Saturday, November 19, 2022

Campbell Closes Out Season with 34-7 Win Over Delaware State

DOVER, DE – Four different Camels found the end zone and Campbell closed the 2022 season with a 34-7 nonconference win over Delaware State on Saturday at Alumni Stadium.

Hajj-Malik Williams completed 13-of-24 passes for 211 yards and a TD, while eight different Campbell (5-6) receivers caught passes. Austin Hite made four grabs for 72 yards and a touchdown, and Chaney Fitzgerald posted four grabs for a game-high 90 yards. NaQuari Rogers, meanwhile, rushed for 47 yards and a touchdown. 

Campbell limited Delaware State (5-6) to 166 yards of total offense, and just 74 yards passing, registering a season-best 11 tackles for loss.

Campbell DB Myles Rowser returns a fumble.
Photo Credit: Rodney Adams

CJ Tillman tallied a career-high 16 tackles with 3.0 stops for loss, including a sack, while Gabe Holmes made eight tackles with a sack and a fumble recovery. Monchovia Gaffney also notched two sacks with a forced fumble and five tackles. 

Thomas Bertrand-Hudon led Delaware State with 139 yards rushing on 28 carries with a touchdown, and Rahkeem Smith totaled 65 yards receiving on two catches. Brooks Parker made five tackles with 2.0 TFLs, including a sack for the Hornets. 

The Camels took a 27-0 lead into the halftime break, with Caleb Dowden’s 38-yard field goal as time expired, his second make of the half. 

Campbell took its opening drive nine plays for 81 yards (3:54), finding the end zone on NaQuari Rogers’ 35-yard touchdown run, spinning off a Delaware State defender. 

Lamagea McDowell punched in a five-yard TD run and Austin Hite hauled in a 27-yard score in the second quarter. 

Mike Swain’s third-quarter blocked punt and recovery in the end zone gave Campbell a 34-0 lead. 

Bertrand-Hudon’s five-yard touchdown with 13:59 remaining put DSU on the board and gave the game its final score. 

Campbell finishes the season at 5-6 overall, while Delaware State dropped to 5-6 on the year. The Camels finished the year with a win for the first time since 2013. 

Story courtest of Campbell Athletics