(6-3, 3-1 Patriot)
12:30 PM ET, November 6, 2004
Andy Kerr Stadium, Hamilton, NY
Passing: B. Maurer (LAF) - 123 YDS
Rushing: B. Maurer (LAF) - 17 CAR, 68 YDS
Receiving: T. Gould (COLG) - 1 REC, 21 YDS, 1 TD
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Chris Brown passed for a career-high 318
yards and two touchdowns to lead Colgate to a 22-19 win over
Lafayette on Saturday.
The Raiders, trailing 19-14 with 7:51 to play, drove 71 yards
capped by Jamaal Branch's four-yard touchdown run off left tackle.
Branch carried 25 times for 85 yards.
Lafayette had a chance to tie five minutes later, but Rick
Ziska's 26-yard field goal attempt was blocked by Jeff Galletly.
It was the 17th straight home win for Colgate (6-3, 3-1) and the
first Patriot League loss for Lafayette (6-3, 3-1) this season.
The Leopards took a 7-0 lead on their first possession on Joe
McCourt's four-yard run. Colgate tied the score on a 21-yard pass
from Brown to tight end Tyrone Gould in the first quarter.
Brown hit DeWayne Long with a nine-yard scoring pass to end a
10-play drive late in the second quarter. Ziska kicked a 41-yard
field goal on the final play of the half, leaving Colgate ahead
Ziska kicked a 24-yard field goal in the third quarter, and
Lafayette took a 19-14 lead in the fourth on McCourt's two-yard run
ending a 10-play drive. A two-point conversion pass attempt failed.
Colgate's Luke Graham had six catches for 120 yards, while Mike
Chrystie grabbed five passes for 111 yards.
Lafayette's Brad Maurer completed 11-of-19 passes for 123 yards,
and ran 17 times for 68 more.