Scores

Final

Brown 24

(1-0, 1-0 away)

Holy Cross 21

(0-2, 0-2 home)

1:00 PM ET, September 15, 2012

Fitton Field, Worcester, MA

1 2 3 4 T
BRWN 0 3 7 1424
HC 0 7 14 021

Top Performers

Passing: K. Watson (HC) - 223 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: S. Theodhosi (BRWN) - 20 CAR, 120 YDS

Receiving: T. Lundevall (BRWN) - 7 REC, 74 YDS, 1 TD

Brown 24, Holy Cross 21

Associated Press

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Senior Patrick Donnelly passed for two touchdowns and rushed for the go-ahead score in his first collegiate start as Brown edged Holy Cross 24-21 Saturday in the Bears' season opener.

Trailing 21-10 going into the fourth quarter, Donnelly hit Jonah Fay with a 2-yard pass, capping a 13-play, 75-yard drive with 10:17 remaining.

On Brown's next possession, senior Spiro Theodhosi, who missed the last two years due to injury, accounted for 53 of his 120 yards rushing. Donnelly ran 10 yards for the score with 1:24 left.

A.J. Cruz ended the Crusaders' final drive by intercepting Ryan Laughlin with 56 seconds remaining.

Donnelly was 24 of 41 for 199 yards with two interceptions and also had a 38-yard TD pass to Tellef Lundevall in the third quarter.

Kevin Watson was 26 of 40 for 223 yards and one touchdown and also rushed for a 1-yard score for Holy Cross (0-2).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BRWN
HC
1st Downs2119
Total Yards377322
Passing199230
Rushing17892
Penalties6-372-20
3rd Down Conversions10-189-16
4th Down Conversions3-30-1
Turnovers21
Possession33:2926:31

Passing Leaders

BrownC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Donnelly24/411994.922
Holy CrossC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Watson26/402235.610

Rushing Leaders

BrownCARYDSAVGTDLG
Theodhosi201206.0018
Kachmer10323.207
Holy CrossCARYDSAVGTDLG
Houghton15624.1114
Watson9242.717

Receiving Leaders

BrownRECYDSAVGTDLG
Lundevall77410.6138
Kachmer6416.8014
Holy CrossRECYDSAVGTDLG
Mistretta77010.0020
Smith45614.0031

Scoring Summary

SECOND QUARTERBRWNHC
FG13:08Alexander Norocea 24 Yd 30
TD07:52Kevin Watson 1 Yd Run (John Macomber Kick) 37
THIRD QUARTERBRWNHC
TD09:33Alex Schneider 6 Yd Pass From Kevin Watson (John Macomber Kick) 314
TD04:02Tellef Lundevall 38 Yd Pass From Patrick Donnelly (Alexander Norocea Kick) 1014
TD00:27Eddie Houghton 1 Yd Run (John Macomber Kick) 1021
FOURTH QUARTERBRWNHC
TD10:17Jonah Fay 2 Yd Pass From Patrick Donnelly (Alexander Norocea Kick) 1721
TD01:24Patrick Donnelly 10 Yd Run (Alexander Norocea Kick) 2421