Hofstra 27

(3-4, 1-3 away)

New Hampshire 33

(5-2, 1-2 home)

12:00 PM ET, October 23, 2004

1 2 3 4 T
HOF 10 14 0 327
UNH 3 7 9 1433

Top Performers

Passing: R. Santos (UNH) - 262 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: T. Crenshaw (HOF) - 20 CAR, 107 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: C. Sullivan (HOF) - 6 REC, 85 YDS, 1 TD

New Hampshire 33, Hofstra 27

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 quarter.

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.<