Scores

Final

Bucknell 7

(3-6, 1-3 Patriot)

Fordham 21

(4-5, 1-3 Patriot)

1:00 PM ET, November 7, 2009

Coffey Field, Bronx, NY

1 2 3 4 T
BUCK 0 7 0 07
FOR 0 7 0 1421

Top Performers

Passing: J. Skelton (FOR) - 305 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: D. Whiting (FOR) - 18 CAR, 72 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Caldwell (FOR) - 12 REC, 135 YDS

Fordham 21, Bucknell 7

Associated Press

NEW YORK -- John Skelton passed for 305 yards and a touchdown and Fordham defeated Bucknell 21-7 on Saturday.

Skelton was 28 for 33 and reached 300 yards for the sixth time this season. He is 14 completions shy of Kevin Eakin's school record of 247 and 155 yards shy of Eakin's record 3,072, both set in 2003.

The Rams (4-5, 1/3 Patriot League) held Bucknell (3-6, 1-3) to 254 yards and scoreless in the second half.

Jason Caldwell caught 12 passes for 135 yards for Fordham.

Justin Pulgrano gave Bucknell a 7-0 lead with a 6-yard TD run with 9:01 left in the second quarter.

Xavier Martin tied it for the Rams with a 12-yard run with 1:39 left in the half.

Darryl Whiting scored on a 1-yard run with 9:08 left in the fourth to give the Rams a lead and Skelton and his brother, Stephen, with a 9-yard score with 5:20 left.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BUCK
FOR
1st Downs1522
Total Yards254415
Passing68305
Rushing186110
Penalties2-157-70
3rd Down Conversions6-1510-16
4th Down Conversions0-10-1
Turnovers32
Possession31:1228:48

Passing Leaders

BucknellC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Trigg9/17684.001
FordhamC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Skelton28/333059.210

Rushing Leaders

BucknellCARYDSAVGTDLG
Smith15704.7019
Smith7405.7017
FordhamCARYDSAVGTDLG
Whiting18724.0113
Martin14423.0112

Receiving Leaders

BucknellRECYDSAVGTDLG
Woods4358.8022
Cadman3175.709
FordhamRECYDSAVGTDLG
Caldwell1213511.3029
Skelton66510.8120

Scoring Summary

SECOND QUARTERBUCKFOR
TD09:01Justin Pulgrano 6 Yd Run (Drew Orth Kick) 70
TD01:39Xavier Martin 12 Yd Run (Kevin Heinowitz Kick) 77
FOURTH QUARTERBUCKFOR
TD09:08Darryl Whiting 1 Yd Run (Kevin Heinowitz Kick) 714
TD05:20Stephen Skelton 9 Yd Pass From John Skelton (Kevin Heinowitz Kick) 721