Scores

Final

Holy Cross 27

(7-3, 5-0 Patriot)

Lafayette 26

(7-3, 3-2 Patriot)

1:00 PM ET, November 15, 2008

Fisher Stadium, Easton, PA

1 2 3 4 T
HC 7 0 3 1727
LAF 7 6 7 626

Top Performers

Passing: D. Randolph (HC) - 422 YDS, 3 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: D. Morrow (LAF) - 15 CAR, 111 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: B. McDermott (HC) - 8 REC, 107 YDS, 1 TD

Holy Cross 27, Lafayette 26

Associated Press

EASTON, Pa. -- Dominic Randolph's 37-yard touchdown pass to Rob Koster in the final seconds lifted Holy Cross to a 27-26 win over Lafayette on Saturday.

Randolph threw for 422 yards and three touchdowns, including the game-winner to Koster with six seconds left. Matt Partain's extra point provided the winning margin.

Brett McDermott and Nick Cole caught touchdown passes from Randolph for Holy Cross (7-3, 5-0 Patriot League). McDermott had eight catches for 107 yards and Jon Brock added six catches for 122 yards for the Crusaders.

Lafayette (7-3, 3-2) held a 13-7 halftime lead and extended it to 20-7 early in the third on a 2-yard touchdown run by DeAndre' Morrow.

But the Crusaders responded with a 23-yard field goal by Partain later in the third and a 32-yarder early in the fourth. Cole's 22-yard touchdown catch tied the score at 20 with 5:36 left.

Morrow scored on a 22-yard run with 2:45 left, but a missed extra point kept the Leopard lead at 26-20 and gave Holy Cross the chance to win.

Morrow finished with 111 yards on 15 carries and Marc Quilling threw for 184 yards and a touchdown for Lafayette.

Holy Cross outgained the Leopards 490 total yards to 330.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HC
LAF
1st Downs2817
Total Yards490330
Passing422184
Rushing68146
Penalties9-757-64
3rd Down Conversions6-144-12
4th Down Conversions2-21-1
Turnovers30
Possession26:4933:11

Passing Leaders

Holy CrossC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Randolph28/494228.632
LafayetteC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Quilling17/241847.710

Rushing Leaders

Holy CrossCARYDSAVGTDLG
Bellomo10383.8021
Kielt3206.7012
LafayetteCARYDSAVGTDLG
Morrow151117.4226
Coon12312.6010

Receiving Leaders

Holy CrossRECYDSAVGTDLG
Brock612220.3054
McDermott810713.4139
LafayetteRECYDSAVGTDLG
Adair410125.3144
Layton3217.009

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERHCLAF
TD09:54Shaun Adair 44 Yd Pass From Marc Quilling (Davis Rodriguez Kick) 07
TD06:10Brett McDermott 39 Yd Pass From Dominic Randolph (Matt Partain Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERHCLAF
FG12:18Davis Rodriguez 22 Yd 710
FG06:48Davis Rodriguez 39 Yd 713
THIRD QUARTERHCLAF
TD07:49DeAndre Morrow 2 Yd Run (Davis Rodriguez Kick) 720
FG04:28Matt Partain 23 Yd 1020
FOURTH QUARTERHCLAF
FG14:40Matt Partain 32 Yd 1320
TD05:36Nick Cole 22 Yd Pass From Dominic Randolph (Matt Partain Kick) 2020
TD02:45DeAndre Morrow 26 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 2026
TD00:06Rob Koster 37 Yd Pass From Dominic Randolph (Matt Partain Kick) 2726