ELON, N.C. (AP) -- Backed by four TD passes from Thomas Wilson, Elon trumped West Virginia State 48-14 Saturday.
Wilson was 18-of-25 passing for 261 yards in the blowout, connecting with Aaron Melette on nine of those passes for 129 yards. Wilson hit Melette for a pair of TDs, both in the second quarter.
The Phoenix (2-1) leapt to a 35-0 lead in the second quarter, but couldn't keep the shutout through the half as West Virginia State's (1-2) LeFloyd Phillip ran in from 70 yards out with 41 seconds left in the second quarter.
The Yellow Jackets amassed just 251 yards total offense, including 74 on the ground.