Scores

Final

Dayton 49

(6-3, 4-2 Pioneer)

Valparaiso 10

(0-8, 0-5 Pioneer)

2:00 PM ET, October 29, 2011

Brown Field, Valparaiso, IN

1 2 3 4 T
DAY 7 21 7 1449
VALP 0 3 0 710

Top Performers

Passing: W. Bardo (DAY) - 200 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: T. Harris (DAY) - 15 CAR, 77 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: B. Johnson (DAY) - 3 REC, 73 YDS, 1 TD

Dayton 49, Valparaiso 10

Associated Press

VALPARAISO, Ind. -- Will Bardo threw two touchdowns and ran for another Saturday as Dayton defeated Valparaiso 49-10.

Bardo completed 15 of 22 passes for 200 yards, including touchdowns of 55 yards to Jordan Boykin and 44 yards to Branden Johnson. He also rushed for 53 yards and scored on a 5-yard run for the Flyers (6-3, 4-2 Pioneer League).

Dayton piled up 262 yards rushing, had four players score rushing touchdowns and also scored on an 88-yard kickoff return by Gary Hunter.

Valparaiso (0-8, 0-5) trailed 28-3 at halftime and got its only touchdown with 1:11 remaining on a 41-yard pass from backup quarterback Ben Lehman to Tony Taibi. The Crusaders committed three turnovers and were held to 254 yards of offense.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DAY
VALP
1st Downs2211
Total Yards462254
Passing200179
Rushing26275
Penalties2-255-60
3rd Down Conversions8-153-14
4th Down Conversions0-21-2
Turnovers03
Possession35:5024:10

Passing Leaders

DaytonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Bardo15/222009.120
ValparaisoC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hoffman14/251184.701

Rushing Leaders

DaytonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Harris15775.1118
Jacob66611.0133
ValparaisoCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hoffman9394.3016
Lehr5224.4010

Receiving Leaders

DaytonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson37324.3144
Boykin36521.7155
ValparaisoRECYDSAVGTDLG
Taibi14141.0141
McCarty23216.0017

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERDAYVALP
TD08:57Taylor Harris 2 Yd Run (Nate Miller Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERDAYVALP
TD07:46Jordan Boykin 55 Yd Pass From Will Bardo (Nate Miller Kick) 140
FG03:24Adam Weinel 31 Yd 143
TD00:54Will Bardo 5 Yd Run (Nate Miller Kick) 213
TD00:19Branden Johnson 44 Yd Pass From Will Bardo (Nate Miller Kick) 283
THIRD QUARTERDAYVALP
TD14:48Gary Hunter 88 Yd Kickoff Return (Nate Miller Kick) 353
FOURTH QUARTERDAYVALP
TD11:06Dan Jacob 33 Yd Run (Nate Miller Kick) 423
TD04:31Brian Mack 10 Yd Run (Nate Miller Kick) 493
TD01:11Tony Taibi 41 Yd Pass From Ben Lehman (Adam Weinel Kick) 4910