Scores

Final

Valparaiso 10

(2-6, 1-4 Pioneer)

Morehead State 44

(4-5, 2-3 Pioneer)

1:00 PM ET, November 1, 2008

Jayne Stadium, Morehead, KY

1 2 3 4 T
VALP 7 3 0 010
MORE 10 21 0 1344

Top Performers

Passing: J. Phillips (MORE) - 146 YDS

Rushing: J. Phillips (MORE) - 9 CAR, 123 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: B. McLaughlin (MORE) - 1 REC, 42 YDS

Morehead St. 44, Valparaiso 10

Associated Press

MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Jerrod Pendleton scored three touchdowns to lead Morehead State to a 44-10 win over Valparaiso on Saturday.

Ross Wiemer scored on a 20-yard run in the first quarter to give the Crusaders (2-6, 1-4 Pioneer Football League) a 7-0 lead -- which was their last.

Pendleton had a pair of 2-yard rushing scores in the first half and David Hyland had 46-yard interception for a touchdown to help the Eagles (4-5, 2-3) claim a 31-10 lead at halftime.

Morehead State added two fourth quarter touchdowns. Pendleton on a 4-yarder and Jared Phillips scored from 53 yards away.

Phillips finished the game with 123 yards rushing, while Erick Fitzpatrick finished with 100 yards rushing on 14 carries for the Eagles. Pendleton had six carries for 13 yards, but did have the three TDs.

Morehead State finished with 437 total yards ( 289 rushing and 148 passing) and Valparaiso had 233 (164 rushing and 69 passing).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
VALP
MORE
1st Downs1621
Total Yards233437
Passing69148
Rushing164289
Penalties7-578-81
3rd Down Conversions4-172-10
4th Down Conversions1-42-3
Turnovers11
Possession30:1329:47

Passing Leaders

ValparaisoC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Arnold11/26692.701
Morehead StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Phillips5/1314611.200

Rushing Leaders

ValparaisoCARYDSAVGTDLG
Wiemer10595.9120
Arnold13403.1020
Morehead StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Phillips912313.7153
Fitzpatrick141007.1017

Receiving Leaders

ValparaisoRECYDSAVGTDLG
Lewis22211.0018
Henton3217.0012
Morehead StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
McLaughlin14242.0042
Pendleton13636.0036

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERVALPMORE
TD10:01Ross Wiemer 20 Yd Run (David Hamaker Kick) 70
TD07:34Jerrod Pendleton 2 Yd Run (Mason Webb Kick) 77
FG02:57Mason Webb 39 Yd 710
SECOND QUARTERVALPMORE
TD14:22Cory Jackson 5 Yd Run (Mason Webb Kick) 717
TD08:52Jerrod Pendleton 2 Yd Run (Mason Webb Kick) 724
TD08:30David Hyland 46 Yd Interception Return (Mason Webb Kick) 731
FG00:00David Hamaker 42 Yd 1031
FOURTH QUARTERVALPMORE
TD10:36Jerrod Pendleton 4 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 1037
TD02:28Jared Phillips 53 Yd Run (Mason Webb Kick) 1044