Scores

Final

Morehead State 27

(1-5, 0-3 Pioneer)

Dayton 41

(3-4, 2-2 Pioneer)

1:00 PM ET, October 13, 2012

Welcome Stadium, Dayton, OH

1 2 3 4 T
MORE 13 0 0 1427
DAY 10 14 3 1441

Top Performers

Passing: Z. Lewis (MORE) - 311 YDS, 3 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: C. Kacsor (DAY) - 13 CAR, 106 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: K. Thomas (MORE) - 8 REC, 94 YDS, 1 TD

Dayton 41, Morehead St. 27

Associated Press

DAYTON, Ohio -- Will Bardo threw for three touchdowns -- all in the first half -- to help Dayton beat Morehead State 41-27 in a Pioneer Football League showdown Saturday.

Dayton (3-4, 2-2) scored on its opening possession when Bardo found Jordan Elmore through the air for 16 yards. Bardo finished 15 of 23 for 214 yards.

After trading quick scores, Zach Lewis connected with Justin Cornwall for 45 yards late in the first quarter to give Morehead State a 13-10 lead.

Morehead State's (1-5, 0-3) lead did not last long as Bardo dominated the second quarter. Bardo helped the Flyers take the lead for good, finding Nik Gillum for a 16-yard touchdown, then connecting with Ross Smith, who lateralled to Robert Washington for a 39-yard touchdown and a 23-14 halftime lead.

Dayton scored 24 unanswered points sealing the victory over the Eagles.

The Flyers have beaten Morehead State the last four meetings.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MORE
DAY
1st Downs2625
Total Yards443532
Passing311263
Rushing132269
Penalties10-877-76
3rd Down Conversions6-115-14
4th Down Conversions1-20-0
Turnovers31
Possession26:3633:24

Passing Leaders

Morehead StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lewis34/503116.232
DaytonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Bardo15/232149.330

Rushing Leaders

Morehead StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Macshara161036.4121
Sawyer4225.5015
DaytonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Kacsor131068.2149
Jacob13735.6129

Receiving Leaders

Morehead StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Thomas89411.8120
Sawyer55310.6036
DaytonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hunter27135.5067
Gillum35719.0129

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMOREDAY
TD12:22Jordan Elmore 16 Yd Pass From Will Bardo (Pat Sankovic Kick) 07
TD10:00Rees Macshara 6 Yd Run (Pat Blocked) 67
FG08:11Pat Sankovic 22 Yd 610
TD01:41Justin Cornwall 45 Yd Pass From Zach Lewis (Rainer Duzan Kick) 1310
SECOND QUARTERMOREDAY
TD02:56Nik Gillum 16 Yd Pass From Will Bardo (Pat Sankovic Kick) 1317
TD00:00Robert Washington 30 Yd Pass From Will Bardo (Pat Sankovic Kick) 1324
THIRD QUARTERMOREDAY
FG08:08Pat Sankovic 24 Yd 1327
FOURTH QUARTERMOREDAY
TD14:53Dan Jacob 29 Yd Run (Pat Sankovic Kick) 1334
TD12:11Jaison Yoshimura 4 Yd Pass From Zach Lewis (Rainer Duzan Kick) 2034
TD10:23Connor Kacsor 12 Yd Run (Pat Sankovic Kick) 2041
TD06:09Kevin Thomas 11 Yd Pass From Zach Lewis (Rainer Duzan Kick) 2741