Scores

Final

La Salle 8

(0-9, 0-5 away)

Duquesne 51

(6-3, 3-1 home)

1:00 PM ET, November 10, 2007

Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field, Pittsburgh, PA

1 2 3 4 T
LAS 0 0 2 68
DUQ 17 14 20 051

Top Performers

Passing: K. Rombach (DUQ) - 215 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: G. Hough (DUQ) - 14 CAR, 44 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: A. Roberson (DUQ) - 3 REC, 101 YDS, 1 TD

Duquesne 51, La Salle 8

Associated Press

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) -- Kevin Rombach threw for two touchdowns and Greg Hough ran for two more, as Duquesne posted a convincing 51-8 win over La Salle on Saturday.

Duquesne (6-3, 2-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) jumped out to 17-0 lead with a 13-yard touchdown pass from Rombach to Conrad Carter, a 23-yard field goal by Mark Troyan, and a 2-yard run by Hough.

The Dukes added two more touchdowns in the second quarter on a 1-yard dive by Hough and a 7-yard pass from Scott Knapp to Michael Rasky.

Duquesne increased its lead to 51-0 with three touchdowns in the third quarter. The first came on a 58-yard pass from Rombach to Alex Roberson. The Dukes also scored on a 1-yard run by Brian Smoot and a 3-yard fumble recovery by Mykol Gardiner.

La Salle (0-9, 0-3) scored its first points on a PAT return with 2:07 left in the third quarter. The Explorers also scored on a 15-yard pass from Steve Panasuk to Kevin Crockett with 3:57 left in the game.

Duquesne accumulated 433 yards in total offense, including 130 yards on 40 rushing attempts. Rombach completed 10 of 17 passes for 215 yards. Roberson caught three passes for 101 yards. Hough rushed for 44 yards on 14 carries.

La Salle was held to 75 yards in total offense, including just 11 yards rushing. Joe Procopio completed only 6 of 15 passes for 26 yards, and was sacked four times.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LAS
DUQ
1st Downs723
Total Yards75433
Passing64303
Rushing11130
Penalties10-9010-100
3rd Down Conversions0-00-0
4th Down Conversions0-00-0
Turnovers22
Possession25:1934:41

Passing Leaders

La SalleC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Panasuk3/4389.510
DuquesneC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Rombach10/1721512.621

Rushing Leaders

La SalleCARYDSAVGTDLG
Macknet6152.500
Williams9121.300
DuquesneCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hough14443.120
Smoot12373.110

Receiving Leaders

La SalleRECYDSAVGTDLG
Crockett22613.010
Kendrick11818.000
DuquesneRECYDSAVGTDLG
Roberson310133.710
Bunevich25025.000

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERLASDUQ
TD11:45Conrad Carter 13 Yd Pass From Kevin Rombach (Mark Troyan Kick) 07
FG04:39Mark Troyan 23 Yd 010
TD01:23Greg Hough 2 Yd Run (Mark Troyan Kick) 017
SECOND QUARTERLASDUQ
TD06:11Greg Hough 1 Yd Run (Mark Troyan Kick) 024
TD01:27Michael Rasky 7 Yd Pass From Scott Knapp (Mark Troyan Kick) 031
THIRD QUARTERLASDUQ
TD13:41Alex Roberson 58 Yd Pass From Kevin Rombach (Mark Troyan Kick) 038
TD07:21Brian Smoot 1 Yd Run (Mark Troyan Kick) 045
TD02:07Mykol Gardiner 3 Yd Fumble Return (Pat Blocked) 051
DC02:07Kevin Ciemniecki 0 Yd Off A Blocked Extra Point 251
FOURTH QUARTERLASDUQ
TD03:57Kevin Crockett 15 Yd Pass From Steve Panasuk (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 851