Area colleges: Saturday's games
Azusa Pacific 31, Malone 6
CANTON -- Marcus Lampkin ran 26 times for 87 yards and a 2-yard touchdown to lead Azusa Pacific (1-1). Azusa took a 21-0 lead at the break on a 78-yard touchdown pass from Rudy Carlton to Nate Davis, an 11-yard scoring aerial from Carlton to Jon Davis and a 1-yard dive by Donny Lee. After falling behind 28-0, Malone (1-1) got on the board when Brad Reifsnyder ran for a 6-yard touchdown. The Pioneers (1-1) mustered just eight first downs and 157 total yards. Reifsnyder was 11-of-32 passing for 98 yards with an interception.
Geneva 27, Olivet Nazarene 13
BEAVER FALLS, Pa. -- Geneva fell behind 7-0, 10-0 and 13-7 before rallying in the second half. Brian Dvorsak scored the final two touchdowns, on a 21-yard run and after catching a 74-yard pass from Justin Sciarro for Geneva (1-1). Sciarro threw for 233 yards and hit Mike Lehman with a 17-yard touchdown pass and Luke Duriancik with a 98-yard scoring strike. The later play was the second-longest touchdown in Geneva's 116-year history.
Bethany 42, Hiram 7
BETHANY, W. Va. -- Brent Owens completed 15 of 19 passes for 255 yards and three touchdowns to lead Bethany (1-1). Owens found T.J. Parker for touchdown strikes of 14 and 27 yards then passed 51 yards to Matt Cruse for a score. Hiram (0-2) fell behind 21-0 at the half. Jon Agnew ran 17 times for 48 yards and scored from the 3 for Hiram.
Carnegie Mellon 28, Grove City 0
GROVE CITY, Pa. -- Travis Sivek, Robert Gimson, Colby Whitman and Andr Lovrovich each scored a touchdown for Carnegie Mellon (2-0). After Carnegie Mellon (2-0) took a 3-0 lead on a Nat Greenstein 25-yard field goal, Sivek scored from the 1 to make it 10-0. Gimson ran for a 13-yard touchdown to make it 16-0 at the half. Kevin Mulkern hit Whitman with a 12-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter and Lovrovich ran it in from the 4 to complete the scoring. Gimson ran 14 times for 140 yards and Sivek had 29 carries for 127 yards. Matt Weil ran 15 times for 104 yards to lead Grove City (0-1).
Slippery Rock 27, Millersville 22
MILLERSVILLE, Pa. -- Luke Wetzel caught touchdown passes of 14, 52 and 33 yards from Nate Crookshank for the Rock (1-1). Crookshank also found Terry Grossetti for a 24-yard scoring aerial. Millersville (0-2) led 17-14 at the half and a safety put the Rock behind 19-14 entering the fourth quarter. Grosetti's touchdown put the Rock ahead 20-19. Crookshank was 17-for-25 passing for 221 yards including four to Wetzel for 138 yards. Travis Sarver ran 20 times for 83 yards.
Alfred 14, Thiel 0
GREENVILLE, Pa. -- Alfred opened the scoring with 10:45 remaining in the second quarter on an 11-yard touchdown pass from Paul Keeley to Matt Gibbons after the Tomcats fumbled at their own 8-yard line. The Saxons maintained their seven-point lead through the remainder of the second quarter before taking a 14-0 lead on their opening drive of the third quarter on a 36-yard pitch-and-catch from Keeley to Jared Manzer. The touchdown reception capped off a 66-yard, eight-play drive that consumed nearly five minutes. Manzer led all receivers with 43 yards on four receptions. Thiel (1-1) suffered its first loss in its last 12 regular season games.
Washington & amp; Jeff. 22, Allegheny 10
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Ryan Mendel ran for 177 yards and teammates Ryan Church and Curt Jones scored first-half touchdowns to help Washington & amp; Jefferson to the win. Mendel carried 33 times and accounted for the bulk of the 298 rushing yards amassed by the Presidents (1-1) 298. Church scored on a 15-yard run and Jones followed with a 1-yard plunge to help Washington & amp; Jefferson to a 12-0 lead late in the first half. Kyle Sidebotham added a 30-yard field goal and Cory Walsh returned an interception 36 yards for another score. Jimmy Savage led Allegheny (1-1), going 23-of-36 for 263 with an 11-yard touchdown pass and one interception. Josh Whiteside added a 29-yard field goal for Allegheny.
Saginaw Valley St. 26, Gannon 10
UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. -- Joe DiGiorgio returned an interception for a touchdown and Toby Goetz scored on a 44-yard run to lead Saginaw Valley State. Chris Dougherty was 12-of-17 passing for 119 yards, including a 12-yard pass to Kevin Kelch in the first quarter for the Cardinals (2-0, 2-0 Great Lakes). Goetz ran for 74 yards on 10 carries. Bob Awrey threw two passes for 2-point conversions to put the Cardinals up 16-3 early in the second quarter. Saginaw Valley's John Jacobs had a career-high 11 tackles, including seven for losses. Gannon's only touchdown came on a 1-yard run by Jon Richardson in the third quarter. He ran for 30 yards on 19 carries. Matt Butler was 11-for-27 passing with one interception for the Golden Knights (0-2, 0-2).
Duquesne 27, Robert Morris 7
CORAOPOLIS, Pa. -- Scott Knapp threw two touchdown passes to Bruce Hocker to ignite Duquesne. Knapp, who completed 12 of 22 passes for 193 yards, connected with Hocker on a 68-yard touchdown pass on the second play of Duquesne's second possession. Hocker, who caught 5 passes for 133 yards, and Knapp hooked up again on a 30-yard scoring pass with 4:31 left in the first quarter. The touchdown capped a 5-play, 72-yard drive. Duquesne (1-1) increased its lead to 17-0 with a 15-play, 49-yard drive that concluded with a 27-yard field goal by Mark Troyan. The field goal came with 0:22 left in the first half. Robert Morris (0-2) scored its only touchdown with 6:23 left in the third quarter on a 19-yard pass from Erik Cwalinski to Alvin Hill. Cwalinski completed 9 of 22 passes for 109 yards, but was intercepted twice and sacked five times. Duquesne secured the victory with a 96-yard interception return by Aaron Strader with 1:27 left in the third quarter. The Dukes capped the scoring with 10:17 left in the game on a 42-yard field goal by Troyan. Duquesne accumulated 307 yards in total offense, including 114 yards rushing. Robert Morris had 258 total yards, including 148 on the ground. Robert Morris' Brian Harden led all rushers with 82 yards on 9 carries.
Vindicator staff/wire reports