COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Jeremiah Oatsvall accounted for three touchdowns and the Tennessee Tech defense stopped a two-point conversion attempt in the final seconds to beat Lindenwood 35-34 on Saturday.
Lindenwood's Cade Brister threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Chase Lanckriet to cap an 18-play, 75-yard drive with 14 seconds remaining, but the Lions failed on the two-point try. Tennessee Tech took a 35-28 lead with 6:36 to play when Oatsvall scored on a 1-yard QB sneak on the previous drive.
Oatsvall was 18 of 27 for 194 yards passing and threw one touchdown. He added 81 yards on the ground and two TD runs that included a 47-yarder in the third quarter. David Gist had a 71-yard touchdown run and finished with 100 yards rushing on eight carries for Tennessee Tech (3-6, 2-3 Ohio Valley Conference).
Brister was 24-of-33 passing for 303 yards and threw five touchdown passes for Lindenwood (6-3, 2-3).
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