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Marshall 26, James Madison 12

Associated Press

HARRISONBURG, Va. - Khalan Laborn ran for 151 yards with two touchdowns, the Marshall defense did not allow a point after the first quarter, and the Thundering Herd defeated James Madison 26-12.

Laborn has surpassed 100 yards on the ground in every game and now has 1,002 for the season.

Laborn's 61-yard touchdown run in the second quarter drew Marshall within 12-9 and his 18-yard run capped the scoring in the fourth quarter. In between, Cam Fancher passed to Corey Gammage for a 57-yard touchdown and Rece Verhoff added a 38-yard field goal.

Fancher completed 15 of 31 passes for 159 yards, the one touchdown and two interceptions for Marshall (4-3, 1-2 Sun Belt).

On homecoming day, James Madison's Billy Atkins was 13 of 35 passing for 164 yards with a touchdown and four interceptions. Percy Agyei-Obese had 96 rushing yards for the Dukes (5-2, 3-2).


Scoring Summary
First Quarter MarshJMU
JMU FG 7:07 Camden Wise 35 yd FG 0 3
JMU TD 3:24 Zach Horton 17 yd pass from Billy Atkins (blocked XP) 0 9
Marsh TD 3:24 E.J. Jackson returned XP 2 9
JMU FG 1:07 Camden Wise 25 yd FG 2 12
Second Quarter MarshJMU
Marsh TD 9:54 Khalan Laborn 61 yd run (Rece Verhoff kick) 9 12
Third Quarter MarshJMU
Marsh TD 13:17 Corey Gammage 57 yd pass from Cam Fancher (Rece Verhoff kick) 16 12
Marsh FG 8:10 Rece Verhoff 38 yd FG 19 12
Fourth Quarter MarshJMU
Marsh TD 4:07 Khalan Laborn 18 yd run (Rece Verhoff kick) 26 12
Team Stats
  Marshall James Madison
First downs 12 10
  Rushing 7 4
  Passing 4 5
  Penalty 1 1
3rd Down Efficiency 3-18, 17% 0-17, 0%
4th down efficiency 1-2, 50% 0-2, 0%
Rushes-Yards 44-167 37-83
Passing Yards 159 164
Return Yards 81 15
Completions-Attempts-Int 15-31-2 13-35-4
Sacks-Yards Lost 3--11 7--41
Punts 12 12
Punts-Average 39.8 42.5
Fumbles Lost 1-1 1-1
Penalties - Yards 7-60 4-33
Time of Possession 31:34 28:26
Marshall Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
C. Fancher 15 31 159 1 2
James Madison Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
B. Atkins 13 35 164 1 4
Marshall Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
K. Laborn 30 151 5.0 2
C. Fancher 9 22 2.4 0
C. Montgomery 2 7 3.5 0
E. Payne 1 1 1.0 0
R. Verhoff 1 -13 -13.0 0
James Madison Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
P. Agyei-Obese 20 96 4.8 0
L. Palmer 4 10 2.5 0
B. Atkins 13 -23 -1.8 0
Marshall Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
C. Gammage 5 107 21.4 1
C. Montgomery 1 18 18.0 0
S. Ahmed 2 17 8.5 0
E. Payne 2 11 5.5 0
D. Miller 1 6 6.0 0
T. Keaton 2 5 2.5 0
K. Laborn 1 -2 -2.0 0
J. Harrison 1 -3 -3.0 0
James Madison Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
T. Greene Jr. 3 66 22.0 0
K. Thornton 4 47 11.8 0
Z. Horton 3 31 10.3 1
K. Black 3 20 6.7 0
Marshall Interceptions
Player Int Yards
C. Gray 2 4
M. Abraham 1 21
A. Sam 1 0
James Madison Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Q. Reid 1 14
C. Logan 1 0
Marshall Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
J. McConnell 10 405 40.5
R. Verhoff 2 73 36.5
James Madison Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
S. Clark 12 510 42.5
Marshall Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
T. Keaton 4 56 14.0
James Madison Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
J. Sarratt 1 1 1.0
Marshall Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
James Madison Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Marshall Missed FG
Player Length
James Madison Missed FG
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