Colgate comes back for 28-24 win over Holy Cross

Gavin McCarney tossed a 31-yard touchdown pass to Brian Lalli

with 59 seconds remaining to give Colgate a 28-24 comeback victory

over Holy Cross on Saturday.

Colgate (2-5, 1-0 Patriot) trailed 24-14 entering the fourth

quarter before cutting the deficit to 3 on a short touchdown run by

Ed Pavalko. Holy Cross (3-5, 1-1) then drove to the Colgate 5-yard

line but the drive ended with Mike Armiento intercepting a pass

from Peter Pujals in the endzone.

McCarney then led the Raiders down the field for the

game-winning score. McCarney finished with 241 yards passing and

two touchdowns. McCarney also ran for 71 yards and a score.

Pujals’ interception was the second turnover by Holy Cross deep

in Colgate territory. In the first quarter, Elad Covaliu fumbled at

the Colgate 1.

Pujals threw for 232 yards and a touchdown and ran for 55 yards

and a score.