Scores

Final

Maine 14

(4-5, 3-3 CAA)

James Madison 22

(4-5, 2-4 CAA)

3:00 PM ET, November 7, 2009

Bridgeforth Stadium, Harrisonburg, VA

1 2 3 4 T
MAIN 0 0 0 1414
JMU 0 15 7 022

Top Performers

Passing: W. Smith (MAIN) - 178 YDS, 1 TD, 3 INT

Rushing: J. Thorpe (JMU) - 17 CAR, 83 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: M. Brusko (MAIN) - 12 REC, 90 YDS, 1 TD

James Madison 22, Maine 14

Associated Press

HARRISONBURG, Pa. -- Justin Thorpe threw one touchdown pass and ran for another, helping James Madison score the game's first 22 points en route to a 22-14 win over Maine on Saturday.

Thorpe was 9-for-13 with 133 yards and two interceptions for the Dukes (4-5, 2-4 Colonial Athletic Association), and he added 83 yards rushing on 17 carries.

The James Madison quarterback rushed for a 42-yard touchdown to put the Dukes up 9-0 midway through the second quarter after a getting a safety earlier in the frame. Dixon Wright kicked field goals of 23 and 38 yards to put the Dukes up 15-0 with 16 seconds before halftime.

Thorpe sealed James Madison's scoring with a 31-yard pass to Scott Noble less than 5 minutes into the third.

Wide receiver Michael Brusko had 90 yards receiving and a score for the Black Bears (4-5, 3-3), and threw an 82-yard TD on his only pass attempt.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MAIN
JMU
1st Downs1715
Total Yards309328
Passing260133
Rushing49195
Penalties4-4011-105
3rd Down Conversions4-146-14
4th Down Conversions1-40-0
Turnovers62
Possession27:3132:29

Passing Leaders

MaineC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Smith25/421784.213
James MadisonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Thorpe9/1313310.212

Rushing Leaders

MaineCARYDSAVGTDLG
Smith9455.0015
Session6193.206
James MadisonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Sullivan22833.8018
Thorpe17834.9142

Receiving Leaders

MaineRECYDSAVGTDLG
Brusko12907.5117
Harris18282.0182
James MadisonRECYDSAVGTDLG
McCarter23517.5020
Williams23216.0026

Scoring Summary

SECOND QUARTERMAINJMU
SF10:35- Team Tackled By In End Zone 02
TD09:09Justin Thorpe 42 Yd Run (Dixon Wright Kick) 09
FG02:02Dixon Wright 23 Yd 012
FG00:16Dixon Wright 38 Yd 015
THIRD QUARTERMAINJMU
TD10:07Scott Noble 31 Yd Pass From Justin Thorpe (Dixon Wright Kick) 022
FOURTH QUARTERMAINJMU
TD14:00Michael Brusko 13 Yd Pass From Warren Smith (Jordan Waxman Kick) 722
TD06:01Troy Harris 82 Yd Pass From Michael Brusko (Jordan Waxman Kick) 1422