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Old Dominion jumps out early, beats Monmouth 35-21
Saturday, Sep 25, 2010

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP)—Thomas DeMarco completed 28 of 47 passes for 407 yards and four touchdowns as Old Dominion scored 27 unanswered points to defeat Monmouth 35-21 on Saturday.

The Monarchs (2-2) fell behind early after Monmouth linebacker Don Brooks intercepted DeMarco on the opening possession of the game to give the Hawks the ball near midfield.

Monmouth (0-3) scored six plays later on a 15-yard touchdown pass from Kyle Frazier to Chris Hogan, taking a 7-0 lead.

Old Dominion went on to score the next 27 points, thanks to field goals of 23 and 20 yards from Jarod Brown and touchdown passes of 22, 21 and 4 yards from DeMarco to enter halftime with a 27-7 lead.

DeMarco added his fourth score of the game with a 48-yard touchdown pass to wideout Prentice Gill with 7:24 left in the fourth quarter.

Gill had six receptions for 154 yards and two scores.

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