Chowan miscues result in 48-7 loss to WS

Published 9:06 am Wednesday, September 22, 2010

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.—Winston-Salem State University used 499 yards of offense, including 325 rushing yards, and several Chowan University miscues to run to an easy 48-7 win on Saturday in CIAA gridiron action.

Elliot Smalls rushed for 82 yards on 18 carries .

The Hawks put up just seven points and 146 yards of offense in the game to pick up their third loss of the season. Chowan miscues accounted for 119 yards on 14 called penalties, and the Rams scored 14 points in the first five minutes of the game to shut the door early on the Hawks.

WSSU remains undefeated in 2010 at 4-0 while Chowan has yet to pick up a season win at 0-3.

Chowan’s lone score came with 3:53 to play in the second quarter when Elliot Smalls ran one in the end zone for a touchdown. Joey Gargiulo made good on the kick to get the Hawks seven on the board.

Smalls worked hard for his 82 total rushing yards. Ryan Simpson got the start under center where he threw for 63 yards on six of 14 completions.

Defensively Marc McCadden had nine tackles including two sacks and three tackles for a loss. He also had a forced fumble. Chris Morris also tallied nine tackles and Leon Eason had four solo tackles and two tackles for a loss.

Chowan will host Virginia State University on Saturday, Sept. 25, in their first home game of the season.