Towson knocks off Fordham 48-28

Terrance West added to his nation-leading touchdown totals by

three to lead Towson past Fordham 48-28 in the second round of the

FBC playoffs on Saturday.

West gained 76 yards on 24 carries and upped his season

touchdown total to 33. Peter Athens passed for 301 yards and three

touchdowns as Towson (11-2) moves on to play Eastern Illinois next

week.

Towson took its first possession 63 yards on 11 plays, capped by

West’s 1-yard touchdown plunge. Fordham responded with a 71-yard

drive of its own, culminated by Jorge Solano’s 9-yard TD reception

from Michael Nebrich (394 yards, 4 TDs).

The teams were tied at halftime at 21, but Towson took over in

the second half. Athens hit Andre Dessenberg for a 46-yard scoring

strike, and then West added TD runs of five and 14 yards. Darius

Victor scored from 22 yards out to seal the victory.