Scores

Final

Dayton 30

(5-3, 3-2 Pioneer)

Morehead State 28

(2-6, 1-4 Pioneer)

1:00 PM ET, October 22, 2011

Jayne Stadium, Morehead, KY

1 2 3 4 T
DAY 3 10 7 1030
MORE 7 0 0 2128

Top Performers

Passing: Z. Lewis (MORE) - 304 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: T. Harris (DAY) - 28 CAR, 216 YDS

Receiving: B. Stanley (MORE) - 2 REC, 90 YDS, 1 TD

Dayton 30, Morehead St. 28

Associated Press

MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Dayton used a dominant ground game and solid special teams play to beat Morehead State 30-28 on Saturday.

The Flyers (5-3, 3-2 Pioneer Football League) rushed for 317 yards and kept possession for 34:43, nearly 10 minutes longer than Morehead State, which has lost three in a row. Dayton scored its most points in a game this season, and got three field goals from Nate Miller and a 32-yard punt return for a score by Tyler Hujik.

Taylor Harris rushed for 216 yards for the Flyers.

Morehead State (2-6, 1-4) led 7-0 before Dayton scored 20 unanswered points. The Flyers led 30-21 after Will Bardo threw his second touchdown pass of the game, a 26-yarder to Branden Johnson, with 2:25 remaining.

Zach Lewis, who threw for 304 yards and three touchdowns for the Eagles, passed to Dante Sawyer for a 2-yard score for the final margin with 1:07 remaining.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DAY
MORE
1st Downs2121
Total Yards386349
Passing69309
Rushing31740
Penalties3-343-18
3rd Down Conversions4-143-13
4th Down Conversions1-21-1
Turnovers01
Possession34:4325:17

Passing Leaders

DaytonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Bardo7/26692.720
Morehead StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lewis29/433047.130

Rushing Leaders

DaytonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Harris282167.7029
Bardo12635.3029
Morehead StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Cox11534.8016
Bornhauser5265.2110

Receiving Leaders

DaytonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson34214.0126
Bellman3217.008
Morehead StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Stanley29045.0147
McDermott55911.8019

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERDAYMORE
TD09:39Kevin Thomas 7 Yd Pass From Zach Lewis (Rainer Duzan Kick) 07
FG02:52Nate Miller 23 Yd 37
SECOND QUARTERDAYMORE
TD08:39Tyler Hujik 32 Yd Punt Return (Nate Miller Kick) 107
FG02:26Nate Miller 26 Yd 137
THIRD QUARTERDAYMORE
TD03:36Jordan Boykin 6 Yd Pass From Will Bardo (Nate Miller Kick) 207
FOURTH QUARTERDAYMORE
TD14:01Brandon Bornhauser 6 Yd Run (Rainer Duzan Kick) 2014
FG05:58Nate Miller 32 Yd 2314
TD05:22Blake Stanley 43 Yd Pass From Zach Lewis (Rainer Duzan Kick) 2321
TD02:25Branden Johnson 26 Yd Pass From Will Bardo (Nate Miller Kick) 3021
TD01:07Donte Sawyer 4 Yd Pass From Zach Lewis (Rainer Duzan Kick) 3028