EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Brad Maurer ran for one touchdown and threw
for another and Joe McCourt also scored twice for Lafayette in a
48-7 victory over Marist on Saturday.
Maurer, making his first collegiate start, ran for 70 yards in
the first quarter and scored with 2:26 remaining in the quarter. He
also connected with Archie Fisher on a 32-yard pass for another
score with 22 seconds remaining in the half to give Lafayette a
31-0 halftime lead.
McCourt scored on an 18-yard run in the first quarter and a
6-yard run that capped a 71-yard drive in the second.
Lafayette (1-0) amassed 409 yards of total offense, including
289 rushing. Marist (0-1) was held to 137 for the game.
Rick Ziska kicked a 25-yard field goal in the second quarter and
had a 26-yard score with 1:18 remaining in the third quarter.
Alfred Belton scored on a 6-yard run early in the fourth quarter
to give Lafayette its final score and a 48-0 advantage.
Mike Marshall scored on a 7-yard pass from James Luft with 8:10
remaining in the fourth quarter to put Marist on the board.