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      Recap, stats: Samford drops second straight road game, loses to Furman 35-17

      Samford quarterback Andy Summerlin threw for 372 yards and two interceptions in the Bulldogs' 35-17 loss at Furman, Saturday, November 9, 2013. (Samford Athletics Photo, File)

      GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Reese Hannon was 10 of 14 passing for 159 yards with a touchdown, leading Furman to a 35-17 victory over Samford Saturday.

      Samford (6-4, 4-2 Southern Conference) was staying close, trailing 14-9 late in the second quarter, when Hannon completed an 85-yard scoring strike to Andrej Suttles to give Furman (5-5, 4-2) a 21-9 advantage.

      The Bulldogs had 531 total yards, but were held to three field goals by the Furman defense until Fabian Truss scored on a 23-yard run late in the third quarter. Furman finished with 336 total yards.

      Samford, trailing 28-17 in the final quarter, was driving for a late score when Marcus McMorris picked off a pass, returning it 89 yards for a score to seal the victory for the Paladins.

      Samford's Andy Summerlin threw for 372 yards, completing 44 of 69 attempts in a losing effort. Samford has now lost two games in a row.

      Team Stat Comparison {}SAMFUR 1st Downs3114Total Yards531336Passing372219Rushing159117Penalties8-718-803rd Down Conversions9-214-104th Down Conversions2-30-0Turnovers32Possession33:1426:46Passing Leaders {} SamfordC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT Andy Summerlin44/693725.402 {} FurmanC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT Reese Hannon10/1415911.410Tanner Skogen1/14646.010Rushing Leaders {} SamfordCARYDSAVGTDLG Fabian Truss181176.5123Jeremiaha Gates22412.0015 {} FurmanCARYDSAVGTDLG Hank McCloud15704.7014Richard Hayes III9273.018Receiving Leaders {} SamfordRECYDSAVGTDLG Chris Cephus510821.6048Karel Hamilton710114.4020 {} FurmanRECYDSAVGTDLG Andrej Suttles311538.3185Jordan Snellings25326.5146Scoring Summary FIRST QUARTERSAMFUR TD7:41FURMAN rush for a touchdown. Ray Early extra point GOOD.Drive info: 15 plays, 79 yds in 7:1907FG4:16SAMFORD 26 yard field goal GOOD.Drive info: 13 plays, 66 yds in 3:2537FG2:59SAMFORD 41 yard field goal GOOD.Drive info: 5 plays, -1 yds in 1:1167 SECOND QUARTERSAMFUR TD6:13FURMAN rush for a touchdown. Ray Early extra point GOOD.Drive info: 2 plays, 11 yds in 0:43614FG4:43SAMFORD 36 yard field goal GOOD.Drive info: 4 plays, 5 yds in 1:30914TD1:46FURMAN pass complete for a touchdown. Ray Early extra point GOOD.Drive info: 2 plays, 86 yds in 0:53921 THIRD QUARTERSAMFUR TD12:57FURMAN pass complete for a touchdown. Ray Early extra point GOOD.Drive info: 1 plays, 46 yds in 0:08928TD2:33SAMFORD rush for a touchdown. Two-point conversion attempt, Andy Summerlin pass to Karel Hamilton GOOD.Drive info: 9 plays, 75 yds in 3:101728 FOURTH QUARTERSAMFUR TD1:15FURMAN interception return for a touchdown. Ray Early extra point GOOD.17352013 Southern STANDINGS TEAMCONFOVR Chattanooga6-18-2Samford4-26-4Wofford4-25-4Furman4-25-5Citadel4-44-6Georgia Southern3-45-4Appalachian State2-42-8Elon1-52-8Western Carolina1-52-8
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