Scores

Final

Duquesne 23

(5-3, 3-2 away)

Iona 28

(6-2, 4-0 home)

1:00 PM ET, October 27, 2007

1 2 3 4 T
DUQ 0 10 7 623
IONA 14 7 0 728

Top Performers

Passing: K. Rombach (DUQ) - 275 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: D. Samuels (IONA) - 23 CAR, 193 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: D. Samuels (IONA) - 3 REC, 103 YDS, 1 TD

Iona 28, Duquesne 23

Associated Press

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) -- Dave Samuels ran 58 yards for a touchdown and caught a 71-yard touchdown pass to help Iona beat Duquesne 28-23 on Saturday.

Samuels carried 23 times for 193 yards and also had three receptions for another 103 yards for the Gaels (6-2, 2-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Nick Rosetti connected on 13 of 31 passes for 210 yards.

Kevin Rombach threw three touchdown passes for the Dukes (5-3, 1-1), two of them to Mike Rasky for 4r and 6 yards. Rombach finished 23 for 47 for 275 yards with one interception.

Iona jumped up to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter.

Rosetti fired a 14-yard TD pass to Gerard Finegan at 10:01 and Samuels broke loose for his 58-yard touchdown at 8:03.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DUQ
IONA
1st Downs2017
Total Yards345474
Passing275210
Rushing70264
Penalties8-7510-148
3rd Down Conversions0-00-0
4th Down Conversions0-00-0
Turnovers12
Possession31:0928:51

Passing Leaders

DuquesneC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Rombach23/472755.931
IonaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Rossetti13/312106.820

Rushing Leaders

DuquesneCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hough20613.100
Rombach10121.200
IonaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Samuels231938.410
Arcara9313.410

Receiving Leaders

DuquesneRECYDSAVGTDLG
Roberson510020.000
Hocker6569.310
IonaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Samuels310334.310
Mastrino4358.800

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERDUQIONA
TD10:01Gerard Finegan 14 Yd Pass From Nick Rossetti (Chris Lofrese Kick) 07
TD08:03Dane Samuels 58 Yd Run (Chris Lofrese Kick) 014
SECOND QUARTERDUQIONA
TD13:45Bruce Hocker 18 Yd Pass From Kevin Rombach (Mark Troyan Kick) 714
TD10:03Rudy Arcara 3 Yd Run (Chris Lofrese Kick) 721
FG00:00Mark Troyan 36 Yd 1021
THIRD QUARTERDUQIONA
TD09:19Michael Rasky 4 Yd Pass From Kevin Rombach (Mark Troyan Kick) 1721
FOURTH QUARTERDUQIONA
TD11:53Dane Samuels 71 Yd Pass From Nick Rossetti (Chris Lofrese Kick) 1728
TD03:52Michael Rasky 6 Yd Pass From Kevin Rombach (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 2328