Scores

Final

Furman 10

(4-2, 1-2 away)

Elon 31

(5-1, 3-1 home)

1:30 PM ET, October 4, 2008

Rhodes Stadium, Elon, NC

1 2 3 4 T
FUR 3 0 0 710
ELON 3 14 7 731

Top Performers

Passing: S. Riddle (ELON) - 160 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: B. Newsome (ELON) - 25 CAR, 161 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: T. Hudgins (ELON) - 5 REC, 64 YDS, 1 TD

Elon 31, Furman 10

Associated Press

ELON, N.C. -- Scott Riddle threw three touchdown passes and Brandon Newsome scored twice to spark Elon to a 31-10 victory over Furman on Saturday.

Riddle was 21 of 30 for 160 yards and Newsome rushed for 161 yards on 25 carries for the Phoenix (5-1, 3-0 Southern Conference), who never trailed.

Jordan Sorrells was 26-of-43 for 248 yards and one touchdown for Furman (4-2, 1-1).

Riddle threw second-quarter touchdown passes of 12 yards to A.J. Harris and 28 yards to Terrell Hudgins to give Elon a 17-3 halftime lead.

Riddle hit Newsome on a 1-yard score and a 24-3 lead with 2:19 left in the third quarter.

Sorrells threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Chris Truss to cut the lead to 24-10 with 8:16 left in the game before Newsome scored on a 9-yard run to cap the scoring with 2:17 remaining in the game.

Newsome also caught six passes for 29 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FUR
ELON
1st Downs1823
Total Yards320391
Passing248160
Rushing72231
Penalties5-505-40
3rd Down Conversions8-179-14
4th Down Conversions3-40-1
Turnovers41
Possession30:2129:39

Passing Leaders

FurmanC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Sorrells26/432485.812
ElonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Riddle21/301605.331

Rushing Leaders

FurmanCARYDSAVGTDLG
Brown15543.6015
Kendall3103.306
ElonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Newsome251616.4120
Riddle6396.5043

Receiving Leaders

FurmanRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hendrix57114.2024
Mims8627.8015
ElonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hudgins56412.8128
Newsome6294.8110

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERFURELON
FG09:21Andrew Wilcox 24 Yd 03
FG02:46Matthew Cesari 28 Yd 33
SECOND QUARTERFURELON
TD07:42A.J. Harris 12 Yd Pass From Scott Riddle (Andrew Wilcox Kick) 310
TD04:19Terrell Hudgins 28 Yd Pass From Scott Riddle (Andrew Wilcox Kick) 317
THIRD QUARTERFURELON
TD02:19Brandon Newsome 1 Yd Pass From Scott Riddle (Andrew Wilcox Kick) 324
FOURTH QUARTERFURELON
TD08:16Chris Truss 3 Yd Pass From Jordan Sorrells (Matthew Cesari Kick) 1024
TD02:17Brandon Newsome 9 Yd Run (Andrew Wilcox Kick) 1031