ELON, N.C. -- Scott Riddle passed for 338 yards and a touchdown and Elon beat Georgia Southern 28-14 on Saturday.
Riddle set Southern Conference records with 705 career completions and 7,893 career passing yards for the Phoenix (3-1, 1-0 Southern Conference). Riddle ran 19 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter, then passed for a 3-yard touchdown to Taylor Berry in the second quarter.
The Eagles had only 153 yards total offense and were held to 31 yards rushing on 26 carries.
Georgia Southern (2-2, 1-1) tied the game 7-7 on an 85-yard fumble return for a touchdown by Darrell Pasco. Elon scored 19 straight points to lead 26-7. Adam Shreiner kicked field goals of 26 and 41 yards, and A.J. Harris scored on a 28-yard run.
Lee Chapple passed for 122 yards and a touchdown for the Eagles.