South Carolina State beats Delaware State in MEAC opener

South Carolina State beats Delaware State in MEAC opener
SC State won their first home game of the spring beating Delaware State on Saturday (Source: SC State Athletics)

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Corey Fields threw for 175 yards and a touchdown to lead South Carolina State past Delaware State 17-9 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener for both teams.

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Fields connected with Tyrece Nick from 11-yards out to cap the scoring with 3:19 left. Nick had six catches for 45 yards, and Shaquan Davis added five catches for 52 yards for South Carolina State, which plays SWAC-member Alabama State on April 3.

Dillon Bredesen connected on a 22-yard field goal to give the Bulldogs a 10-9 advantage at halftime. Jared Lewis passed for 106 yards with one touchdown and one interception for Delaware State.