DURHAM, N.H. (AP) -- A one-yard touchdown dive by John McCoy with
45 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter gave New Hampshire a
33-27 win over Hofstra on Saturday.
Ricky Santos brought the ball to the Hofstra 14 with a 19-yard
pass to David Bailey and several runs set up McCoy's dive for a
31-27 lead. In the ensuing 2-point conversion, Santos extended the
lead to 33.
New Hampshire (5-2, 2-2) took a 3-0 lead in the first quarter on
a 33-yard field goal by Connor McCormick. Hofstra (3-4, 1-3)jumped
up 10-3 on a 41-yard field goal by Chris Onorato and a 19-yard pass
play from Anton Clarkson to Devale Ellis. A McCoy TD reception tied
the score at 10.
Hofstra capitalized on two New Hampshire turnovers to score two
touchdowns in 35 seconds. Terry Crenshaw's 20-yard run and
Sullivan's 9-yard TD reception made it 24-10 to end the second
A McCormick field goal and a Santos to Bailey 28-yard scoring
play brought the score to 24-19.
In the fourth quarter, Onotaro's second field goal gave Hofstra
a 27-19 lead. Santos hit Aaron Brown on a 14-yard scoring play to
bring the score to 27-25.<