(0-1, 0-1 away)
(1-0, 1-0 home)
8:00 PM ET, August 28, 2008
Tucker Stadium, Cookeville, TN
Passing: L. Sweeney (TNTC) - 199 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: P. Peoples (WEBB) - 9 CAR, 41 YDS, 1 TD
Receiving: T. Benford (TNTC) - 5 REC, 99 YDS, 1 TD
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Lee Sweeney threw for 199 yards and accounted for two touchdowns to help Tennessee Tech beat Gardner-Webb 28-12 on Thursday night.
The Golden Eagles (1-0) jumped out to a 22-3 lead with 2:51 left in the second quarter on a 1-yard touchdown by Sweeney, who completed 19-of-31 passes and threw an interception.
Tim Benford caught five passes for 99 yards and a touchdown for Tennessee Tech. Henry Sailes had 78 yards on 10 catches.
Stan Doolittle, who was sacked four times, passed for 235 yards for the Runnin' Bulldogs (0-1).