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.