Box Score-Marshall vs. Toledo

Marshall started it's Mid-American Conference run for 2003 with a 24-17 loss to Toledo on Friday night, in front of the seventh largest crowd in MU Stadium history (31,511) and a national television audience on ESPN. Marshall loses for only the sixth time at the stadium since 1991. It is only the second loss in 52 games at MU Stadium under Bob Pruett and the first time since 1991 that Marshall has opened conference play with a loss (9-3 at Appalachian State in '91). Here is the box score:

Box Score (Final) Toledo vs Marshall University/b (Sep 12, 2003 at Huntington, W.Va

Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Score
UT.................. 0 7 10 7 - 24(2-1,1-0)
Marshall............ 10 0 7 0 - 17(1-2,0-1)

Scoring Summary:
1st 09:26 MARSHALL - LEWIS, Ben 38 yd field goal, 13-44 5:34, UT 0 - MARSHALL 3
02:02 MARSHALL - CHARLES, Earl 7 yd run (LEWIS, Ben kick), 8-80 3:55, UT 0 - MARSHALL 10
2nd 11:36 UT - HUDSON,Terrance 39 yd pass from GRADKOWSKI, B. (ROBBINS, Jason kick), 2-41 0:50, UT 7 - MARSHALL 10
3rd 13:26 UT - CLARKE, Andrew 14 yd pass from GRADKOWSKI, B. (ROBBINS, Jason kick), 6-63 1:26, UT 14 - MARSHALL 10
05:19 MARSHALL - WATTS, Darius 22 yd pass from GOCHNEAUR, Grah (LEWIS, Ben kick), 4-45 0:57, UT 14 - MARSHALL 17
03:26 UT - ROBBINS, Jason 37 yd field goal, 5-61 1:53, UT 17 - MARSHALL 17
4th 01:10 UT - MARTIN, Astin 10 yd run (ROBBINS, Jason kick), 11-57 5:32, UT 24 - MARSHALL 17

UT MU
FIRST DOWNS................... 19 27
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)............ 47-269 42-139
PASSING YDS (NET)............. 147 289
Passes Att-Comp-Int........... 20-10-0 39-31-2
TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS..... 67-416 81-428
Fumble Returns-Yards.......... 0-0 0-0
Punt Returns-Yards............ 2-50 4-37
Kickoff Returns-Yards......... 2-55 3-55
Interception Returns-Yards.... 2-0 0-0
Punts (Number-Avg)............ 6-46.0 2-49.0
Fumbles-Lost.................. 2-0 3-3
Penalties-Yards............... 8-109 8-55
Possession Time............... 26:33 33:27
Third-Down Conversions........ 2 of 11 6 of 14
Fourth-Down Conversions....... 1 of 2 2 of 5
Red-Zone Scores-Chances....... 3-4 1-3
Sacks By: Number-Yards........ 1-3 2-9

RUSHING: UT-DAWSON, Trinity 21-156; MARTIN, Astin 15-72; GRADKOWSKI, B. 9-36; BROUS Marshall University-WALLACE, Frankl 16-73; GOCHNEAUR, Grah 7-29; CHARLES, Earl 17-2 1-11; SCHROEDER, Jaso 1-4.

PASSING: UT-GRADKOWSKI, Bruce 10-20-0-147.
Marshall University-GOCHNEAUR, Graham 31-39-2

RECEIVING: UT-MOORE, Lance 3-40; CLARKE, Andrew 3-35; HUDSON,Terrance 1-39; MARTIN, Astin 1-8; DAWSON, Trinity 1-minus 2.
Marshall University-WATTS, Darius 10- Earl 7-55; SCHROEDER, Jason 4-63; MULLINS, Jeff 4-22; DAVIS, Josh 3-23; BATES, Brad 1-6; WALLACE, Franklin 1-4.

INTERCEPTIONS: UT-BODY, Patrick 1-0; HEFFLIN, Brandon 1-0.
Marshall University-None.

FUMBLES: UT-GRADKOWSKI, Bruce 1-0; MARTIN, Astin 1-0.
Marshall University-CHARLES, Earl 2-2; WALLACE, Franklin 1-1.

Stadium: Marshall U. Stadium Attendance: 31,511
Kickoff time: 7 p.m. End of Game: 10:39
Total elapsed time: 3:39
Officials: Referee: Donald Amicon; Umpire: William Zurcher; Linesman: Paul Beyerle; Line judge: Steve Barnes; Back judge: Thomas McCabe; Field judge: Michael Conlin; Side judge: George Plesac; Scorer: Andy Boggs.
Temperature: 73 Wind: Calm Weather: Clear


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