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Bryant beats Robert Morris 20-13 in NEC opener

Sep 26, 2009 - 8:03 PM MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa.(AP) -- Michael Croce threw two touchdowns to help Bryant hold off Robert Morris 20-13 in the Northeast Conference opener for both teams on Saturday.

Croce finished 14-of-25 passing for 182 yards and Jerrell Smith finished with 111 yards rushing on 24 carries for the Bulldogs (2-1, 1-0).

Robert Morris (0-4, 0-1) took a 10-0 lead in the first quarter after Camdin Crouse scored on a 1-yard run and Garrett Clawson made a 37-yard field goal.

Bryant tied the game at 10-10 when Croce connected with Khalel Pritchard on a 9-yard score and Chris Bird kicked a 28-yard field goal.

Bird's 21-yard field goal gave Bryant a 3-point lead to start the fourth. Mike Canfora caught an 11-yard touchdown from Croce, pushing the Bulldogs' lead to 20-10.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    BRYANT 0 7 3 10 20
    ROBERT MORRIS 10 0 0 3 13 FINAL

    Bryant 20, Robert Morris 13  FinalSep 26 3:08 PM


  • NCAAF
    BRYANT 20
    ROBERT MORRIS 10 12:04 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Bryant 20, Robert Morris 10  4th - 12:04Sep 26 2:23 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    BRYANT 0 7 3 10
    ROBERT MORRIS 10 0 0 10 END, 3RD QTR

    Bryant 10, Robert Morris 10  End of 3rdSep 26 2:23 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    BRYANT 0 7 7
    ROBERT MORRIS 10 0 10 HALFTIME

    Bryant 7, Robert Morris 10  HalfSep 26 1:38 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    BRYANT 0 0
    ROBERT MORRIS 10 10 END, 1ST QTR

    Bryant 0, Robert Morris 10  End of 1stSep 26 12:42 PM