(Saturday, October 3rd)
Final Score: UL-Monroe 48, Florida International 35
Monroe, LA (Sports Network) - Frank Goodin ran for 163 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead the UL-Monroe Warhawks to a 48-35 victory over the Florida International Golden Panthers in a Sun Belt Conference affair at Malone Stadium.
Trey Revell threw for 273 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the UL-Monroe (3-2, 2-0 SBC) win, and the Warhawks signal-caller added another score to go with a 59-yard effort on the ground. Darrell McNeal caught six passes for 108 yards and two touchdowns as well for ULM.
Paul McCall threw for 314 yards and three touchdowns to lead FIU (0-4, 0-1) in the losing effort, while T.Y. Hilton hauled in 11 catches for 117 yards and a score for the Golden Panthers.
A 21-yard toss from McCall to Greg Ellingson early in the opening period of play gave FIU a 7-0 advantage.
UL-Monroe got on the board early in the second frame with a nine-yard Revell run.
The Warhawks took a 14-7 lead midway through the period on a nine-yard scamper by Goodin.
But the Golden Panthers responded less than two minutes later with an eight- yard run by Darriet Perry to tie the contest at 14-14.
A four-yard strike from Revell to McNeal late in the frame enabled the Warhawks to reclaim the lead.
Radi Jabour connected on a 34-yard kick with just 12 seconds remaining in the half to give UL-Monroe a 24-14 advantage heading into the break.
FIU trailed 24-21 early in the third quarter following a 27-yard toss from McCall to Hilton.
But ULM responded less than a minute later with a 35-yard Goodin scamper to extend its advantage, 31-21.
McCall pulled the Golden Panthers to within three once again late in the frame with a 14-yard strike to Dudley LaPorte.
But an 18-yard pass from Revell to McNeal with just over a minute remaining in the period gave the Warhawks a 38-28 lead.
The Warhawks added a 48-yard Jabour field goal and a 23-yard run by Goodin late in the final period of play, and the Golden Panthers scored on a two-yard run by Perry with 10 seconds left to account for the 48-35 final.
10/03 20:50:08 ET