NCAA Game Summary - Navy at Rice|
(Saturday, October 10th)
Final Score: Navy 63, Rice 14
Houston, TX (Sports Network) - The Navy Midshipmen ran for 471 yards and
nine touchdowns in a 63-14 rout of the Rice Owls in non-conference play at
Quarterback Ricky Dobbs ran for 104 yards and scored four times as the
Midshipmen (4-2) won their third straight and picked up their first road
victory of the season. Kriss Proctor also got involved with 82 yards and three
scores on the ground.
Nick Fanuzzi, who returned to the lineup after missing two games with a
separated shoulder, threw for 242 yards and two touchdowns for the Owls (0-6).
He was also picked off twice.
Navy scored on its first five possessions on the way to building a 35-7
Dobbs gave the Midshipmen a 14-0 lead in the first quarter went he scored on
runs from two and 12 yards, respectively.
Dobbs scored his third touchdown on a one-yard run two minutes into the second
quarter before Vince Murray scored on a seven-yard scamper to give Navy a 28-0
Marcus Curry extended the Midshipmen's margin to five touchdowns when he
scored from a yard out with three minutes left in the half.
Fanuzzi got Rice on the board with a 12-yard touchdown pass to Patrick
Randolph two minutes later.
Dobbs scored his fourth touchdown of the afternoon on a 13-yard run five
minutes into the third quarter. Proctor followed up with a pair of one-yard
runs to extend Navy's lead to 56-7 early in the fourth quarter.
Fanuzzi and Randolph connected for Rice on a 12-yard scoring pass before
Proctor scored his third touchdown of the day on a one-yard run with just over
six minutes left in the game.
Navy scored touchdowns all nine times it reached the red zone and held the
ball for more than 40 minutes.
10/10 21:04:42 ET