BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Austin Gahafer threw for a career-best 334 yards and three touchdowns to lead Morehead State to a 45-36 victory over Campbell on Saturday.
He completed passes to nine different receivers, including touchdowns to Kitaro Lewis, Mason Rutherford and Brandon Bornhauser.
After a scoreless first quarter, Bornhauser ran for two scores, including a 1-yarder after Steven Lester blocked a punt. Luke Boyd's field goal gave the Eagles (2-4, 2-1 Pioneer) the lead for good at 17-14 just before halftime.
The Eagles took a 17-point lead in the third quarter on two Gahafer TD passes. The teams then twice traded touchdowns before a Campbell TD and 2-point conversion in the final minute.
The Camels (1-4, 0-2) had a 553-469 edge in total offense with Brian Hudson collecting 170 yards passing and 168 of his team's 383 yards rushing. Hudson threw for two scores, and Keith Goss ran for two.