Scores

Final

Lafayette 26

(8-2, 4-1 Patriot)

Holy Cross 28

(9-1, 5-0 Patriot)

Coverage: GamePlan

12:30 PM ET, November 14, 2009

Fitton Field, Worcester, MA

1 2 3 4 T
LAF 12 7 0 726
HC 0 21 7 028

Top Performers

Passing: R. Curley (LAF) - 312 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: M. White (LAF) - 17 CAR, 72 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: M. Layton (LAF) - 6 REC, 94 YDS, 1 TD

Holy Cross 28, Lafayette 26

Associated Press

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Dominic Randolph threw two touchdown passes and ran for another, helping Holy Cross hold off Lafayette 28-26 to clinch the Patriot Football League title on Saturday.

Holy Cross (9-1, 5-0) booked a spot in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs for just the second time in school history, and the first time since 1983. It's the first time since 1991 the Crusaders have won the PFL title and their sixth overall.

Trailing 19-7 in the second quarter, Randolph's 22-yard TD pass to Luke Chmielinski pulled Holy Cross within 19-14. He then ran it in from 1 yard out 11 seconds before halftime, pulling the Crusaders ahead 21-19.

Randolph extended the lead to 28-19 in the third, tossing a 40-yard touchdown pass to Freddie Santana.

Randolph threw for 348 yards and three interceptions.

Rob Curley threw for 312 yards and two touchdowns for Lafayette (8-2, 4-1).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LAF
HC
1st Downs2220
Total Yards412427
Passing312348
Rushing10079
Penalties1-54-34
3rd Down Conversions3-88-13
4th Down Conversions0-10-1
Turnovers23
Possession32:5027:10

Passing Leaders

LafayetteC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Curley23/323129.821
Holy CrossC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Randolph23/373489.423

Rushing Leaders

LafayetteCARYDSAVGTDLG
White17724.2210
Rudolph5275.4011
Holy CrossCARYDSAVGTDLG
Houghton7344.9011
Chmielinski3217.0112

Receiving Leaders

LafayetteRECYDSAVGTDLG
Layton69415.7128
Stripe77510.7022
Holy CrossRECYDSAVGTDLG
Santana48220.5140
Edger38127.0042

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERLAFHC
TD08:22Maurice White 1 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 60
TD01:21Kevin Doty 2 Yd Pass From Rob Curley (Pat Failed) 120
SECOND QUARTERLAFHC
TD07:21Luke Chmielinski 4 Yd Run (Rob Dornfried Kick) 127
TD04:48Maurice White 1 Yd Run (Davis Rodriguez Kick) 197
TD04:21Luke Chmielinski 22 Yd Pass From Dominic Randolph (Rob Dornfried Kick) 1914
TD00:11Dominic Randolph 1 Yd Run (Rob Dornfried Kick) 1921
THIRD QUARTERLAFHC
TD07:22Freddie Santana 40 Yd Pass From Dominic Randolph (Rob Dornfried Kick) 1928
FOURTH QUARTERLAFHC
TD11:32Mark Layton 14 Yd Pass From Rob Curley (Davis Rodriguez Kick) 2628