Scores

Final

Lafayette 35

(5-1, 3-0 away)

Liberty 21

(6-1, 3-1 home)

3:35 PM ET, October 18, 2008

Williams Stadium (VA), Lynchburg, VA

1 2 3 4 T
LAF 14 14 7 035
LIB 7 7 0 721

Top Performers

Passing: B. Smith (LIB) - 344 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: R. Jennings (LIB) - 20 CAR, 148 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: D. Bolden (LIB) - 8 REC, 150 YDS, 1 TD

Lafayette 35, Liberty 21

Associated Press

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Deandre' Morrow rushed for two touchdowns to help the Lafayette defeat Liberty 35-21 on Saturday.

Liberty outgained Lafayette 475-338 in the game, but the Leopards (5-1) led 28-7 at halftime and handed the first loss of the seaon to the Flames (6-1).

Morrow finished with 38 yards, but scored on a 13-yard run to give Lafayette a 14-7 lead with 2:02 remaining in the first quarter.

Rob Curley was 18 of 32 for 176 yards and a 19-yard touchdown pass to Tim Watson late in the second quarter, and Andy Romans returned a blocked punt 15 yards for another score to give Lafayette a 35-14 lead with 12:28 remaining in the third.

Brock Smith was 24 of 37 for 344 yards and two touchdowns for Liberty.

Dominic Bolden caught eight passes for 150 yards and a 60-yard touchdown catch, and Jonathan Crawford had seven catches for 106 yards and a 19-yard touchdown catch.

Rashad Jennings rushed 20 times for 148 yards and a 58-yard touchdown run for Liberty.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LAF
LIB
1st Downs1918
Total Yards338475
Passing176344
Rushing162131
Penalties8-616-50
3rd Down Conversions9-177-15
4th Down Conversions1-10-1
Turnovers02
Possession33:0426:56

Passing Leaders

LafayetteC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Curley18/321765.510
LibertyC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Smith24/373449.321

Rushing Leaders

LafayetteCARYDSAVGTDLG
Coon10474.7010
Morrow9384.2213
LibertyCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jennings201487.4158
Brown200.001

Receiving Leaders

LafayetteRECYDSAVGTDLG
Adair57615.2022
Watson33712.3119
LibertyRECYDSAVGTDLG
Bolden815018.8160
Crawford710615.1132

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERLAFLIB
TD08:10Deandre Morrow 6 Yd Run (Davis Rodriguez Kick) 70
TD07:21Dominic Bolden 60 Yd Pass From Brock Smith (Matt Bevins Kick) 77
TD02:02Deandre Morrow 13 Yd Run (Davis Rodriguez Kick) 147
SECOND QUARTERLAFLIB
TD08:47Joe Russo 4 Yd Run (Davis Rodriguez Kick) 217
TD06:20Rashad Jennings 58 Yd Run (Matt Bevins Kick) 2114
TD00:16Tim Watson 19 Yd Pass From Robert Curley (Davis Rodriguez Kick) 2814
THIRD QUARTERLAFLIB
TD12:28Andy Romans 15 Yd Return Of Blocked Punt (Davis Rodriguez Kick) 3514
FOURTH QUARTERLAFLIB
TD14:56Jonathan Crawford 19 Yd Pass From Brock Smith (Matt Bevins Kick) 3521