Appalachian State
30 - 27 Final - 2OT
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Appalachian State beats The Citadel 30-27 in OT

Oct 3, 2009 - 10:10 PM CHARLESTON, S.C.(AP) -- Appalachian State's Jason Vitaris kicked a 30-yard field goal in overtime to lift the Mountaineers to a 30-27 victory over The Citadel on Saturday.

Appalachian State's Brian Quick blocked a field goal on the final play of regulation after he caught a 74-yard pass from Armanti Edwards to tie the score at 27 with 4:28 left in the game.

Edwards was 22-for-29 for 327 yards and one touchdown, and also rushed for 80 yards and two touchdowns on 10 carries for the Mountaineers (2-2, 2-0 Southern Conference). He became Appalachian State's career passing leader with 7,857 yards, passing Richie Williams, who threw for 7,759 yards from 2002-05.

Van Dyke Jones ran for 81 yards and a touchdown as Citadel (2-2, 0-1) rushed for 214 yards. Bart Blanchard threw for two touchdowns, including a 29-yard pass to Luke Caldwell that gave the Bulldogs a 27-20 lead with 5:18 left.