Scores

Final

Elon 24

(3-6, 0-4 away)

Citadel 38

(5-4, 4-1 home)

2:00 PM ET, November 3, 2012

Johnson Hagood Stadium, Charleston, SC

1 2 3 4 T
ELON 3 3 11 724
CIT 14 10 7 738

Top Performers

Passing: T. Wilson (ELON) - 351 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: D. Robinson (CIT) - 20 CAR, 178 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: K. Brown (ELON) - 9 REC, 85 YDS, 1 TD

The Citadel 38, Elon 24

Associated Press

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Darian Robinson rushed for 178 yards and one touchdown, Aaron Miller scored twice on the ground and The Citadel defeated Elon 38-24 in a Southern Conference game Saturday.

Ben Dupree ran for 104 yards and one score as the Bulldogs (5-4, 4-3) totaled 366 yards rushing.

The Citadel snapped a four-game losing streak to Elon and remained in the hunt for a berth in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

Robinson's 178 yards were a career high and his sixth 100-yard game of the season.

Miller's 51-yard touchdown pass to Matt Thompson came on the final play of the second quarter, giving The Citadel a 24-6 halftime advantage.

Thomas Wilson was 27-of-50 passing for 351 yards and two scores for Elon (3-6, 1-5). Elon rushed for 52 yards; The Citadel passed for 59.

The Bulldogs' Thomas Warren hit a career-long 47-yard field goal in the second quarter.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ELON
CIT
1st Downs2119
Total Yards403425
Passing35159
Rushing52366
Penalties5-405-40
3rd Down Conversions3-148-14
4th Down Conversions1-20-0
Turnovers22
Possession29:3330:27

Passing Leaders

ElonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Wilson37/503517.021
CitadelC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Miller1/45112.810

Rushing Leaders

ElonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Coppedge11433.9014
Mellette177.007
CitadelCARYDSAVGTDLG
Robinson201788.9160
Dupree131007.7155

Receiving Leaders

ElonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Mellette910211.3036
Brown9859.4120
CitadelRECYDSAVGTDLG
Thompson25929.5151

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERELONCIT
TD13:11Ben Dupree 55 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 07
FG09:55Adam Shreiner 25 Yd 37
TD03:55Aaron Miller 1 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 314
SECOND QUARTERELONCIT
FG11:05Thomas Warren 47 Yd 317
FG06:25Adam Shreiner 42 Yd 617
TD00:00Matt Thompson 51 Yd Pass From Aaron Miller (Thomas Warren Kick) 624
THIRD QUARTERELONCIT
TD12:10Aaron Miller 3 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 631
TD06:37Kierre Brown 20 Yd Pass From Thomas Wilson (Thomas Wilson Pass To Jeremy Peterson For Two-Point Conversion) 1431
FG02:32Adam Shreiner 33 Yd 1731
FOURTH QUARTERELONCIT
TD08:49Tracey Coppedge 6 Yd Pass From Thomas Wilson (Adam Shreiner Kick) 2431
TD02:33Darien Robinson 3 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 2438