(2-6, 0-2 MAAC)
1:00 PM ET, October 28, 2006
MCCARTHY STADIUM, PHILADELPHIA, PA
Passing: J. Procopio (LAS) - 129 YDS, 1 TD, 3 INT
Rushing: K. Sullivan (LAS) - 19 CAR, 72 YDS
Receiving: L. Russo (LAS) - 5 REC, 108 YDS, 1 TD
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bryan Ferguson rushed for 137 yards and two
touchdowns as Husson held off La Salle 17-7 on Saturday.
The Explorers (2-6) opened the game with their only score. Joe
Procopio threw a 56-yard TD pass to Lou Russo for a 7-0 lead that
La Salle took into the break.
Husson (5-4) didn't get onto the board until a 31-yard field
goal by Darren Gauthier in the third quarter. But in the second
half, Ferguson came on to help power the offense.
Ferguson capped an eight-play, 66-yard drive by catching an
18-yard TD pass from David Chase with 3:14 to go in the game for a
10-7 lead. Chase was 9-of-30 for 116 yards and no interceptions.
Husson put the game out of reach and closed the scoring when
Ferguson capped a 33-yard drive with a 1-yard TD run with 1:31 to
La Salle tried a 26-yard field goal with less than 15 seconds
remaining, but Anthony Perluzzo's score was wiped out by a delay of
game. His second attempt after the penalty sailed wide.
Procopio was 4-of-13 for 129 yards and three interceptions.
Russo had five catches for 108 yards.