Scores

Final

Bethune-Cookman 9

(1-4, 1-3 MEAC)

Delaware State 7

(1-3, 1-2 MEAC)

7:00 PM ET, October 10, 2009

Alumni Stadium (DE), Dover, DE

1 2 3 4 T
COOK 0 0 0 99
DSU 7 0 0 07

Top Performers

Passing: M. Johnson (COOK) - 218 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: J. Jones (DSU) - 13 CAR, 71 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Reams (COOK) - 6 REC, 101 YDS

Bethune-Cookman 9, Delaware St. 7

Associated Press

DOVER, Del. -- Kory Kowalski made a 40-yard field goal with 2:12 left as Bethune-Cookman defeated Delaware State 9-7 for its first victory of the season on Saturday night.

Jameel McCleod put the Wildcats (1-4, 1/3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) on the board with a 46-yard pass from Jameel McCleod with 14:16 lef. Kowalski's extra-point try was blocked.

Michael Williams intercepted a pass with 32 seconds left to seal the win.

Johnson was 15 of 22 for 218 yards and rushed for 67 yards.

Travis Tarpley returned the opening kickoff 85 yards to the 2-yard line and Jaashawn Jones scored on the next play for Delaware State (1-3, 1-2).

Jones had 71 yards on 13 carries for Delaware State and Nick Elko was 5-for-15 for 39 yards and one interception. He replaced Anthony Glaud, who was 5-for-10 for 32 yards and one interception before leaving with a first-half injury.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
COOK
DSU
1st Downs219
Total Yards350166
Passing21871
Rushing13295
Penalties13-744-56
3rd Down Conversions5-152-11
4th Down Conversions2-31-1
Turnovers22
Possession41:1118:49

Passing Leaders

Bethune-CookmanC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Johnson15/222189.911
Delaware StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Elko5/15392.601

Rushing Leaders

Bethune-CookmanCARYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson21673.2019
Morris8253.107
Delaware StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jones13715.5123
McQueen7314.4026

Receiving Leaders

Bethune-CookmanRECYDSAVGTDLG
Reams610116.8039
Mcleod14646.0146
Delaware StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Moore22814.0021
Jackson2168.0020

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCOOKDSU
TD14:44Jaashawn Jones 2 Yd Run (Riley Flickinger Kick) 07
FOURTH QUARTERCOOKDSU
TD14:16Jameil Mcleod 46 Yd Pass From Matthew Johnson (Pat Blocked) 67
FG02:12Kory Kowalski 40 Yd 97