Football
Green Wave Edges ULL, 38-37
 
Tulane wide receiver Kerwin Cook stretches for extra yards after one of his eight catches against the ULL defense.
 
Tulane wide receiver Kerwin Cook stretches for extra yards after one of his eight catches against the ULL defense.
 
 

Oct. 7, 2000

Box Score

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Patrick Ramsey passed for three touchdowns and ran for three more, and Roxie Shelvin blocked an extra point late in the fourth quarter as Tulane beat Louisiana-Lafayette 38-37 on Saturday night.

Ramsey completed 31 of 46 passes to nine receivers for 403 yards as Tulane (3-2) won its fifth straight over Louisiana-Lafayette (0-6). Adrian Burnette finished with 11 catches for 191 yards and Kerwin Cook had eight catches for 103 yards.

Ramsey ran a yard for a touchdown early in the first quarter, threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Mike Truax late in the opening period, and connected with Adrian Burnett on a 40-yard pass play midway through the second quarter to stake Tulane to a 21-0 lead.

Louisiana-Lafayette tied at 24 in the third quarter on a 76-yard pass play from Jon Van Cleave to Andre George and took a 31-24 lead on Nick Dugas' 7-yard touchdown run with 39 seconds left in the quarter.

Tulane tied it on Ramsey's 1-yard run early in the fourth quarter and took a 38-31 lead on Brent Hocke's 2-yard run.

Louisiana-Lafayette drove 86 yards in nine plays to score on Jerome Coleman's 10-yard run, making it 38-37 with 3:44 left.

Shelvin, a 255-pound defensive lineman, blocked Brent Bergeron's extra-point try to preserve the victory.

Van Cleave completed 16 of 31 passes for 282 yards, and Coleman finished with 114 yards on 13 carries.

 

 

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