District college football roundup: Duquesne outlasts Valparaiso in high-scoring afair
Tommy Stuart completed 28 of 38 passes for 292 yards and three touchdowns to lead Duquesne (1-1) to a win over Valparaiso (0-2), 45-40 on Saturday.
Nehari Crawford led the Dukes in receiving with 138 yards and two touchdowns on nine catches, and A.J. Hines rushed for 100 yards and two touchdowns on 11 carries. Jimmy Seewald led Valparaiso with 26 of 39 passing for 424 yards, four touchdowns and one interception.
YSU 30, Robert Morris 0 — Nathan Mays completed 13 of 17 passes for 149 yards, one touchdown and one interception to lead No. 6 Youngstown State (1-1) to over Robert Morris (1-1). Mays added 63 yards and a touchdown on the ground for the Penguins.
Jimmy Walker was 6 of 16 passing for 83 yards for the Colonials, and Harrison Dreher ran for 84 yards on 19 times carries. Tavin Allison led the Colonials with 50 yards receiving on two catches.
No. 5 Cal (Pa.) 54, Cheyney 14 — Michael Keir threw for 221 yards and five touchdowns as Cal (Pa.) (2-0) scored 33 points in the first half on its way to defeating Cheyney (1-1). Jordan Dandridge caught four passes for 100 yards and a touchdown for the Vulcans, and teammates Luke Smorey and Tom Greene caught two scoring passes each.
No. 6 IUP 38, East Stroudsburg 14 — Lenny Williams threw for 283 yards and two touchdowns to lead No. 6 IUP (2-0) over East Stroudsburg (1-1). Duane Brown led the ground attack for IUP, who had 607 yards of total offense, with 137 yards rushing and a touchdown on 17 carries, and Dom McNeil caught 5 passes for 101 yards and a touchdown.
Bloomsburg 29, Clarion 20 — Chris Palubinsky threw for 174 yards and one touchdown and ran for two more TDs to lead Bloomsburg (1-1) to the win at Clarion (0-2). Qmac Quiteh rushed 29 times for 118 yards for Bloomsburg, which trailed by three at halftime. Asiantii Woulard threw for 175 yards and two touchdowns for Clarion.
Kutztown 21, Mercyhurst 16 — Collin DiGalbo completed 20 of 26 passes for 268 yards and two touchdowns to lead Kutztown (1-1) over Mercyhurst (0-2). The Lakers jumped to an early 10-point lead before DiGalbo hit Craig Reynolds with two second-quarter touchdowns. Doug Atavilla threw for 192 yards and a touchdown and ran for a TD to pace Mercyhurst.
Edinboro 20, Lock Haven 3 — Jake Sisson threw for 323 yards and two touchdowns to lead Edinboro (2-0) in a turnover-filled game. Edinboro gave the ball away on four interceptions and two fumbles, and Lock Haven lost the ball on three interceptions and three fumbles. James Clark caught 10 passes for 158 yards and a touchdown for Edinboro.
Shippensburg 41, Gannon 33 — Winston Eubanks caught six passes for 173 yards and two touchdowns as Shippensburg (2-0) beat Gannon (1-1). Gannon's Marc Jones ran for his second consecutive 100-yard game, gaining 150 yards and two touchdowns.
Millersville 45, Seton Hill 38 — Seton Hill (0-2) was unable to hold onto its seven-point lead as Millersville (1-1) scored two touchdowns in the last six minutes of the game. Christian Strong completed 29 of 49 passes for 359 yards, three touchdowns and three interceptions for Seton Hill.
Carnegie Mellon 42, Rochester 14 — Sam Benger ran eight times for 208 yards, including touchdowns of 92, 65 and 21 yards as Carnegie Mellon (2-0) beat Rochester (0-1). Benger added another touchdown on an 11-yard pass from Alex Cline. The Tartans, which scored all of their points in the first half, gained 511 total yards.
No. 23 W & J 47, Grove City 7 — Alex Rouse completed 22 of 29 passes for 316 yards and four touchdowns for No. 23 Washington & Jefferson (2-0) over Grove City (0-2). Jesse Zubik finished with 183 yards receiving and two touchdowns on nine catches for Washington & Jefferson.
Westminster 28, Waynesburg 7 — Kimu Kim scored three touchdowns to lead Westminster (1-1), which rushed for a total of 267 yards, over Waynesburg (0-2). Waynesburg had only had 148 yards of offense.