Cook accounts for 268 yards as Hopkins stays unbeaten

6-0 Blue Jays defeat Franklin & Marshall, 37-14


College Football

October 12, 2003|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Adam Cook accounted for a career-high 268 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns as Johns Hopkins defeated visiting Franklin & Marshall, 37-14, yesterday.

Hopkins (6-0, 2-0 Centennial Conference) scored 21 unanswered points to pick up its 10th straight win.

The Diplomats (1-4, 0-2) have lost four straight.

Cook caught a 32-yard touchdown pass to give Hopkins a 13-7 lead at the 14:50 mark of the second quarter and added a 52-yard TD run at 8:10 of the fourth.

Hopkins scored 16 straight points to turn a 7-0 deficit into a 16-7 lead with just under 12 minutes left in the third quarter.

Franklin & Marshall's Justin Salton caught a 14-yard touchdown pass from Jeff Harner with 4:08 left in the third quarter to cut the lead to 16-14. The Blue Jays needed less than two minutes to answer as Mark Nesbitt capped a five-play, 56-yard drive with a 22-yard touchdown run to give Hopkins a 23-14 lead with 2:17 left in the third.

Frostburg State 42, Wesley 39: Junior Jarred Boehner kicked a 22-yard field goal on Frostburg State's first possession of overtime to defeat host Wesley in an Atlantic Central Football Conference game in Dover, Del.

The field goal was Boehner's school-record fourth of the day.

Frostburg State improved to 2-2 overall and 2-0 in the ACFC. Wesley fell to 2-3 and 1-0.

Gettysburg 30, McDaniel 20: Mike Schwalb rushed for two touchdowns as the host Bullets (4-1, 1-0 Centennial Conference) scored 27 first-half points to earn their first win over the Green Terror (2-3, 2-1) since 1996.

The win ends the Bullets' six-game losing streak.

Gettysburg's offense had 326 yards in the first half, including 216 during a 21-point second quarter. The Bullets led 14-0 after the first quarter, matching the total point production from the prior three meetings of these teams at Musselman Stadium, where the Terror has outscored the Bullets, 154-14.

McDaniel's Brad Baer was 23-for-39 for 223 yards and a touchdown.

Salisbury 44, Chowan 3: The Sea Gulls' defense held the Braves (2-2) to 154 offensive yards and Lesley Wills caught two touchdown passes - 40 and 55 yards - as visiting Salisbury (4-0) rolled past Chowan in Murfreesboro, N.C.

Salisbury took a 3-0 lead on a 42-yard Brock Boland field goal at the 5:22 mark of the first quarter before Chowan's Angel Bonilla tied the score with a 28-yard field goal at 14:05 of the second quarter.

The Sea Gulls would put together seven scoring drives and 41 unanswered points, starting with Rob Pashkevich's 9-yard touchdown run at 6:31 of the second quarter.

Bowie State 14, Shaw 13: With Bowie trailing 13-7 on fourth-and-seven with 5:17 left in the game, Al-Jay Vernon caught his first touchdown pass, an 11-yarder, as the host Bulldogs (4-0, 5-2 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) edged the Bears (4-2, 2-2).

Lamar Manigo completed a 38-yard touchdown pass to Bakari Brown for a 7-0 Bowie lead in the first quarter. Shaw used a no-huddle offense and scored twice in the second half to take a 13-7 lead.

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