Scores

Final

SF Austin 31

(4-6, 2-3 Southland)

McNeese State 42

(6-3, 3-2 Southland)

8:00 PM ET, November 8, 2008

Cowboy Stadium (LA), Lake Charles, LA

1 2 3 4 T
SFA 10 7 7 731
MCNS 7 14 7 1442

Top Performers

Passing: J. Moses (SFA) - 331 YDS, 4 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: T. Pendland (MCNS) - 39 CAR, 242 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: D. Edison (SFA) - 11 REC, 140 YDS, 3 TD

McNeese St. 42, Stephen F.Austin 31

Associated Press

LAKE CHARLES, La. -- Todd Pendland rushed for a career-high 242 yards and three touchdowns, and also caught a touchdown pass, to lead McNeese State to a 42-31 victory over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday night.

Pendland scored on runs of 1, 39 and 4 yards, and caught a 37-yard touchdown pass to help the Cowboys (6-3, 3-2 Southland Conference) roll up 512 yards of offense.

Pendland's rushing total is the second highest in school history behind only Tony Citizen's 304 yards against Prairie View in 1986.

Jeremy Moses was 31 of 49 with 331 yards and four touchdowns for Stephen F. Austin (4-6, 2-3), which cut the lead to 35-31 with 10:05 remaining in the game before Derrick Fourroux iced the game with a 34-yard touchdown pass to Immanuel Friddle with 6:14 remaining.

Fourroux, who was 15 of 24 for 193 yards, also scored on a 1-yard run.

Stephen F. Austin's Duane Brooks caught 13 passes for 139 yards and a score, and Dominique Edison added 11 catches for 140 yards and three touchdowns.

Cornell Tarrant added 115 yards rushing for the Lumberjacks.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SFA
MCNS
1st Downs2428
Total Yards464512
Passing331213
Rushing133299
Penalties6-513-30
3rd Down Conversions5-128-15
4th Down Conversions0-11-3
Turnovers10
Possession24:0935:51

Passing Leaders

Stephen F. AustinC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Moses31/493316.841
McNeese StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Fourroux15/241938.020

Rushing Leaders

Stephen F. AustinCARYDSAVGTDLG
Tarrant151157.7025
Pervis294.507
McNeese StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Pendland392426.2344
Fourroux11444.0116

Receiving Leaders

Stephen F. AustinRECYDSAVGTDLG
Edison1114012.7332
Brooks1313910.7121
McNeese StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Pendland56513.0137
Whitehead66110.2028

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSFAMCNS
TD11:29Dominique Edison 28 Yd Pass From Jeremy Moses (Cory Long Kick) 70
FG05:31Cory Long 29 Yd 100
TD01:11Toddrick Pendland 1 Yd Run (Blake Bercegeay Kick) 107
SECOND QUARTERSFAMCNS
TD10:01Toddrick Pendland 37 Yd Pass From Derrick Fourroux (Blake Bercegeay Kick) 1014
TD02:58Toddrick Pendland 39 Yd Run (Blake Bercegeay Kick) 1021
TD00:31Dominique Edison 6 Yd Pass From Jeremy Moses (Cory Long Kick) 1721
THIRD QUARTERSFAMCNS
TD06:48Duane Brooks 20 Yd Pass From Jeremy Moses (Cory Long Kick) 2421
TD04:16Derrick Fourroux 1 Yd Run (Blake Bercegeay Kick) 2428
FOURTH QUARTERSFAMCNS
TD13:02Toddrick Pendland 4 Yd Run (Blake Bercegeay Kick) 2435
TD10:05Dominique Edison 8 Yd Pass From Jeremy Moses (Cory Long Kick) 3135
TD06:14Immanuel Friddle 34 Yd Pass From Derrick Fourroux (Blake Bercegeay Kick) 3142