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PFL Wrap-Up: Sept. 9
Tucker Yinger helped Dayton top Southeast Missouri, Saturday.
Tucker Yinger helped Dayton top Southeast Missouri, Saturday.

Saturday, September 9, 2017
by Cody Bush, PFL Media Relations

PFL RESULTS: WEEK 2

Dayton def. Southeast Missouri, 25-23
Marist def. Stetson, 38-17
Duquesne def. Valparaiso, 45-40
Liberty def. Morehead State, 58-17
Georgetown def. Campbell, 16-10
Western Carolina def. Davidson, 63-17
Butler def. Franklin, 43-24
Drake def. Southwestern, 55-14
UC Davis def. San Diego, 35-7

WEEK 2 RECAPS

Dayton def. Southeast Missouri, 25-23
DAYTON, Ohio – Jack Crain intercepted a two-point conversion pass try in the closing seconds to help Dayton secure a 25-23 victory against Southeast Missouri, Saturday, at Welcome Stadium. Trailing 25-17 with under two minutes remaining, Southeast Missouri's Jesse Hosket led a nine-play, 87-yard scoring drive. However, his pass to Kristian Wilkerson for the potential game-tying conversion was picked off by Crain to preserve the lead and Dayton recovered the ensuing onside kick. Dayton's Kyle Kaparos completed eight passes for 100 yards and threw two touchdowns while Tucker Yinger ran for 141 yards on 24 carries.

Marist def. Stetson, 38-17
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Mike White was responsible for three touchdowns, leading Marist to a 38-17 PFL victory against Stetson at Tenney Stadium. White completed 32-of-47 passes for 337 yards and a touchdown and ran for two more scores in a nine-carry, 58-yard outing. Stetson scored the game's first 14 points – Bryce Blackmon running for a score and Eric Martin running a fumble recovery back 20 yards for the Hatter's second score. But White ran for two touchdowns as part of the Red Foxes 21-0 run to end the game and secure the win. C. McGovern completed 26-of-46 passes for 186 yards to pace the Hatters offense.

Duquesne def. Valparaiso, 45-40
VALPARAISO, Ind. – Duquesne scored the game's first 14 points and made the early lead stand up in a 45-40 nonconference victory against Valparaiso, Saturday, at Brown Field. Trailing 45-28 early in the fourth quarter, Valparaiso's Jimmy Seewald led two scoring drives, capping the first with a six-yard pass to Donny Navarro then hitting Parker Fox for an 80-yard catch-and-carry that got the Crusaders within five points. The Crusaders forced a three-and-out on the ensuing Dukes drive, but Valparaiso saw Seewald sacked and then intercepted to end the game. Seewald completed 26-of-39 passes for 424 yards and four touchdowns in the loss, Fox catching three passes for 154 yards.

Liberty def. Morehead State, 58-17
LYNCHBURG, Va. – Liberty scored the game's first 24 points and didn't look back in a 58-17 nonconference win against Morehead State, Saturday, at Williams Stadium. Flames quarterback three two touchdowns in the game's opening five minutes and finished the game with five touchdown throws. Morehead State broke through on Andrew Foster's 53-yard field goal early in the second quarter. Quarterback Lawson Page then led the Eagles to their first touchdown with 1:43 left in the first half, capping the drive with an 11-yard strike to Jake Sutherland. Page completed 18-of-31 passes for 187 yards to lead the MSU offense.

Georgetown def. Campbell, 16-10
BUIES CREEK, N.C. – A 32-yard fumble return for a touchdown with 1:27 left helped Georgetown escape with a 16-10 nonconference win against Campbell, Saturday, at Barker-Lane Stadium. After a 3-0 stalemate in the first half, each team scored a touchdown in the third quarter. Campbell took the lead briefly on Anthony Robbins' 19-yard pass to Trey Sanders only to see Georgetown retake the lead on its ensuing drive. Campbell's Mitchell Brown hit a 32-yard field goal to tie the game in the fourth quarter. That tie would not be broken until Jelani Williamson scooped up a fumble and returned it 32 yards for the game-winning touchdown. Robbins completed 31-of-48 passes for 269 yards and a touchdown to pace the Camels.

Western Carolina def. Davidson, 63-17
CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Wesley Duggar ran for 117 yards and a touchdown but Davidson could not overcome an early four-touchdown deficit in a 63-17 loss to Western Carolina, Saturday, at E.J. Whitmire Stadium. The Catamounts used the big play early and often to build a 28-point lead with a 58-yard pass, 78-yard run, 67-yard pass and 25-yard run each providing touchdowns. Davidson broke through to start the second quarter when Taylor Mitchell found Satchel Moore on a seven-yard touchdown pass. Duggar added a three-yard run midway through the second that narrowed the gap to 35-14. 

Butler def. Franklin, 43-24
FRANKLIN, Ind. – Will Marty threw for three touchdowns and Duvante Lane ran for two more as Butler downed Franklin, 43-24, in nonconference action at Faught Stadium. The Bulldogs defense set the tone early on, sacking the Franklin quarterback on the first drive of the game to take a 2-0 lead. On the ensuing Butler Drive, Marty found Pace Temple for a 33-yard touchdown and a 9-0 lead and Butler didn't look back. Marty was 21-of-30 passing for 313 yards, Lane had 26 carries for 117 yards and Temple caught eight passes for 156 yards.

Drake def. Southwestern, 55-14
DES MOINES, Iowa – Grant Kraemer threw for a school-record tying six touchdowns as Drake manhandled Southwestern College, 55-14, in nonconference action, Saturday, at Drake Stadium. Kraemer completed 20-of-27 passes for 313 yards and threw for each of the game's first four touchdowns. Mitch McFarland caught seven passes for 152 yards and three touchdowns.

UC Davis leads San Diego, 21-7
DAVIS, Calif. – Jordan Charles scored on a five-yard run late in the first quarter but it wasn't enough as San Diego fell to UC Davis, 35-7, Saturday night in nonconference action at Aggie Stadium. Charles touchdown run tied the game 7-7 with 3:11 left in the first quarter and it stayed that way until the half's dying moments. UC Davis broke the tie when Jake Maier found Wesley Preece for a 33-yard touchdown with 27 seconds left in the half. Justin Williams then scored on a 71-yard run less than two minutes into the second half to break the game open. San Diego's Anthony Lawrence completed 15-of-25 passes for 150 yards to pace the offense.

 

 

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