Scores

Final

Bryant 26

(2-1, 1-0 NEC)

Sacred Heart 6

(0-2, 0-1 NEC)

7:00 PM ET, September 16, 2011

Campus Field, FAIRFIELD, CT

1 2 3 4 T
BRY 2 24 0 026
SHU 0 6 0 06

Top Performers

Passing: M. Croce (BRY) - 72 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: J. Brown (BRY) - 38 CAR, 248 YDS

Receiving: M. Tracey (BRY) - 3 REC, 45 YDS, 2 TD

Bryant 26, Sacred Heart 6

Associated Press

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Jordan Brown rushed for 248 yards and returned a punt for a touchdown, leading Bryant to a 26-6 victory at Sacred Heart on Friday night.

Mike Croce threw two touchdown passes to Matt Tracey as the Bulldogs (2-1, 1-0 Northeast Conference) scored 24 points in the second quarter. Brown's 53-yard return with 7:35 left in the first half made it 16-3.

Chris Rogers kicked two field goals for Sacred Heart (0-2, 0-1), which was held to 263 yards of offense. Tim Little completed 16 of 41 passes for 157 yards with an interception.

Croce was 8 for 16 for 72 yards as Bryant relied heavily on its running game. Brown had 38 of the Bulldogs' 53 rushing attempts.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BRY
SHU
1st Downs1514
Total Yards299263
Passing72157
Rushing227106
Penalties7-655-35
3rd Down Conversions5-162-16
4th Down Conversions0-21-7
Turnovers22
Possession34:0225:58

Passing Leaders

BryantC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Croce8/16724.520
Sacred HeartC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Little16/411573.801

Rushing Leaders

BryantCARYDSAVGTDLG
Brown382486.5039
Perry980.907
Sacred HeartCARYDSAVGTDLG
Ibe15895.9048
Moore23115.5028

Receiving Leaders

BryantRECYDSAVGTDLG
Tracey34515.0219
Hunt2147.009
Sacred HeartRECYDSAVGTDLG
Rossi24020.0022
Jamiel5357.009

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERBRYSHU
SF03:03Ball Through End Zone 20
SECOND QUARTERBRYSHU
TD14:56Matt Tracey 11 Yd Pass From Mike Croce (Tom Alberti Kick) 90
FG10:47Chris Rogers 29 Yd 93
TD07:35Jordan Brown 53 Yd Punt Return (Tom Alberti Kick) 163
TD05:17Matt Tracey 15 Yd Pass From Mike Croce (Tom Alberti Kick) 233
FG00:26Tom Alberti 21 Yd 263
FG00:00Chris Rogers 39 Yd 266