Morgan State shuts out Del. State, 12-0
Stevenson ends 5-game losing streak
On a windy, rain-soaked Saturday, Morgan State protected a slim lead, played solid defense and ran the ball. Tracy Martin ran for a game-high 154 yards on 38 carries and scored the only points, helping the Bears grind out a 12-0 victory over host Delaware State and stretch their winning streak to three games.
The Bears (5-3, 4-1) are in a tie for first place in the Mid-eastern Athletic Conference with Norfolk State. MSU’S remaining games are against Bethune-cookman (Saturday), Norfolk State (Nov. 12) and Hampton (Nov. 19).
The Bears recorded their first shutout since Oct. 7, 2006, when they posted a 32-0 win over North Carolina A&T.
Morgan State has won four of its past five, and the defense has not allowed an opponent to score in the past seven quarters.
The ground game gained 289 of the Bears’ 314 total offensive yards.
Travis Davidson posted 90 yards on 12 carries, while Andrew King finished with 47 yards.
Martin, a redshirt freshman, put Morgan on the scoreboard when he raced into the end zone from 2 yards out with 4:43 left in the second quarter. The ensuing two-point conversion failed and the Bears led 6-0.
Martin scored on a 5-yard run early on in the fourth quarter (14:27) to bring Morgan’ lead to 12-0.
Radio: C.J. Hopson completed two touchdown passes in the first half and the Mustangs defense held the Devils (0-8, 0-6 Middle Atlantic Conference) to one scoring drive per half.
The visiting Mustangs (2-6, 1-5) broke a five-game losing streak. Hopson threw three touchdown passes and rushed 49 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter.
The host Rams (7-2) scored twice in the opening half and never trailed. Eric Dobratz kicked a 35-yard field goal with 10:28 left and Kenny Williams added a 7-yard touchdown run for a 10-0 Shepherd lead with 6:10 left in the opening quarter.
Bowie State’s Budd Clifton rushed for a 6-yard touchdown with a 1:45 left in the first to pull the Bulldogs (4-5) to within three, but the two teams traded scoring drives in the next two quarters. Shepherd scored twice in the fourth quarter, including an 8-yard interception return by D.J. Scott with a 1:17 left in the game to seal the win.
Joe Rollins rushed for 170 yards and the host Green Terror (2-6, 2-5 Centennial Conference) halted a five-game losing streak.
Ward Udinksi led the Eagles (0-8, 0-7 CC) with 168 yards passing and 77 yards rushing.
Mcdaniel scored first on a 14-yard touchdown pass from Nick Valori to Nick O’melia (F.S. Key) for a 7-0 lead with 4:07 left in the first quarter.
On the next possession, Juniata drove to the 1-yard line, but Mcdaniel’s red zone defense kept it from scoring.
Shane Mcsweeney was 16-for-22 with 233 yards and one touchdown through the air and ran for 80 yards and one score on the ground as the host Wolverines (7-1) handed the Sea Gulls (7-1) their first loss of the season.
The loss marks the seventh straight to Welsey.
The Wolverines took a 7-0 halftime lead on a 2-yard touchdown run by Mcsweeney at the 7:44 mark.
Salisbury answered in the third with a 62-yard touchdown run by Ross Flanigan, before Wesley scored the next two touchdowns to pull away.
A week after a 54-53 double-overtime victory over Alfred, the Bobcats (4-4, 2-4 Empire 8) had the tables turned against them. The host Bombers (4-4, 2-4) put together two fourth-quarter scoring drives, including Andrew Rogowski’s game-winning 34yard field goal as time expired.
Rogowski hit his first 34-yard field goal with 4:53 left in the first half for a 3-0 Ithaca lead. Frostburg took the lead back in the third quarter on an 8-yard touchdown run by J.D. Hook and Bobcats kicker Jonathan Adams hit a 25-yarder with 10:09 left in the game.