LEXINGTON, Virginia — Isiaha Smith ran for a career-high 134 yards and a touchdown and Jake Stenson matched his career high with 120 yards and another score as The Citadel ground out a 45-25 victory over VMI on Saturday.
Five different ball carriers scored for the Bulldogs (5-7, 3-4 Southern), as The Citadel roll up 397 yards on the ground.
The yardage totals for Smith and Stenson marked the fifth time this season two Bulldogs rushed for at least 100 yards in the same game.
The Bulldogs scored the first three touchdowns and led 24-13 at halftime. Al Cobb's 28-yard scoring pass to Aaron Sanders got the Keydets (2-10, 1-6) within 24-19 early in the second half before The Citadel scored 21 unanswered points to end the third quarter.
Cobb was 27 of 43 for a career-high 396 yards passing and two scores. Aaron Sanders had 165 yards on seven receptions.