Scores

Final

Towson 3

(1-3, 0-3 away)

Coast Carolina 31

(2-2, 1-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, September 20, 2008

Brooks Stadium, Conway, SC

1 2 3 4 T
TOWS 3 0 0 03
CCAR 7 0 10 1431

Top Performers

Passing: Z. MacDowall (CCAR) - 157 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: E. O'Neal (CCAR) - 9 CAR, 84 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: B. Whitley (CCAR) - 3 REC, 91 YDS, 1 TD

Coastal Carolina 31, Towson 3

Associated Press

CONWAY, S.C. -- Zach MacDowall accounted for 201 yards and three touchdowns to lead Coastal Carolina to a 31-3 victory over Towson on Saturday night.

MacDowall completed 9-of-18 passes for 157 yards with two touchdowns, and also rushed for 44 yards and a score on eight carries for the Chanticleers (2-2). Brandon Whitley caught three passes for 91 yards and a score, and Eric O'Neal added 84 yards and one touchdown on nine carries.

Sean Schaefer was 20 of 36 for 142 yards for the Tigers (1-3).

The Chanticleers outgained the Tigers 459-186.

Mark Bencivengo kicked a 25-yard field goal with 7:21 to go in the first quarter to give Towson its only lead of the game. It was erased by MacDowall's 9-yard touchdown run that gave Coastal Carolina a 7-3 halftime lead.

Coastal Carolina rattled off 24 consecutive points to put the game out of reach, including MacDowall's touchdown passes of 63 and 19 yards.

O'Neal capped the scoring with a 49-yard run with 4:47 to go in the fourth quarter.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TOWS
CCAR
1st Downs1619
Total Yards186459
Passing142157
Rushing44302
Penalties4-359-80
3rd Down Conversions7-197-13
4th Down Conversions1-21-1
Turnovers00
Possession34:5925:01

Passing Leaders

TowsonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Schaefer20/361423.900
Coastal CarolinaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
MacDowall9/181578.720

Rushing Leaders

TowsonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Rouson22542.5013
Kinchen166.006
Coastal CarolinaCARYDSAVGTDLG
O'Neal9849.3149
Sitton36923.0067

Receiving Leaders

TowsonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Lee7547.7013
Holmes6366.0017
Coastal CarolinaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Whitley39130.3163
Usher22512.5119

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERTOWSCCAR
FG07:21Mark Bencivengo 25 Yd 30
TD01:36Zach Macdowall 9 Yd Run (Justin Durham Kick) 37
THIRD QUARTERTOWSCCAR
FG12:11Justin Durham 28 Yd 310
TD00:58Brandon Whitley 63 Yd Pass From Zach Macdowall (Justin Durham Kick) 317
FOURTH QUARTERTOWSCCAR
TD07:55Trent Usher 19 Yd Pass From Zach Macdowall (Justin Durham Kick) 324
TD04:47Eric O'Neal 49 Yd Run (Justin Durham Kick) 331