Tennessee Tech 41, Hampton 31
Tre Lamb led Tennessee Tech to a 41-31 victory against Hampton
in the season opener for both teams on Thursday night.
Tennessee Tech led 31-7 at the half, but Hampton struck back
with 17 points in the third quarter. iJorrian Washington’s 100-yard
kickoff return for a touchdown and scored again after recovering a
Tennessee Tech fumble on a punt at the 5-yard line to pull to
within seven points.
Lamb engineered a 76-yard drive that ended in a 9-yard touchdown
pass to Zack Zeigler, and Zach Sharp kicked a 25-yard field goal to
push the margin to 17 points, 41-24, in the fourth quarter.
Tennessee Tech outgained Hampton 548 yards to 192 in total
offense. Lamb was 24 of 34 for 339 yards and four touchdowns, and
Adam Urbano rushed for 158 yards.
It was Tennessee Tech’s first game against a Mid-Eastern
Athletic Conference opponent.