Late Field Goal Sends No. 16 McNeese State Over No. 2 Appalachian State
Sept. 12, 2009
BOONE, N.C. (AP) -Josh Lewis connected on an 18-yard field goal with 4 seconds remaining as McNeese State defeated Appalachian State 40-35 on Saturday.
The kick capped a 79-yard, 10-play drive, following a game-tying score by Appalachian State (0-2).
After receiving the kickoff, the Mountaineers made several laterals before Travaris Cadet was tackled in the end zone by Kentrel Butler for a safety to seal the win for McNeese State (2-0).
Derrick Fourroux had 341 yards on 25 of 34 passing with three touchdowns and one interception for the Cowboys.
The Cowboys had two 100-yard recievers as Todd Pendland caught 10 for 121 yards and Corday Clark caught six passes for 137 yards.
Pendland was also the Cowboys' top rusher, carrying the ball 19 times for 127 yards.
Devon Moore rushed for 155 yards on 23 carries to lead Appalachian State.