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DAYTON, Ohio – The University of Dayton football team defeated the Campbell Camels in the season finale Saturday, 19-14.
The battle for the Pioneer Football League standings were on the line as Dayton looked to grab hold of at least a tie for second place.
Senior Connor Kascor rushed for 90 yards on 24 carries, and surpassed Sylvester Monroe for the all-time career rushing yards record in Dayton history. Will Bardo added 53 rushing yards on seven carries while going 21-for-39 with 239 passing yards and a touchdown. Ross Smith had the receiving touchdown for UD to go with 52 yards receiving. Gabe Macis had a team-high 68 receiving yards on the day.
William Will hit a pair of field goals, one in the first quarter and another in the third to help the effort.
Defensively, Dayton held Campbell to 273 total yards, 180 of which came on the ground. Chris Beaschler led the defense with nine tackles, an interception, a tackle for loss, and a pass break-up. Ryan Schwenke added an interception and seven tackles while Nate Sudnick and Miles Ashelman had seven tackles apiece as well.
The Flyers finished up the 2014 season with an 8-3 record overall and a 6-2 conference mark. They were also 5-1 at home this season.