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Five Star Stadium, Macon, Georgia Attendance: 7,227
Raymond, Rice help VMI rout Mercer 45-7 in key SoCon matchup
MACON, Ga. (AP) Freshmen Rashad Raymond and Hunter Rice each ran for more than 100 yards to help VMI rout Mercer 45-7 in a key Southern Conference matchup on Saturday.
The win puts VMI (5-2, 3-1) in a three-way tie with Mercer (4-2, 3-1) and East Tennessee State (6-1, 3-1) atop the conference standings.
Raymond had a career-high 163 yards on 20 carries that included an 80-yard touchdown run early in the second quarter. Rice added three TD runs from short yardage and finished with a career-best 112 yards on 17 carries.
Seth Morgan had a 13-yard touchdown run for the Keydets. Alex Oliver returned an interception 39 yards into the end zone on Mercer's first play from scrimmage.
Mercer's Carter Peevy tossed a 71-yard touchdown pass to Ethan Dirrim with about three minutes left in the game.
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Updated October 16, 2021