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Coastal stays unbeaten, tops PC for 6th win

Courtesy: CCU Media Relations

CONWAY – After a one hour and 45-minute delay before starting the game due to heavy rain and thunderstorms, Presbyterian was facing fourth and goal from the 10 but the pass fell incomplete and #1/2 Coastal Carolina was able to preserve a 24-17 win versus the Blue Hose in the teams’ Big South Conference opener Saturday evening at Brooks Stadium.

Both teams’ running back went over 100 yards as CCU”s De’Angelo Henderson finished with 124, while the Blue Hose’s Darrell Bridges posted a career-high 186 on the ground.

Henderson, who recorded his 15th 100-yard rushing game, also added a touchdown in the fourth quarter to tie an NCAA FCS record by scoring at least one touchdown in 20 consecutive games. (David Sinisi of Monmouth also had at least one touchdown in 20 straight games from 2006-07. Ironically, Henderson could break the record in two weeks when CCU travels to play at Monmouth.)

Henderson was not the only Chant to reach the 100-yard plateau as junior wide receiver Bruce Mapp caught seven passes for 129 yards. Alex Ross finished the game by competing 16 passes for 201 yards.

The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers have a bye weekend on Oct. 17 and will return to action the following week on the road at Monmouth Oct. 24. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.

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