Wofford rolls over VMI 59-14, 2-0 in SoCon
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Joe Newman threw for two touchdowns, jump-starting Wofford's prolific offense in a 59-14 win over VMI on Saturday.
The Terriers (2-0, 2-0 Southern Conference) piled up 661 yards of offense, 450 on the ground, and had five players rush for a touchdown.
Wofford scored on all six first-half possessions, with five of the scoring plays going for 25, 42, 32, 21 and 10 yards. Two of the drives covered 92 yards, another went75 and a fourth was 74 yards. In the second half, Jimmy Weirick had a 63-yard rushing touchdown and Dimitri Redwood returned an interception 45 yards for a score.
The Terriers had a 15-3 edge in first downs and 249-63 advantage in total offense in the first quarter, opening a 21-0 lead. By the half it was 24-8 in first downs and 457-161 total yards with the score 42-7. The difference in rushing was 281-9.
Reece Udinski and Austin Coulling had touchdown passes for VMI (0-2, 0-1), which finished with 314 yards.
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