VALPARAISO, Ind. -- Will Bardo threw two touchdowns and ran for another Saturday as Dayton defeated Valparaiso 49-10.
Bardo completed 15 of 22 passes for 200 yards, including touchdowns of 55 yards to Jordan Boykin and 44 yards to Branden Johnson. He also rushed for 53 yards and scored on a 5-yard run for the Flyers (6-3, 4-2 Pioneer League).
Dayton piled up 262 yards rushing, had four players score rushing touchdowns and also scored on an 88-yard kickoff return by Gary Hunter.
Valparaiso (0-8, 0-5) trailed 28-3 at halftime and got its only touchdown with 1:11 remaining on a 41-yard pass from backup quarterback Ben Lehman to Tony Taibi. The Crusaders committed three turnovers and were held to 254 yards of offense.
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