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Middle Tennessee routs Florida International 48-21

Nov 8, 2009 - 2:02 AM MURFREESBORO, Tenn.(AP) -- Dwight Dasher ran for three touchdowns and passed for two more as Middle Tennessee beat Florida International 48-21 on Saturday.

Dasher ran for 178 yards and scored on runs of 1, 70 and 68 yards for the Blue Raiders (6-3, 4-1 Sun Belt Conference). He also went 13-for-28 for 178 yards and two touchdowns. He was intercepted three times.

Dasher threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to Sancho McDonald and a 9-yarder to Patrick Honeycutt.

The Blue Raiders led 34-0 before the Panthers (2-7, 2-4) scored three straight touchdowns to trim the lead to 34-21. Kendall Berry scored on runs of 2, 5 and 4 yards and ended with 103 yards rushing.

Panthers quarterback Wayne Younger threw for 178 yards and was intercepted three times.

The Blue Raiders are bowl eligible and remain one game behind Troy for first place in the conference.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    FIU 0 7 14 0 21
    MIDDLE TENN 17 17 0 14 48 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: MIDDLE TENN - TD, DWIGHT DASHER 70 YD
    RUN (ALAN GENDREAU KICK),
    3:25. MIDDLE TENN 7-0
    MIDDLE TENN - TD, SANCHO MCDONALD 27 YD
    PASS FROM DWIGHT DASHER (ALAN
    GENDREAU KICK), 4:57. MIDDLE
    TENN 14-0
    MIDDLE TEN

    Nov 7 8:03 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD MIDDLE TENN
    BENJAMIN CUNNINGHAM 42 YD RUN
    (ALAN GENDREAU KICK)
    FIU 21
    MIDDLE TENN 48 1:39 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    FIU 21, Middle Tennessee 48  4th - 1:39Nov 7 8:03 PM


  • NCAAF
    FIU 21
    MIDDLE TENN 41 14:10 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    FIU 21, Middle Tennessee 41  4th - 14:10Nov 7 7:23 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    FIU 0 7 14 21
    MIDDLE TENN 17 17 0 34 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: MIDDLE TENN - TD, DWIGHT DASHER 70 YD
    RUN (ALAN GENDREAU KICK),
    3:25. MIDDLE TENN 7-0
    MIDDLE TENN - TD, SANCHO MCDONALD 27 YD
    PASS FROM DWIGHT DASHER (ALAN
    GENDREAU KICK), 4:57. MIDDLE
    TENN 1

    FIU 21, Middle Tennessee 34  End of 3rdNov 7 7:23 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD MIDDLE TENN
    DWIGHT DASHER 1 YD RUN
    (ALAN GENDREAU KICK)
    FIU 21
    MIDDLE TENN 41 14:10 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    FIU 21, Middle Tennessee 41  4th - 14:10Nov 7 7:23 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD FIU
    KENDALL BERRY 4 YD RUN
    (DUSTIN RIVEST KICK)
    FIU 21
    MIDDLE TENN 34 3:51 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    FIU 21, Middle Tennessee 34  3rd - 3:51Nov 7 7:08 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD FIU
    KENDALL BERRY 5 YD RUN
    (DUSTIN RIVEST KICK)
    FIU 14
    MIDDLE TENN 34 13:35 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    FIU 14, Middle Tennessee 34  3rd - 13:35Nov 7 6:43 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    FIU 0 7 7
    MIDDLE TENN 17 17 34 HALFTIME
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: MIDDLE TENN - TD, DWIGHT DASHER 70 YD
    RUN (ALAN GENDREAU KICK),
    3:25. MIDDLE TENN 7-0
    MIDDLE TENN - TD, SANCHO MCDONALD 27 YD
    PASS FROM DWIGHT DASHER (ALAN
    GENDREAU KICK), 4:57. MIDDLE
    TENN 14-0
    MIDD

    Nov 7 6:33 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD FIU
    KENDALL BERRY 2 YD RUN
    (DUSTIN RIVEST KICK)
    FIU 7
    MIDDLE TENN 34 0:24 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    FIU 7, Middle Tennessee 34  2nd - 0:24Nov 7 6:18 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG MIDDLE TENN
    ALAN GENDREAU 21 YD
    FIU 0
    MIDDLE TENN 34 3:21 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    FIU 0, Middle Tennessee 34  2nd - 3:21Nov 7 6:03 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD MIDDLE TENN
    PATRICK HONEYCUTT 9 YD PASS FROM DWIGHT DASHER
    (ALAN GENDREAU KICK)
    FIU 0
    MIDDLE TENN 31 8:34 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    FIU 0, Middle Tennessee 31  2nd - 8:34Nov 7 5:53 PM


  • NCAAF
    FIU 0
    MIDDLE TENN 24 13:50 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    FIU 0, Middle Tennessee 24  2nd - 13:50Nov 7 5:33 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    FIU 0 0
    MIDDLE TENN 17 17 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: MIDDLE TENN - TD, DWIGHT DASHER 70 YD
    RUN (ALAN GENDREAU KICK),
    3:25. MIDDLE TENN 7-0
    MIDDLE TENN - TD, SANCHO MCDONALD 27 YD
    PASS FROM DWIGHT DASHER (ALAN
    GENDREAU KICK), 4:57. MIDDLE
    TENN 1

    FIU 0, Middle Tennessee 17  End of 1stNov 7 5:33 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD MIDDLE TENN
    DWIGHT DASHER 67 YD RUN
    (ALAN GENDREAU KICK)
    FIU 0
    MIDDLE TENN 24 13:50 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    FIU 0, Middle Tennessee 24  2nd - 13:50Nov 7 5:33 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG MIDDLE TENN
    ALAN GENDREAU 33 YD
    FIU 0
    MIDDLE TENN 17 4:00 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    FIU 0, Middle Tennessee 17  1st - 4:00Nov 7 5:17 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD MIDDLE TENN
    SANCHO MCDONALD 27 YD PASS FROM DWIGHT DASHER
    (ALAN GENDREAU KICK)
    FIU 0
    MIDDLE TENN 14 10:03 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    FIU 0, Middle Tennessee 14  1st - 10:03Nov 7 4:57 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD MIDDLE TENN
    DWIGHT DASHER 70 YD RUN
    (ALAN GENDREAU KICK)
    FIU 0
    MIDDLE TENN 7 11:35 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    FIU 0, Middle Tennessee 7  1st - 11:35Nov 7 4:52 PM