Scores

Final

VMI 7

(1-8, 0-4 Southern)

Liberty 17

(5-4, 2-1 Big South)

Coverage: GamePlan

3:30 PM ET, November 2, 2013

Williams Stadium (VA), Lynchburg, VA

1 2 3 4 T
VMI 0 0 0 77
LIB 0 0 7 1017

Top Performers

Passing: J. Woodrum (LIB) - 190 YDS, 1 INT

Rushing: J. Woodrum (LIB) - 6 CAR, 23 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: D. Peterson (LIB) - 9 REC, 118 YDS

QB rushes for 2 TDs to lead Liberty over VMI 17-7

Associated Press

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Josh Woodrum threw for 190 yards and rushed for two touchdowns to lead Liberty over Virginia Military Institute 17-7 Saturday.

Woodrum had a quarterback sneak from the 1-yard line for the first score, then rushed for a 27-yard TD to give Liberty (5-4, 2-1 Big South) a 17-0 lead with 4:12 remaining. Woodrum's favorite target was Darrin Peterson, who had nine receptions for 118 yards, including a 56-yarder.

The Flames forced three interceptions while holding VMI (1-8, 0-4) to 204 yards of offense.

Despite three interceptions, A.J. Augustine connected with Samuel Patterson for a 34-yard touchdown pass to put the Keydets on the board with 1:27 remaining.

It's the eighth win in a row for Liberty over VMI, and the last as conference members. VMI returns to the Southern Conference next season.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
VMI
LIB
1st Downs1416
Total Yards204377
Passing135190
Rushing69187
Penalties4-166-34
3rd Down Conversions5-146-16
4th Down Conversions1-10-0
Turnovers31
Possession27:0632:54

Passing Leaders

Virginia Military InstituteC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Augustine16/301354.513
LibertyC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Woodrum13/261907.301

Rushing Leaders

Virginia Military InstituteCARYDSAVGTDLG
Ziglar13584.5019
Watts4143.505
LibertyCARYDSAVGTDLG
Rice22803.6020
Abnar9728.0032

Receiving Leaders

Virginia Military InstituteRECYDSAVGTDLG
Patterson67813.0134
Thompson4266.5014
LibertyRECYDSAVGTDLG
Peterson911813.1056
Henderson12828.0028

Scoring Summary

THIRD QUARTERVMILIB
TD09:45Josh Woodrum 1 Yd Run (John Lunsford Kick) 07
FOURTH QUARTERVMILIB
FG14:56John Lunsford 27 Yd 010
TD04:12Josh Woodrum 27 Yd Run (John Lunsford Kick) 017
TD01:27Samuel Patterson 34 Yd Pass From A.J. Augustine (Dillon Christopher Kick) 717