Maurice Fenner burst through the middle for a 46-yard touchdown with 2 minutes 20 seconds remaining, and James Madison held on to defeat host Richmond, 26-20, yesterday.
The Dukes (6-1, 5-0 Atlantic 10) began their final touchdown drive with 6:18 remaining. Fenner carried five times for 62 yards on the drive. On third and two from the Spiders 46, Fenner broke through the initial wave of defenders and sprinted up the middle to give the Dukes a 26-17 lead.
James Madison had 455 yards of total offense. Fenner rushed for 139 yards on 21 carries, and sophomore quarterback Justin Rascati was 15 of 21 for a career-high 223 yards, including a 65-yard touchdown pass to Ardon Bransford. Richmond (2-5, 1-3) had 344 yards of total offense.
* NORTH CAROLINA A&T 14, HOWARD 13: Kenneth Perry and Chaz Truesdale each scored a touchdown to lead the Aggies to the overtime victory at home.
Roland Colbert's four-yard run in the first quarter gave Howard a 7-0 lead. The Aggies (3-5, 1-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) answered in the second quarter with Perry's five-yard touchdown run. Both teams were scoreless for the remainder of regulation.
The Aggies scored first in overtime on a nine-yard touchdown run by Truesdale. Carlos Davalos's extra point gave the Aggies the final one-point lead. Howard (4-3, 1-2) then scored on a 25-yard scoring pass from Marcos Moreno to Jarahn Williams, but missed the extra point.
* MONMOUTH (N.J.) 27, GEORGETOWN 10: Running back Joe Migliore rushed for 97 yards and two touchdowns to help the host Hawks defeat the Hoyas.
Migliore ran 24 yards for a touchdown with 5:55 left in the first quarter to give the Hawks (7-1) a lead they maintained the rest of the game.
Georgetown (2-5) fumbled the ball three times and lost the ball once.
* BOWIE ST. 19, VIRGINIA UNION 13: Lamar Manigo scored on a one-yard run in overtime to give the host Bulldogs the win. Manigo's run capped a six-play drive in overtime for Bowie State (4-5, 3-3 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association). Virginia Union is 1-8, 1-4.