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Bowling Green beats Troy 31-14

Sep 15, 2009 - 9:36 PM BOWLING GREEN, Ohio(AP) -- Tyler Sheehan threw two touchdown passes to help Bowling Green defeat Troy 31-14 on Thursday night in the season opener for both teams.

Sheehan was 32 of 44 passing with one interception for the Falcons, and Freddie Barnes caught 15 passes for 157 yards and both of Sheehan's touchdown passes.

The Falcons outgained the Trojans 394-293, helping new Bowling Green coach Dave Clawson notch a win in his debut.

Levi Brown was 28 of 42 passing with one touchdown and two interceptions for the Trojans, and Tebiarus Gill had eight catches for 102 yards.

Trailing 14-7 at halftime, Sheehan threw a touchdown to Barnes to tie the game with 3:49 left in the third quarter and Chris Bullock's 1-yard rush put the Falcons up 24-14 with 7:19 to play.

Adrien Spencer's 64-yard interception return sealed the game for Bowling Green with 2:14 left.






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    Troy 14, Bowling Green 31  FinalSep 4 5:13 AM


  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    TROY 7 7 0 0 14
    BOWLING GREEN 0 7 7 17 31 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: TROY - TD, DUJUAN HARRIS 2 YD RUN
    (SAM GLUSMAN KICK), 1:54.
    TROY 7-0
    2ND QUARTER: TROY - TD, JERREL JERNIGAN 12 YD
    PASS FROM LEVI BROWN (SAM
    GLUSMAN KICK), 5:31. TROY 14-0
    BOWLING GREEN -

    Sep 3 9:57 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD BOWLING GREEN
    ADRIEN SPENCER 64 YD INTERCEPTION RETURN
    (JERRY PHILLIPS KICK)
    TROY 14
    BOWLING GREEN 31 2:14 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Troy 14, Bowling Green 31  4th - 2:14Sep 3 9:52 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD BOWLING GREEN
    CHRIS BULLOCK 1 YD RUN
    (JERRY PHILLIPS KICK)
    TROY 14
    BOWLING GREEN 24 7:19 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Troy 14, Bowling Green 24  4th - 7:19Sep 3 9:42 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG BOWLING GREEN
    JERRY PHILLIPS 21 YD
    TROY 14
    BOWLING GREEN 17 10:45 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Troy 14, Bowling Green 17  4th - 10:45Sep 3 9:37 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    TROY 7 7 0 14
    BOWLING GREEN 0 7 7 14 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: TROY - TD, DUJUAN HARRIS 2 YD RUN
    (SAM GLUSMAN KICK), 1:54.
    TROY 7-0
    2ND QUARTER: TROY - TD, JERREL JERNIGAN 12 YD
    PASS FROM LEVI BROWN (SAM
    GLUSMAN KICK), 5:31. TROY 14-0
    B

    Sep 3 9:15 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD BOWLING GREEN
    FREDDIE BARNES 8 YD PASS FROM TYLER SHEEHAN
    (JERRY PHILLIPS KICK)
    TROY 14
    BOWLING GREEN 14 3:49 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Troy 14, Bowling Green 14  3rd - 3:49Sep 3 9:00 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    TROY 7 7 14
    BOWLING GREEN 0 7 7 HALFTIME
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: TROY - TD, DUJUAN HARRIS 2 YD RUN
    (SAM GLUSMAN KICK), 1:54.
    TROY 7-0
    2ND QUARTER: TROY - TD, JERREL JERNIGAN 12 YD
    PASS FROM LEVI BROWN (SAM
    GLUSMAN KICK), 5:31. TROY 14-0
    BOWLING G

    Sep 3 8:45 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD BOWLING GREEN
    FREDDIE BARNES 31 YD PASS FROM TYLER SHEEHAN
    (JERRY PHILLIPS KICK)
    TROY 14
    BOWLING GREEN 7 3:48 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Troy 14, Bowling Green 7  2nd - 3:48Sep 3 8:05 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD TROY
    JERREL JERNIGAN 12 YD PASS FROM LEVI BROWN
    (SAM GLUSMAN KICK)
    TROY 14
    BOWLING GREEN 0 9:29 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Troy 14, Bowling Green 0  2nd - 9:29Sep 3 7:55 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    TROY 7 7
    BOWLING GREEN 0 0 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: TROY - TD, DUJUAN HARRIS 2 YD RUN
    (SAM GLUSMAN KICK), 1:54.
    TROY 7-0

    Sep 3 7:40 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD TROY
    DUJUAN HARRIS 2 YD RUN
    (SAM GLUSMAN KICK)
    TROY 7
    BOWLING GREEN 0 13:06 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Troy 7, Bowling Green 0  1st - 13:06Sep 3 7:15 PM