With 594 yards on the ground, the Army West Point Football team powered past VMI for a, 47-6, senior day win at Michie Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Kelvin Hopkins Jr., who came into the game to replace Jabari Laws late in the opening quarter, logged a career-best 208 rushing yards and a score on 16 carries for the Black Knights (5-6). Prior to exiting the contest, Laws had success running the football against the Keydets (4-7) as the second-year quarterback went for 97 yards and a touchdown.
Christian Anderson, Connor Slomka and Kell Walker also all found pay dirt to add to Army's successful rushing performance. Slomka was responsible for three of the Black Knights' seven touchdowns in the game.
Defensively, it was Cole Christiansen pacing the Cadets with 10 tackles in his final game at Michie Stadium. Malkelm Morrisson, Cedrick Cunningham Jr. and Jeremiah Lowery each came away with five tackles apiece. Kwabena Bonsu found his way into the VMI backfield several times and he tallied a team-best two sacks. Read more.