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District college football roundup: Robert Morris shuts out VMI

| Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, 9:12 p.m.

Jimmy Walker threw three touchdown passes, and the Robert Morris defense posted its first shutout since 2010 in a 23-0 victory over VMI on Saturday.

Walker connected with Harrison Dreher (15 yards), Reggie Green (5) and Brandon McGee (23). The Colonials (2-1) got three turnovers from their defense, and VMI was held to 182 yards of total offense.

Duquesne 28, Dayton 23 — Tommy Stewart threw for 253 yards and two touchdowns to lead Duquesne (2-1) to victory at Dayton (1-2). Nehari Crawford caught six passes for 125 yards and a touchdown for the Dukes, who also got 83 rushing yards from P.J. Fulmore.

Division II

No. 5 Cal (Pa.) 29, Millersville 13 — Nick Grissom rushed for two scores, and Cal (3-0) scored the game's first 23 points en route to victory. Will Brazill added two field goals, including a 42-yarder, for the Vulcans.

No. 6 IUP 65, Cheyney 16— Freshman Justice Evans (Central Catholic) ran for 116 yards and two touchdowns as IUP (3-0) scored 48 first-half points on its way to the win over Cheyney (1-2). Dondrea Tillman recorded eight tackles, two sacks and returned an interception 19 yards for a touchdown for IUP's defense, which also scored on Dom McNeil's fumble recovery in the end zone.

No. 25 Slippery Rock 33, Lock Haven 7 — Isaiah Neeley (OLSH) rushed for 111 yards and a touchdown, and Marcus Martin (West Mifflin) became Division II's all-time leader in sacks and tackles for loss to lead Slippery Rock (3-0). Tanner Garry (Fort Cherry) threw a pair of touchdown passes.

Kutztown 62, Seton Hill 17 — Collin DiGalbo completed 17 of 21 passes for 301 yards and five touchdowns to lead Kutztown over Seton Hill (0-3). Christian Strong threw for 320 yards and a touchdown to Ty George (Hempfield).

Kutztown led 35-3 at halftime and 56-3 after three quarters.

West Chester 62, Edinboro 28— West Chester (2-1) scored 27 points in a seven-minute span in the first quarter to put away visiting Edinboro (2-1). Jake Sisson threw for 213 yards and all four of Edinboro's touchdowns, and teammate Walter Fletcher added 142 rushing yards.

Shippensburg 31, Clarion 0 — Shippensburg (3-0) racked up 513 yards of offense in its shutout at Clarion (0-2). Greg Leonard caught seven passes for 157 yards to pace Clarion's offense.

Bloomsburg 27, Gannon 10— The Bloomsburg defense recorded five sacks, an interception and returned a fumble 55 yards for a touchdown to drop Gannon to 1-2. Marc Jones rushed for 173 yards and a touchdown for the Golden Knights.

Mercyhurst 25, East Stroudsburg 20 — Garrett Owens rushed for a pair of touchdowns, and Mercyhurst (1-2) scored 19 fourth-quarter points to pull out the victory.

Division III

No. 18 W&J 37, Thomas More 29 — Presidents receiver Jesse Zubik (Avonworth) caught 11 passes for 332 yards and six touchdowns to lead W&J (3-0) to the victory. Quarterback Alex Rowse (Beaver) threw for 482 yards.

St. Vincent 31, Geneva 27 — Michael Navarro threw for 362 yards and a pair of touchdowns to D.J. Oceant-Kelly to lead St. Vincent (2-1) past Geneva (1-2).

Freshman Mike Stasko scored the winning touchdown on a 1-yard run with just under 5 minutes to play in the game. Jhanard Dorsett added a rushing touchdown for the Bearcats.

Carnegie Mellon 30, Waynesburg 20 — Alex Cline threw for 187 yards and three touchdowns as Carnegie Mellon (3-0, 1-0) won its PAC opener on the road at Waynesburg (0-3, 0-1). Tyler Perone threw for 203 yards and a touchdown for the Yellowjackets.

Thiel 28, Bethany 13 — Nick Barca ran for 189 yards and two second-half touchdowns to lead Thiel (1-2) to victory at Bethany (0-3). Chase Kinemond threw for 225 yards for Thiel, which led at halftime, 13-7.

Case Western 42, Grove City 10 — Case Western (2-0) scored 21 unanswered points after halftime to pull away from Grove City (0-3). Matt Pennypacker caught a 25-yard pass from Randall Labrie for the Wolverines' only touchdown.

Denison 62, Allegheny 26 — Logan Lee threw for 313 yards and two touchdowns, and Tyler Balla (Greensburg CC) rushed for 108 and two scores, but the Gators (1-2) couldn't keep up with Denison.

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