Weekend Wrap

October 03, 1994

MARYLAND (2-3)

This Saturday: Idle. Next game Oct. 15 at North Carolina, Kenan Memorial Stadium, Chapel Hill, N.C.

Previous game: The Terps lost to Clemson, 13-0. Maryland has lost five in a row at Clemson's Memorial Stadium, by a combined score of 158-29. It was the second straight year Maryland was shut out at Clemson. North Carolina defeated Southern Methodist, 28-24.

Key statistics: Clemson's offensive changes paid off. Antwuan Wyatt (24 carries for 134 yards), who switched from receiver to tailback this week, became the first Clemson rusher to gain 100 yards this season. Fullback Raymond Priester (19 carries for 88 yards), who replaced Emory Smith, had a 9-yard touchdown run that put Clemson in front for good, and quarterback Louis Solomon, in for Patrick Sapp, led three long scoring drives. The Tigers scored all their points off three Maryland turnovers. Maryland, which crossed midfield only once in the first half, put together three long drives after the break, but could not score. Clemson was the ACC's worst-ranked offense, but ran up a season-high 294 yards rushing. The Tigers managed only 81 yards combined in the last two games against North Carolina State and Virginia. The Terps were held to just 21 yards rushing. Starting quarterback Kevin Foley was 15-for-27 for 137 yards and two interceptions. Scott Milanovich completed nine of 14 for 71 yards and an interception.

Injuries: Defensive back Raphael Wall (neck sprain) and offensive lineman Erik Greenstein (left elbow) each left the game. Both are expected to play against North Carolina.

NAVY (0-4)

This Saturday: At Air Force, Falcon Stadium, Colorado Springs, Colo., 2 p.m.

Previous game: The Midshipmen's losing streak was extended to nine after a 47-14 loss to Duke. Air Force edged San Diego State, 36-35.

Key statistics: Unbeaten Duke scored on its first four possessions and seven of its first eight. Blue Devils quarterback Spence Fischer completed 23 of 27 passes for 286 yards and two touchdowns. Fischer also ran for a score and Robert Baldwin (24 carries for 117 yards) got his 11th touchdown. The Midshipmen's defense ranks fourth from the bottom in yards allowed per game (479.5) and last in points allowed per game (52.3) in Division I. Patrick McGrew scored two touchdowns for Navy. The Midshipmen have been outscored 209-59 this season.

MORGAN STATE (1-3)

This Saturday: At South Carolina State, Oliver C. Dawson Stadium, Orangeburg, S.C., 1:30 p.m.

Previous game: The Bears ended a 10-game losing streak with a 31-29 win over Charleston Southern. South Carolina State defeated Jackson State, 26-22.

Key statistics: The Bears built a 28-0 lead and withstood a furious Charleston Southern comeback. Morgan State quarterback Michael Moore (11-for-23, 151 yards) threw for two touchdowns and ran for another. Andre Thomas rushed for 109 yards and a touchdown and also had a touchdown reception for the Bears. Morgan State's defense recovered four of Charleston Southern's six fumbles and also intercepted a pass.

TOWSON STATE (3-1)

This Saturday: At Bucknell, Christy Mathewson Memorial Stadium, Lewisburg, Pa., 1 p.m.

Previous game: The Tigers lost to Howard, 19-13, when a botched Howard field-goal attempt turned into the game-winning touchdown with 27 seconds remaining. Bucknell lost to Princeton, 12-7.

Key statistics: Howard gained 297 yards on the ground, led by Rupert Grant (29 carries, 148 yards). The Bison had possession of the ball for 40:59. One week after throwing a school-record five touchdown passes, Towson State quarterback Dan Crowley completed just 12 of 29 for 195 yards and four interceptions. The four interceptions -- two of which were in the end zone -- matched Crowley's season total prior to Saturday. Brian McCarty had 98 yards rushing on 16 carries for the Tigers.

BOWIE STATE (1-4)

This Saturday: At Johnson C. Smith, Memorial Stadium, Charlotte, N.C., 1:30 p.m.

Previous game: Bowie State lost to Virginia Union, 26-14. Johnson C. Smith was routed by Hampton, 77-3.

Key statistics: After being shut out for three straight games and 19 consecutive quarters, the Bulldogs finally scored. Darrell Foote had his best day at quarterback for Bowie, throwing for 147 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Chris Banks led Bowie State with his fifth interception in as many games and 13 tackles. Bobby Phillips ran for 148 yards and a touchdown to lead Virginia Union.

FROSTBURG STATE (4-0)

This Saturday: At Trenton State, Trenton, N.J., 4 p.m.

Previous game: Frostburg State defeated Chowan, 31-0. Trenton State was idle.

Key statistics: The Bobcats had six turnovers, but Chowan could not move the ball, only putting together 110 total yards and turning the ball over three times as well. Frostburg State quarterback Gilbert Telleria ran for two touchdowns and passed for another. The Bobcats, who were penalized 16 times for 102 yards, have outscored their opponents 77-17 in their past two games.

JOHNS HOPKINS (1-4)

This Saturday: At Ursinus, Patterson Stadium, Collegeville, Pa., 1:30 p.m.

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