Scores

Final

Robert Morris 21

(4-6, 3-4 NEC)

Sacred Heart 17

(2-8, 1-6 NEC)

12:00 PM ET, November 10, 2012

Campus Field, FAIRFIELD, CT

1 2 3 4 T
RMU 0 3 3 1521
SHU 7 3 7 017

Top Performers

Passing: L. Wischnowski (SHU) - 160 YDS, 1 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: K. Spence (SHU) - 21 CAR, 113 YDS

Receiving: P. Evans (RMU) - 2 REC, 60 YDS

Robert Morris 21, Sacred Heart 17

Associated Press

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Jeff Sinclair found Nick Groat for a 2-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter to help rally Robert Morris past sacred Heart 21-17 Saturday.

Trailing 17-6 in the fourth quarter, Jeff Sinclair found D.J. Pearson for a 4-yard touchdown to cut Robert Morris' (4-6, 3-4 Northeast Conference) deficit to 17-14. Sinclair finished 11 of 25 for 145 yards and two touchdowns.

Sacred Heart (2-8, 1-6) looked to lock up the victory when they intercepted Sinclair for the fourth time with 4:24 seconds left in the game, but Sinclair responded on Robert Morris' next drive.

After forcing Sacred Heart to punt with 2:57 left, Sinclair capped off an eight-play 82-yard drive finding Groat for 2-yards and the winning touchdown with 35 second left.

Keshaudas Spence led Sacred Heart on the ground with 113 yards on 23 carries.

Robert Morris now leads the all-time series 8-7.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
RMU
SHU
1st Downs1414
Total Yards270298
Passing145160
Rushing125138
Penalties1-109-85
3rd Down Conversions2-142-17
4th Down Conversions2-22-3
Turnovers42
Possession28:3231:28

Passing Leaders

Robert MorrisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Sinclair11/251455.824
Sacred HeartC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Wischnowski14/331604.812

Rushing Leaders

Robert MorrisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Taylor14785.6065
Jeter13838.0038
Sacred HeartCARYDSAVGTDLG
Spence211135.4033
Moore9303.309

Receiving Leaders

Robert MorrisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Evans26030.0041
Jeter3258.3018
Sacred HeartRECYDSAVGTDLG
Dube33812.7018
Tate4317.8020

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERRMUSHU
TD01:08Pat Casey 4 Yd Pass From Luke Wischnowski (Connor Frizzell Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERRMUSHU
FG10:09Connor Frizzell 18 Yd 010
FG04:22Greg Langer 24 Yd 310
THIRD QUARTERRMUSHU
FG10:15Greg Langer 27 Yd 610
TD07:44J.D. Roussel 14 Yd Interception Return (Connor Frizzell Kick) 617
FOURTH QUARTERRMUSHU
TD09:32D.J. Pearson 4 Yd Pass From Jeff Sinclair (Jeff Sinclair Pass To D.J. Pearson For Two-Point Conversion) 1417
TD00:35Nick Groat 2 Yd Pass From Jeff Sinclair (Greg Langer Kick) 2117