(7-4, 6-2 CAA)
(6-5, 5-3 NEC)
1:00 PM ET, November 21, 2009
HAMELINE FIELD, STATEN ISLAND, NY
Passing: V. Esposito (ALBY) - 248 YDS, 2 TD
Rushing: D. Williams (WAG) - 19 CAR, 101 YDS, 1 TD
Receiving: T. Bush (ALBY) - 5 REC, 77 YDS
NEW YORK -- Vinny Esposito ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more in Albany's 41-28 win over Wagner on Saturday.
The Great Danes (7-4, 6-2 Northeast Conference) led 21-14 late in the second quarter before Esposito's touchdown run of 8 yards and another from a yard out to pull away.
Andrew Smith gave Albany a 14-0 lead on an 8-yard run with 3:50 left in the first quarter, and a 9-yard catch from Esposito with 2:06 left in the period.
Esposito finished with 248 yards on 14-of-21 passing, and Smith had 98 yards on 15 carries.
Justin Gannon had 86 yards on 19 carries for Albany.
The Great Danes were 6-for-6 in red zone chances as they prevented Wagner from winning a share of the NEC title.
The Seahawks (6-5, 5-3) were led by Dominique Williams with 101 yards on 19 carries and a touchdown. Nick Doscher had 156 yards and a touchdown on 12-of-26 passing.