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Pappas passes Morehead State past Valparaiso 51-38

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) Mark Pappas threw three touchdown passes and Issiah Aguero ran for 123 yards as Morehead State rolled past Valparaiso 51-38 in the regular season finale on Saturday.

The Eagles (7-4, 6-2) finish tied for third place with St. Thomas in the Pioneer Football League, a game back of Davidson and San Diego. Morehead State has posted a winning record in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 2002 and 2003, and its seven wins is the most since 2015.

Pappas threw all three of his touchdowns to DeVonte Adams, who finished with three catches for 169 yards. The pair connected from 33 yards out for the game's first score and again from 12 yards out midway through the third quarter. Their final touchdown came on a 57-yard strike with 4:49 left in the third quarter to give the Eagles a 34-17 lead.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: M. Pappas3449
Passing TDs: M. Pappas28
Rushing Yards: I. Aguero554
Rushing TDs: I. Aguero8
Receiving Yards: B. Byrd1313
Receiving TDs: B. Byrd13
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/4 at James Madison L 10 - 68
9/11 vs. Point University W 62 - 9
9/18 at Austin Peay L 35 - 59
10/2 vs. Dayton W 45 - 38
10/9 at Presbyterian W 38 - 30
10/16 vs. Butler W 31 - 8
10/23 at Marist W 27 - 24
10/30 vs. Davidson L 22 - 29
11/6 at San Diego L 3 - 10
11/13 vs. Stetson W 36 - 35
11/20 at Valparaiso W 51 - 38
Pioneer League
  Conference Overall
Davidson 7-1 8-3
San Diego 7-1 7-4
Morehead State 6-2 7-4
Marist 5-3 5-5
Dayton 5-3 6-4
Valparaiso 4-4 4-7
Stetson 2-6 4-7
Drake 1-7 2-9
Butler 1-7 3-8
Presbyterian 0-8 2-9
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4779 (21)
Passing Yards: 3689 (5)
Rushing Yards: 1090 (102)
Points per game: 32.7 (20)
Yards per game: 434.5 (18)
Touchdowns: 43 (23)
Field Goals: 12 (30)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4908 (105)
Passing Yards: 2852 (105)
Rushing Yards: 2056 (101)
Points per game: 31.6 (91)
Yards per game: 446.2 (106)
Touchdowns: 43 (90)
Field Goals: 8 (29)
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