Elon at Wofford

Wofford 48, Elon 28

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Eric Breitenstein rushed for 217 yards and four touchdowns on 28 carries to pace Wofford to a 48-28 victory over Elon on Saturday.

Three of Breitenstein's scoring runs came in the first half, when the Terriers (6-2, 4-1 Southern Conference) erased a 14-7 deficit to lead 21-14 at halftime.

Wofford led 35-21 after three quarters when Alvin Scioneaux blocked a punt by the Phoenix (4-5, 2-4) and Qay Bell ran it back 42 yards for a touchdown.

Mitch Allen scored on fourth-quarter runs of 61 yards and 1 yard for the Terriers, who gained 465 of their 478 yards on the ground.

Thomas Harris completed 27 of 35 passes for 342 yards and three touchdowns for Elon, two to Aaron Mellette, who caught nine for 162 yards.

Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, Wofford's career leader in touchdown receptions, had his No. 51 jersey retired at halftime.

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Scoring Summary
WOFFEric Breitenstein 28 yd run (Christian Reed kick)
ELONDontay Taylor 1 yd run (Adam Shreiner kick)
ELONAaron Mellette 39 yd pass from Thomas Wilson (Adam Shreiner kick)
WOFFEric Breitenstein 1 yd run (Christian Reed kick)
WOFFEric Breitenstein 3 yd run (Christian Reed kick)
ELONJeremy Peterson 46 yd pass from Thomas Wilson (Adam Shreiner kick)
WOFFEric Breitenstein 4 yd run (Christian Reed kick)
WOFFQay Bell 42 yd punt return (Christian Reed kick)
WOFFMitch Allen 61 yd run (missed kick)
ELONAaron Mellette 42 yd pass from Thomas Wilson (Adam Shreiner kick)
WOFFMitch Allen 1 yd run (Christian Reed kick)
 
Team Stats
 ELONWOFF
First Downs1518
Third Down Efficiency4-137-16
Fourth Down Efficiency1-22-4
Plays-Net Yards59-36369-478
Rushes-Yds24-2161-465
Passing Yds34213
Kick Return Yds14068
Punt Return Yds-152
Passes27-35-11-8-0
Punts5-1574-162
Fumbles-Lost1-10-0
Penalties-Yds2-121-15
Time of Poss.27:2232:38
 
Individual Stats
RUSHING
ELON: A.J. Harris 9-21, Dontay Taylor 9-18, Thomas Wilson 6--18
WOFF: Eric Breitenstein 28-217, Mitch Allen 12-100, Brenton Bersin 4-73, Donovan Johnson 7-36, Brody Hingst 5-17, Brian Kass 2-12, Bryan Youman 2-7, Brad Nocek 1-3
PASSING
ELON: Thomas Wilson 27-35-342-1
WOFF: Mitch Allen 1-7-13-0, Brian Kass 0-1-0-0
RECEIVING
ELON: Aaron Mellette 9-162, Jeremy Peterson 4-65, Darrius McQueen 4-31, Andre Labinowicz 3-25, Dontay Taylor 3-11, A.J. Harris 2-36, Rasaun Rorie 1-7, Jamal Shuman 1-5
WOFF: Brenton Bersin 1-13
 

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