Scores

Final

Holy Cross 31

(1-8, 1-3 Patriot)

Bucknell 53

(5-4, 3-1 Patriot)

1:00 PM ET, November 1, 2003

Mathewson-Memorial Stadium, LEWISBURG, PA

1 2 3 4 T
HC 14 3 7 731
BUCK 8 10 14 2153

Bucknell 53, Holy Cross 31

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- John Jackson completed two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter to help Bucknell pull away for a 53-31 win over Holy Cross on Saturday.

Jackson, who went 12-for-17 for 242 yards, hit Albert Marquardt with a 33-yard touchdown pass with 12:35 left in the fourth quarter to give Bucknell (5-4, 3-1 Patriot League) a 39-24 lead. Following a Holy Cross touchdown, he hit Ian Nutt with a 16-yard TD pass with 4:27 left to put the game away.

John O'Neill went 22-for-42 for 229 yards and one touchdown for Holy Cross (1-8, 1-3). O'Neill hit Ari Confesor with a 10-yard TD pass with 10 minutes left to draw Holy Cross to within eight at 39-31.

Blamah Sarnor carried 23 times for 102 yards and two TDs for Bucknell. Sarnor ran 5 yards for a TD in the third period and closed the scoring with a 1-yard run with 26 seconds left in the game.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HC
BUCK
1st Downs2325
Total Yards364544
Passing229242
Rushing135302
Penalties3-249-90
3rd Down Conversions5-136-12
4th Down Conversions3-33-3
Turnovers11
Possession27:0432:56

Passing Leaders

Holy CrossC/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
O'Neill22/422295.511-
Schiller0/200.000-
BucknellC/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
Jackson12/1724214.220-

Rushing Leaders

Holy CrossCARYDSAVGTDLG
Akande11514.6010
Silva12423.5211
BucknellCARYDSAVGTDLG
Sarnor231024.4212
Kennedy89011.3038

Receiving Leaders

Holy CrossRECYDSAVGTDLG
Confesor8718.9118
Akande46215.5020
BucknellRECYDSAVGTDLG
Marquardt413032.5136
Trotter33411.3018

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERHCBUCK
TD5:55JESSE LOUBIER 55 YD DEFENSIVE FUMBLE RETURN (MICHAEL DESANTIS KICK)70
TD5:06TIM JOHNSON 9 YD RUN (ZACHARY RICHARDS 2PT PASS FROM JOHN HENRY JACKSON)
Drive info: 2 plays, 10 yards.
78
TD0:47STEVE SILVA 2 YD RUN (MICHAEL DESANTIS KICK)
Drive info: 11 plays, 70 yards.
148
SECOND QUARTERHCBUCK
TD12:55JOHN HENRY JACKSON 1 YD RUN (RYAN KORN KICK)
Drive info: 6 plays, 47 yards.
1415
FG7:01MICHAEL DESANTIS 35 YD FG
Drive info: 13 plays, 47 yards.
1715
FG3:39RYAN KORN 43 YD FG
Drive info: 10 plays, 46 yards.
1718
THIRD QUARTERHCBUCK
TD11:43JOHN HENRY JACKSON 2 YD RUN (RYAN KORN KICK)
Drive info: 8 plays, 65 yards.
1725
TD4:50BLAMAH SARNOR 5 YD RUN (RYAN KORN KICK)
Drive info: 8 plays, 82 yards.
1732
TD0:55STEVE SILVA 4 YD RUN (MICHAEL DESANTIS KICK)
Drive info: 11 plays, 62 yards.
2432
FOURTH QUARTERHCBUCK
TD12:35ALBERT MARQUARDT 33 YD PASS FROM JOHN HENRY JACKSON (RYAN KORN KICK)
Drive info: 7 plays, 67 yards.
2439
TD10:00ARI CONFESOR 10 YD PASS FROM JOHN O'NEILL (MICHAEL DESANTIS KICK)
Drive info: 9 plays, 80 yards.
3139
TD4:27IAN NUTT 16 YD PASS FROM JOHN HENRY JACKSON (RYAN KORN KICK)
Drive info: 10 plays, 69 yards.
3146
TD0:26BLAMAH SARNOR 1 YD RUN (RYAN BOWER KICK)
Drive info: 9 plays, 26 yards.
3153