Scores

Final

Ga. Southern 42

(2-0, 1-0 away)

Coast Carolina 34

(1-2, 1-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, September 15, 2007

Brooks Stadium, CONWAY, SC

1 2 3 4 T
GASO 14 7 0 2142
CCAR 7 7 7 1334

Top Performers

Passing: W. Richardson (CCAR) - 165 YDS, 2 INT

Rushing: J. Foster (GASO) - 28 CAR, 253 YDS, 6 TD

Receiving: S. Washington (CCAR) - 3 REC, 56 YDS

Georgia Southern 42, Coastal Carolina 34

Associated Press

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) -- Jayson Foster ran for 253 yards and six touchdowns to lead Georgia Southern past Coastal Carolina 42-34 on Saturday night.

The Eagles (2-0) also got 206 yards from Lamar Lewis on 18 carries, including a 63-yard run.

The Chanticleers (1-2) were led by Mike Tolbert who rushed for 74 yards on 14 carries for three of Coastal's five touchdowns. William Richardson went 15-of-32 for 165 yards with two interceptions, but his 1-yard plunge with 3:51 left in the third tied the game at 21. Jamie Fordham had 96 yards on nine carries, including a 61-yard touchdown run to tie the game at 7 with 3:53 left in the first.

Foster opened with a 31-yard scoring run to put Georgia Southern up 7-0. His second score in the first quarter came on a 36-yard run to go up 14-7. His 55-yard TD run in the second capped a 92-yard drive to put the Eagles up 21-14. In the fourth quarter, he scored on runs of 18, 8 and 17 yards and the Chants weren't able to keep up.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
GASO
CCAR
1st Downs2316
Total Yards570370
Passing58165
Rushing512205
Penalties11-969-64
3rd Down Conversions0-00-0
4th Down Conversions0-00-0
Turnovers24
Possession33:5626:04

Passing Leaders

Georgia SouthernC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Foster6/15583.902
Coastal CarolinaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Richardson15/321655.202

Rushing Leaders

Georgia SouthernCARYDSAVGTDLG
Foster282539.060
Lewis1820611.400
Coastal CarolinaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Fordham99610.710
Tolbert14745.330

Receiving Leaders

Georgia SouthernRECYDSAVGTDLG
Camp11717.000
McIntosh2157.500
Coastal CarolinaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Washington35618.700
Simpson34916.300

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERGASOCCAR
TD03:52Jayson Foster 31 Yd Run (Jesse Hartley Kick) 70
TD03:35Jamie Fordham 61 Yd Run (Justin Durham Kick) 77
TD01:36Jayson Foster 36 Yd Run (Jesse Hartley Kick) 147
SECOND QUARTERGASOCCAR
TD11:43Mike Tolbert 6 Yd Run (Justin Durham Kick) 1414
TD06:30Jayson Foster 55 Yd Run (Jesse Hartley Kick) 2114
THIRD QUARTERGASOCCAR
TD03:51William Richardson 1 Yd Run (Justin Durham Kick) 2121
FOURTH QUARTERGASOCCAR
TD14:54Jayson Foster 18 Yd Run (Jesse Hartley Kick) 2821
TD10:58Mike Tolbert 1 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 2827
TD07:47Jayson Foster 8 Yd Run (Jesse Hartley Kick) 3527
TD07:05Jayson Foster 17 Yd Run (Jesse Hartley Kick) 4227
TD04:27Mike Tolbert 1 Yd Run (Justin Durham Kick) 4234