Scores

Final

Dayton 11

(1-4, 0-2 Pioneer)

Butler 21

(3-2, 2-0 Pioneer)

1:00 PM ET, September 29, 2012

Butler Bowl, Indianapolis, IN

1 2 3 4 T
DAY 3 0 0 811
BUT 7 0 7 721

Top Performers

Passing: M. Lancaster (BUT) - 170 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: T. Heeter (BUT) - 23 CAR, 159 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: B. Johnson (DAY) - 8 REC, 69 YDS

Butler 21, Dayton 11

Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- Trae Heeter ran for 159 yards, most of it on two long touchdown runs, and Butler defeated Dayton 21-11 on Saturday.

Heeter's 41-yard run with 2:42 left in the third quarter gave the Bulldogs (3-2, 3-0 Pioneer) a 14-3 lead. After the Flyers trimmed the lead to 14-11 early in the fourth quarter, Butler put the game away on Heeter's 78-yard touchdown with 2:19 to play. Heeter carried the ball 23 times in the game.

Matt Lancaster threw for 170 yards for Butler. Rob Washington scored the only touchdown for Dayton (1-4, 0-2), on a 13-yard run, and finished with 63 yards on 12 carries. Will Bardo threw for 255 yards and ran for a 2-point conversion for the Flyers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DAY
BUT
1st Downs2615
Total Yards387337
Passing255170
Rushing132167
Penalties2-105-43
3rd Down Conversions7-175-15
4th Down Conversions0-00-1
Turnovers40
Possession34:0725:53

Passing Leaders

DaytonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Bardo25/472555.402
ButlerC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lancaster18/301705.710

Rushing Leaders

DaytonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Washington12635.3113
Jacob13473.6012
ButlerCARYDSAVGTDLG
Heeter231596.9278
Lancaster8273.4028

Receiving Leaders

DaytonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson8698.6015
Gillum34615.3027
ButlerRECYDSAVGTDLG
O'Connor67011.7019
Mesch3289.3012

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERDAYBUT
FG06:47Pat Sankovic 19 Yd 30
TD04:51Brian Knight 28 Yd Pass From Matt Lancaster (Jonathan Treloar Kick) 37
THIRD QUARTERDAYBUT
TD02:42Trae Heeter 41 Yd Run (Jonathan Treloar Kick) 314
FOURTH QUARTERDAYBUT
TD14:55Robert Washington 13 Yd Run (Will Bardo Run For Two-Point Conversion) 1114
TD02:19Trae Heeter 78 Yd Run (Jonathan Treloar Kick) 1121