District college roundup: Robert Morris falls to Dayton
College Football Videos
Robert Morris gave up two touchdowns in the fourth quarter and dropped a 21-14 nonconference decision to Dayton on Saturday afternoon at Joe Walton Stadium.
The score was tied 7-7 when Dayton (2-1) went ahead early in the fourth and added to its lead with 5:44 remaining.
Robert Morris (1-2) pulled within a touchdown with 1:43 left on Paul Jones' 40-yard TD pass to Duane Mitchell. Jones completed only 6 of 24 passes for 112 yards and two scores. He was intercepted once.
No. 17 James Madison 24, St. Francis (Pa.) 20 — St. Francis (0-2) held a 14-3 lead in the third quarter but couldn't upset James Madison (2-1) in a nonconference game. St. Francis' Kyle Harbridge rushed for 100 yards and a touchdown.
No. 8 Indiana (Pa.) 49, Cheyney 0 — De'Antwan Williams scored three touchdowns before the end of the first quarter, and IUP (2-0) romped past Cheyney (0-2) in a PSAC crossover game.
IUP quarterback Mike Box passed for 210 yards and three touchdowns.
California (Pa.) 45, Kutztown 10 — Cody Schroeder passed for 267 yards and four touchdowns to lead Cal (2-0) past Kutztown (0-2) in a PSAC crossover game. Mike Williams caught eight passes for 132 yards and a touchdown.
Clarion 30, Lock Haven 13 — Bobby Thomas rushed for 147 yards and a touchdown for Clarion (2-0) in its PSAC crossover win against Lock Haven (1-1).
Clarion jumped to a 17-0 lead in the first half. The Golden Eagles rushed for 293 yards. Travis Day added 77 yards rushing and a touchdown.
Mercyhurst 49, Millersville 7 — Brandon Brown-Dukes rushed for 142 yards and three touchdowns for Mercyhurst (1-1), which defeated Millersville (0-2) in a PSAC crossover game. Mercyhurst's defense had six sacks and forced four turnovers.
East Stroudsburg 70, Seton Hill 7 — Seton Hill (0-2) allowed 338 yards rushing in a PSAC crossover loss to East Stroudsburg (2-0), which held the Griffins to minus-11 yards rushing.
No. 23 West Chester 56, Gannon 41 — Liam Nadler threw for 371 yards and five touchdowns, but it wasn't enough for Gannon (1-1), which lost a PSAC crossover game to West Chester (2-0). Gannon's Quad Law caught 10 passes for 132 yards and two scores.
No. 15 Bloomsburg 47, Edinboro 35 — Edinboro (1-1) trailed 24-7 in the second quarter and lost a PSAC crossover game to Bloomsburg (2-0). Edinboro's Cody Harris passed for 360 yards and four TDs, and Marcus Johnson caught 9 passes for 185 yards and a score.
Waynesburg 59, Frostburg State 49 — Alex Henry's 40-yard field goal, his third of the game, snapped a 42-42 tie in the fourth quarter, and Kyle Richey followed with a 45-yard fumble return for a score to send Waynesburg (2-0) past Frostburg State (0-2) in a nonconference game.
Waynesburg's Carter Hill passed for a school-record 483 yards and three touchdowns.
No. 19 St. John Fisher 42, Washington & Jeff erson 2 1 — Despite 13 catches from Alex Baroffio, W&J (1-1) lost a nonconference game to St. John Fisher (2-0). Baroffio has a school-record 200 career catches.
Matt Bliss threw for 339 yards and three TDs for W&J.
Rochester 28, Thiel 27 — Thiel (0-2) lost the lead with 15 seconds left when Rochester (1-0) used a 3-yard touchdown pass to pull within one and quarterback Dean Kennedy ran for the two-point conversion.
Thiel's Andrew Smith threw for 181 yards and two TDs.
Carnegie Mellon 26, Allegheny 7 — CMU (1-1) scored 19 consecutive points in the second half to defeat Allegheny (0-2) in a nonconference game. Troy Witt rushed for 103 yards and two touchdowns.
Grove City 42, Anderson (Ind.) 0 — Brian Pell threw two TD passes and rushed for two scores as Grove City (2-0) defeated Anderson (0-2) in a nonconference game.
Geneva 51, Bethany 33 — Zack Hayward passed for 417 yards and Rocco Colavecchia rushed for three TDs as Geneva (2-0, 1-0) defeated Bethany (0-2, 0-1) in a Presidents' Athletic Conference game.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Slippery Rock slips up in ‘surreal’ trip to Big House
- District football roundup: Cal (Pa.) staves off late IUP comeback
- Slippery Rock football returns to Big House
- District football preview: Preseason favorites IUP, Cal (Pa.) still finding full potential
- Seton Hill soccer player owns impressive streak
- A-K Valley campus clippings: Ex-Valley standout McNabb enters IUP Hall of Fame
- Alle-Kiski Campus Clippings: Freeport grad Lynch starring for Case Western
- District college notes: GCC grad Stone earns NEC honor
- Former Springdale soccer star creating opportunities for La Roche teammates