SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — D’mauriae VanCleave took a pitch in the backfield, skirted around the left side and ran 67 yards for a score in the fourth quarter to seal Wofford’s 45-21 victory over Presbyterian in nonconference action on Saturday afternoon.
The victory keeps open a possible trip to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs for a third straight year for the Terriers.
Wofford (8-3) finished the regular season tied atop the Southern Conference with East Tennessee State, which the Terriers beat 30-17 in October. ETSU finished the regular season by losing to Samford 38-27 in league play on Saturday.
Wofford took control in the second quarter, scoring 21 unanswered points as Lennox McAfee crashed in from the 10 and Miller Mosley passed to T.J. Luther on a 40-yard scoring strike. Evan Suggs ran in from the 2 to give the Terriers a 28-14 halftime advantage.
Wofford forced three turnovers while amassing 456 total yards, allowing Presbyterian 346 total yards.
John Walker threw for 172 yards and two scores for Presbyterian (2-8), which finished the season with seven straight losses.