Scores

Final/OT

Appalachian St 30

(2-2, 2-0 Sun Belt)

Citadel 27

(2-2, 0-1 Southern)

1:00 PM ET, October 3, 2009

Johnson Hagood Stadium, Charleston, SC

1 2 3 4 OT T
APP 0 7 10 10 330
CIT 7 6 0 14 027

Top Performers

Passing: A. Edwards (APP) - 327 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: A. Edwards (APP) - 10 CAR, 80 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: B. Quick (APP) - 4 REC, 117 YDS, 1 TD

Appalachian St. 30, The Citadel 27, OT

Associated Press

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Appalachian State's Jason Vitaris kicked a 30-yard field goal in overtime to lift the Mountaineers to a 30-27 victory over The Citadel on Saturday.

Appalachian State's Brian Quick blocked a field goal on the final play of regulation after he caught a 74-yard pass from Armanti Edwards to tie the score at 27 with 4:28 left in the game.

Edwards was 22-for-29 for 327 yards and one touchdown, and also rushed for 80 yards and two touchdowns on 10 carries for the Mountaineers (2-2, 2-0 Southern Conference). He became Appalachian State's career passing leader with 7,857 yards, passing Richie Williams, who threw for 7,759 yards from 2002-05.

Van Dyke Jones ran for 81 yards and a touchdown as Citadel (2-2, 0-1) rushed for 214 yards. Bart Blanchard threw for two touchdowns, including a 29-yard pass to Luke Caldwell that gave the Bulldogs a 27-20 lead with 5:18 left.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
APP
CIT
1st Downs2518
Total Yards478373
Passing327159
Rushing151214
Penalties4-253-19
3rd Down Conversions5-128-16
4th Down Conversions1-20-0
Turnovers00
Possession26:2632:14

Passing Leaders

Appalachian StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Edwards22/2932711.310
CitadelC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Blanchard11/201175.920

Rushing Leaders

Appalachian StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Edwards10808.0220
Moore26662.5014
CitadelCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jones48120.3169
Starks14483.4014

Receiving Leaders

Appalachian StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Quick411729.3174
Hillary45513.8026
CitadelRECYDSAVGTDLG
Roberts6477.8015
Dallas33010.0015

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERAPPCIT
TD08:28Alex Sellars 4 Yd Pass From Bart Blanchard. (Sam Keeler Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERAPPCIT
FG14:54Sam Keeler 50 Yd 010
TD03:00Armanti Edwards 15 Yd Run. (Jason Vitaris Kick) 710
FG00:05Sam Keeler 45 Yd 713
THIRD QUARTERAPPCIT
TD12:09Armanti Edwards 1 Yd Run. (Jason Vitaris Kick) 1413
FG07:43Jason Vitaris 44 Yd 1713
FOURTH QUARTERAPPCIT
TD12:49Van Dyke Jones 69 Yd Run. (Sam Keeler Kick) 1720
FG08:30Jason Vitaris 30 Yd 2020
TD05:18Luke Caldwell 29 Yd Pass From Bart Blanchard. (Sam Keeler Kick) 2027
TD04:28Brian Quick 74 Yd Pass From Armanti Edwards. (Jason Vitaris Kick) 2727
OVERTIMEAPPCIT
FGJason Vitaris 29 Yd 3027