Scores

Final

Robert Morris 23

(0-2, 0-2 away)

Bucknell 26

(1-1, 1-0 home)

6:00 PM ET, September 12, 2009

Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium, Lewisburg, PA

1 2 3 4 T
RMU 7 3 7 623
BUCK 3 7 14 226

Top Performers

Passing: M. Trigg (BUCK) - 168 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: M. Russ (RMU) - 21 CAR, 117 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: S. Evers (RMU) - 8 REC, 139 YDS, 1 TD

Bucknell 26, Robert Morris 23

Associated Press

LEWISBURG, Pa. -- Greg Jones and Brigham Farrand returned interceptions for touchdowns to help Bucknell beat Robert Morris 26-23 on Saturday.

With the game tied 10-10 in the third quarter, Jones intercepted Desmond Brentley's pass for a 19-yard touchdown. On Robert Morris' next possession, Brentley was picked off by Farrand, who scored from 26 yards away for the Bison (1-1).

Brentley, who had 157 yards passing, finished with four interceptions for the Colonials (0-2).

Garrett Clawson made three field goals for Robert Morris, including a 44 yarder to cut the lead to 24-23 with 5:18 left. Bucknell sealed the win on a safety with less than two minutes remaining.

Robert Morris outgained Bucknell 348-183 in yards. The Bison were held to minus-18 yards rushing.

Sherrod Evers caught eight passes for 139 yards and a touchdown for the Colonials.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
RMU
BUCK
1st Downs1412
Total Yards348183
Passing262201
Rushing86-18
Penalties9-676-50
3rd Down Conversions6-192-15
4th Down Conversions0-01-1
Turnovers52
Possession32:3127:27

Passing Leaders

Robert MorrisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Brentley10/211577.514
BucknellC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Trigg15/251686.710

Rushing Leaders

Robert MorrisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Russ211175.6160
Keil133.003
BucknellCARYDSAVGTDLG
Kizekai691.508
Hopson1240.3016

Receiving Leaders

Robert MorrisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Evers813917.4155
Green26733.5060
BucknellRECYDSAVGTDLG
Kizekai25125.5127
Smith5367.2024

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERRMUBUCK
FG10:53Drew Orth 21 Yd 03
TD01:43Sherrod Evers 55 Yd Pass From Desmond Brentley (Garrett Clawson Kick) 73
SECOND QUARTERRMUBUCK
FG01:16Garrett Clawson 40 Yd 103
TD00:02A.J. Kizekai 27 Yd Pass From Marcello Trigg (Drew Orth Kick) 1010
THIRD QUARTERRMUBUCK
TD14:10Brigham Farrand 19 Yd Interception Return (Drew Orth Kick) 1017
TD12:45Greg Jones 25 Yd Interception Return (Drew Orth Kick) 1024
TD12:20Myles Russ 60 Yd Run (Garrett Clawson Kick) 1724
FOURTH QUARTERRMUBUCK
FG12:56Garrett Clawson 25 Yd 2024
FG05:13Garrett Clawson 44 Yd 2324
SF01:39Ball Through End Zone 2326