(3-7, 1-6 Southern)
(7-2, 5-1 Southern)
3:00 PM ET, November 8, 2008
Gibbs Stadium, Spartanburg, SC
Passing: B. Blanchard (CIT) - 259 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: D. Romero (WOF) - 25 CAR, 146 YDS, 3 TD
Receiving: A. Roberts (CIT) - 14 REC, 190 YDS, 3 TD
SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Dane Romero rushed for 146 yards and three touchdowns to lead Wofford to a 33-28 victory over The Citadel on Saturday.
Romero scored all three touchdowns in the first half as the Terriers (7-2, 5-1 Southern Conference) took a 20-14 halftime lead and never trailed.
Wofford's Ben Widmyer was 6 of 7 for 130 yards and a 57-yard touchdown pass to Andy Strickland, and rushed for 79 yards and a 20-yard touchdown run.
The Citadel (3-7, 1-6) cut Wofford's lead to 26-21 on Terrell Dallas' 1-yard run with 6:34 left in the third quarter, but Widmyer scored to increase the lead to 33-21 with 10:56 left in the game.
Andre Roberts caught a 30-yard touchdown pass from Bart Blanchard with 3:48 remaining in the game.
Blanchard was 23 of 30 for 259 yards and three touchdowns, all of which were caught by Roberts, who had 14 receptions for 190 yards.