Scores

Final/OT

Cent Conn St 30

(5-2, 2-2 away)

Albany 27

(3-4, 1-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, October 22, 2010

University Field (NY), Albany, NY

1 2 3 4 OT T
CCSU 3 3 6 15 330
ALBY 14 10 0 3 027

Top Performers

Passing: G. Jespersen (CCSU) - 154 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: E. Benjamin (CCSU) - 32 CAR, 159 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: P. Borawski (CCSU) - 4 REC, 47 YDS, 1 TD

Cent. Connecticut St. 30, Albany, N.Y. 27, OT

Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Joe Izzo kicked three field goals, including a 32-yarder in overtime, and Central Connecticut State rallied to beat Albany (N.Y.) 30-27 on Friday night.

The Great Danes carried a 24-12 lead into the fourth quarter and Herb Glass kicked a 38-yard field goal to make it 27-19 with 2:07 left.

The Blue Devils (5-2, 4-0 Northeast Conference) responded with an eight-play, 74-yard drive, culminating in Gunnar Jespersen's 9-yard touchdown pass to P.J. Borawski with 36 seconds to go. Everette Benjamin ran in the 2-point conversation to send the game to overtime.

Buddy Leathley threw for 101 yards and rushed for 112 more for Albany (3-4, 1-3). He had a 20-yard TD run in the first quarter and a 9-yard touchdown pass to Ryan Kirchner with 1:04 left in the first half.

Benjamin finished with 32 carries for 159 yards and two touchdowns.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CCSU
ALBY
1st Downs2220
Total Yards391316
Passing154101
Rushing237215
Penalties5-654-40
3rd Down Conversions9-196-13
4th Down Conversions1-10-0
Turnovers01
Possession30:4029:20

Passing Leaders

Central Connecticut StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Jespersen14/291545.310
AlbanyC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Leathley12/191015.310

Rushing Leaders

Central Connecticut StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Benjamin321595.0219
Jespersen12685.7011
AlbanyCARYDSAVGTDLG
Leathley171126.6125
Smith19834.4113

Receiving Leaders

Central Connecticut StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Martin25226.0036
Borawski44711.8124
AlbanyRECYDSAVGTDLG
Kirchner4338.3116
Gay22211.0013

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCCSUALBY
TD09:29Andrew (QB) Smith 7 Yd Run. (Herb Glass Kick) 07
FG04:07Joe Izzo 37 Yd 37
TD02:33Buddy Leathley 20 Yd Run. (Herb Glass Kick) 314
SECOND QUARTERCCSUALBY
FG12:13Herb Glass 21 Yd 317
FG06:26Joe Izzo 32 Yd 617
TD01:04Ryan Kirchner 9 Yd Pass From Buddy Leathley. (Herb Glass Kick) 624
THIRD QUARTERCCSUALBY
TD07:02Everette Benjamin 9 Yd Run. (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 1224
FOURTH QUARTERCCSUALBY
TD05:38Everette Benjamin 12 Yd Run. (Joe Izzo Kick) 1924
FG02:07Herb Glass 38 Yd 1927
TD00:36P.J. Borawski 9 Yd Pass From Gunnar Jespersen. (Everette Benjamin Run For Two-Point Conversion) 2727
OVERTIMECCSUALBY
FGJoe Izzo 32 Yd 3027