Scores

Final

William & Mary 24

(7-3, 5-2 CAA)

James Madison 48

(9-1, 7-0 CAA)

1:30 PM ET, November 15, 2008

Bridgeforth Stadium, Harrisonburg, VA

1 2 3 4 T
W&M 0 10 0 1424
JMU 7 17 14 1048

Top Performers

Passing: R. Landers (JMU) - 212 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: E. Holloman (JMU) - 23 CAR, 130 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: M. Turner (JMU) - 3 REC, 103 YDS, 2 TD

James Madison 48, William &, Mary 24

Associated Press

HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Rodney Landers accounted for 357 yards and four touchdowns to help lead James Madison to a 48-24 win against William & Mary on Saturday and clinched at least a share of the Colonial Athletic Association title.

Landers completed 14 of 19 passes for 219 yards with three touchdowns, and also rushed for 145 yards and a score on 18 carries for the Dukes (9-1, 7-0 CAA). Eugene Holloman also added 130 yards and two scores on 23 carries for James Madison, who remains the top ranked team in the FCS and the only unbeaten team in the CAA.

Jake Phillips completed 16 of 30 passes for 187 yards and two touchdowns for the Tribe (7-3, 5-2).

In the first half, Landers connected on touchdowns of 50 and 34 yards to Marcus Turner and a 4-yard score to Mike Caussin to give the Dukes a 24-10 lead at the break.

Holloman and Landers each scored on 5-yard runs in the third, and a the running back's 10-yard run to open the fourth gave the Dukes a 45-10 lead.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
W&M
JMU
1st Downs1828
Total Yards294540
Passing218223
Rushing76317
Penalties4-183-23
3rd Down Conversions7-157-13
4th Down Conversions2-23-3
Turnovers00
Possession24:0635:54

Passing Leaders

William & MaryC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Phillips16/301876.220
James MadisonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Landers14/1921211.230

Rushing Leaders

William & MaryCARYDSAVGTDLG
Grimes9485.3023
Riggins22713.508
James MadisonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Landers181458.1128
Holloman231305.7240

Receiving Leaders

William & MaryRECYDSAVGTDLG
McAulay69215.3039
Grimes3299.7116
James MadisonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Turner310334.3250
Caussin3289.3116

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERW&MJMU
TD09:50Mike Caussin 4 Yd Pass From Rodney Landers (Dave Stannard Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERW&MJMU
TD12:58Marcus Turner 50 Yd Pass From Rodney Landers (Dave Stannard Kick) 014
TD10:41Jonathan Grimes 16 Yd Pass From Jake Phillips (Brian Pate Kick) 714
TD08:12Marcus Turner 34 Yd Pass From Rodney Landers (Dave Stannard Kick) 721
FG04:15Brian Pate 43 Yd 1021
FG00:00Dave Stannard 21 Yd 1024
THIRD QUARTERW&MJMU
TD08:47Rodney Landers 5 Yd Run (Dave Stannard Kick) 1031
TD02:27Eugene Holloman 5 Yd Run (Dave Stannard Kick) 1038
FOURTH QUARTERW&MJMU
TD13:17Eugene Holloman 10 Yd Run (Dave Stannard Kick) 1045
TD08:47Chase Hill 14 Yd Pass From Jake Phillips (Brian Pate Kick) 1745
FG03:58Dave Stannard 40 Yd 1748
TD00:40Chase Hill 2 Yd Pass From R.J. Archer (Brian Pate Kick) 2448