Scores

Final

Gardner-Webb 12

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Tenn Tech 28

(1-0, 1-0 home)

8:00 PM ET, August 28, 2008

Tucker Stadium, Cookeville, TN

1 2 3 4 T
WEBB 0 6 0 612
TNTC 7 15 0 628

Top Performers

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

Tennessee Tech 28, Gardner-Webb 12

Associated Press

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).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WEBB
TNTC
1st Downs00
Total Yards280262
Passing235199
Rushing4563
Penalties7-644-21
3rd Down Conversions10-188-16
4th Down Conversions0-32-2
Turnovers01
Possession29:1930:41

Passing Leaders

Gardner-WebbC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Doolittle28/412355.700
Tennessee TechC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Sweeney19/311996.411

Rushing Leaders

Gardner-WebbCARYDSAVGTDLG
Peoples9414.6116
Hall6122.004
Tennessee TechCARYDSAVGTDLG
Sailes10262.6111
Wilkerson7213.006

Receiving Leaders

Gardner-WebbRECYDSAVGTDLG
Perry7689.7026
Collins8678.4016
Tennessee TechRECYDSAVGTDLG
Benford59919.8145
Sailes10787.8018

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERWEBBTNTC
TD03:28Tim Benford 11 Yd Pass From Lee Sweeney (Justin Kraemer Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERWEBBTNTC
FG12:54Ryan Gates 41 Yd 37
TD09:24Henry Sailes 4 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 313
SF07:12- Team Tackled By Tim Benford In End Zone 315
TD02:51Lee Sweeney 1 Yd Run (Justin Kraemer Kick) 322
FG00:07Ryan Gates 18 Yd 622
FOURTH QUARTERWEBBTNTC
FG13:35Justin Kraemer 37 Yd 625
TD05:52Phillip Peoples 1 Yd Run (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 1225
FG03:05Justin Kraemer 39 Yd 1228