PFL Wrap-Up: Nov. 2

Saturday, November 2, 2019
by Cody Bush, PFL Media Relations

Week 10 Results

Marist 37, Butler 27
Davidson 27, Valparaiso 21
Dayton 49, Morehead State 35
Stetson 27, Jacksonville 24
San Diego 49, Drake 7

Game Recaps

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Hunter Cobb ran for three touchdowns, including the eventual game-winner, as Marist outlasted Butler, 37-27, in Saturday PFL action at Tenney Stadium. Cobb's touchdowns came at opportune times for the Red Foxes. His first score was a 48-yard run minutes after Butler took the lead on a Beau Snuggs pick-six. Cobb's second touchdown opened the fourth quarter and gave Marist a 27-20 lead after a pair of Drew Bevelhimer third-quarter field goals leveled the score. Finally, he closed the day with a 21-yard run to set the final score. Cobb finished the day with 21 carries for 146 yards to lead the Marist offense. Butler quarterback Nick Orlando passed for 183 yards and ran for another 60, scoring with his arm and his legs.

DAVIDSON, N.C. – Wesley Dugger's one-yard touchdown dash with two minutes remaining gave Davidson a 27-21 PFL victory against Valparaiso, Saturday at Richardson Stadium. Valparaiso quarterback Chris Duncan tied the game 21-21, with 14:31 left in the game thanks to a one-yard touchdown run and a two-point pass conversion. The Crusaders had an opportunity to take the lead when they forced a fumble at the Davidson 37-yard line, but turned the ball over on downs. Davidson took over and Dugger ran five times on the ensuing 13-play drive, punching it in from a yard out for the lead. Valparaiso had one last opportunity but saw a pass intercepted by Davidson's George Hatalowich to end the game. Dugger ran for 106 yards and two scores to lead Davidson's offense. Duncan threw for 123 yards and a touchdown and ran for 58 yards and a score to lead Valparaiso.

MOREHEAD, Ky. – Dayton scored four touchdowns in the opening quarter then match Morehead State the rest of the way to secure a 49-35 PFL victory, Saturday, at Jayne Stadium. Dayton quarterback Jack Cook set the tone with a 45-yard run on the fifth play of the game, giving Dayton an early lead. He also would throw apair of touchdown passes to Ryan Skibinski in the quarter to give Dayton a 28-7 lead after the first. From there, Morehead State would score a touchdown only to see Dayton respond in kind later to keep at least a two-score lead the rest of the way. Dayton running back Jake Chisholm ran for 268 yards on 35 carries and scored twice on the ground. Morehead State quarterback Mark Pappas threw for 354 yards and three touchdowns to lead Morehead State.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jalen Leary's 29-yard touchdown run with 7:06 remaining proved to be the decisive score as Stetson rallied from a second-half deficit to down Jacksonville, 27-24, in Saturday PFL action at D.B. Milne Field. The first half saw both team's kickers on display with Stetson's Jonny Messina kicking three field goals while Jacksonville's Zachary Benwick hit one of his own, Stetson leading 9-3 at the half. Jacksonville came out of the halftime break with a pair of big scoring runs: Calvin Turner Jr. scampering 78 yards for a go-ahead score and Garnett Nicolas tacking on a 30-yard run to give the Dolphins a 17-9 lead. But Stetson responded with a Gaven DeFilippo touchdown pass to Jeremiah Nails, Messina's fourth field goal, and finally Leary's game-winning run. DeGilippo passed for 181 yards and a touchdown and ran for another 116 yards to pace Stetson. Turner Jr. ran for 160 yards and a touchdown and passed for 88 yards and another score to lead Jacksonville.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – San Diego scored the opening 42 points and downed Drake, 49-7, in Saturday PFL action at Torero Stadium and emerged as the lone unbeaten team in the PFL with three weeks remaining. Joseph Binda Jr. ran for three touchdowns, including the game's first two scores, and Terrence Smith ran for two more, the pair cobining for 168 rushing yards. Drake quarterback Ian Corwin broke up San Diego's shutout bid with his two-yard run in the fourth quarter and finished with 177 yards of offense.