Jerome's TD catch, 2 INTs help St. Francis top Robert Morris
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) Lorenzo Jerome had two interceptions, 1 1/2 sacks and a 48-yard touchdown reception to help Saint Francis (Pa) beat Robert Morris 24-10 on Saturday.
Jerome, who leads the FCS with six interceptions this season, made 10 tackles and gained 108 yards on two kickoff returns. Zack Drayer threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score for Saint Francis (3-3, 1-0 Northeast).
Jerome returned the opening kickoff 74 yards to the 26, setting up 41-yard field goal by Lance Geesy. After punts by both teams on the next two possessions, Jerome's first interception set up a seven-play, 79-yard drive capped by a 14-yard touchdown pass from Drayer to Marcus Bagley.
Connor Shennan made a 42-yard field goal to make it 10-3 with 11:49 left in the first half, but Jerome's touchdown catch early in the third quarter, and Da'Jon Lee blocked a punt and returned it 34 yards to the 1, setting up a scoring run by Drayer that made it 24-3 with 11:39 left.
Robert Morris (1-5, 0-1) had 7 yards rushing and punted 10 times.