Coastal Carolina holds off Presbyterian 41-37
CONWAY, S.C. (AP)—Zach MacDowall threw three touchdown passes and Coastal Carolina beat Presbyterian 41-37 on Saturday.
MacDowall went 11-for-23 for 193 yards passing with one interception for the Chanticleers (5-5, 3-2 Big South). MacDowall connected with Paul Nicholas on a pair of 23-yard touchdown passes, and Brandon Whitley on a 26-yard touchdown. Nicholas had four catches for 82 yards.
MacDowall’s second touchdown pass to Nicholas with 10:41 to play in the third quarter gave the Chanticleers their largest lead at 41-24.
The Blue Hose (0-10, 0-5) scored the last two touchdowns of the game on a 3-yard pass from Brandon Miley to Robert Bumgarner and a 29-yard pass from Miley to Patrick McKoy. Miley went 20-for-32 with an interception for 251 yards. Lance Byrd rushed for 148 yards.
The Blue Hose have lost 13 straight games.