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Bryant rolls past St. Francis 35-12

Nov 14, 2009 - 9:49 PM SMITHFIELD, R.I.(AP) -- Jerell Smith rushed for a career-high 239 yards and three touchdowns to lead Bryant to a 35-12 victory over St. Francis (Pa.) on Saturday, snapping a five-game losing streak.

Bryant (4-6, 3-4 Northeast Conference) scored on its first three possessions, two touchdowns coming on scoring runs by Smith, a senior.

Smith scored on a 23-yard run on the Bulldogs' opening drive, and after a fumble, he scored on a 20-yard run to give Bryant a 14-0 lead with 10:02 remaining in the first quarter.

Kyle Harbridge's 62-yard touchdown run cut the lead to 14-7 with 9:37 left in the first quarter, but Bryant's Michael Croce threw two touchdown passes and Smith scored on a 77-yard run in the second quarter as the Bulldogs took a 35-12 lead into halftime.

Bryant had 392 yards of offense and held the Red Flash (2-7, 1-6) to 133 yards.

Harbridge finished with 114 yards rushing.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    ST FRANCIS PA 6 6 0 0 12
    BRYANT 21 14 0 0 35 FINAL

    Nov 14 2:37 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    ST FRANCIS PA 6 6 0 12
    BRYANT 21 14 0 35 END, 3RD QTR

    Nov 14 2:17 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    ST FRANCIS PA 6 6 12
    BRYANT 21 14 35 HALFTIME

    St. Francis (PA) 12, Bryant 35  HalfNov 14 1:31 PM


  • NCAAF
    ST FRANCIS PA 12
    BRYANT 21 11:42 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    St. Francis (PA) 12, Bryant 21  2nd - 11:42Nov 14 12:51 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    ST FRANCIS PA 6 6
    BRYANT 21 21 END, 1ST QTR

    St. Francis (PA) 6, Bryant 21  End of 1stNov 14 12:51 PM


  • NCAAF
    ST FRANCIS PA 0
    BRYANT 7 11:34 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    St. Francis (PA) 0, Bryant 7  1st - 11:34Nov 14 12:11 PM