William & Mary at Towson

Towson 20, William &, Mary 17


TOWSON, Md. (AP) - Terrance West carried 27 times for 153 yards and Towson scored 17 consecutive points after falling behind to defeat William & Mary 20-17 Saturday in a Colonial Athletic Association opener.

Towson, which won its ninth straight home opener, scored a touchdown with 8 seconds left in the first half when quarterback Grant Enders' fumble at the William & Mary 2 was recovered by Spencer Wilkins to make it 10-10.

The Tigers (1-1), playing for the first time in 16 days, went ahead 13-10 on D.J. Soven's 36-yard third-quarter field goal. They made it 20-10 with 8:15 left in the game on Enders' 14-yard pass to Erron Banks after an 84-yard drive.

The Tribe (0-3) got within three points with 5:44 left but their final drive stalled at the Towson 33.

West failed to score for Towson, ending a streak of nine games in which he had scored at least twice.

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Scoring Summary
TWSTD.J. Soven 27 yd FG
WMMARYMeltoya Jones 16 yd run (Drake Kuhn kick)
WMMARYDrake Kuhn 41 yd FG
TWSTSpencer Wilkins 0 yd run (D.J. Soven kick)
TWSTD.J. Soven 30 yd FG
TWSTErron Banks 14 yd pass from Grant Enders (D.J. Soven kick)
WMMARYNolan Kearney 2 yd pass from Raphael Ortiz (Drake Kuhn kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1725
Third Down Efficiency2-86-12
Fourth Down Efficiency1-20-1
Plays-Net Yards52-25871-422
Passing Yds101175
Kick Return Yds4821
Punt Return Yds028
Time of Poss.24:835:52
Individual Stats
WMMARY: Meltoya Jones 14-90, Keith McBride 10-50, Raphael Ortiz 8-12, Tre McBride 1-4, Mikal Abdul-Saboor 1-2, Team 1--1
TWST: Terrance West 27-153, Grant Enders 13-59, Dominique Booker 8-33, Sterlin Phifer 1-3, Spencer Wilkins 0-0, Team 1--1
WMMARY: Raphael Ortiz 10-17-101-0
TWST: Grant Enders 16-21-175-0
WMMARY: Tre McBride 2-39, Ryan Moody 2-25, Meltoya Jones 2-16, Nolan Kearney 2-12, Sean Ballard 1-6, Keith McBride 1-3
TWST: Erron Banks 5-59, Spencer Wilkins 5-50, Daniel Vaughan 1-25, Emmanuel Holder 1-16, Alex Blake 1-7, Leon Kinnard 1-7, Terrance West 1-7, Tom Ryan 1-4

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