Scores

Final

Marist 41

(3-4, 3-0 Pioneer)

La Salle 35

(3-5, 1-1 null)

1:00 PM ET, October 23, 2004

1 2 3 4 T
MRST 0 20 7 1441
LAS 0 14 0 2135

Top Performers

Passing: J. Luft (MRST) - 135 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: O. Ehikioya (MRST) - 28 CAR, 246 YDS, 4 TD

Receiving: J. Zabel (LAS) - 7 REC, 147 YDS, 2 TD

Marist 41, La Salle 35

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Obozua Ehikioya rushed for 246 yards and four touchdowns to lead Marist to a 41-35 victory over La Salle on Saturday.

Ehikioya scored on a 32-yard run with 1:09 to go to give Marist (3-0, 3-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) a 41-28 lead.

La Salle (3-5, 2-1) got a 4-yard touchdown catch from John Zabel -- his second in the last four minutes of the game -- with 4 seconds left for the final margin.

Marist controlled the clock with a strong rushing attack that finished with 297 yards. The Red Foxes held a huge advantage in time of possession, holding the ball for 40:24 compared to just under 20 minutes for the Explorers.

Marist also got touchdowns from Brad Rowe on a 13-yard run and Anthony Madigan on a 24-yard touchdown pass from James Luft, who threw for 135 yards on the day.

La Salle, using a quarterback rotation of Vernard Abrams and Michael Jump, gained 291 yards in the air.

Abrams, leading the Explorers mostly in the red zone, scored on touchdown runs of 1 and 4 yards and threw touchdown passes of 3 and 4 yards to Zabel. Abrams finished 4-of-7 for 105 yards and Jump finished 14-of-19 for 186 yards.

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