Scores

Final

Cent Conn St 21

(2-5, 1-3 NEC)

Duquesne 28

(5-2, 3-1 NEC)

12:10 PM ET, October 15, 2011

Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field, Pittsburgh, PA

1 2 3 4 T
CCSU 7 7 7 021
DUQ 7 7 7 728

Top Performers

Passing: G. Jespersen (CCSU) - 168 YDS, 1 INT

Rushing: S. Patterson (DUQ) - 12 CAR, 111 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: R. DeBenendittis (CCSU) - 5 REC, 48 YDS

Duquesne 28, CCSU 21

Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Sean Patterson ran for a 4-yard touchdown with 42 seconds left, sending Duquesne to a 28-21 win over Central Connecticut State on Saturday.

Patterson, who rushed for 111 yards and two touchdowns, engineered the game-winning drive through the air and on the ground. He led the Dukes (5-2, 3-1 Northeast Conference) from their own 10-yard line with a 42 yard run and had 25 of his 72 totaled passing yards on the final drive.

On Central Connecticut State's ensuing drive, Khiry Carter intercepted a pass by Blue Devils quarterback Gunnar Jespersen in the end zone to seal it.

Jespersen finished 19 of 25 for 168 yards and an interception, and added 79 rushing yards and two scores for the Blue Devils (2-5, 1-3).

Larry McCoy rushed for 97 yards and two touchdowns for the Dukes, who didn't commit a turnover but had three takeaways from Central Connecticut State.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CCSU
DUQ
1st Downs2412
Total Yards385279
Passing16872
Rushing217207
Penalties4-404-40
3rd Down Conversions9-181-7
4th Down Conversions4-71-1
Turnovers30
Possession38:1621:44

Passing Leaders

Central Connecticut StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Jespersen19/251686.701
DuquesneC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Patterson8/14725.100

Rushing Leaders

Central Connecticut StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jespersen26793.0214
Tolbert15704.7028
DuquesneCARYDSAVGTDLG
Patterson121119.3242
McCoy18975.4219

Receiving Leaders

Central Connecticut StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
DeBenendittis5489.6016
Tyrell4348.5012
DuquesneRECYDSAVGTDLG
Spragg3258.3013
Dixon22311.5016

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCCSUDUQ
TD10:20Larry McCoy 10 Yd Run (Charlie Leventry Kick) 07
TD02:12Gunnar Jespersen 1 Yd Run (Juan Duque Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERCCSUDUQ
TD13:34Sean Patterson 32 Yd Run (Charlie Leventry Kick) 714
TD00:14Xavier Gaddy 8 Yd Run (Juan Duque Kick) 1414
THIRD QUARTERCCSUDUQ
TD12:35Larry McCoy 5 Yd Run (Charlie Leventry Kick) 1421
TD02:02Gunnar Jespersen 1 Yd Run (Juan Duque Kick) 2121
FOURTH QUARTERCCSUDUQ
TD00:42Sean Patterson 4 Yd Run (Charlie Leventry Kick) 2128