Wofford runs over Gardner-Webb in 34-7 opening win
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) -- Eric Breitenstein ran for 219 yards and two touchdowns to help lead Wofford to an easy 34-7
non-conference victory over Gardner-Webb Saturday night.
In the opening game for each team, the Terriers had an enormous 402-12 advantage in rushing yardage. Brian Kass also threw
a 37-yard scoring pass to Donovan Johnson and C.J. Turner returned a fumble 12 yards for a touchdown to give Wofford a 14-0
After a scoreless second quarter, Wofford's Christian Reed kicked the first of his two field goals in the third period to
make it a 17-0. Then Breitenstein burst 64 yards to score.
Gardner-Webb quarterback Lucas Beatty hit Kenny Cook on a 24-yard touchdown pass later in the quarter, but Breitenstein concluded
the scoring with a 19-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Wofford has won the last six meetings with Gardner-Webb. The Runnin' Bulldogs last beat Wofford in 1987.
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