Scores

Final

Maine 16

(2-1, 1-0 CAA)

Albany 20

(1-2, 1-0 home)

4:00 PM ET, September 19, 2009

University Field (NY), Albany, NY

1 2 3 4 T
MAIN 7 9 0 016
ALBY 0 0 3 1720

Top Performers

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. 20, Maine 16

Associated Press

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.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MAIN
ALBY
1st Downs1518
Total Yards267282
Passing96186
Rushing17196
Penalties6-452-15
3rd Down Conversions10-209-17
4th Down Conversions0-20-0
Turnovers25
Possession34:0925:51

Passing Leaders

MaineC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Smith8/16674.201
AlbanyC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Esposito14/281866.614

Rushing Leaders

MaineCARYDSAVGTDLG
Session21763.6120
Boone55010.0030
AlbanyCARYDSAVGTDLG
McCarty271094.0124
Gannon6111.806

Receiving Leaders

MaineRECYDSAVGTDLG
Williams6538.8115
Session33010.0018
AlbanyRECYDSAVGTDLG
Bush510120.2041
Booker12222.0122

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMAINALBY
TD09:14Derek Session 20 Yd Run (Jordan Waxman Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERMAINALBY
TD11:28Landis Williams 15 Yd Pass From Michael Brusko (Jordan Waxman Kick) 140
SF02:50Vinny Esposito Tackled By Jordan Stevens In End Zone 160
THIRD QUARTERMAINALBY
FG08:12Herb Glass 27 Yd 163
FOURTH QUARTERMAINALBY
TD11:15Paul Booker 22 Yd Pass From Vinny Esposito (Herb Glass Kick) 1610
FG03:45Herb Glass 33 Yd 1613
TD02:02David McCarty 24 Yd Run (Herb Glass Kick) 1620