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Riddle passes Elon over Shaw 55-26

Sep 12, 2010 - 3:16 AM ELON, N.C.(AP) -- Scott Riddle passed for three touchdowns as Elon scored touchdowns on six of seven first-half possessions and went on to defeat Shaw 55-26 on Saturday night.

Riddle became the Southern Conference's all-time passing leader as he completed 21 of 24 passes for 244 yards. With 10,588 career passing yards, Riddle surpassed the 10,392 yards of Armanti Edwards (Appalachian State, 2006-09).

Elon (1-1) took a 42-13 halftime lead as Riddle threw touchdown passes of 4 yards to Scott Eastman, and 8 and 41 yards to Aaron Mellette.

Brandon Newsome, who had 77 yards on 14 carries, scored on a pair of 4-yard runs as the Phoenix had 526 yards total offense and bounced back from a season-opening loss to Duke. A.J. Harris also scored for Elon on a 32-yard run.

Kevin Atkins rushed for one touchdown and passed for one for Shaw (1-1).








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    SHAW UNIV 0 13 13 0 26
    ELON 14 28 10 3 55 FINAL

    Sep 11 10:05 PM


  • NCAAF
    SHAW UNIV 26
    ELON 55 11:52 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Shaw University 26, Elon 55  4th - 11:52Sep 11 9:40 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    SHAW UNIV 0 13 13 26
    ELON 14 28 10 52 END, 3RD QTR

    Shaw University 26, Elon 52  End of 3rdSep 11 9:40 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    SHAW UNIV 0 13 13
    ELON 14 28 42 HALFTIME

    Shaw University 13, Elon 42  HalfSep 11 8:39 PM


  • NCAAF
    SHAW UNIV 0
    ELON 21 12:13 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Shaw University 0, Elon 21  2nd - 12:13Sep 11 7:54 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    SHAW UNIV 0 0
    ELON 14 14 END, 1ST QTR

    Shaw University 0, Elon 14  End of 1stSep 11 7:54 PM


  • NCAAF
    SHAW UNIV 0
    ELON 7 9:58 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Shaw University 0, Elon 7  1st - 9:58Sep 11 7:19 PM