New Hampshire 38, Holy Cross 17

Sean Goldrich threw for two touchdowns in his first college game

to lead New Hampshire over Holy Cross 38-17 Thursday night in the

teams’ season opener.

The redshirt freshman led back-to-back touchdown drives of 98

and 95 yards in the second half, finishing the second with a 5-yard

pass to Joey Orlando on the second play of the fourth quarter for a

32-10 Wildcats lead.

Orlando also scored on a 38-yard pass from backup quarterback

Andy Vailas to put New Hampshire ahead 13-7 with 10:04 until


Goldrich, who led Wildcats rushers with 71 yards on 10 carries,

made it 19-7 with an 8-yard pass to R.J. Harris.

New Hampshire rolled up 531 yards to 346 for the Crusaders and

maintained possession for 35:16.

Holy Cross’ Kevin Watson, a senior making his first start,

completed 33 of 47 for 271 yards but was intercepted twice and

sacked three times.