/seasons/2010/contrib/20101002fpzwjn

Randolph-Macon roars out of the locker room to beat E&H

More news about: Randolph-Macon

EMORY, VA – No. 25 Randolph-Macon scored 20 unanswered points to start the second-half as the Yellow Jackets got a key 34-22 ODAC road win at Emory & Henry College on Saturday.

R-MC is now 5-0 overall and 1-0 in the league, while E&H is 4-1 and 0-1 in the ODAC.

Randolph-Macon used a balanced attack, rushing for 201 yards and throwing for 205 for a combined 406 total yards of offense.  Running back Drake Sanders led the R-MC offense with 112 yards on 22 carries and scored two second-half touchdowns.   Quarterback Austin Faulkner was 17-of-22 for 205 yards and two scores.  Faulkner found Earl Peoples 10 times for 105 yards on the day as well.

The R-MC defense was able to hold All-American running back Caleb Jennings to just 40 yards on 14 carries and allowed just seven points in the second half to help the Jackets to the win.  Andrew Leonard led R-MC with 10 tackles, while Mark Jackson and Jeremy Bowry had eight and seven stops, respectively.

Emory & Henry took the opening kickoff and ran nine plays into R-MC territory before the Yellow Jackets' Joe Pricone recovered a fumble to give R-MC the ball on its own 47.   

The Yellow Jackets then put together a seven-play drive, which saw Thaddeus Scruggs run the ball five times for 39 yards, including a 23-yard scoring scamper to put R-MC up 7-0.

On E&H's ensuing possession, quarterback Dustin Beck found Anthony Sims for 64 yards on the third play of the drive, sending the Wasps' to the R-MC one-yard line and then Beck scored on a keeper one play later.  The point after attempt failed, making the score 7-6 with 6:35 to go in the opening quarter. 

Randolph-Macon got the ball back and drove 52 yards on nine plays, down to the Wasps' nine-yard line before coming up on a 4th down and one yard to go.   The Jackets' went for it, and Austin Faulkner found Zach Midulla on a play action pass to extend the R-MC advantage to 14-6.

E&H took a 15-14 lead into the locker room at intermission after the Wasps scored all nine points in the second stanza.  The first three came on a Matt Churchin 39 yard field goal with 12:32 to play in the half.   Beck then set up his second score of the day with a 47 yard run followed by another one yard keeper.  The two-point conversion failed to keep it a one-point game. 

R-MC regained the lead after its first drive of the second half, taking the kickoff and driving 63 yards on seven plays in 3:13, scoring on a 10 yard pass from Faulkner to Earl Peoples.  The extra point was missed, leaving the Jackets' lead at 20-15.

The game remained that way until the late part of the third quarter when a Peoples 42 yard punt return set up a Drake Sanders three-yard touchdown run to put R-MC up 27-15 with just under three minutes to go. 

Sanders then struck again when his one-yard scoring plunge with 8:23 to go in the contest, capped a 10 play, 81 yard drive that took 5:01 and extended the R-MC lead to 34-15.

The Wasps rallied on its ensuing possession, marching 74 yards on just six plays, cutting their deficit to 34-22 when Beck ran for a six yard TD run with 6:33 to play.

That would be as close as E&H would get as the Jackets offense got the ball back and ran out the clock, running 10 plays and picking up three first downs to seal the victory.

Randolph-Macon will return home next Saturday when it hosts ODAC rival Catholic at 1:00 p.m. in Ashland.

Aug. 30: All times Eastern
6:00 PM
Alma at Baldwin Wallace
Live stats
7:00 PM
Frostburg State at Stevenson
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
University of New England at Coast Guard
Live stats
7:00 PM
Randolph-Macon at Johns Hopkins
7:00 PM
Hamline at Buena Vista
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
LaGrange at Birmingham-Southern
7:00 PM
Trinity (Texas) at McMurry
7:30 PM
Manchester at Trine
7:37 PM
Rowan at Widener
8:00 PM
Millsaps at Belhaven
8:00 PM
UW-Platteville at East Texas Baptist
Live stats
Aug. 31: All times Eastern
7:00 PM
Utica at St. Lawrence
7:00 PM
Delaware Valley at Wesley
Live stats
7:00 PM
WPI at Anna Maria
Live stats
7:00 PM
Western New England at Springfield
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
Nichols at Westfield State
7:00 PM
Millikin at Hope
Video Preview Live stats
7:00 PM
TCNJ at FDU-Florham
7:00 PM
Becker at MIT
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
Albright at Salisbury
Live stats
7:00 PM
Dean at Curry
Video Live stats
8:00 PM
St. Olaf at Crown
Sep. 1: All times Eastern
TBA
Southern Virginia at Christopher Newport
12:00 PM
Endicott at Framingham State
Live stats
12:00 PM
Morrisville State at Norwich
Video Live stats
12:00 PM
Buffalo State at Bridgewater State
Live stats
12:00 PM
Ursinus at Bethany
Video Live stats
12:00 PM
Salve Regina at Worcester State
Live stats
12:00 PM
Sewanee at Kenyon
Video Live stats
12:00 PM
SUNY-Maritime at Maine Maritime
Video
12:00 PM
Thomas More at N.C. Wesleyan
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Merchant Marine at Misericordia
1:00 PM
Husson at Union
Live stats
1:00 PM
Apprentice at Greensboro
1:00 PM
RPI at Allegheny
1:00 PM
Wabash at Hiram
1:00 PM
Cortland at Fitchburg State
Live stats
1:00 PM
King's at Moravian
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Westminster (Pa.) at Wittenberg
Live stats Audio
1:00 PM
Washington and Lee at Dickinson
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Hobart at Brockport
1:00 PM
McDaniel at Catholic
Live stats
1:00 PM
Huntingdon at Guilford
Live stats
1:00 PM
Gallaudet at Alvernia
1:00 PM
Mass-Dartmouth at Alfred State
Live stats
1:00 PM
Shenandoah at Methodist
Live stats
1:00 PM
Thiel at Alfred
1:00 PM
Emory and Henry at Ferrum
Video Live stats Audio
1:00 PM
Susquehanna at Lycoming
1:00 PM
Washington and Jefferson at St. John Fisher
1:00 PM
Oberlin at Kalamazoo
Live stats
1:00 PM
Hartwick at Wilkes
1:00 PM
St. Vincent at Ithaca
Live stats
1:00 PM
Concordia (Wis.) at Finlandia
1:00 PM
Lebanon Valley at Franklin and Marshall
Video Live stats
1:00 PM
Plymouth State at Castleton
Live stats
1:00 PM
UW-Oshkosh at Carthage
1:00 PM
Grinnell at Lawrence
1:30 PM
Muskingum at Waynesburg
1:30 PM
Juniata at Grove City
1:30 PM
Wooster at Bluffton
1:30 PM
Bridgewater at Gettysburg
1:30 PM
Albion at Defiance
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
Wilmington at Earlham
Live stats
2:00 PM
Augustana at Coe
2:00 PM
John Carroll at UW-Stevens Point
2:00 PM
Eureka at Knox
2:00 PM
Wisconsin Lutheran at Lake Forest
Live stats
2:00 PM
Ripon at Augsburg
2:00 PM
Aurora at St. Norbert
2:00 PM
Nebraska Wesleyan at Concordia-Moorhead
2:00 PM
Gustavus Adolphus at Martin Luther
2:00 PM
MacMurray at Rockford
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
UW-La Crosse at Luther
2:00 PM
Monmouth at Wheaton (Ill.)
2:00 PM
Minnesota-Morris at UW-River Falls
2:00 PM
Lakeland at Carroll
Live stats
2:00 PM
UW-Stout at St. John's
Video Live stats Audio
2:00 PM
UW-Eau Claire at Loras
Audio
2:00 PM
Bethel at Simpson
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
Beloit at Concordia-Chicago
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
Southwestern Assemblies at Austin
Video
2:10 PM
Trinity Int'l at St. Thomas
3:00 PM
Puget Sound at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Live stats
4:00 PM
La Verne at Whitworth
6:00 PM
Adrian at Ohio Northern
Live stats Audio
6:00 PM
Maryville (Tenn.) at Berry
Video Live stats Audio
6:00 PM
Capital at Mount St. Joseph
Live stats
6:00 PM
Hampden-Sydney at Averett
Video Live stats
6:00 PM
Benedictine at Franklin
Video Live stats
6:00 PM
Central at Northwestern (Minn.)
6:00 PM
Willamette at Simon Fraser
7:00 PM
Brevard at Davidson
7:00 PM
Geneva at Marietta
7:00 PM
Rochester at Case Western Reserve
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
Hanover at Centre
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
Rose-Hulman at Mount Union
Live stats
7:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan at Otterbein
7:00 PM
Olivet at Heidelberg
Audio
7:00 PM
UW-Whitewater at Dubuque
7:00 PM
Chicago at Washington U.
Video Preview Live stats
7:00 PM
Anderson at North Park
8:00 PM
Illinois College at Rhodes
8:00 PM
Lyon at Hendrix
8:00 PM
Greenville at Wartburg
8:00 PM
Cornell at Iowa Wesleyan
8:00 PM
Denison at Southwestern
Video Live stats
8:00 PM
Carleton at Macalester
10:00 PM
Pacific at Chapman
Live stats
10:00 PM
George Fox at Redlands
Video Live stats Audio
10:00 PM
Sul Ross State at Arizona Christian
10:00 PM
Lewis-Clark Valley at Pomona-Pitzer
Video Live stats
Dec. 9: All times Eastern
Final
Mount Union 43, at UW-Oshkosh 40
Box Score Recap Recap Photos
Final
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 24, Brockport 0
Box Score Recap Photos
Dec. 15: All times Eastern
Final
Mount Union 12, at Mary Hardin-Baylor 0
@ Salem, Va.
Video Box Score Recap Photos