Central Connecticut State slips by Albany 20-17

BY foxsports • September 21, 2013

Rob Hollomon rushed for 145 yards and a touchdown but it was a late field goal that sent Central Connecticut State over Albany 20-17 on Saturday night.

Steven Calitri converted a 40-yard field goal with 17 seconds remaining in the game to break a 17-17 tie and give Central Connecticut State the win.

The Blue Devils (1-3) won their first game of the season while leaving Albany (1-3, 0-1 Colonial Athletic Association) still in search of its first win at newly-opened Bob Ford Field.

After the teams traded first-quarter field goals Omar Osbourne had a pair of go-ahead touchdown runs for the Great Danes, the second of which gave Albany a 17-10 third-quarter lead.

But Hollomon broke a 59-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 17-17 before the late field goal.

Osbourne logged 119 yards rushing and two touchdowns to lead the Great Danes.

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