Scores

Final

Maine 14

(4-5, 2-4 CAA)

Northeastern 10

(1-8, 1-5 CAA)

12:30 PM ET, November 5, 2005

Parsons Field, BROOKLINE, MA

1 2 3 4 T
MAIN 14 0 0 014
NE 3 7 0 010

Top Performers

Passing: A. Orio (NE) - 155 YDS

Rushing: M. Owens (MAIN) - 12 CAR, 43 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: A. Gordon (MAIN) - 11 REC, 90 YDS

Maine 14, Northeastern 10

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) -- Ron Whitcomb threw for 178 yards and ran for a touchdown and Jermaine Walker had 13 tackles and a pair of sacks as Maine beat Northeastern 14-10 on Saturday.

Maine (4-5, 2-4 Atlantic 10) scored on its first two possessions and Joan Quezada batted down an Anthony Orio pass in the end zone in the closing seconds for the Black Bears.

Northeastern (1-8, 1-5) drove to Maine's 28-yard line before Quezada sealed the win for Maine.

Montell Owens scored on a 4-yard run up the middle to put the Black Bears up 7-0 on their opening drive.

After Northeastern went three and out on its first possession, Whitcomb ran for a 1-yard touchdown on fourth and goal to give the Black Bears a 14-0 lead.

Northeastern made the score 14-3 on a 23-yard field goal by Miro Kesic late in the first quarter.

Orio then ran in for a 3-yard touchdown with 53 seconds remaining in the first half to make the score 14-10.

But Maine allowed just seven first downs and no points the rest of the game. Northeastern managed just 253 yards of total offense in all.

Arel Gordon had 11 catches for 90 yards and 46 rushing yards while both Mike DeVito and Patrick McCross had a pair of sacks for the Black Bears.

Orio threw for 155 yards and ran for 20 yards and Lamar Gay had an interception for the Huskies.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MAIN
NE
1st Downs1814
Total Yards287253
Passing178155
Rushing10998
Penalties5-553-30
3rd Down Conversions7-165-15
4th Down Conversions1-30-2
Turnovers10
Possession31:1028:50

Passing Leaders

MaineC/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
Whitcomb21/331785.401-
NortheasternC/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
Orio16/271555.700-

Rushing Leaders

MaineCARYDSAVGTDLG
Gordon11464.2019
Owens12433.6120
NortheasternCARYDSAVGTDLG
Murray17663.9020
Orio15201.3119

Receiving Leaders

MaineRECYDSAVGTDLG
Gordon11908.2016
Waller5377.4015
NortheasternRECYDSAVGTDLG
French4287.0016
Graham34715.7021

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMAINNE
TD9:01MONTELL OWENS 4 YD RUN (MATTHEW VOLIVA KICK)
Drive info: 13 plays, 71 yards.
70
TD4:44RON WHITCOMB 1 YD RUN (MATTHEW VOLIVA KICK)
Drive info: 7 plays, 46 yards.
140
FG0:29MIRO KESIC 23 YD FG
Drive info: 9 plays, 24 yards.
143
SECOND QUARTERMAINNE
TD0:53ANTHONY ORIO 2 YD RUN (MIRO KESIC KICK)
Drive info: 9 plays, 55 yards.
1410