Scores

Final

Elon 42

(8-1, 6-0 CAA)

W Carolina 17

(1-8, 1-6 Southern)

1:00 PM ET, November 7, 2009

E.J. Whitmire Stadium, Cullowhee, NC

1 2 3 4 T
ELON 7 14 14 742
WCU 7 7 0 317

Top Performers

Passing: S. Riddle (ELON) - 228 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: B. Newsome (ELON) - 16 CAR, 143 YDS, 4 TD

Receiving: T. Hudgins (ELON) - 8 REC, 153 YDS, 1 TD

Elon 42, W. Carolina 17

Associated Press

CULOWHEE, N.C.-- Terrell Hudgins set the all-time Football Championship Subdivision record for receiving yards and Brandon Newsome ran for four touchdowns as Elon beat Western Carolina 42-17 on Saturday.

Hudgins caught eight passes for 153 yards and a touchdown, setting the all-time FCS record with 4,812 career yards, breaking Jerry Rice's mark of 4,693 receiving yards.

Newsome ran for 143 yards and scored on runs of 26, 18, 35 and 13 yards for the Phoenix (8-1, 6-0 Southern Conference).

With the game tied 14-14 in the second quarter, the Phoenix scored 21 unanswered points to put the game out of reach at the end of the third. Scott Riddle was 20-for-26 for 228 yards and a touchdown for the Phoenix.

Zack Jaynes was 15-for-21 with 140 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Catamounts (1-8, 1-6).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ELON
WCU
1st Downs2213
Total Yards465286
Passing228140
Rushing237146
Penalties4-406-88
3rd Down Conversions7-150-8
4th Down Conversions3-30-1
Turnovers01
Possession31:2228:38

Passing Leaders

ElonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Riddle20/262288.810
Western CarolinaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Jaynes15/211406.720

Rushing Leaders

ElonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Newsome161438.9435
Shuman15875.8119
Western CarolinaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson161167.3031
Harris25326.5053

Receiving Leaders

ElonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hudgins815319.1146
Camp4399.8014
Western CarolinaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Pittman67312.2135
Johnson4317.8014

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERELONWCU
TD03:26Brandon Newsome 26 Yd Run (Adam Shreiner Kick) 70
TD00:20Chris Everett 9 Yd Pass From Zack Jaynes (Blake Bostic Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERELONWCU
TD11:47Brandon Newsome 18 Yd Run (Adam Shreiner Kick) 147
TD09:49Marquel Pittman 35 Yd Pass From Zack Jaynes (Blake Bostic Kick) 1414
TD07:06Terrell Hudgins 2 Yd Pass From Scott Riddle (Adam Shreiner Kick) 2114
THIRD QUARTERELONWCU
TD09:49Jamal Shuman 3 Yd Run (Adam Shreiner Kick) 2814
TD01:01Brandon Newsome 35 Yd Run (Adam Shreiner Kick) 3514
FOURTH QUARTERELONWCU
FG12:53Blake Bostic 39 Yd 3517
TD07:43Brandon Newsome 13 Yd Run (Adam Shreiner Kick) 4217