NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) -- Obozua Ehikioya scored the game-winner
on a 1-yard run with 7:36 remaining as Marist held off Iona 28-27
The score gave the Red Foxes (6-3, 3-1 Metro Atlantic) a 28-21
advantage. Michael Biehl connected with Dennis Calcione on a 3-yard
pass with 20 seconds remaining to cut the deficit to 28-27. Biehl
then overthrew Calcione on an attempted 2-point conversion as Iona
(3-6, 1-3) went for the win.
Iona took a quick 7-0 lead on Greg Bielski's 1-yard run in the
first quarter. Marist moved in front 8-7 on James Luft's 4-yard run
and Mike Sangiorgi's dash for a 2-point conversion. Ehikioya had
6-yard run to make it 14-7.
Biehl's 1-yard run tied the game at 14, and his 18-yard pass to
Greg Asplint put Iona up 21-14. But Marist tied it when Dave Snell
picked off Biehl and raced 41 yards for the score.
Luft went 16-of-32 for 177 yards while Ehikioya gained 45 yards
on 16 carries. Biehl was 12-of-27 for 272 yards with two
interceptions and a pair of scores. He also ran for a TD. Calcione
had three receptions for 119 yards.