GAMEDAY College Football

William & Mary 41, Charlotte 24

Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Darius Wilson passed for two touchdowns, Bronson Yoder rushed for 120 yards and a score, and FCS member William & Mary scored 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to beat FBS school Charlotte 41-24.

The Tribe gained 560 total yards in posting its first FBS win since topping Virginia in 2009.

Yoder gave William & Mary a 27-24 lead early in the fourth quarter on a 1-yard run to cap a 10-play, 75-yard drive. On the Tribe's next possession, Lachlan Pitts caught a pass from Wilson and raced 65 yards for a score.

Wilson was 12 of 18 for 237 yards and he added nine carries for 68 yards for William & Mary (1-0). Malachi Imoh and Donavyn Lester also rushed for a touchdown as William & Mary totaled 298 yards on 47 carries.

Xavier Williams passed for 201 yards and rushed for 48 yards and two scores for Charlotte (0-2), which lost 43-13 to FAU last week. Elijah Spencer caught five passes for 107 yards.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter W&MChar
W&M FG 12:17 Ethan Chang 36 yd FG 3 0
Char FG 5:19 Antonio Zita 32 yd FG 3 3
W&M TD 4:28 Tyler Rose 31 yd pass from Darius Wilson (Ethan Chang kick) 10 3
Second Quarter W&MChar
W&M TD 10:22 Donavyn Lester 22 yd run (Ethan Chang kick) 17 3
Char TD 6:34 ChaVon McEachern 3 yd run (Antonio Zita kick) 17 10
Char TD 0:13 Xavier Williams 2 yd run (Antonio Zita kick) 17 17
Third Quarter W&MChar
W&M FG 4:30 Ethan Chang 28 yd FG 20 17
Char TD 2:18 Xavier Williams 67 yd run (Antonio Zita kick) 20 24
Fourth Quarter W&MChar
W&M TD 12:31 Bronson Yoder 1 yd run (Ethan Chang kick) 27 24
W&M TD 9:54 Lachlan Pitts 65 yd pass from Darius Wilson (Ethan Chang kick) 34 24
W&M TD 7:38 Malachi Imoh 17 yd run (Ethan Chang kick) 41 24
Team Stats
  William & Mary Charlotte
First downs 25 22
  Rushing 13 9
  Passing 9 10
  Penalty 3 3
3rd Down Efficiency 3-11, 27% 7-15, 47%
4th down efficiency 2-2, 100% 0-2, 0%
Rushes-Yards 47-303 37-131
Passing Yards 256 248
Return Yards 22 108
Completions-Attempts-Int 13-19-0 17-31-0
Sacks-Yards Lost 1--1 4--42
Punts 2 4
Punts-Average 41.5 47.3
Fumbles Lost 0-0 0-0
Penalties - Yards 7-80 9-83
Time of Possession 32:05 27:55
William & Mary Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
D. Wilson 12 18 237 2 0
H. Mathis 1 1 19 0 0
Charlotte Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
X. Williams 12 23 201 0 0
J. Foster 5 8 47 0 0
William & Mary Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
B. Yoder 15 120 8.0 1
D. Wilson 10 67 6.7 0
M. Imoh 6 54 9.0 1
D. Lester 5 46 9.2 1
H. Mathis 6 14 2.3 0
M. Lucas 3 6 2.0 0
Charlotte Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
X. Williams 10 48 4.8 2
S. Byrd 13 46 3.5 0
C. McEachern 11 30 2.7 1
J. Foster 3 7 2.3 0
William & Mary Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
L. Pitts 1 65 65.0 1
D. Kendrick 3 51 17.0 0
J. Mayo 1 45 45.0 0
C. Newton 3 39 13.0 0
T. Rose 1 31 31.0 1
D. Wilson 1 19 19.0 0
M. Imoh 3 6 2.0 0
Charlotte Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
E. Spencer 5 107 21.4 0
G. DuBose 4 67 16.8 0
V. Tucker 4 58 14.5 0
N. Groulx 1 6 6.0 0
S. Byrd 2 5 2.5 0
T. Thompson 1 5 5.0 0
William & Mary Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Charlotte Interceptions
Player Int Yards
William & Mary Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
W. Whitehurst 2 83 41.5
Charlotte Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
B. Rice 4 189 47.3
William & Mary Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
C. Newton 1 -1 -1.0
Charlotte Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
V. Tucker 1 5 5.0
William & Mary Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
B. Yoder 1 23 23.0
Charlotte Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
H. Rutledge 4 72 18.0
S. Byrd 2 31 15.5
William & Mary Missed FG
Player Length
E. Chang 37
Charlotte Missed FG
Player Length
A. Zita 50




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