Scores

Final

Cent Conn St 24

(6-3, 5-1 NEC)

Robert Morris 42

(8-1, 7-0 NEC)

12:00 PM ET, November 6, 2010

Joe Walton Stadium, Moon Township, PA

1 2 3 4 T
CCSU 10 7 0 724
RMU 21 7 14 042

Top Performers

Passing: G. Jespersen (CCSU) - 283 YDS, 2 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: M. Russ (RMU) - 24 CAR, 177 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Paul (CCSU) - 5 REC, 156 YDS, 1 TD

Robert Morris 42, Cent. Connecticut St. 24

Associated Press

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.

Jeff Sinclair completed 10 of 18 passes for 143 yards for Robert Morris, including a 20-yard touchdown to T.J. Green for the game's first score and a 14-yarder to Shadrae King to make it 14-3.

Gunnar Jespersen's 8-yard pass to Chris Tolbert brought the Blue Devils (6-3, 5-1) within 14-10. Each team scored on its first two drives.

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.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CCSU
RMU
1st Downs1726
Total Yards358475
Passing283140
Rushing75335
Penalties3-246-77
3rd Down Conversions3-119-14
4th Down Conversions2-31-1
Turnovers31
Possession24:4735:13

Passing Leaders

Central Connecticut StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Jespersen14/2228312.922
Robert MorrisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Sinclair10/181407.820

Rushing Leaders

Central Connecticut StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Benjamin19764.0014
Tolbert382.706
Robert MorrisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Russ241777.4144
Keil6599.8022

Receiving Leaders

Central Connecticut StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Paul515631.2160
Martin24723.5034
Robert MorrisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Green59218.4127
Russ22010.0012

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCCSURMU
TD13:08T.J. Green 20 Yd Pass From Jeff Sinclair (Greg Langer Kick) 07
FG08:27Joe Izzo 29 Yd 37
TD07:52Shadrae King 14 Yd Pass From Jeff Sinclair (Greg Langer Kick) 314
TD05:14Chris Tolbert 8 Yd Pass From Gunnar Jespersen (Joe Izzo Kick) 1014
TD02:01Jeff Link 1 Yd Run (Greg Langer Kick) 1021
SECOND QUARTERCCSURMU
TD06:05Raphael Johnson 2 Yd Run (Greg Langer Kick) 1028
TD05:57Josue Paul 60 Yd Pass From Gunnar Jespersen (Joe Izzo Kick) 1728
THIRD QUARTERCCSURMU
TD10:35Myles Russ 44 Yd Run (Greg Langer Kick) 1735
TD00:48Jeff Link 6 Yd Run (Greg Langer Kick) 1742
FOURTH QUARTERCCSURMU
TD11:01Gunnar Jespersen 1 Yd Run (Joe Izzo Kick) 2442