(2-1, 1-0 CAA)
(1-2, 0-0 CAA)
4:00 PM ET, September 19, 2009
University Field (NY), Albany, NY
Passing: V. Esposito (ALBY) - 186 YDS, 1 TD, 4 INT
Rushing: D. McCarty (ALBY) - 27 CAR, 109 YDS, 1 TD
Receiving: T. Bush (ALBY) - 5 REC, 101 YDS
ALBANY, N.Y. -- David McCarty rushed for 109 yards and scored the winning 24-yard touchdown to give Albany (N.Y.) a come-from-behind 20-16 victory over Maine on Saturday.
The Black Bears (2-1) led 16-0 at halftime, but the Great Danes (1-2) scored 20 unanswered points, including 17 in the fourth quarter.
Herb Glass began Albany's scoring with a 27-yard field goal. Vinny Esposito threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Paul Booker, then Glass kicked a 33-yard field goal with 3:45 left.
Tony Sparano recovered Maine quarterback Mike Brusko's fumble at the Maine 26 and McCarty scored with 2:02 remaining.
Jake Ciccarello sealed the win by intercepting the Black Bears' Warren Smith at the Albany 13 with 20 seconds left.
Derek Session had 76 yards and one touchdown for Maine, which was was trying to go 3-0 for the first time since 2002.