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Griffin leads Northeastern past Hofstra 14-13

Nov 14, 2009 - 9:47 PM BROOKLINE, Mass.(AP) -- John Griffin ran for 140 yards and a touchdown as Northeastern held off Hofstra in a 14-13 win on Saturday.

The Huskies (2-8, 2-5 Colonial Athletic Association) took a 14-3 lead in the third quarter after Matt Carroll's 24-yard passing score to Greg Abelli and a 49-yard touchdown run by Griffin, who finished with 28 carries.

Carroll was 3-for-7 passing for 45 yards for Northeastern.

The Pride's Stever Probst connected with Nick Talbert on a 4-yard touchdown with 13:45 left in the fourth quarter and Hofstra (4-6, 2-5) recorded a safety on the last play of the game for the final margin.

Probst went 12-for-23 passing for 161 yards for the Pride. Anthony Nelson had seven catches for 97 yards.






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    Hofstra 13, Northeastern 14  FinalNov 14 4:47 PM


  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
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    HOFSTRA 3 0 0 10 13
    NORTHEASTERN 0 0 14 0 14 FINAL

    Hofstra 13, Northeastern 14  FinalNov 14 3:43 PM


  • NCAAF
    HOFSTRA 11
    NORTHEASTERN 14 13:45 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Hofstra 11, Northeastern 14  4th - 13:45Nov 14 3:12 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    HOFSTRA 3 0 0 3
    NORTHEASTERN 0 0 14 14 END, 3RD QTR

    Hofstra 3, Northeastern 14  End of 3rdNov 14 3:12 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    HOFSTRA 3 0 3
    NORTHEASTERN 0 0 0 HALFTIME

    Nov 14 2:27 PM


  • NCAAF
    HOFSTRA 3
    NORTHEASTERN 0 0:30 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Hofstra 3, Northeastern 0  2nd - 0:30Nov 14 2:07 PM


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

    Nov 14 2:07 PM