Scores

Final

Holy Cross 31

(4-4, 1-1 Patriot)

Colgate 24

(4-3, 1-1 Patriot)

1:00 PM ET, October 23, 2010

Andy Kerr Stadium, Hamilton, NY

1 2 3 4 T
HC 17 7 0 731
COLG 7 0 9 824

Top Performers

Passing: G. Sullivan (COLG) - 148 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: N. Eachus (COLG) - 29 CAR, 155 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: F. Santana (HC) - 4 REC, 54 YDS, 1 TD

Holy Cross 31, Colgate 24

Associated Press

HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Ryan Taggart threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Bill Edger with 5 seconds remaining in the game to propel Holy Cross past Colgate 31-24 on Saturday.

The Crusaders (4-4, 1-1 Patriot League) led 24-7 at halftime before allowing 17 unanswered points by the Raiders (4-3, 1-1).

Colgate tied the score 24-24 on a 5-yard touchdown pass from Greg Sullivan to Doug Rosnick and a successful two-point conversion with 6:37 left in the fourth quarter.

Holy Cross regained possession at its 24-yard line with 1:03 left on the clock. Taggart completed three passes for 49 yards and ran for 25 more on the game-winning eight-play, 76-yard scoring drive.

Andrew Zitnik returned a kickoff 93 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter for Holy Cross, which also got touchdown receptions in the first half from wideouts Freddie Santana and Luke Chmielinski.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HC
COLG
1st Downs1619
Total Yards248356
Passing131148
Rushing117208
Penalties3-237-71
3rd Down Conversions6-126-15
4th Down Conversions0-13-4
Turnovers02
Possession23:1936:41

Passing Leaders

Holy CrossC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Taggart8/17985.810
ColgateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Sullivan16/281485.310

Rushing Leaders

Holy CrossCARYDSAVGTDLG
Auffant20663.3010
Taggart11353.2012
ColgateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Eachus291555.3235
Sullivan14412.9012

Receiving Leaders

Holy CrossRECYDSAVGTDLG
Santana45413.5126
Mistretta44812.0027
ColgateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Rosnick45313.3131
Cason5346.8012

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERHCCOLG
TD11:19Freddie Santana 14 Yd Pass From Mark Tolzien (Rob Dornfried Kick) 70
FG07:53Rob Dornfried 22 Yd 100
TD02:16Nate Eachus 35 Yd Run (Evan Colborne Kick) 107
TD02:01Andrew Zitnik 93 Yd Kickoff Return (Rob Dornfried Kick) 177
SECOND QUARTERHCCOLG
TD03:51L Chmeilinski 7 Yd Pass From Mark Tolzien (Rob Dornfried Kick) 247
THIRD QUARTERHCCOLG
TD01:09Nate Eachus 1 Yd Run (Evan Colborne Kick) 2414
SF00:20Mark Tolzien Tackled By Lamont Sonds In End Zone 2416
FOURTH QUARTERHCCOLG
TD06:37Doug Rosnick 5 Yd Pass From Greg Sullivan (Greg Sullivan Pass To Doug Rosnick For Two-Point Conversion) 2424
TD00:05Bill Edger 14 Yd Pass From Ryan Taggart (Rob Dornfried Kick) 3124