Scores

Final

Coast Carolina 53

(5-0, 3-0 away)

Elon 28

(1-4, 0-1 CAA)

1:30 PM ET, September 28, 2013

Rhodes Stadium, Elon, NC

1 2 3 4 T
CCAR 19 13 7 1453
ELON 14 14 0 028

Top Performers

Passing: A. Ross (CCAR) - 297 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: L. Taliaferro (CCAR) - 32 CAR, 205 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: D. Bennett (CCAR) - 5 REC, 78 YDS, 1 TD

Taliaferro's 3 TD's lead CCU past Elon 53-28

Associated Press

ELON, N.C. -- Lorenzo Taliaferro ran for a career-best 205 yards and three touchdowns to lead Coastal Carolina to a 53-28 win over Elon on Saturday.

Coastal Carolina set a school record for total yards with 652 and the Chanticleers scored 21 unanswered points in the second half.

Alex Ross added 297 yards passing and threw three touchdowns each to different receivers for Coastal Carolina. The Chanticleers have scored 50-plus points three straight games and five of their last ten.

The win is the first 5-0 start in Coastal Carolina's school history. Its inaugural season was in 2003. The Chanticleers are 11-1 in their last 12 games dating back to last season, the only loss coming in the second round of the NCAA playoffs.

Mike Quinn tossed three touchdowns for Elon (1-4), but was 15 of 28 for 94 yards. The Phoenix trailed 32-28 at halftime, but was held scoreless in the second half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CCAR
ELON
1st Downs3319
Total Yards652333
Passing297102
Rushing355231
Penalties14-1055-35
3rd Down Conversions8-132-12
4th Down Conversions0-02-2
Turnovers11
Possession34:4625:14

Passing Leaders

Coastal CarolinaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Ross22/2929710.231
ElonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Quinn15/27943.530

Rushing Leaders

Coastal CarolinaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Taliaferro322056.4327
Ross12857.1117
ElonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Brown29246.0055
Bennett10626.2116

Receiving Leaders

Coastal CarolinaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Bennett57815.6134
Blanks47619.0140
ElonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Rorie5499.8114
Osborne3155.009

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCCARELON
TD12:34Lorenzo Taliaferro 24 Yd Run (Alex Catron Kick) 70
TD11:32Doug Warrick 2 Yd Pass From Mike Quinn (John Gallagher Kick) 77
TD07:41Lorenzo Taliaferro 1 Yd Run (Two-Point Run Conversion Failed) 137
TD03:46Rasaun Rorie 6 Yd Pass From Mike Quinn (John Gallagher Kick) 1314
TD01:28Alex Ross 1 Yd Run (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed) 1914
SECOND QUARTERCCARELON
TD09:57B.J. Bennett 7 Yd Run (John Gallagher Kick) 1921
TD07:19Niccolo Mastromatteo 15 Yd Pass From Alex Ross (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed) 2521
TD03:59Zach Duprey 2 Yd Pass From Mike Quinn (John Gallagher Kick) 2528
TD00:28Tyrell Blanks 40 Yd Pass From Alex Ross (Alex Catron Kick) 3228
THIRD QUARTERCCARELON
TD11:48DeMario Bennett 19 Yd Pass From Alex Ross (Alex Catron Kick) 3928
FOURTH QUARTERCCARELON
TD14:55De'Angelo Henderson 5 Yd Run (Alex Catron Kick) 4628
TD08:00Lorenzo Taliaferro 3 Yd Run (Alex Catron Kick) 5328