Scores

Final

Towson 0

(2-7, 1-5 CAA)

William & Mary 31

(8-1, 5-1 CAA)

1:30 PM ET, November 7, 2009

Zable Stadium, Williamsburg, VA

1 2 3 4 T
TOWS 0 0 0 00
W&M 3 14 7 731

Top Performers

Passing: R. Archer (W&M) - 206 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: J. Grimes (W&M) - 21 CAR, 91 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: E. Robertson (W&M) - 2 REC, 48 YDS, 1 TD

William &, Mary 31, Towson 0

Associated Press

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- R.J. Archer ran for a touchdown and passed for another, and William & Mary beat Towson State 31-0 on Saturday.

Archer, who went 14-for-26 for 206 yards, threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Eric Robertson. Archer also scored on an 8-yard run.

Jonathan Grimes and Courtland Marriner each scored on 2-yard runs for the Tribe (8-1, 5-1 Colonial Athletic Association).

The Tribe has won four games in a row and has equaled the program's best mark through nine games since 1986.

The Tribe, the top-ranked defense in the Football Championship Subdivision, forced three turnovers and held the Tigers (2-7, 1-5) to 201 total yards of offense. Towson State was held to 79 yards rushing on 29 carries and 11 first downs.

It was the first shutout of the season for the Tribe.

The Tigers used two quarterbacks, and Jeremy Jayne went 9-for-16 for 86 yards passing.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TOWS
W&M
1st Downs1122
Total Yards201396
Passing129249
Rushing72147
Penalties3-305-40
3rd Down Conversions4-144-14
4th Down Conversions1-23-3
Turnovers30
Possession27:3832:22

Passing Leaders

TowsonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Jayne9/16865.400
William & MaryC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Archer14/262067.910

Rushing Leaders

TowsonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Dameron11494.5015
Booker791.305
William & MaryCARYDSAVGTDLG
Grimes21914.3119
Marriner9657.2120

Receiving Leaders

TowsonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Moore45413.5023
Booker11717.0017
William & MaryRECYDSAVGTDLG
Varno47017.5039
Dohse25226.0033

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERTOWSW&M
FG09:02Brian Pate 39 Yd 03
SECOND QUARTERTOWSW&M
TD10:29R.J. Archer 8 Yd Run (Brian Pate Kick) 010
TD03:13Jonathan Grimes 2 Yd Run (Brian Pate Kick) 017
THIRD QUARTERTOWSW&M
TD04:16Eric Robertson 25 Yd Pass From R.J. Archer (Brian Pate Kick) 024
FOURTH QUARTERTOWSW&M
TD01:01Courtland Marriner 2 Yd Run (Brian Pate Kick) 031