CSU earns first win of the year against Hampton

Bucs blowout Pirates

CSU earns first win of the year against Hampton
Aquantis Sajna and James Allen celebrate for Charleston Southern in their game against Hampton Saturday. (Courtesy: CSU Athletics) (Source: CSU Athletics)

HAMPTON, VA (WCSC/CSU Athletics) - Charleston Southern played a complete game on Saturday afternoon as the Buccaneers dominated on offense, defense, and special teams in their 48-14 win over Hampton at Armstrong Stadium.

CSU (1-2) forced five turnovers, James Allen returned an interception and a kickoff for scores, and London Johnson connected on a pair of touchdown passes as the Buccaneers seized control with a 35-14 halftime lead on their way to coasting to their first win of the season.

Terrence Wilson sparked the offense early with a 68-yard touchdown run on the game's opening possession. The sophomore running back recorded his second career 100-yard rushing game in the win leading the Bucs with 10 carries for 103 yards and the score.

Johnson led CSU's passing attack with an 8-for-15 performance through the air for 63 yards and a score. Saire Davis and Ronnie Harris both recorded their first touchdown receptions of the season in the win.

James Allen led CSU's defensive efforts in the contest with a career-high three pass breakups, his first interception with the Bucs, and a pair of tackles. J.D. Sosebee added 10 tackles, a half sack, and two tackles for loss and a fumble recovery in the win.

Shai McKenzie led Hampton (1-3) with 21 carries for 129 yards. Bruce Dixon paced the offensive efforts through the air with an 8-of-17 performance for 38 yards and a touchdown.

Defensively, Kapri Doucet led the Pirates with three tackles for loss including a pair of sacks. Chaka Diarrassouba and Caleb Brown both added interceptions.

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