Scores

Final

Iona 12

(3-3, 2-2 home)

1:00 PM ET, October 11, 2008

1 2 3 4 T
WES 7 0 9 723
IONA 0 6 6 012

Top Performers

Passing: N. Rossetti (IONA) - 163 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: J. Muraglia (IONA) - 12 CAR, 36 YDS

Receiving: N. Groth (IONA) - 4 REC, 70 YDS, 1 TD

Wesley 23, Iona 12

Associated Press

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Eddie Donisi returned a fumbled for a defensive 2-point conversion and Mike Pennewell scored two touchdowns to give Division III Wesley a 23-12 victory over Iona on Saturday.

Aaron Jackson rushed for 100 yards on 15 carries for Wesley (3-1), which beat a Division I opponent for the first time in school history.

Nick Rossetti passed for 163 yards and two touchdowns for Iona (3-3).

Rossetti connected with Justin O'Brien for a 1-yard touchdown to make it 14-12 with 4:31 left in the third. Iona went for 2, but Joe Muraglia fumbled on his rush attempt and Donisi scooped it up and ran the distance to make it 16-12.

Pennewell added a 3-yard TD run in the fourth quarter.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WES
IONA
1st Downs2515
Total Yards462272
Passing200168
Rushing262104
Penalties8-777-46
3rd Down Conversions7-137-15
4th Down Conversions1-10-0
Turnovers22
Possession34:2825:32

Passing Leaders

Wesley CollegeC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Mcsweeny16/222009.100
IonaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Rossetti17/321635.121

Rushing Leaders

Wesley CollegeCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jackson151006.7049
Mcsweeny15996.6120
IonaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Muraglia12363.0015
Smith3258.3010

Receiving Leaders

Wesley CollegeRECYDSAVGTDLG
Scanlon36521.7036
Lanouette35919.7029
IonaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Groth47017.5150
Mastrino6335.5011

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERWESIONA
WESTD11:29Mike Pennewell 2 Yd Run (Collin Blugis Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERWESIONA
TD11:22Nick Groth 8 Yd Pass From Nick Rossetti (Pat Failed) 76
THIRD QUARTERWESIONA
WESTD13:30Shane Mcsweeny 1 Yd Run (Collin Blugis Kick) 146
TD04:31Justin O'Brien 1 Yd Pass From Nick Rossetti (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 1412
WESDC04:31Eddie Donisi 0 Yd Off A Fumble 1612
FOURTH QUARTERWESIONA
WESTD08:33Mike Pennewell 3 Yd Run (Collin Blugis Kick) 2312