WASHINGTON (AP) -- Quarterback Matt Bassuener threw for 141 yards
and three touchdowns as Georgetown beat Marist 24-21 on Saturday.
Trailing late in the fourth quarter, Bassuener put Georgetown
(2-7) ahead 22-21 by connecting with Eric Carter on a 9-yard
touchdown. The pass put the Hoyas on the path to victory for the
seventh straight year on Senior Homecoming Day. Bassuener then
found Sydney Baker for a 2-point conversion that gave Georgetown a
24-21 lead with 1:57 remaining.
With the Red Foxes (3-7) in Hoya territory, senior cornerback
Derek Franks preserved the victory by intercepting Marist
quarterback Steve McGrath with 35 second remaining. The win snapped
the Hoyas' six-game loosing streak.
Marist took a 21-10 lead late in the third quarter on a McGrath
touchdown run. But Georgetown cut the deficit to 21-16 on a 16-yard
pass from Bassuener to Matt Cooper with 10:54 remaining in the
Marist opened the scoring on its second possession, taking a 7-0
lead on a 3-yard touchdown run by Adam Hansen with 3:55 remaining
in the first quarter. The Red Foxes extended their lead to 14-0 on
a 7-yard run by freshman running back Michael Salvione.
Charlie Houghton ran for 71 yards on 14 carries for the Hoyas.
McGrath finished the day 19 of 26 for 232 yards, including a
touchdown run and three interceptions. O'Neil Anderson led the Red
Foxes with 84 yards on 18 carries.
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