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Samford 44, Gardner-Webb 23

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. -- Fabian Truss ran for three touchdowns and returned a kickoff for another as Samford eased past Gardner-Webb 44-23 on Saturday to stay unbeaten on the young season, keeping the Runnin' Bulldogs winless in the process.

Truss opened the scoring with a 3-yard run and, after Gardner-Webb's Kenny Little answered with an 11-yard rushing TD, Andy Summerlin's 14-yard connection with Riley Hawkins put Samford up 14-7 early in the second quarter.

Samford (3-0) would lead the rest of the way as Truss, who finished with 84 yards rushing, added another 3-yard TD on the ground to put his squad up 21-10 at halftime.

Juanne Blount's 6-yard touchdown run pulled Gardner-Webb (0-3) to within four points right after the break, but Truss returned the ensuing kick for a 97-yard score to re-establish the cushion. He added a 42-yard run late in the third quarter to put the game out of reach.

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2015 Southern Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Chattanooga6-19-4
The Citadel6-19-4
Western Carolina5-27-4
Samford3-46-5
Wofford3-45-6
Mercer2-55-6
Furman2-54-7
VMI1-62-9

2015 Big South Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Charleston Southern6-010-2
Coastal Carolina4-29-3
Liberty3-36-5
Monmouth3-35-6
Kennesaw State2-46-5
Gardner-Webb2-44-7
Presbyterian College1-52-9