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Nelson leads Massachusetts past Northeastern 37-7

Nov 7, 2009 - 8:17 PM AMHERST, Mass.(AP) -- Tony Nelson ran for 116 yards and three touchdowns to lead Massachusetts to a 37-7 win over Northeastern on Saturday.

Nelson, who finished with 20 carries, scored on two 1-yard runs to give the Minutemen (5-4, 3-3 Colonial Athletic Association) a 17-0 lead in the second quarter. He also scored on a 9-yard run in the second half.

Kyle Havens connected with Victor Cruz on an 11-yard touchdown to extend Massachusetts' margin to 24 points in the second quarter. Haven was 15-for-21 for 187 yards for the Minutemen. Cruz caught five passes for 88 yards.

The Minutemen totaled 452 yards on offense compared to 145 by the Huskies (1-8, 1-5).

Northeastern was held scoreless through the first three quarters until defensive back Kyle Hunte picked off Massachusetts backup quarterback Scott Woodward's pass, returning the interception 51 yards for a touchdown.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NORTHEASTERN 0 0 0 7 7
    MASSACHUSETTS 3 24 7 3 37 FINAL

    Northeastern 7, Massachusetts 37  FinalNov 7 2:51 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NORTHEASTERN 0 0 0 0
    MASSACHUSETTS 3 24 7 34 END, 3RD QTR

    Northeastern 0, Massachusetts 34  End of 3rdNov 7 2:16 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NORTHEASTERN 0 0 0
    MASSACHUSETTS 3 24 27 HALFTIME

    Northeastern 0, Massachusetts 27  HalfNov 7 1:55 PM


  • NCAAF
    NORTHEASTERN 0
    MASSACHUSETTS 10 14:20 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Northeastern 0, Massachusetts 10  2nd - 14:20Nov 7 12:45 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NORTHEASTERN 0 0
    MASSACHUSETTS 3 3 END, 1ST QTR

    Northeastern 0, Massachusetts 3  End of 1stNov 7 12:45 PM