Weekend Wrap

October 24, 1994

MARYLAND (3-4)

This Saturday: Tulane, Byrd Stadium, College Park, 1:30 p.m.

Previous game: The Terps broke open a close game with two interception-fueled touchdowns within a span of 2:05 early in the fourth quarter for a 42-27 victory over Georgia Tech. On the season, Maryland had been outscored 90-34 in the second half. After a Yellow Jackets touchdown and conversion pass tied the score at 14, the Terps answered with three straight touchdowns. Tulane was routed by Mississippi State, 66-22.

Key statistics: The Terps had 470 yards offense, their second-highest total of the season. Scott Milanovich threw for 302 yards, the most by a Maryland quarterback this season and wasn't intercepted or sacked. Georgia Tech gained 509 yards on 92 plays, but converted only seven of 18 third downs.

NAVY (1-6)

This Saturday: At Notre Dame, Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend, Ind., 1:35 p.m.

Previous game: Navy lost to Louisville, 35-14. The Midshipmen, who gave up 28 unanswered points after taking a 14-7 lead in the second quarter, have lost 11 of their past 12 games. Notre Dame was idle.

Key statistics: Louisville quarterback Marty Lowe completed 29 of 36 passes for 264 yards and two touchdowns. Jamie Asher caught 11 passes for 108 yards for the Cardinals. The Midshipmen limited Louisville running back Anthony Shelman to 63 yards on 23 carries, 51 yards below his season average. Navy gained 94 yards rushing on 34 carries. Navy quarterback Jim Kubiak was 15-for-34 for 156 yards.

MORGAN STATE (1-6)

This Saturday: At Florida A&M, Bragg Memorial Stadium, Tallahassee, Fla., 2 p.m.

Previous game: Morgan State lost to Delaware State, 50-21. Delaware State has won 10 straight against Morgan State. Florida A&M lost to South Carolina State, 27-15.

Key statistics: Delaware State scored touchdowns on four of its first seven possessions. Plays of 22 yards or more accounted for five of the first six Delaware State touchdowns. The Hornets gained 336 yards rushing, led by Fabian Thorne (24 carries for 165 yards and two touchdowns). Delaware State quarterback Dennis Jones completed seven passes, but the completions totaled 252 yards and four went for touchdowns. Each team lost two fumbles and had two passes intercepted. Morgan State had possession for 23:19, the Hornets 36:41.

TOWSON STATE (4-2)

This Friday: At Hofstra, Hofstra Stadium, Hempstead, N.Y., 7:30 p.m.

Previous game: Towson State ended a two-game losing streak by routing American International, 48-6. Hofstra defeated Buffalo, 34-21.

Key statistics: Towson State senior wide receiver Mark Orlando caught 11 passes for 266 yards and three touchdowns to break his single-game receiving yardage school record. Orlando also became Towson State's career pass reception leader and went over the 3,000-yard mark in receiving. He has 163 catches for 3,162 yards and 29 touchdowns. Tigers quarterback Dan Crowley completed 20 of 34 for 380 yards passing and running back Brian McCarty ran for 125 yards and three touchdowns on 19 carries. The Yellow Jackets turned the ball over six times. American International quarterbacks Keon Russell and Matt Sohns combined for eight completions in 17 attempts for 93 yards and two interceptions. Towson State had 36 first downs to American International's 16, and out-gained the Hornets in total offense, 612 yards to 234.

BOWIE STATE (2-5)

This Saturday: At Fayetteville State, FSU Athletic Stadium, Fayetteville, N.C., 1:30 p.m.

Previous game: Bowie State and Fayetteville State were idle.

FROSTBURG STATE (7-0)

This Saturday: At Newport News, Newport News, Va., 1:30 p.m.

Previous game: Frostburg State, ranked second in the NCAA Division III South Region, defeated Bridgewater, 42-10. Newport News was idle.

Key statistics: The Bobcats scored 28 unanswered points in the second half, including 21 in the third quarter. Bridgewater had forced two Frostburg State fumbles in the first half and trailed 14-10 at halftime. The Eagles had out-gained the Bobcats, 163 yards to 82 in the first half. The Bobcats finished the game with 429 yards total offense, while Bridgewater accumulated 274. Frostburg State freshman Corey Simpson rushed for 114 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries. Ariel Bell scored touchdowns for the Bobcats on a 68-yard reception and a 56-yard punt return. Bell returned five punts for 104 yards and had two receptions for 82 yards. Ryan Harry led the Bobcats defense with 10 tackles, a sack and one tackle for lost yardage.

JOHNS HOPKINS (2-6)

This Saturday: Dickinson, Homewood Field, 1:30 p.m.

Previous game: Johns Hopkins was edged by Georgetown, 17-14, on Brendan Gaughan's 37-yard field goal with 15 seconds remaining. It was the second time in three weeks that the Blue Jays were beaten in the game's final minute. Dickinson defeated Swarthmore, 34-19.

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