Scores

Final

W Carolina 31

(1-6, 0-5 Southern)

Citadel 45

(4-3, 3-2 Southern)

2:00 PM ET, October 13, 2012

Johnson Hagood Stadium, Charleston, SC

1 2 3 4 T
WCU 0 17 7 731
CIT 7 10 7 2145

Top Performers

Passing: B. Dupree (CIT) - 38 YDS

Rushing: T. Mitchell (WCU) - 20 CAR, 117 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: J. Mitchell (WCU) - 3 REC, 21 YDS

The Citadel 45, W. Carolina 31

Associated Press

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Rickey Anderson scored from 11 yards on the first play of the fourth quarter, and The Citadel scored 21 points in the period to beat Western Carolina 45-31 on Saturday.

The Bulldogs (4-3, 3-2 Southern Conference) had lost three consecutive games after opening the season 3-0.

Darien Robinson carried 24 times for 116 yards and a touchdown for the Bulldogs, and Ben Dupree ran for 96 yards and two scores.

Darius Ramsey and Troy Mitchell had 118 and 117 yards rushing, respectively, for the Catamounts (1-6, 0-5), and Mitchell and Michael Vaughn scored two touchdowns each.

The teams combined for 676 rushing yards, and they were tied at 24 through three quarters.

After Anderson put the Bulldogs in front, The Citadel's defense forced a three-and-out drove 84 yards for a touchdown, capped by Robinson's 6-yard run to give the Bulldogs a 38-24 lead.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WCU
CIT
1st Downs2331
Total Yards365426
Passing6748
Rushing298378
Penalties6-553-28
3rd Down Conversions6-125-10
4th Down Conversions1-22-2
Turnovers11
Possession26:4733:13

Passing Leaders

Western CarolinaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Mitchell9/14674.801
CitadelC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Dupree3/33812.700

Rushing Leaders

Western CarolinaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Ramsey161187.4020
Mitchell201175.9224
CitadelCARYDSAVGTDLG
Robinson241164.8112
Dupree18965.3215

Receiving Leaders

Western CarolinaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Mitchell3217.0011
Robinson3175.7012
CitadelRECYDSAVGTDLG
Trevino12626.0026
Martin2126.008

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERWCUCIT
TD07:02Ben Dupree 10 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERWCUCIT
TD14:55Michael Vaughn 4 Yd Run (Richard Sigmon Kick) 77
TD11:08Ben Dupree 15 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 714
FG06:52Richard Sigmon 22 Yd 1014
TD01:48Troy Mitchell 12 Yd Run (Richard Sigmon Kick) 1714
FG00:00Thomas Warren 27 Yd 1717
THIRD QUARTERWCUCIT
TD08:51Michael Vaughn 24 Yd Run (Richard Sigmon Kick) 2417
TD03:27Aaron Miller 1 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 2424
FOURTH QUARTERWCUCIT
TD14:53Rickey Anderson 11 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 2431
TD06:45Darien Robinson 6 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 2438
TD04:40Troy Mitchell 5 Yd Run (Richard Sigmon Kick) 3138
TD01:16Van Dyke Jones 13 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 3145