Scores

Final

Holy Cross 52

(1-2, 1-1 away)

Cent Conn St 21

(0-3, 0-1 home)

6:00 PM ET, September 14, 2013

Arute Field, New Britain, CT

1 2 3 4 T
HC 7 14 17 1452
CCSU 7 7 7 021

Holy Cross defeats Central Connecticut St 52-21

Associated Press

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Ryan Laughlin had a career-high four touchdowns and Holy Cross defeated Central Connecticut State 52-21 Saturday night.

Laughlin, who had his first start of the season in last week's loss to Towson, was 7 of 14 for 103 yards and three touchdowns. Laughlin hit Mike Fess for a 14-yard touchdown to end the first half, giving Holy Cross (1-2) a 21-14 lead that they never relinquished.

Laughlin, the third leading rusher on the team last season, also rushed for 64 yards on 15 carries and one touchdown, leading the Crusaders to 522 total yards.

Reggie Woods had 24 carries and a career-high 153 yards as the Crusaders tallied 419 rushing yards, their most since 1983.

Central Connecticut State (0-3) pulled within ten before Roman SanDoval returned a fumble 11 yards for a touchdown to give Holy Cross a 38-21 lead.

Rob Hollomon led the Blue Devils with two rushing touchdowns.

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Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERHCCCSU
TD10:56HOLY CROSS pass complete for a touchdown. John Macomber extra point GOOD.70
TD5:39CENTRAL CONN rush for a touchdown. Steven Calitri extra point GOOD.77
SECOND QUARTERHCCCSU
TD7:30HOLY CROSS rush for a touchdown. John Macomber extra point GOOD.147
TD2:52CENTRAL CONN pass complete for a touchdown. Steven Calitri extra point GOOD.1414
TD0:19HOLY CROSS pass complete for a touchdown. John Macomber extra point GOOD.2114
THIRD QUARTERHCCCSU
TD10:21HOLY CROSS pass complete for a touchdown. John Macomber extra point GOOD.2814
TD6:00CENTRAL CONN rush for a touchdown. Steven Calitri extra point GOOD.2821
FG0:52HOLY CROSS 37 yard field goal GOOD.3121
FOURTH QUARTERHCCCSU
TD11:58HOLY CROSS rush for a touchdown. John Macomber extra point GOOD.4521
TD1:58HOLY CROSS rush for a touchdown. John Macomber extra point GOOD.5221