WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- John O'Neil completed 15 of 21 passes
and two touchdowns and Gideon Akande scored three touchdowns as
Holy Cross beat Georgetown 48-6 on Saturday.
Holy Cross (1-1, 1-0 Patriot League) led 28-0 at halftime
limiting Georgetown (1-1) to two yards passing and 21 yards total
offense for the half.
The Crusaders scored on their first two possessions. Steve
Silva, who rushed for 110 yards, ran two yards for the first
touchdown. Akande followed with another rushing touchdown, from two
In the second quarter, O'Neil threw touchdown passes to Sean
Gruber and Akande, for a 28-0 halftime lead.
Akande scored his third touchdown on a one-yard run in the third
quarter, capping a seven-play 30-yard drive. Crusader reserve
quarterback Brian McSharry then completed an 8-yard scoring pass to
Bob Turkovich to make it 42-0, with 14:14 left in the game.
Georgetown finally scored in the final 9:55 of the game. Emir
Davis scored on a one-yard run to cap a 13-play 86-yard drive.
Holy Cross capped the scoring with 4:34 left when Terrance Gass
scored on a one-yard rush.