#4 Western IllinoisWestern Illinois
Leathernecks
(11-3, 5-1)
14
#1 Georgia SouthernGeorgia Southern
Eagles
(14-0, 8-0)
42
NCAA I-AA Semifinals
December 12, 1998
Paulson Stadium - Statesboro, GA
Attendance: 11,140
 1234T
WIU080614
GS14714742


 WIUGS
1st Downs1622
3rd Down Efficiency3rd Down Eff.4-11 (36%)6-14 (43%)
4th Down Efficiency4th Down Eff.1-2 (50%)3-3 (100%)
Total Yards335396
Total Plays5573
Yards per play6.15.4
Passing154160
Comp-Att8-16 (50%)10-13 (77%)
Yards per pass9.612.3
Rushing181236
Rush Attempts3960
Yards per rush4.63.9
Penalties4-346-54
Turnovers30
Fumbles lost20
Interceptions thrownINT10
Possession26:5033:55
Time Between Plays0:290:28


First QuarterWIUGS
TD11:49Corey Joyner 51 yard pass from Greg Hill (Chris Chambers Kick)
6 plays 73 yards, 3:11 (12.2 yards per play)
07
TD9:04Demond Brown 5 yard pass from Greg Hill (Chris Chambers Kick)
4 plays 34 yards, 1:34 (8.5 yards per play)
014
Second QuarterWIUGS
SF12:06Greg Hill fumble recovery in endzone 214
TD8:01Erik Rogers 20 yard pass from Mark Zanders (Joe Lopez Kick Failed)
8 plays 53 yards, 4:05 (6.6 yards per play)
814
TD0:17Corey Joyner 11 yard pass from Greg Hill (Chris Chambers Kick)
9 plays 57 yards, 1:28 (6.3 yards per play)
821
Third QuarterWIUGS
TD13:05Greg Hill 3 yard run (Chris Chambers Kick)
4 plays 23 yards, 1:42 (5.8 yards per play)
828
TD3:27Jevon Sullivan 6 yard run (Chris Chambers Kick)
12 plays 80 yards, 5:35 (6.7 yards per play)
835
Fourth QuarterWIUGS
TD7:58Aaron Stecker 83 yard pass from Mark Zanders (Pass Conversion Failed)
1 plays 83 yards, 0:14 (83.0 yards per play)
1435
TD3:43Corey Joyner 32 yard pass from Greg Hill (Chris Chambers Kick)
7 plays 43 yards, 4:15 (6.1 yards per play)
1442
Final Score1442
Lead Changes0
Ties0
Largest Lead28
Largest Deficit-
Time Leading56:49
Time Trailing-