Samford 23 at Wofford 38

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Wofford runs over Samford 38-23
Saturday, Sep 24, 2011

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP)—Three players rushed for more than 100 yards as Wofford pulled away from Samford in the second half to win 38-23 on Saturday night.

The Terriers (2-1, 1-0 Southern Conference) rolled up 443 yards rushing for the game and outscored the Bulldogs 21-7 in the second half. Eric Breitenstein ran for 126 yards and three touchdowns while Donovan Johnson (173 yards) and Mitch Allen (120 yards) each scored one touchdown. Two of Breitenstein’s scores came in the second half as the Terriers built a 31-16 lead with 8:42 remaining in the game.

Wofford has won 11 home openers in a row.

Samford (1-2, 0-2) led 13-7 after a 3-yard touchdown run by Kelsey Pope with 9:51 to play in the second quarter. Mitch Allen’s 21-yard touchdown with 51 seconds left in the half gave Wofford the lead for good 17-13.

Samford’s Dustin Taliaferro had 231 yards passing and a TD.

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