William & Mary beats Weber State 38-0

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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) -- R.J. Archer ran for two scores and William & Mary returned two interceptions for touchdowns in a 38-0 win over Weber State on Saturday in the first round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

The Tribe will face Southern Illinois (11-1) in the FCS quarterfinals on Dec. 5.

The Tribe (10-2), who will face Southern Illinois (11-1) in the FCS quarterfinals on Dec. 5, intercepted four passes while holding the Wildcats (7-5) to 161 yards total offense.

Jake Trantin gave the Tribe a 7-0 lead by intercepting a Cameron Higgins pass and returning it 60 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter. B.W. Webb returned an interception 58 yards for a touchdown and the Tribe led 17-0 at halftime.

Archer scored on runs of 1 and 6 yards in the second half as the lead grew to 31-0. Jonathan Grimes led the Tribe with 139 yards rushing on 23 carries.

Higgins went 21-for-40 passing for 167 yards for the Wildcats.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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