Scores

Final

Citadel 7

(2-3, 1-2 away)

Elon 43

(5-1, 3-0 home)

1:30 PM ET, October 10, 2009

Rhodes Stadium, Elon, NC

1 2 3 4 T
CIT 0 0 0 77
ELON 20 6 10 743

Top Performers

Passing: S. Riddle (ELON) - 220 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: J. Shuman (ELON) - 25 CAR, 167 YDS

Receiving: T. Hudgins (ELON) - 6 REC, 65 YDS, 1 TD

Elon 43, The Citadel 7

Associated Press

ELON, N.C. -- Scott Riddle threw two touchdown passes and Elon buried Citadel 43-7 on Saturday.

Riddle went 18-for-33 for 230 yards, including a 7-yard touchdown pass to Terrell Hudgins and a 55-yarder to Sean Jeffcoat. Hudgins caught six passes for 65 yards.

The win gave the Phoenix back-to-back wins over the Bulldogs for the first time.

The Phoenix (5-1, 3-0 Southern Conference) piled up 543 yards total offense. Jamal Shuman rushed for 167 yards, the third time this season he has gained at least 100 yards rushing.

Karlos Sullivan returned an interception 14 yards for a touchdown and Adam Shreiner kicked three field goals for the Phoenix.

Citadel managed only 120 yards total offense.

Bart Blanchard was 14 of 25 for 102 yards with two interceptions. He threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Kevin Hardy in the fourth quarter.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CIT
ELON
1st Downs529
Total Yards120543
Passing102276
Rushing18267
Penalties9-859-91
3rd Down Conversions0-1213-19
4th Down Conversions2-21-1
Turnovers31
Possession22:2737:33

Passing Leaders

CitadelC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Blanchard14/251024.112
ElonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Riddle18/332206.720

Rushing Leaders

CitadelCARYDSAVGTDLG
Blanchard960.7014
Jones461.503
ElonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Shuman251676.7030
Harris13433.308

Receiving Leaders

CitadelRECYDSAVGTDLG
Jones4297.3014
Harward3196.308
ElonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hudgins66510.8124
Camp66210.3021

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCITELON
TD12:47Terrell Hudgins 7 Yd Pass From Scott Riddle (Adam Shreiner Kick) 07
TD10:20Sean Jeffcoat 55 Yd Pass From Scott Riddle (Pat Blocked) 013
TD03:51Brandon Newsome 3 Yd Run (Adam Shreiner Kick) 020
SECOND QUARTERCITELON
FG08:10Adam Shreiner 24 Yd 023
FG00:24Adam Shreiner 27 Yd 026
THIRD QUARTERCITELON
FG11:28Adam Shreiner 43 Yd 029
TD00:40Karlos Sullivan 14 Yd Interception Return (Adam Shreiner Kick) 036
FOURTH QUARTERCITELON
TD07:52Kevin Hardy 5 Yd Pass From Bart Blanchard (Sam Keeler Kick) 736
TD00:44Thomas Wilson 1 Yd Run (Adam Shreiner Kick) 743