Georgia Southern at Elon

Georgia Southern defeats Elon 38-20


ELON, N.C. (AP) Kevin Ellison rushed for 163 yards on 14 carries to lead Georgia Southern to a 38-20 victory over Elon Saturday.

Ellison, who ran for two touchdowns, also threw for 104 yards.

Elon (2-8, 1-6 Southern Conference) took an early lead on two John Gallagher field goals. That changed quickly when Ellison broke for a 53-yard touchdown run to give Georgia Southern (6-4, 4-4) a 7-6 lead with 2:09 remaining in the first. The Eagles extended that to 17-6 at the half on an Irving Huggins score, from 2 yards out, and a Koo Younghoe field goal. Huggins had three touchdowns and 67 yards rushing.

The Eagles stretched their lead to 31-6 late in the third.

This was Georgia Southern's final game in the Southern Conference as the Eagles will be moving to the Sun Belt Conference.

Mike Quinn threw for 197 yards for Elon.

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Scoring Summary
ELONJohn Gallagher 44 yd FG
ELONJohn Gallagher 24 yd FG
GASKevin Ellison 53 yd run (Younghoe Koo kick)
GASIrving Huggins 2 yd run (Younghoe Koo kick)
GASYounghoe Koo 49 yd FG
GASIrving Huggins 2 yd run (Younghoe Koo kick)
GASKevin Ellison 14 yd run (Younghoe Koo kick)
ELONKierre Brown 23 yd pass from Mike Quinn (John Gallagher kick)
GASIrving Huggins 2 yd run (Younghoe Koo kick)
ELONDemitri Allison 27 yd pass from John Loughery (John Gallagher kick)
Team Stats
First Downs2119
Third Down Efficiency6-116-14
Fourth Down Efficiency0-10-0
Plays-Net Yards63-50266-366
Passing Yds104247
Kick Return Yds23133
Punt Return Yds13
Time of Poss.29:5130:9
Individual Stats
GAS: Kevin Ellison 14-163, Nardo Govan 11-86, Irving Huggins 16-67, Tray Butler 4-29, Devin Scott 4-20, Johnathan Bryant 2-18, Keshun Hill 1-15
ELON: Karl Bostick 4-69, B.J. Bennett 11-46, Thuc Phan 4-10, Tracey Coppedge 3-6, John Loughery 1-4, Kierre Brown 3-0, Team 1--1, Mike Quinn 2--15
GAS: Kevin Ellison 5-11-104-0
ELON: Mike Quinn 22-33-197-0, John Loughery 4-4-50-0
GAS: Zach Walker 2-33, Johnathan Bryant 1-35, Tray Butler 1-27, BJ Johnson 1-9
ELON: Kierre Brown 6-54, Rasaun Rorie 4-51, Demitri Allison 3-38, Doug Warrick 3-33, B.J. Bennett 3-21, Trevor Vasey 2-15, Justin Osborne 2-11, Andre Davis 2-11, Tracey Coppedge 1-13
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