Iona 26, La Salle 20


PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Billy Brieden threw a 16-yard touchdown pass
to Dennis Calacione with less than three minutes to go to lift Iona
to a 26-20 win over La Salle on Saturday.

Iona (5-4, 2-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) led 20-6 with
8:11 to go in the third quarter after Frank Meade returned an
interception 86 yards for a touchdown.

La Salle (2-7, 1-2) rallied with two straight scores to tie the
game 20-20 on Ken Triboletti's 1-yard run and Kevin Sullivan's
5-yard run.

Nat Modica ran for 105 yards on 33 carries for Iona while
Brieden was 12-of-21 passing for 199 yards and two touchdowns.
Calacione caught six passes for 111 yards.

Ed Marynowitz was 22-of-31 for 205 yards, but had three
interceptions, for La Salle. Ken Triboletti ran for 75 yards on 21