The Pirates (6-4, 5-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) trailed
3-0 most of the first quarter before Gilchrist's 86-yard punt
return with 2:14 left in the first.
Wesley Taylor kicked a 25-yard field goal for the Rattlers (3-7,
2-5) early in the second to put Florida A&M within 7-6. Ernie Lomax
scored on a 1-yard pass from T.J. Mitchell, Gilchrist had a 57-yard
punt return and Carlo Turavani kicked a 43-yard field goal to put
Hampton up 23-6 at the half.
Despite the Rattlers putting the game at 23-15 with five minutes
to play, Kevin Beverly scored a 2-yard TD run with 38 seconds
remaining to add to the Pirates' tally.
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