BOONE, N.C. -- Receiver Matt Szczur rushed for three touchdowns, passed for one and caught another to lead Villanova to a 42-24 win over Appalachian State on Saturday in the Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinal.
The Wildcats (9-4) will face Eastern Washington, a 38-31 winner or North Dakota State, next weekend in the semifinal.
Villanova led 21-10 after Szczur's passing score to Norman White for 54 yards and his 31-yard touchdown catch from Chris Whitney. Szczur's 25-yard run in the second marked the first time he's passed, caught and rushed for a score in one game. The receiver also had rushing scores of 2 and 1 yard.
Whitney's 5-yard run gave Villanova a 42-24 lead.
DeAndre Presley threw two touchdown passes of 14 and 38 yards -- both in the second half -- for Appalachian State (10-3). The Mountaineers scored on their opening drive, with Travaris Cadet's 46-yard run.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.