Old Dominion's Kesean Strong, right, is brought down by VMI defender Kris Thornton during an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Norfolk, Va. (Stephen M. Katz/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
Old Dominion's Kesean Strong, right, is brought down by VMI defender Kris Thornton during an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Norfolk, Va. (Stephen M. Katz/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Matt Geiger scored three touchdowns, Kesean Strong and Jeremy Cox each scored two touchdowns and Old Dominion beat VMI 77-14 on Saturday.

In a nonconference matchup, Conference USA representative Old Dominion (4-7) set a new program record for points. The 77 points also tied a Conference USA record and is tied for the second-highest total by an FBS team this season.

The Monarchs led 49-0 at halftime and outgained VMI (1-10) in total yards, 509-288. The Monarchs also tied a program record with seven rushing touchdowns. Justin Noye had a 37-yard interception return touchdown and Isaiah Harper had a 74-yard punt return TD. Blake LaRussa completed 15 of 20 passes for 128 yards and two touchdowns for the Monarchs.

Chance Newman threw for 141 yards and a touchdown for Southern Conference rep VMI.

The matchup featured the last-ever game played at Foreman Field. Renovation on S.B. Ballard Stadium will begin immediately with the new stadium opening for the 2019 season.