Bryant 45, St. Francis (Pa.) 34

Bryant’s balanced offensive attack was too much for St. Francis

(Pa.) as the Bulldogs prevailed 45-34 on Saturday.

Mike Croce passed for 278 and three touchdowns while Jordan

Brown ran for 243 yards and three scores for the Bulldogs (7-3, 5-2

Northeast Conference), who have won three straight. The Bulldogs

are averaging 35 points in their last five games.

Touchdown runs of 15 and 62 yards by Brown helped stake Bryant

to a 17-0 lead in the second quarter. The Red Flash (2-9, 1-7)

twice battled back to within a touchdown, the final time at 38-34

after a 5-yard touchdown run by A.J. Alexander with 11:22 remaining

in the game.

Bryant answered three minutes later with a 23-yard touchdown

pass from Croce to Jordan Harris to seal it.

John Kelly passed for 216 yards and three touchdowns while

Alexander had 114 yards receiving and two scores for the Red

Flash.