Holy Cross Falls to Colgate 45-7
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Holy Cross falls to 2-6 on the season and 1-2 in Patriot League play. Colgate improves to 4-4 on the season and 2-1 in the Patriot League.
The Crusaders have lost five straight games. In their last two games, they have been outscored 77-7.
Colgate opened the scoring with a 12-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Grant Breneman to Nick Diaco in the first quarter, before Holy Cross tied the game at 7-7 on a seven-yard scoring pass from quarterback Peter Pujals to Andre Harton.
The Raiders then converted a 26-yard field goal by Chris Puzzi and a one-yard touchdown run by James Holland to take a 17-7 lead at the half.
Colgate scored two early third-quarter touchdowns to take a commanding 31-7 lead, with a 24-yard interception return by Dillon DeIullis and a 59-yard pass from Breneman to Thomas Ives.
A pair of touchdown runs by Breneman then concluded the scoring.
Holy Cross returns to action on Saturday, October 28 when they host Georgetown in the final home game of the season.
Game time is set for 1 p.m.
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