Scores

Final

Holy Cross 52

(1-2, 1-1 away)

Cent Conn St 21

(0-3, 0-1 home)

6:00 PM ET, September 14, 2013

Arute Field, NEW BRITAIN, CT

1 2 3 4 T
HC 7 14 17 1452
CCSU 7 7 7 021

Top Performers

Passing: R. Laughlin (HC) - 103 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: R. Hollomon (CCSU) - 23 CAR, 145 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: M. Fess (HC) - 5 REC, 63 YDS, 2 TD

Holy Cross defeats Central Connecticut St 52-21

Associated Press

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Ryan Laughlin had a career-high four touchdowns and Holy Cross defeated Central Connecticut State 52-21 Saturday night.

Laughlin, who had his first start of the season in last week's loss to Towson, was 7 of 14 for 103 yards and three touchdowns. Laughlin hit Mike Fess for a 14-yard touchdown to end the first half, giving Holy Cross (1-2) a 21-14 lead that they never relinquished.

Laughlin, the third leading rusher on the team last season, also rushed for 64 yards on 15 carries and one touchdown, leading the Crusaders to 522 total yards.

Reggie Woods had 24 carries and a career-high 153 yards as the Crusaders tallied 419 rushing yards, their most since 1983.

Central Connecticut State (0-3) pulled within ten before Roman SanDoval returned a fumble 11 yards for a touchdown to give Holy Cross a 38-21 lead.

Rob Hollomon led the Blue Devils with two rushing touchdowns.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HC
CCSU
1st Downs3318
Total Yards522346
Passing103184
Rushing419162
Penalties7-572-11
3rd Down Conversions8-146-12
4th Down Conversions2-21-1
Turnovers02
Possession33:5926:01

Passing Leaders

Holy CrossC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Ryan Laughlin7/141037.430
Central Connecticut StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Nick SanGiacomo11/201658.310
Andrew Clements2/3196.300

Rushing Leaders

Holy CrossCARYDSAVGTDLG
Reggie Woods241536.4023
Elad Covaliu11918.3115
Central Connecticut StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Rob Hollomon231456.3250
Darius Lee9283.107

Receiving Leaders

Holy CrossRECYDSAVGTDLG
Mike Fess56312.6220
Gabe Guild13939.0139
Central Connecticut StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Aaron Berardino16868.0168
Nick Bacarella44711.8021

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERHCCCSU
TD10:56HOLY CROSS pass complete for a touchdown. John Macomber extra point GOOD.
Drive info: 12 plays, 83 yds in 4:04
70
TD5:39CENTRAL CONN rush for a touchdown. Steven Calitri extra point GOOD.
Drive info: 11 plays, 72 yds in 5:05
77
SECOND QUARTERHCCCSU
TD7:30HOLY CROSS rush for a touchdown. John Macomber extra point GOOD.
Drive info: 14 plays, 89 yds in 5:46
147
TD2:52CENTRAL CONN pass complete for a touchdown. Steven Calitri extra point GOOD.
Drive info: 4 plays, 97 yds in 2:00
1414
TD0:19HOLY CROSS pass complete for a touchdown. John Macomber extra point GOOD.
Drive info: 11 plays, 78 yds in 2:27
2114
THIRD QUARTERHCCCSU
TD10:21HOLY CROSS pass complete for a touchdown. John Macomber extra point GOOD.
Drive info: 8 plays, 80 yds in 2:28
2814
TD6:00CENTRAL CONN rush for a touchdown. Steven Calitri extra point GOOD.
Drive info: 9 plays, 82 yds in 4:14
2821
FG0:52HOLY CROSS 37 yard field goal GOOD.
Drive info: 12 plays, 54 yds in 5:01
3121
TD0:38CENTRAL CONN fumbled. John Macomber extra point GOOD.
Drive info: 0 plays, 11 yds in 0:00
3821
FOURTH QUARTERHCCCSU
TD11:58HOLY CROSS rush for a touchdown. John Macomber extra point GOOD.
Drive info: 6 plays, 45 yds in 1:56
4521
TD1:58HOLY CROSS rush for a touchdown. John Macomber extra point GOOD.
Drive info: 14 plays, 63 yds in 8:37
5221