GAMEDAY College Football

Marshall 49, Charlotte 28

Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Rasheen Ali rushed for 203 yards and three touchdowns and Marshall beat Charlotte 49-28 to remain in the race for the Conference USA East Division title.

Marshall (7-4, 5-2) will face division leader Western Kentucky (7-4, 6-1) next Saturday with the winner earning a trip to the C-USA championship on Dec. 3.

Ali's 25-yard run opened the scoring for Marshall and he added a short touchdown run in the second quarter for a 14-7 lead. Ali's 4-yard score late in the third capped a string 28 unanswered points for a 42-14 lead.

Sheldon Evans added 68 yards on the ground with two TDs for Marshall.

Chris Reynolds was 19-of-34 passing for 176 yards and three scores for Charlotte (5-6, 3-4). Cameron Dollar caught two TD passes.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter MarshChar
Char TD 8:42 Keith Pearson Jr. 6 yd pass from Chris Reynolds (Jonathan Cruz kick) 0 7
Marsh TD 5:14 Rasheen Ali 25 yd run (Shane Ciucci kick) 7 7
Second Quarter MarshChar
Marsh TD 12:12 Rasheen Ali 5 yd run (Shane Ciucci kick) 14 7
Char TD 4:13 Cameron Dollar 21 yd pass from Chris Reynolds (Jonathan Cruz kick) 14 14
Marsh TD 3:26 Corey Gammage 64 yd pass from Grant Wells (Shane Ciucci kick) 21 14
Third Quarter MarshChar
Marsh TD 11:49 Xavier Gaines 22 yd pass from Grant Wells (Shane Ciucci kick) 28 14
Marsh TD 7:45 Sheldon Evans 15 yd run (Shane Ciucci kick) 35 14
Marsh TD 2:07 Rasheen Ali 4 yd run (Shane Ciucci kick) 42 14
Fourth Quarter MarshChar
Char TD 11:37 Cameron Dollar 4 yd pass from Chris Reynolds (Jonathan Cruz kick) 42 21
Marsh TD 8:36 Sheldon Evans 25 yd run (Shane Ciucci kick) 49 21
Char TD 4:33 Chavon McEachern 5 yd pass from James Foster (Jonathan Cruz kick) 49 28
Team Stats
  Marshall Charlotte
First downs 29 23
  Rushing 18 9
  Passing 10 10
  Penalty 1 4
3rd Down Efficiency 8-12, 67% 4-14, 29%
4th down efficiency 1-1, 100% 6-6, 100%
Rushes-Yards 44-321 32-119
Passing Yards 267 245
Return Yards 26 86
Completions-Attempts-Int 21-28-0 25-41-1
Sacks-Yards Lost 0-0 0-0
Punts 1 2
Punts-Average 41 46.5
Fumbles Lost 1-0 1-1
Penalties - Yards 7-65 5-50
Time of Possession 29:03 30:57
Marshall Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
G. Wells 21 28 267 2 0
Charlotte Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
C. Reynolds 19 34 176 3 1
J. Foster 6 7 69 1 0
Marshall Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
R. Ali 23 203 8.8 3
S. Evans 9 68 7.6 2
L. Zban 3 20 6.7 0
E. Payne 3 18 6.0 0
G. Wells 4 16 4.0 0
Charlotte Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
S. Byrd 14 61 4.4 0
C. Camp 8 45 5.6 0
C. McEachern 4 14 3.5 0
C. Reynolds 5 1 0.2 0
Marshall Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
C. Gammage 3 78 26.0 1
W. Johnson 2 65 32.5 0
J. Harrison 5 38 7.6 0
T. Keaton 4 35 8.8 0
X. Gaines 4 27 6.8 1
R. Ali 3 24 8.0 0
Charlotte Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
G. DuBose 6 70 11.7 0
K. Pearson Jr. 4 56 14.0 1
C. Dollar 4 50 12.5 2
E. Spencer 4 33 8.3 0
S. Byrd 3 14 4.7 0
C. Camp 2 11 5.5 0
C. McEachern 2 11 5.5 1
Marshall Interceptions
Player Int Yards
N. Johnson 1 0
Charlotte Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Marshall Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
R. LeFevre 1 41 41.0
Charlotte Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
B. Rice 2 93 46.5
Marshall Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
W. Johnson 1 -5 -5.0
Charlotte Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Marshall Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
J. Harrison 1 25 25.0
S. Evans 1 6 6.0
Charlotte Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
C. Camp 3 63 21.0
S. Byrd 1 23 23.0
Marshall Missed FG
Player Length
S. Ciucci 32
Charlotte Missed FG
Player Length
J. Cruz 44




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