Scores

Final

Ga. Southern 20

(4-3, 2-2 Sun Belt)

Citadel 0

(2-6, 0-5 Southern)

1:00 PM ET, October 23, 2010

Johnson Hagood Stadium, Charleston, SC

1 2 3 4 T
GASO 10 3 7 020
CIT 0 0 0 00

Georgia Southern 20, The Citadel 0

Associated Press

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Quarterback Jerick McKinnon ran for 182 yards and a touchdown as Georgia Southern forced nine turnovers to shutout The Citadel 20-0 in Southern Conference play on Saturday.

The Eagles (4-3, 2-2) finished with six fumble recoveries and three interceptions, holding the Bulldogs (2-6, 0-5) to 160 total yards on offense.

Georgia Southern took a 10-0 lead in the opening quarter after a 26-yard field goal by Adrian Mora and a 3-yard touchdown run from Robert Brown.

Mora added another 26-yarder early in the second quarter as Georgia Southern entered halftime with a 13-0 lead.

McKinnon scored the game's final points on a 3-yard touchdown run with 42 seconds remaining in the third quarter.

Matt Thompson threw two interceptions and lost two fumbles for the Bulldogs.

Erik Clanton had a game-high 16 tackles for The Citadel in the loss.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
GASO
CIT
1st Downs149
Total Yards286160
Passing047
Rushing286113
Penalties5-401-5
3rd Down Conversions9-191-8
4th Down Conversions2-31-2
Turnovers29
Possession37:1122:49

Passing Leaders

Georgia SouthernC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
McKinnon0/300.001
CitadelC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Thompson3/6477.802

Rushing Leaders

Georgia SouthernCARYDSAVGTDLG
McKinnon351825.2133
Brown20623.1114
CitadelCARYDSAVGTDLG
Martin8273.4016
Martin3217.0011

Receiving Leaders

Georgia SouthernRECYDSAVGTDLG
CitadelRECYDSAVGTDLG
Jones34715.7017

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERGASOCIT
FG05:41Adrian Mora 26 Yd 30
TD00:49Robert Brown 3 Yd Run (Adrian Mora Kick) 100
SECOND QUARTERGASOCIT
FG11:31Adrian Mora 26 Yd 130
THIRD QUARTERGASOCIT
TD00:42Jerick McKinnon 3 Yd Run (Adrian Mora Kick) 200