College Football: Shepherd rolls Seton Hill, 42-6

September 15, 2012

GREENSBURG, Pa. — Bobby Cooper completed 24 of 28 passes for 286 yards and four touchdowns to lead Shepherd University to a 42-6 win over Seton Hill at Offutt Field on Saturday.

Shepherd (2-1, 1-0 WVIAC) took a 7-0 lead with 10:12 left in the first quarter when Cooper connected with Larry Lowe on a 12-yard touchdown pass. Ryan Earls added the extra point.

Shepherd extended its lead to 14-0 when Cooper teamed with Billy Brown on a 76-yard scoring play with 2:42 left in the first quarter.

The Rams took a 21-0 advantage when Nick Pugh forced a fumble and Dominic Tolson returned it 42 yards for a score with 12:29 left in the second quarter.

Coper hooked up with John Frick on a 7-yard scoring pass with 7:05 left in the second quarter to take a 28-0 lead.

Seton Hill (0-3, 0-1) cut the lead to 28-6 when Ryan Morris connected with Lance Williams on a 29-yard scoring play with 4:43 left in the second quarter.

Jihad Rasheed scored on a 5-yard run with 9:57 left in the third quarter to increase the Shepherd lead to 35-7.

Cooper teamed with Lowe on a 14-yard scoring strike with 17 seconds left in the third quarter to complete the scoring.

Rasheed had 10 carries for 57 yards to lead the Rams.

Morris completed 29 of 46 passes for 227 yards for Seton Hill.

Lowe had eight receptions for 90 yards and a pair of scores to lead Shepherd receivers. DJ Carter had seven catches for 60 yards for the Griffins.

Shepherd had 461 yards of total offense, while limiting Seton Hill to 193 offensive yards. The Griffins had -38 yards rushing.

Dominique Dixon had seven tackles to lead the Rams. Josh Falatovich had a game-high 13 tackles for the Griffins.

The Rams return to action Saturday when they travel to Charleston for a 1 p.m. contest.

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