Kyle Young
Mark Seliger Photography
Mark Seliger Photography
Kyle Young

Football Downed By Colgate

Holy Cross Athletics   10-29-2016

THE BASICS:

• Score:  Colgate 26, Holy Cross 8

• Records: Holy Cross 3-6, 1-3 PL; Colgate 3-4, 2-1 PL

• Location: Andy Kerr Stadium, Hamilton, N.Y.

• The Lead: The Holy Cross defense forced four turnovers on the afternoon, but the Crusaders were defeated by Colgate 26-8 at Andy Kerr Stadium.

 

MAN OF THE MATCH PRESENTED BY THE UNITED STATES MARINES:

• After the game, Holy Cross sophomore linebacker Andre Chevalier was selected as the United States Marines Man of the Match.

• Chevalier finished the day with nine total tackles, an interception and a forced fumble.

Man of the Match

 

HOW IT HAPPENED:

• The Raiders opened the scoring midway through the first quarter, when Charles Cairnie forced a fumble in the end zone and Pat Afriyie recovered for a touchdown.

• Jonah Bowman added a 42-yard field goal in the second quarter, and Colgate led 10-0 at halftime.

• Early in the fourth quarter, Bowman added a 28-yard field goal to put the Raiders up 13-0.

• Colgate then put the game away with a pair of rushing touchdowns by Alex Mathews and Jake Melville.

• The Crusaders avoided the shutout when freshman quarterback Emmett Clifford threw a five-yard touchdown pass to senior wide receiver Brendan Flaherty with 35 seconds remaining.

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

• Senior linebacker Kyle Young finished the game with a team-high 12 tackles, a tackle for loss, a fumble recovery, a pass breakup and a blocked extra point.

• Senior free safety Luke Ford added 10 tackles, a tackle for loss, an interception and a fumble recovery.

• Clifford connected on eight of 17 passes for 93 yards and a score.

• Senior wide out Jake Wieczorek had a team-best seven receptions for 60 yards, while totaling 173 all-purpose yards.

 

UP NEXT:

• Holy Cross returns to action on Saturday, Nov. 5, when it travels to Georgetown for a 1:00 p.m. game.

 

RAM-CRUSADER CUP:

 On Nov. 12, Holy Cross will face Fordham for the Ram-Crusader Cup at iconic Yankee Stadium. Order your tickets today by calling 1-844-GOCROSS or by visiting GoHolyCross.com/tickets. Make sure you don’t miss out on this historic event!

 

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