Washington and Lee Upends Guilford, 24-13, in Football

Greensboro, N.C. (10/20/07) -- Washington and Lee junior wide receiver Stuart Sitterson totaled 147 all-purpose yards and scored a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns to lead the Generals to a 24-13 victory over Guilford on Saturday afternoon at the Armfield Athletic Center.

The Quakers (4-3, 0-3) assumed a 13-10 lead on a 2-yard touchdown run by junior running back Zach Bobak ) with 7:43 left in the third quarter, but Sitterson gave W&L a 17-13 lead when he scored on a 2-yard plunge on a 4th and goal with 8:47 left in the game.  After each team was stopped on downs on their ensuing possessions, Guilford junior quarterback Josh Vogelbach was picked off by W&L junior safety Chris Prugar with just over one minute remaining and Sitterson scored on a 10-yard run with 1:03 left to put the game away.

Guilford jumped out to a 6-0 lead early in the second quarter on a pair of field goals (25 and 24 yards) by sophomore placekicker Hunter Chappell, but the Generals took a 7-6 lead at the 10:52 mark of the second quarter on a 7-yard touchchdown pass from sophomore quarterback R.J. Varner to sophomore tight end Daniel Kohl.  A 20-yard field goal by senior cornerback Mark Snoddy with 35 seconds left in the second quarter gave the Generals a 10-6 halftime advantage.

Sitterson paced the Generals' offense, totaling 66 yards on 17 carries and catching four passes for 46 yards.  Varner completed 18-of-33 passes for 257 yards and one touchdown (2 INT's), while senior wide receiver Jack Martin snared six passes for 96 yards. Senior safety Kyle Luby led the W&L defense with 13 tackles, all solo stops.

Vogelbach led the Guilford offense, completing 28-of-56 passes for 201 yards and no touchdowns.  He was intercepted three times.  Bobak carried the ball 11 times for 44 yards and one touchdown, while sophomore wide receiver Hagen Miller caught 11 balls for 57 yards.  Sophomore linebacker Markas Brunson and sophomore linebacker Richie Paul led the Quaker defense with nine tackles each.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday as it hosts Bridgewater for a 1:00 pm contest.  The Quakers will return to the field on Saturday as well, hosting Randolph-Macon for a 1:00 pm game.

-Story courtesy of Washington and Lee University Sports Information

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