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Hess runs SEMO past Murray St, 52-22, share OVC title

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) Geno Hess ran for 317 yards and four touchdowns and Southeast Missouri State clinched a share of the Ohio Valley Conference championship Saturday by walloping Murray State, 52-22.

The Redhawks (9-2) finished the regular season with a 5-0 record in conference, tied with UT Martin, which knocked off Eastern Illinois, 34-31 in its season finale. The conference's automatic berth into the FCS playoffs will be decided by a coin flip Saturday night.

Hess broke the Southeast Missouri State and OVC records for most rushing yards in a single game

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Leaders
Passing Yards: J. Stinson1375
Passing TDs: J. Stinson8
Rushing Yards: D. Witherspoon580
Rushing TDs: L. Maue4
Receiving Yards: T. Shields460
Receiving TDs: T. Shields5
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2022
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/3 at Texas Tech L 10 - 63
9/10 vs. Jacksonville State L 3 - 34
9/17 at Ball State L 0 - 31
9/24 vs. Eastern Illinois L 21 - 35
10/1 at Southeastern Louisiana L 14 - 48
10/8 vs. UT Martin L 16 - 45
10/15 at Austin Peay L 17 - 52
10/22 at Lindenwood L 18 - 33
10/29 vs. Tennessee State W 19 - 3
11/12 vs. Robert Morris W 27 - 9
11/19 at Southeast Missouri State L 22 - 52
Ohio Valley
  Conference Overall
14 Southeast Missouri State 5-0 9-3
25 Tennessee-Martin 5-0 7-4
Tennessee State 2-3 4-7
Tennessee Tech 2-3 4-7
Lindenwood 1-3 7-3
Eastern Illinois 1-4 2-9
Murray State 1-4 2-9
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3336 (96)
Passing Yards: 1830 (95)
Rushing Yards: 1506 (71)
Points per game: 15.2 (110)
Yards per game: 303.3 (99)
Touchdowns: 21 (105)
Field Goals: 8 (80)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 5129 (112)
Passing Yards: 2699 (90)
Rushing Yards: 2430 (110)
Points per game: 36.8 (104)
Yards per game: 466.3 (112)
Touchdowns: 48 (100)
Field Goals: 14 (103)
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