The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

College Sports

December 27, 2013

Marshall beats Maryland 31-20 in Military Bowl

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland had just marched 99 yards to take a fourth-quarter lead, and it was up to Marshall to either respond or succumb.

“These kids never flinched,” coach Doc Holliday said. “The one thing I like about this group is that it didn’t matter.”

With standout quarterback Rakeem Cato leading the way, the Thundering Herd scored two touchdowns in the final 12 minutes to pull out a 31-20 victory Friday.

Cato went 28 for 44 for 337 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions. The most notable part about his performance was that he saved the best for last.

Marshall (10-4) trailed 20-17 before Cato brought them back. After directing a 63-yard march to put Marshall up 24-20 with 12:05 left, Cato clinched it with an 8-yard touchdown throw to Gator Hoskins with 3:42 to play.

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