CHARLESTON — Junior Reece Udinski threw a 61-yard touchdown pass to Jakob Herres late in the game to help Virginia Military Institute snap a 12-game losing skid against The Citadel with a 34-21 football victory on Saturday, Oct.5.
Brandon Rainey scored on a 3-yard touchdown run that pulled The Citadel (2-4, 0-2 Southern Conference) to 27-21 with 3:22 to play before Udinski connected with Herres three plays later for a score with 2:18 remaining.
Udinski threw three touchdown passes and was 25 of 35 for 335 yards in the rivalry matchup.
He also stretched his Southern Conference single-season record to 252 consecutive passes without throwing an interception.
Herres had eight catches for 175 yards and two touchdowns.
Alex Ramsey ran for 97 yards and a score.
Rainey was 19 of 34 for 233 yards passing and ran for three short-yardage touchdowns for the Bulldogs.
Raleigh Webb caught 10 passes for 110 yards.
The Keydets did not commit a turnover for the second straight week.
The Keydets last beat The Citadel on Nov. 16, 2002.