College Football Roundup
The college football roundup …
BOONE ó Drew Stewart kicked a school-record six field goals and Appalachian State routed Western Carolina 46-14 on Saturday.
Stewart scored the Mountaineers’ (7-3, 5-2 Southern Conference) first 12 points on field goals of 44, 32, 29 and 21 yards. Stewart added field goals of 27 and 24 yards to break Jay Milson’s record of four set against Furman in 1991.
Brian Quick also entered the Appalachian State record books, becoming the all-time leader in career receiving yards. Quick had 111 yards and a touchdown on seven catches against the Catamounts (1-9, 0-8). He broke the record of 3,124 yards set by Rick Beasley from 1978-80 on a 33-yard reception early in the second quarter.
Appalachian State led 39-0 early in the fourth quarter, and held the Catamounts to 11 first downs and 20 yards rushing.
Florida State 23, Miami 19
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.ó Florida State’s kickers and kick returner were the difference in the Seminoles’ 23-19 win Saturday over Miami. Greg Reid scored on an 83-yard punt return and Dustin Hopkins kicked three field goals to lead Florida State to the victory over their longtime nemesis.
UTEP 22, E. Carolina 17
EL PASO, Texas ó Joe Banyard ran for a 77-yard touchdown in the third quarter to put UTEP in the lead for good in a 22-17 win over East Carolina.
Banyard finished the game with 140 rushing yards and the Miners (5-5, 2-4 C-USA) accumulated 241 rushing yards as a team. Sophomore Carson Meger, who came in for the injured Nick Lamaison, passed for 155 yards.
UTEP had a total of 429 yards of offense on the night.
East Carolina (4-6, 3-3) quarterback Dominique Davis was 18 for 34 and threw for 133 yards with one touchdown. Torrance Hunt was the Pirates’ leading rusher with 54 yards while Michael Dobson ran for 43 yards and a touchdown.
Davidson 28, Morehead State 24
DAVIDSON ó Jonathan Carkhuff threw for 297 yards and three touchdowns, including a 41-yarder to Tim Hines with 47 seconds left to give Davidson a 28-24 win over Morehead State Saturday.
The Wildcats (3-7, 1-6 Pioneer Football League) snapped a six-game losing streak while handing the Eagles (2-8, 1-6) their fifth loss in a row.
Carkhuff, who was 35 of 61, needed 218 yards to set the school record for single-season passing yards and now has 2,955.