ELON, N.C. -- Andrew Wilcox hit three field goals, including the only score in the final quarter with 4:59 remaining, to lift Elon to a 23-17 victory against Samford on Saturday.
Chris Evans had 23 carries for 121 yards and a touchdown for the Bulldogs (2-2, 0-1).
A 27-yard Wilcox field goal marked the only points for either team in the first quarter, and Samford took a 7-3 lead with 12:27 to go in the second when Dustin Taliaferro connected with Jonathan Lowery on a 16-yard touchdown pass.
The Bulldogs tied the score at 17-17 when Evans scored on a 2-yard run with 11:31 left in the third quarter.
Wilcox would put the Phoenix ahead 20-17 with a 35-yard field goal at the close of the third, and then sealed the win with a 45-yard kick in the final quarter.
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