Dayton gains season-high 530 yards, beats Marist 59-31
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) Alex Jeske had 377 total yards and six touchdown, and Dayton gained a season-high 530 yards in a 59-31 victory over Marist on Saturday.
Jeske was 13-of-20 passing for 198 yards and two touchdowns with one interception. He also carried it 18 times for 179 yards and scored four more touchdowns.
Cam Stubbs had a 94-yard kickoff return to the 5-yard line and Jeske scored to give Dayton a 7-3 lead. Jeske's second touchdown made it 17-3 and Jack Euritt's 35-yard touchdown grab put the Flyers up 24-10.
After Marist pulled to 24-17 on a 78-yard touchdown run by Mike White, Jeske gave Dayton a two-score lead again. Euritt had a catch-and-run for a 28-yard touchdown to extend Dayton's lead to 38-24 with 1:43 left in the third and Jared Ruffing went untouched for an 11-yard touchdown to make it 45-24.
Euritt had four catches for 99 yards and two touchdowns for Dayton (9-2, 7-1 Pioneer). Cam Stubbs had four kickoff returns for 234 yards, including a 90-yard touchdown in the fourth.
Mike White threw for 248 yards and one touchdown with two interceptions for Marist (5-5, 5-2).