Long leads Wofford to 34-6 victory over Mercer
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Lorenzo Long ran for four touchdowns to give Wofford a 34-6 victory over Mercer on Saturday.
The season-ending win gave Wofford (6-5, 4-3 Southern Conference) a winning season and a fourth place finish in the conference.
Michael Weimer finished with 95 yards rushing and 23 yards passing as the Terriers stayed on the ground. Wofford piled up 374 yards rushing, while holding the Bears (6-6, 1-6) to 66 yards rushing. The Wofford defense limited Mercer to 151 total yards.
The Terriers scored the first four times they had the ball as Long drove in from the three for the first touchdown and Weimer broke a 48-yard scoring run with 2:35 remaining in the first quarter. Long sprinted in from the 28 to start the second quarter and added a 22-yard run on the next possession.
John Russ threw for 85 yards and one touchdown for the Bears.