District college football roundup: Carnegie Mellon upsets No. 12 W&J
J.D. Dayhuff hit Willie Richter with a 29-yard scoring pass with 5 minutes, 11 seconds to play as Carnegie Mellon (3-0, 2-0) upset Washington & Jefferson (2-1, 1-1), 20-13, in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference.
Dayhuff threw for 239 yards and two touchdowns, and Richter caught six passes for 97 yards. Quinn Gaughan turned in a big game defensivley for the Tartans with 17 tackles, 1 1/2 sacks, an interception and a fumble recovery.
Bethany 41, Waynesburg 17 — Carlin Bason ran for 174 yards and two touchdowns, and teammate Raekwon Wright also ran for two touchdowns and 100 yards as Bethany (1-2, 1-1) scored six straight touchdowns after trailing Waynesburg (0-3, 0-2), 10-7, through one quarter to earn the PAC victory.
Wabash 48, Allegheny 35 — In each team’s North Coast Athletic Conference opener, Ike James ran for 226 yards and two touchdowns to lead Wabash (1-1, 1-0) to victory at Allegheny (0-2, 0-1). Nazareth Greer threw for 348 yards and five touchdowns for Allegheny, including two to Alex Victor, who caught seven passes for 146 yards.
Westminster 42, Saint Vincent 14 — Cole Konieczka threw for 232 yards and three touchdowns, including two in the fourth quarter, as Westminster (3-0, 2-0) pulled away with the PAC win against Saint Vincent (0-2, 0-1). The Bearcats pulled within seven when Brady Walker hit Keith Kalp with a 25-yard touchdown pass with 5:17 left in the third quarter, but Keano Grice’s 17-yard scoring run with 12:25 left in the game was the first of three Westminster touchdowns in 10 minutes.
Robert Morris 31, VMI 21 — Caleb Lewis threw for 214 yards and a touchdown, and Terence Stephens Jr. ran for two touchdowns as Robert Morris (1-3) snapped its three-game losing streak to start the season.
Duquesne 35, Dayton 31 — Mark Allen capped a 10-play, 75-yard drive with a 1-yard dive to lift Duquesne past Dayton, in a nonconference contest. The Dukes (2-1) won their fourth straight over the Flyers.
Columbia 31, St. Francis (Pa.) 14 — Ryan Young ran for 98 yards and a touchdown to help Columbia roll past St. Francis (Pa.). The Red Flash’s Gio Vonne Sanders (Jeannette) had an interception, his third of the season, all in the past two games.
Cal (Pa.) 58, Shippensburg 7 — Noah Mitchell threw for 289 yards and four touchdowns as Cal (Pa.) (2-1) scored 28 points in the second quarter on its way to routing Shippensburg (0-3). Jordan Dandridge caught six passes for 107 yards an two touchdowns, and teammate Tyson Hill added four receptions for 101 yards and a TD. On the ground, the Vulcans’ Nelson Brown ran for 105 yards and two touchdowns.
East Stroudsburg 34, Edinboro 14 — Jake Cirillo completed 22 of 27 passes for 223 yards and one touchdown to lead East Stroudsburg (3-0) to the nonconference win against Edinboro (0-3). Dorian Woody ran for 104 yards and both Edinboro touchdowns.
No. 24 IUP 77, Lock Haven 14 — Quinton Maxwell threw for 200 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for a score to direct IUP (3-0) to a 42-0 halftime advantage over PSAC foe Lock Haven (1-2).
Kutztown 35, Gannon 10 — Collin DiGalbo threw for 316 yards an two touchdowns and ran for 98 yards and three TDs to lead Kutztown (3-0) to the win against Gannon (1-2). Jimmy Keefe paced Gannon’s offense with 202 passing yards.
Mercyhurst 38, Bloomsburg 24 — Garrett Owens ran for 94 yards and three touchdowns, and Doug Altavilla threw for 208 yards with two touchdowns as Mercyhurst (2-1) got out to an early advantage to defeat Bloomsburg (1-2) in a PSAC crossover matchup.
Shepherd 40, Clarion 24 — Tyson Bagent threw for 394 yards and five touchdowns as Shepherd (2-1) defeated Clarion (2-1). Jeff Clemens threw for 169 yards and two touchdowns for Clarion.
No. 18 West Chester 29, Seton Hill 0 — West Chester (3-0) held Seton Hill (0-2) to 112 yards and eight first downs in its nonconference win. Jayden Emberton-Gaines recorded 10 tackles, one sack, an interception and a forced fumble for Seton Hill