Scores

Final

Furman 62

(1-0, 1-0 home)

Coverage: GamePlan

7:00 PM ET, August 30, 2008

Paladin Stadium, Greenville, SC

1 2 3 4 T
MAR 0 0 7 714
FUR 7 31 14 1062

Top Performers

Passing: J. Sorrells (FUR) - 218 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: M. Brown (FUR) - 13 CAR, 93 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: S. Cunningham (FUR) - 2 REC, 62 YDS, 2 TD

Furman 62, Mars Hill 14

Associated Press

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Quarterback Jordan Sorrells passed for three touchdowns and rushed for another to lead Furman to a 62-14 victory against Mars Hill on Saturday.

The Paladins (1-0) scored 31 second-quarter points to take a 38-0 lead into halftime.

Sorrells was 19-for-26 for 218 yards with scoring passes of 22, 8 and 54 yards. His 7-yard touchdown run capped a 12-play, 87-yard drive and gave Furman a 14-0 lead with 5:34 remaining in the second quarter.

Sederrik Cunningham, Brantley Kendall and Mike Brown also scored to contribute to the second-quarter outburst.

Brown led the Paladins with 93 yards on 13 carries. Kendall scored two touchdowns on the ground as 11 Furman players had rushing attempts.

Mars Hill (0-1) scored both of its touchdowns in the second half. George Stripling scored on a 6-yard run with 11:19 remaining in the third quarter and Luis Cruz had an 8-yard run with 3:29 left in the game.

Furman had 486 yards of total offense.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MAR
FUR
1st Downs00
Total Yards172486
Passing74256
Rushing98230
Penalties6-402-20
3rd Down Conversions3-138-13
4th Down Conversions1-21-1
Turnovers42
Possession25:2334:37

Passing Leaders

Mars HillC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Cruz8/16744.601
FurmanC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Sorrells19/262188.431

Rushing Leaders

Mars HillCARYDSAVGTDLG
Allen14141.0041
Stripling6325.3117
FurmanCARYDSAVGTDLG
Brown13937.2133
Baker7375.3013

Receiving Leaders

Mars HillRECYDSAVGTDLG
Waters33612.0026
Harris2157.5011
FurmanRECYDSAVGTDLG
Mims66711.2023
Cunningham26231.0254

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMARFUR
TD12:05R.J. Webb 11 Yd Pass From Jordan Sorrells (Matthew Cesari Kick)
Drive: 7 plays, 65 yds, 2:55
07
SECOND QUARTERMARFUR
TD13:16Jordan Sorrells 7 Yd Run (Matthew Cesari Kick)
Drive: 12 plays, 87 yds, 5:34
014
TD08:38Sederrik Cunningham 8 Yd Pass From Jordan Sorrells (Matthew Cesari Kick)
Drive: 7 plays, 55 yds, 3:24
021
TD03:55Brantley Kendall 1 Yd Run (Matthew Cesari Kick)
Drive: 8 plays, 45 yds, 2:55
028
TD00:23Mike Brown 1 Yd Run (Matthew Cesari Kick)
Drive: 6 plays, 38 yds, 2:21
035
FG00:00Trent Hawk 40 Yd
Drive: 2 plays, 3 yds, :09
038
THIRD QUARTERMARFUR
TD11:19George Stripling 6 Yd Run (Michael Pinkerton Kick)
Drive: 7 plays, 77 yds, 3:36
738
TD09:59Sederrik Cunningham 54 Yd Pass From Jordan Sorrells (Matthew Cesari Kick)
Drive: 3 plays, 61 yds, 1:15
745
TD08:06Brantley Kendall 1 Yd Run (Matthew Cesari Kick)
Drive: 3 plays, 2 yds, :48
752
FOURTH QUARTERMARFUR
TD12:28Tersoo Uhaa 4 Yd Run (Matthew Cesari Kick)
Drive: 10 plays, 67 yds, 4:12
759
FG07:14Matthew Cesari 32 Yd
Drive: 11 plays, 46 yds, 4:02
762
TD03:29Luis Cruz 8 Yd Run (Michael Pinkerton Kick)
Drive: 9 plays, 51 yds, 3:37
1462