Boxscore
Duke 41, Elon University 27
Saturday, September 4, 2010 7:00 PM
Location - Wallace Wade Stadium
Attendance - 33941

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Elon University 3 10 0 14 27
Duke 14 13 0 14 41

Recap

Duke kicked off the 2011 season with positive momentum, defeating Elon University 41-27 in the home opener.

The Blue Devils capped the victory with two rushing touchdowns late in the fourth, the first on a three-yard rushing score from freshman Josh Snead with 8:12 left, and a second by running back Jay Hollingsworth from one -yard out with 2:19 left to cap the victory.

Sophomore quarterback Sean Renfree led the Blue Devil offense, posting 349 yards and two scores on 31 completions.

Renfree's first score came on an eight-yard pass down the middle to Donovan Varner with 15 seconds left in the first quarter, putting the Blue Devils up 14-3.

The Duke quarterback helped pad that score in the second quarter, throwing a seven-yard pass to Brandon King for a 21-3 Blue Devil lead.

Placekicker Will Snyderwine converted two field goals, his first from 22 yards and his second from 21.

Running back Desmond Scott opened the scoring for Duke, rushing 38 yards for a touchdown at with 10:38 in the first quarter to take a 7-3 lead. Scott finished the day with 77 yards on 15 carries.

Elon quarterback Scott Riddle made it close in the fourth, rushing for 11 yards down the left side with 12:40 left to close the score to 27-20, then throwing a 31-yard pass to Kierre Brown for the team's final touchdown of the game. Riddle finished the night with 22 completions on 42 attempts while posting 284 passing yards.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 12:41
Elon University   FG  Duke 0 - Elon University 3
1st Quarter - 9:56
Duke   TD  Duke 7 - Elon University 3
1st Quarter - 0:10
Duke   TD  Duke 14 - Elon University 3
2nd Quarter - 12:04
Duke   TD  Duke 21 - Elon University 3
2nd Quarter - 9:35
Elon University   FG  Duke 21 - Elon University 6
2nd Quarter - 5:26
Duke   FG  Duke 24 - Elon University 6
2nd Quarter - 1:06
Elon University   TD  Duke 24 - Elon University 13
2nd Quarter - 0:00
Duke   FG  Duke 27 - Elon University 13
4th Quarter - 12:35
Elon University   TD  Duke 27 - Elon University 20
4th Quarter - 7:54
Duke   TD  Duke 34 - Elon University 20
4th Quarter - 2:10
Duke   TD  Duke 41 - Elon University 20
4th Quarter - 0:40
Elon University   TD  Duke 41 - Elon University 27
TEAMS

Team Records

  Elon University Duke
W/L 0 - 1 - 0 1 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Elon University Duke
Score 27 41
First Downs 24 32
3rd Down Efficiency 6-for-13
46%
9-for-14
64%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-1
100%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 406 543
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 21-125 45-193
Average/Rush 6.0 4.3
Passing
Comp-Att 22-42 31-39
Passing Yards 281 350
Average/Pass Play 6.4 8.8
Penalties-Yards 8-69 5-63
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 2 0
Time of Possession 23:55 36:05

PLAYER STATS

Elon University (0 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
No Passing
Duke (1 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
S. Renfree 31/39 350 2 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
No Rushing
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
D. Scott 15 77 5.1 1
B. Connette 1 48 48.0 0
J. Snead 7 29 4.1 1
J. Thompson 8 26 3.2 0
J. Hollingsworth 10 10 1.0 1
P. Kurunwune 1 4 4.0 0
S. Renfree 2 -1 -0.5 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
No receiving
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
C. Vernon 10 129 12.9 0
D. Varner 7 123 17.6 1
B. King 5 36 7.2 1
A. Kelly 3 27 9.0 0
B. Huffman 2 17 8.5 0
D. Scott 3 15 5.0 0
B. Braxton 1 3 3.0 0
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