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Sacred Heart posts 24-14 victory over Bryant

Nov 7, 2009 - 10:51 PM FAIRFIELD, Conn.(AP) -- Dale Fink threw for 175 yards and two touchdowns Saturday as Sacred Heart defeated Bryant 24-14.

Fink's first scoring pass, a 30-yarder to Steve Tedesco, put the Pioneers (2-7, 2-5 Northeast Conference) ahead 10-7 early in the second quarter.

Marcel Archer gained 109 yards on 17 carries, including a 49-yarder and a 1-yard touchdown in the second quarter to boost Sacred Heart's lead to 17-7.

Michael Croce's 31-yard pass to Khalel Pritchard with 58 seconds left in the opening half made it 17-14.

Fink's 16-yard scoring toss to Rich Rossi, the only points in the second half, capped an eight-play, 73-yard drive and sealed the win.

Croce was 15-for-30 for 181 yards and a touchdown for Bryant (3-6, 2-4). Lindsey Gamble gained 73 yards on six carries for the Bulldogs.

Sacred Heart is 3-0 against Bryant, which it last faced in 2000.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    BRYANT 0 14 0 0 14
    SACRED HEART 3 14 7 0 24 FINAL

    Nov 7 4:02 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    BRYANT 0 14 0 14
    SACRED HEART 3 14 7 24 END, 3RD QTR

    Bryant 14, Sacred Heart 24  End of 3rdNov 7 3:16 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    BRYANT 0 14 14
    SACRED HEART 3 14 17 HALFTIME

    Bryant 14, Sacred Heart 17  HalfNov 7 2:21 PM


  • NCAAF
    BRYANT 7
    SACRED HEART 3 12:51 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Bryant 7, Sacred Heart 3  2nd - 12:51Nov 7 1:45 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    BRYANT 0 0
    SACRED HEART 3 3 END, 1ST QTR

    Bryant 0, Sacred Heart 3  End of 1stNov 7 1:45 PM