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Written By: Associated Press         Release: 09/29/2013
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Hornets Hold off Tigers for First Win in MEAC Opener

Delaware State

24

Savannah State

22

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SAVANNAH, Ga. - Delaware State led by 15 points midway through the fourth quarter and held off a late Savannah State surge in a 24-22 victory in the MEAC opener for both teams at Ted Wright Stadium this evening.
The Hornets (1-3; 1-0 MEAC) won for the first time this season and were victorious in a MEAC opener for the first time since 2008. Savannah State fell to 1-4 and 0-1.
DSU led 24-9 after a 31-yard touchdown pass from Cory Murphy to freshman Aris Scott with 8:11 left in the fourth quarter. The scoring pass was Murphy’s second of the game and first for Scott as a collegian.

Savannah State quarterback Antonio Bostick threw two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter to pull the Tigers to within 24-22. The Tigers failed to tie the game after the second touchdown when Bostick's two-point pass was deflected by the Hornet defense with 1:51 left in the game.

Read more at DSUHornets.com or SSUathletics.com.

Clark, Trail Key NSU to MEAC Win at Morgan State

Norfolk State

27

Morgan State

21

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 BALTIMORE, Md. — Tyler Clark tossed two touchdown passes and the Spartans got key contributions from a number of players to earn a 27-21 victory over Morgan State on Saturday afternoon at Hughes Stadium in the MEAC opener for both teams.

Linebacker Lynden Trail caught his first career TD pass and also intercepted a pair of passes for NSU (1-3, 1-0 MEAC), which won its seventh in a row over the Bears (0-5, 0-1) and fifth straight over MSU in Baltimore.

Morgan State used a methodical rushing attack to chew up clock and keep the Spartans off the field early in game. MSU finally broke through after getting a short field as quarterback Seth Higgins capped a six-play, 27-yard drive with a 1-yard keeper to give the Bears a 7-0 lead. MSU attempted just one pass in the opening quarter.

The Bears’ defense held NSU without a first down and to minus-1 yard of offense in the first quarter, but the Spartans picked up steam just before the half. After NSU got the ball at midfield, Clark engineered an eight-play, 50-yard drive. He capped it off with a 4-yard TD pass to the 6-7 Trail with 3:37 left before halftime.

Read more at NSUSpartans.com or MorganStateBears.com.

Recaps to come:

South Carolina State

30

Hampton

6

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North Carolina A&T
59
Chowan University
0
09/20
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Towson
31
North Carolina Central
20
09/20
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Hampton
34
Miles College
30
09/20
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South Carolina State
17
Furman
7
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UCF
41
Bethune-Cookman
7
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Coastal Carolina
48
Florida A&M
3
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Buffalo
36
Norfolk State
7
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Howard
35
Morgan State
38
09/20
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Temple
59
Delaware State
0
09/20
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William & Mary
29
Norfolk State
14
09/13
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Coastal Carolina
30
South Carolina State
3
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North Carolina A&T
17
Elon
12
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Savannah State
28
Fort Valley State
42
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Richmond
42
Hampton
17
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28
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40
09/13
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36
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23
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35
Morehouse College
17
09/13
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Delaware State
7
Towson
21
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Morgan State
28
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3
09/13
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North Carolina A&T
30
Coastal Carolina
31
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Delaware
27
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9
09/06
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North Carolina Central
34
Elizabeth City State
7
09/06
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Norfolk State
0
Liberty
17
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Hampton
14
William & Mary
42
09/06
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Clemson
73
South Carolina State
7
09/06
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Holy Cross
29
Morgan State
26
09/06
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Georgia Southern
83
Savannah State
9
09/06
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Rutgers
38
Howard
25
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41
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7
09/06
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North Carolina A&T
47
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13
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East Carolina
52
North Carolina Central
7
08/30
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FIU
12
Bethune-Cookman
14
08/30
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Middle Tennessee
61
Savannah State
7
08/30
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Jackson State
22
Florida A&M
17
08/30
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Eastern Michigan
31
Morgan State
28
08/30
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Benedict
0
South Carolina State
63
08/30
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Old Dominion
41
Hampton
28
08/30
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Monmouth
52
Delaware State
21
08/30
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Akron
41
Howard
0
08/28
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