Scores

Final

Bryant 28

(0-2, 0-1 NEC)

St Francis (PA) 39

(1-1, 1-0 NEC)

12:00 PM ET, September 8, 2012

DeGol Field, Loretto, PA

1 2 3 4 T
BRY 14 7 0 728
SFU 7 8 10 1439

Top Performers

Passing: J. Kelly (SFU) - 106 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: K. Dickson (SFU) - 21 CAR, 148 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: A. Alexander (SFU) - 3 REC, 62 YDS, 1 TD

St. Francis (Pa.) 39, Bryant 28

Associated Press

LORETTO, Pa. -- St. Francis (Pa.) scored 24 second-half points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, to beat Bryant College 39-28 on Saturday afternoon.

St. Francis (1-1) rolled up 475 yards on offense and dominated time of possession, holding the ball for 36 minutes, 14 seconds in the Northeast Conference game. The Red Flash's defense intercepted three passes.

Khairi Dixon rushed 21 times for 148 yards and a touchdown for St. Francis, who recorded their first victory against the Bulldogs in five tries. A.J. Alexander scored on a 23-yard run on the game's first possession. He also caught 42-yard touchdown pass. John Kelly was 9-for-17 for 126 yards and a touchdown.

The Red Flash pulled ahead on Dixon's 2-yard run in the third quarter.

Jeremy Woodson scored Bryant's (0-2) first touchdown on a 95-yard fumble return in the first quarter.

The Bulldogs' Mike Westerhaus threw for 128 yards and two touchdowns.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BRY
SFU
1st Downs1724
Total Yards272475
Passing128136
Rushing144339
Penalties6-987-61
3rd Down Conversions5-133-13
4th Down Conversions2-21-2
Turnovers43
Possession23:4636:14

Passing Leaders

BryantC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Westerhaus10/241285.323
St. Francis UC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Kelly9/171066.221

Rushing Leaders

BryantCARYDSAVGTDLG
Brown241255.2118
Perry5255.009
St. Francis UCARYDSAVGTDLG
Dickson211487.0131
Kelly181387.7025

Receiving Leaders

BryantRECYDSAVGTDLG
Roncaioli24422.0124
Harris13232.0132
St. Francis URECYDSAVGTDLG
Alexander36220.7142
Kelly13030.0030

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERBRYSFU
TD11:43A.J. Alexander 23 Yd Run (Josh Thiel Kick) 07
TD08:58Jeremy Woodson 95 Yd Fumble Return (Dom Kozlowski Kick) 77
TD02:36Jordan Harris 32 Yd Pass From Mike Westerhaus (Dom Kozlowski Kick) 147
SECOND QUARTERBRYSFU
TD10:26Valshawn Wallace 4 Yd Pass From John Kelly (Pat Blocked) 1413
SF08:46- Team Tackled By Valshawn Wallace In End Zone 1415
TD05:15Matt Roncaioli 20 Yd Pass From Mike Westerhaus (Dom Kozlowski Kick) 2115
THIRD QUARTERBRYSFU
FG09:08Josh Thiel 46 Yd 2118
TD03:42Khairi Dickson 2 Yd Run (Josh Thiel Kick) 2125
FOURTH QUARTERBRYSFU
TD13:57A.J. Alexander 42 Yd Pass From John Kelly (Josh Thiel Kick) 2132
TD09:08Dwight Andrews 58 Yd Interception Return (Josh Thiel Kick) 2139
TD07:20Jordan Brown 3 Yd Run (Devin O'Connor Kick) 2839