College Football

Merrimack Warriors (2-2)


Merrimack rallies to beat Long Island University 24-23

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) Victor Dawson scored on a 4-yard run to cap Merrimack's fourth-quarter comeback and the Warriors defeated Long Island University 24-23 on Saturday in a Northeast Conference opener for both teams.

Dawson's touchdown came with 3 1/2 minutes left and gave Merrimack (3-2, 1-0) its first lead. The Warriors closed within 23-17 on Gavin McCusker's 18-yard pass to Hayden Fisher to open the fourth quarter. Merrimack's other touchdown came on a 64-yard play from McCusker to Jacari Carter in the first half.

The Sharks (0-5, 0-1) scored 17 second-quarter points to take a 20-10 halftime lead that included Derek Green's 15-yard scoring pass to Tosin Oyekanmi and Pat Bowen's 86-yard touchdown run.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: J. Zergiotis642
Passing TDs: J. Zergiotis7
Rushing Yards: V. Dawson234
Rushing TDs: V. Dawson3
Receiving Yards: J. Carter378
Receiving TDs: J. Carter4
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2022
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/2 vs. Holy Cross L 17 - 31
9/9 vs. Assumption W 45 - 17
9/16 at Harvard L 21 - 28
9/24 at Delaware State W 26 - 13
10/1 vs. LIU W 24 - 23
10/8 at Duquesne 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST11:00 CST12:00 EST
10/15 vs. Wagner 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST11:00 CST12:00 EST
10/22 vs. Sacred Heart 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST11:00 CST12:00 EST
10/29 at Stonehill 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST11:00 CST12:00 EST
11/12 at Central Connecticut State 9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST11:00 CST12:00 EST
11/19 vs. Saint Francis U 9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST11:00 CST12:00 EST
Northeast
  Conference Overall
St. Francis (PA) 2-0 3-2
Stonehill 1-0 3-0
Merrimack 1-0 3-2
Sacred Heart 1-0 3-2
Duquesne 0-1 1-4
Wagner 0-1 0-4
LIU-C.W. Post 0-1 0-5
Central Connecticut State 0-2 0-5
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 1514 (69)
Passing Yards: 970 (56)
Rushing Yards: 544 (82)
Points per game: 26.6 (53)
Yards per game: 302.8 (91)
Touchdowns: 15 (46)
Field Goals: 4 (64)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 1686 (54)
Passing Yards: 925 (44)
Rushing Yards: 761 (68)
Points per game: 22.4 (33)
Yards per game: 337.2 (36)
Touchdowns: 12 (35)
Field Goals: 9 (115)
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