Tusculum sets defensive records

Published 1:33 am Friday, September 5, 2014

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tusculum allowed minus-100 total yards and minus-124 yards rushing to set NCAA single-game records in both categories Thursday night in a 71-0 victory over the College of Faith.

Tusculum, a Division II school, had three safeties.

The previous record for fewest total yards allowed was minus-69, by Division II school Fort Valley State against Miles in 1993. The previous record for fewest yards rushing allowed was minus-112, by Division III program Coast Guard against Wesleyan (Connecticut) in 1989.

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Faith ran for ball 36 times.