Towson cruises past Albany 44-17

Terrance West rushed for 183 yards and two touchdowns as Towson

defeated Albany 44-17 Saturday in a Colonial Athletic Association


Towson (7-1, 3-1), coming off its first loss last week to

Villanova, bounced back by dominating Albany (1-7, 0-4), rolling up

573 yards of total offense.

The Great Danes took an early lead on Jake Meek’s 10-yard

rushing touchdown in the first quarter. Towson then ran off 24

unanswered points, including Donnell Lewis’ 38-yard interception

return for a score and West’s 59-yard touchdown burst.

West punched in his second touchdown of the day early in the

third quarter, a 7-yard run that capped a 10-play, 84-yard drive,

for his 19th touchdown of the season.

Peter Athens finished 22 of 32 for 294 yards and a 38-yard TD

pass to Spencer Wilkins.

Darius Victor and Trea Jones also added rushing touchdowns for

the Tigers in the second half.