Scores

Final

Sacred Heart 44

(3-0, 1-0 away)

Iona 24

(1-2, 0-1 home)

1:00 PM ET, September 20, 2008

1 2 3 4 T
SHU 12 8 21 344
IONA 14 3 7 024

Top Performers

Passing: D. Fink (SHU) - 256 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: E. Jones (SHU) - 20 CAR, 133 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: S. Tedesco (SHU) - 7 REC, 88 YDS, 1 TD

Sacred Heart 44, Iona 24

Associated Press

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Garry Coles scored two third-quarter touchdowns to lead Sacred Heart to a 44-24 victory over Iona Saturday.

Coles' first touchdown came on a 45-yard pass from Dale Fink with 13:36 left in the quarter. He followed that with a 14-yard run 40 seconds later to give the Pioneers (3-0) a 34-17 lead.

Fink was 23-for-30 for 256 yards and three touchdowns.

Nick Rossetti completed 18 of 24 passes for 266 yards, one interception and one touchdown for the Gaels (1-2).

Fink threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Rich Rossi with 15 seconds left in the first half and Sacred Heart took a 20-17 lead after making the 2-point conversion

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SHU
IONA
1st Downs2723
Total Yards464455
Passing256292
Rushing208163
Penalties3-256-60
3rd Down Conversions5-119-13
4th Down Conversions2-30-1
Turnovers13
Possession38:5121:09

Passing Leaders

Sacred HeartC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Fink23/302568.530
IonaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Rossetti18/2426611.111

Rushing Leaders

Sacred HeartCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jones201336.7120
Friedman6528.7015
IonaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Rossetti7476.7013
O'Brien6335.507

Receiving Leaders

Sacred HeartRECYDSAVGTDLG
Tedesco78812.6140
Coles45413.5145
IonaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Groth68914.8028
Miller25527.5141

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSHUIONA
TD13:37Anthony Mortali 5 Yd Return Of Blocked Punt (Pat Failed) 60
TD09:29Jeffrey Miller 41 Yd Pass From Nick Rossetti (Robert Woods Kick) 67
TD04:34Evin Jones 7 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 127
TD00:33Caesar Sanchez 1 Yd Run (Robert Woods Kick) 1214
SECOND QUARTERSHUIONA
FG04:04Robert Woods 42 Yd 1217
TD00:15Rich Rossi 6 Yd Pass From Dale Fink (Dale Fink Run For Two-Point Conversion) 2017
THIRD QUARTERSHUIONA
TD13:36Garry Coles 45 Yd Pass From Dale Fink (Joe Schroeder Kick) 2717
TD12:56Garry Coles 14 Yd Run (Joe Schroeder Kick) 3417
TD09:59Craig Sutera 4 Yd Run (Robert Woods Kick) 3424
TD07:02Stephen Tedesco 40 Yd Pass From Dale Fink (Joe Schroeder Kick) 4124
FOURTH QUARTERSHUIONA
FG14:55Joe Schroeder 24 Yd 4424