LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Josh Woodrum threw for 190 yards and rushed for two touchdowns to lead Liberty over Virginia Military Institute 17-7 Saturday.
Woodrum had a quarterback sneak from the 1-yard line for the first score, then rushed for a 27-yard TD to give Liberty (5-4, 2-1 Big South) a 17-0 lead with 4:12 remaining. Woodrum's favorite target was Darrin Peterson, who had nine receptions for 118 yards, including a 56-yarder.
The Flames forced three interceptions while holding VMI (1-8, 0-4) to 204 yards of offense.
It's the eighth win in a row for Liberty over VMI, and the last as conference members. VMI returns to the Southern Conference next season.
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