Football Nipped By James Madison
Matt Prudenti and the Owls will try and pick up their first win of the season next week against Eastern Kentucky.

Matt Prudenti and the Owls will try and pick up their first win of the season next week against Eastern Kentucky.

Sept. 14, 2002

Final Stats

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) - Rondell Bradley scored on a 1-yard run and Burke George kicked three field goals Saturday night, lifting James Madison past Florida Atlantic, 16-13.

The Dukes (2-1) held Florida Atlantic to just 174 yards of offense and won despite not getting into the end zone after Bradley's touchdown midway through the first quarter.

George connected on field goals from 37, 39 and 36 yards, the last one breaking a 13-all tie with five minutes left in the third quarter. He missed two other attempts.

Florida Atlantic (0-3) finished with minus 15 rushing yards, and scored on a 25-yard pass from Jared Allen to Brittney Tellis and Willie Hughley's 87-yard interception return.

Tellis caught five passes for 95 yards.

The Owls had a chance to pull even with 8:17 remaining, but Mark Myers' 37-yard field goal attempt missed.

Matt LeZotte finished 19-for-38 for 249 yards for the Dukes. He was intercepted once.


 

 

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