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Whittington Rushes For Career-High 100 Yards

RALEIGH, NC  – Malik Mapps and Sam Boyd each scored a touchdown and Nate Whittington gained 100 yards for Saint Augustine’s University in a 48-14 loss to Carson-Newman University at the George Williams Athletic Complex.sau logo 2012

Boyd scored late in the first quarter to pull the Falcons within 21-7. He leaped high over a defender to snag an eight-yard pass from D.J. Johnson (So./Richmond, VA) in the corner of the end zone. The touchdown was the first for the Falcons this season.

Mapps scored late in the fourth quarter on a two-yard run. Sean Smith made both point after attempts.

Whittington rushed for a career-high and hit the century mark for the first time in a Falcon uniform. He averaged 5.3 yards per attempt on 19 carries. His longest run was 25 yards.

The Falcons (0-2) visit North Carolina Central University next Saturday, Sept. 10 in Durham, N.C. at 6 p.m. This is their second matchup against a Division I FCS opponent this season.


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