Elon 18, The Citadel 15, OT
Adam Shreiner kicked four field goals as Elon rallied to beat
Citadel 18-15 in overtime on Saturday.
With Citadel holding a 15-12 lead midway through the fourth
quarter, Elon capped off a 7-play, 55-yard drive with a 36-yard
field goal. Elon played it conservatively in overtime, running
three consecutive short yardage plays before calling Shreiner back
onto the field to boot a 33-yard field goal and give the Phoenix a
18-15 lead. Shreiner also connected on field goals from 25 and 19
yards out in the second quarter.
Thomas Wilson led the way for Elon, tallying 283 yards and one
touchdown on 26 of 29 passing and Jeremy Peterson had nine catches
for 88 yards.
The Citadel had a chance to tie the game in overtime but missed
wide right on a 37-yard field goal attempt by Ryan Sellers.
Ben Dupree had 95 rushing yards for Citadel.