Scores

Final

Citadel 52

(3-0, 1-0 away)

Appalachian St 28

(1-2, 1-1 home)

3:30 PM ET, September 15, 2012

Kidd Brewer Stadium, Boone, NC

1 2 3 4 T
CIT 14 24 14 052
APP 0 7 7 1428

Top Performers

Passing: J. Jackson (APP) - 164 YDS, 1 INT

Rushing: S. Miller (APP) - 21 CAR, 167 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: M. Thompson (CIT) - 3 REC, 123 YDS

The Citadel 52, Appalachian St. 28

Associated Press

BOONE, N.C. -- The Citadel jumped on Appalachian State early, scoring 38 points in the first half en route to a 52-28 victory on Saturday.

The Citadel moves to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in the Southern Conference for the first time since its championship season of 1992.

The Mountaineers (1-2) had won 17 of the past 18 games against the Bulldogs, including eight in a row.

Appalachian State's 18-game regular-season home winning streak was snapped.

The Bulldogs rushed for 463 yards and threw for 155 on 4-of-6 passing, rolling up 618 total yards. They held the ball for 38 minutes, 11 seconds.

Three Bulldogs rushed for more than 100 yards, with Ben Dupree racking up 180 yards and two TDs, Darien Robinson 113 and one score and Rickey Anderson 102 and a TD. Matt Johnson caught three passes for 123 yards.

Steven Miller rushed for 167 yards and three TDs for Appalachian State.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CIT
APP
1st Downs2421
Total Yards618417
Passing155164
Rushing463253
Penalties2-103-24
3rd Down Conversions11-141-7
4th Down Conversions0-00-1
Turnovers02
Possession38:1121:49

Passing Leaders

CitadelC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Miller2/29949.500
Appalachian StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Jackson23/321645.101

Rushing Leaders

CitadelCARYDSAVGTDLG
Dupree201809.0257
Robinson131138.7145
Appalachian StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Miller211678.0330
Jackson8536.6014

Receiving Leaders

CitadelRECYDSAVGTDLG
Thompson312341.0053
Jones13232.0032
Appalachian StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Peacock5438.6015
Jones6416.809

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCITAPP
TD10:38Rickey Anderson 4 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 70
TD04:31Ben Dupree 57 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 140
SECOND QUARTERCITAPP
TD14:17Aaron Miller 1 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 210
FG07:36Thomas Warren 24 Yd 240
TD06:16Carson Smith 8 Yd Return Of Blocked Punt (Thomas Warren Kick) 310
TD03:50Steven Miller 2 Yd Run (Drew Stewart Kick) 317
TD00:43Ben Dupree 46 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 387
THIRD QUARTERCITAPP
TD10:27Van Dyke Jones 5 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 457
TD08:41Tony Washington 22 Yd Run (Drew Stewart Kick) 4514
TD00:15Darien Robinson 45 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 5214
FOURTH QUARTERCITAPP
TD13:23Steven Miller 2 Yd Run (Drew Stewart Kick) 5221
TD05:45Steven Miller 4 Yd Run (Drew Stewart Kick) 5228