MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Myles Russ carried 24 times for 177 yards, including a 44-yard touchdown, to lead Robert Morris over Central Connecticut State 42-24 on Saturday.
The Colonials (8-1, 7-0) earned the Northeast Conference's berth in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
Robert Morris punted on its next possession, and it was downed at the 2-yard line. Central Connecticut State fumbled on the next play, setting up Jeff Link's 1-yard TD run to make it 21-10 with 2:01 left in the first quarter.
Jespersen completed 14 of 22 for 283 yards and two touchdowns.