Ferrum, VA -- The Ferrum College football team picked up a 21-16 win this afternoon over non-conference opponent Guilford College playing in front of 3,258 fans in its annual Homecoming & Hall of Fame game. The win is Ferrum's sixth in the last seven games against Guilford, and gives the Panthers a 13-5 all-time series lead.
On offense, Terrell Mulford had 85 yards rushing on 11 carries. The junior tailback added 132 yards on a pair of receptions, both of which he converted into touchdowns. Mulford put Ferrum on the board at 14:05 of the opening quarter with a 77-yard TD pass from QB Jermaine Pitts. Less than eight minutes later, Pitts found Mulford on the same pattern, this time for a 55-yard TD pass at 6:13 of the first, giving Ferrum a 14-0 lead.
Guilford scored on a Kyle Kiser 1-yard run at the 11:40 mark of the second quarter to trim the lead to 14-7. In the third quarter, Travis Frazier's 20-yard field goal attempt split the uprights to pull Guilford to within 14-10 with 10:07 left in the third quarter. Jerrell Blackman blocked Frazier's 45-yard FG attempt with 2:04 left in the third.
Ferrum tacked another score on when backup QB Matt Spangler connected with Chris Silk from four yards out to give the Panthers a 21-10 lead at the 12:40 mark of the fourth quarter. Guilford would answer back with a 1-yard pass from QB Chris Gammon to WR Chris Barnette with 1:48 left top play.
Ferrum (3-3) put up 398 yards (250 rushing, 148 passing) in offense, to Guilford's 263 yards. Pitts was 3-5 passing for 144 yards, with two TDs and no interceptions for Ferrum. Gammon was 16-36 for 168 yards, with one TD and three interceptions for Guilford.
All-American DB Darren Venable notched 20 tackles and a sack to lead the Panther defensive unit, while Nicholas Cordero had 11 tackles. Bryan Cook led the Quaker defense with 11 tackles and a fumble recovery.
The Panthers return to action Saturday, October 16, at Methodist College in a USA South Athletic Conference game at 1 p.m. Guilford (0-5) will attempt to snap an eight-game losing streak, dating back to Nov. 1 last season, when they entertain reigning Old Dominion Athletic Conference champion Bridgewater College next Saturday.
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December 2, 2004 Guilford's Adams Earns Regional Football Honor
November 23, 2004 Four Guilford Players Earn All-ODAC Football Honors
November 12, 2004 Guilford's Davis Recieves Academic All-District Honors
November 8, 2004 Guilford's Davis Named ODAC Defensive Player of the Week
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October 23, 2004 Guilford Falls at Washington And Lee, 41-14 in ODAC Grid Tilt
October 17, 2004 Bridgewater Defense Stymies Guilford in 63-7 Football Win
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October 2, 2004 Guilford Falls to Greensboro, 28-7, in Gate City Soup Bowl
September 25, 2004 Football Tigers Roar Past Guilford, 62-21
September 18, 2004 Guilford Drops 25-20 Decision to Averett
August 30, 2004 Beatty Joins Guilford Coaching Staff
August 15, 2004 2004 Guilford College Football Outlook
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July 21, 2004 Guilford Announces 2004 Football Slate