District college roundup: Duquesne falls to Dayton
Published: Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, 10:54 p.m.
Duquesne was shut out in the second half and dropped a 23-20 decision Saturday at Dayton.
The Dukes (1-1) held 10-0 and 20-14 leads as Dillon Buechel threw two touchdown passes to Gianni Carter. William Will kicked three field goals in the second half, including the 25-yard game-winner with 7:42 remaining, for Dayton (1-1).
Buechel completed 22 of 37 passes for 295 yards.
No. 10 Georgia Southern 59, St. Francis, Pa. 17 — Kyle Harbridge rushed for a game-high 132 yards and Khairi Dickson scored two touchdowns, but St. Francis (0-1) was no match for 10th-ranked Georgia Southern (2-0).
Clarion 39, Kutztown 38, OT — Ben Fiscus scored on a 10-yard run, and Phil Esposito kicked the extra point to give Clarion (1-0) the overtime win over Kutztown (0-1). Esposito kicked a 45-yard field goal on the final play of regulation to tie the score, 32-32. Fiscus threw three TD passes and ran for two scores.
No. 10 Indiana, Pa. 30, Southern Connecticut State 20 — Mike Box threw for 296 yards and two touchdowns to help 10th-ranked IUP (1-0) win its opener. His 6-yard TD pass to Drew Carswell with 10 seconds left in the third quarter snapped a 14-14 tie. De'Antwan Williams, granted an extra year of eligibility by the NCAA earlier in the day, rushed for 135 yards on 18 carries.
California, Pa. 22, Hillsdale 19 — Cody Schroeder's 5-yard TD pass to Mike Williams with 50 seconds left lifted Cal (1-0) past Hillsdale (0-1). Cal erased a 13-0 halftime deficit and came back from down 19-14 in the fourth quarter. Hillsdale missed a 48-yard field goal on the final play of the game.
Slippery Rock 51, Northwood (Mich.) 36 — Nigel Barksdale's 53-yard TD pass to LaQuinn Stephens-Howling broke a 30-30 tie in the third quarter and sent Slippery Rock (1-0) past Northwood (0-1). Barksdale threw for 456 yards and six touchdowns, and Slippery Rock had four players with at least 96 yards receiving.
Bentley 17, Mercyhurst 16 — A missed extra point was the difference for Mercyhurst (0-1) in its loss at Bentley (1-0). Mercyhurst's Brandon Brown-Dukes rushed for 77 yards and a touchdown.
Waynesburg 21, Muskingum 17 — Carter Hill threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Bernie Thompson with 22 seconds remaining lifted Waynesburg (1-0) past Muskingum (0-1) in a nonconference game. It was Hill's third touchdown pass of the game; he finished with 222 yards passing.
Washington & Jefferson 58, Wooster 21 — Dion Wiegand rushed for 128 yards and three touchdowns, and Matt Bliss passed for 312 yards and a score to lead W&J (1-0) past Wooster (0-1).
Geneva 47, Frostburg State 3 — Dylan Jones rushed for 94 yards and two touchdowns for Geneva (1-0), which jumped to a 34-3 halftime lead and routed Frostburg State (0-1).
Grove City 28, Carnegie Mellon 10 — Brian Pell threw a touchdown pass and ran for 98 yards and two scores to lead Grove City (1-0) past CMU (0-1).
Juniata 41, Thiel 20 — Ryan Radke threw two touchdown passes for Thiel (0-1), which opened with a nonconference loss to Juniata (1-0), which scored 21 points in the third quarter to break open a close game.
Bridgewater (Va.) 57, St. Vincent 0 — St. Vincent (0-1) allowed 244 yards rushing and was shut out in its opener at Bridgewater (1-0).
Centre (Ky.) 33, Bethany (W.Va.) 28 — Matt Grimard passed for 339 yards and ran for two TDs but couldn't rally Bethany (0-1) from a 20-point first-half deficit at Centre (1-0). Bethany trailed 23-3 in the second quarter but cut the deficit to 30-28 early in the fourth quarter.
Kenyon 37, Allegheny 7 — Allegheny (0-1) trailed 30-0 before scoring its lone touchdown on Andrew Niklaus' 52-yard TD reception in a loss to Kenyon (1-0).
Hiram 23, Westminster (Pa.) 19 — Dak Britt passed for 280 yards and two TDs, but Westminster (0-1) couldn't overcome a 16-0 halftime deficit against Hiram (1-0).
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