian St 20

(1-2, 1-1 home)

3:30 PM ET, September 26, 2009

Kidd Brewer Stadium, Boone, NC

1 2 3 4 T
SAM 0 0 0 77
APP 7 13 0 020

Top Performers

Passing: A. Edwards (APP) - 194 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: C. Evans (SAM) - 22 CAR, 86 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: C. Hillary (APP) - 6 REC, 63 YDS

Appalachian St. 20, Samford 7

Associated Press

BOONE, N.C. -- Armanti Edwards ran for a touchdown and threw for another to lead Appalachian State to a 20-7 victory over Samford on Saturday.

Edwards was 19-for-28 passing for 194 yards and a 13-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Gary that gave the Mountaineers a 17-0 lead with 5:06 left in the second quarter. Edwards' 13-yard scoring run gave Appalachian State (1-2, 1-0 Southern Conference) a 7-0 advantage with 6:47 remaining in the first quarter.

Devon Moore led Appalachian State with 106 yards rushing on 17 carries.

Jason Vitaris kicked field goals of 21 and 44 yards for the Mountaineers, who held Samford (2-2, 0-1) to 86 yards passing -- 4 in the first half -- and just 192 yards of total offense.

Appalachian State's Ed Gainey stopped a drive with an interception on the 2-yard line.

Chris Evans led Samford with 86 yards rushing on 22 carries.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SAM
APP
1st Downs1423
Total Yards192366
Passing86194
Rushing106172
Penalties7-6612-108
3rd Down Conversions7-183-11
4th Down Conversions1-10-1
Turnovers10
Possession30:2529:35

Passing Leaders

SamfordC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Taliaferro12/33862.601
Appalachian StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Edwards19/281946.910

Rushing Leaders

SamfordCARYDSAVGTDLG
Evans22863.9114
Barnett273.506
Appalachian StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Moore171066.2025
Baker6508.3020

Receiving Leaders

SamfordRECYDSAVGTDLG
Lowery3279.0015
Johnson3258.3020
Appalachian StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hillary66310.5022
Cline5428.4018

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSAMAPP
TD06:47Armanti Edwards 13 Yd Run (Jason Vitaris Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERSAMAPP
FG09:50Jason Vitaris 21 Yd 010
TD05:06Jordan Gary 13 Yd Pass From Armanti Edwards (Jason Vitaris Kick) 017
FG00:00Jason Vitaris 44 Yd 020
FOURTH QUARTERSAMAPP
TD06:16Chris Evans 1 Yd Run (Cameron Yaw Kick) 720