NCAA Game Summary - Middle Tennessee at UL-Monroe|
(Saturday, November 28th)
Final Score: Middle Tennessee 38, UL-Monroe 19
Monroe, LA (Sports Network) - Dwight Dasher threw for 116 yards and a pair of
touchdowns while rushing for 88 yards and two more scores, as the Middle
Tennessee Blue Raiders notched a 38-19 victory over the UL-Monroe Warhawks in
a Sun Belt Conference showdown at Malone Stadium.
Dasher completed 10-of-18 pass attempts for Middle Tennessee (9-3, 7-1 SBC),
which won its sixth-straight contest. The Blue Raiders also capped the regular
season with nine wins for the first time since 1992.
Cody Wells threw for 140 yards with a touchdown and an interception to lead
the way for UL-Monroe (6-6, 5-3), Trey Revell started the contest under center
for the Warhawks, completing 8-of-17 for 91 yards and a touchdown with two
interceptions before turning over the snaps. Luther Ambrose caught seven
passes for 107 yards and a pair of scores in the loss.
The Warhawks jumped out to a 7-0 lead following a 37-yard toss from Revell to
Ambrose that capped a six-play, 78-yard opening drive.
The Blue Raiders responded late in the period with a two-yard run from Dasher
that tied the contest at 7-7.
The Warhawks took a 10-7 lead early in the second quarter on a 25-yard Radi
Jabour field goal
The Blue Raiders, however, scored 14-unanswered points to take a 21-10 lead
into the break. Dasher first found Shane Blissard with a six-yard toss midway
through the stanza, and then hit Patrick Honeycutt with an 18-yard strike with
under a minute to go in the half.
The Warhawks added another Jabour kick midway through the third period, this
time from 37 yards out.
The Blue Raiders responded with a nine-yard Dasher run minutes later to extend
the advantage to 28-13.
Middle Tennessee made it a 31-13 game early in the final period with a 40-yard
field goal by Alan Gendreau. The Blue Raiders padded the advantage just
minutes later following a 58-yard interception return by Jeremy Kellem.
The Warhawks added a 25-yard touchdown pass from Wells to Ambrose with just
over two minutes to play.
11/28 21:40:15 ET