Wesley slips by Salisbury

College football

October 29, 2006|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Christian Cattanea kicked two field goals in the fourth quarter, including the game-winner with five seconds to go, as visiting Wesley thwarted Salisbury's upset bid with a 13-10 win yesterday.

The Sea Gulls (3-5) took the lead when Brendan Kincaid kicked a 29-yard field goal less than three minutes into the fourth quarter.

But the Wolverines (8-0) mounted a late comeback behind quarterback Chris Warrick, who threw for 209 yards. Wesley capitalized on a late Salisbury turnover to set up the winning field goal.

Salisbury had 219 rushing yards in the loss, led by 90 from Valdase Morris.

Frostburg State 14, Westminster 6 -- The host Bobcats picked up their second win of the season behind a career-high 121 yards from Antoine Lewis (City). Frostburg (2-5) trailed 6-0, but a 9-yard touchdown run by Matt Clark and a 1-yard scoring run by quarterback Andre Dixon gave the Bobcats the lead. Frostburg gained a season-high 361 total yards, including 269 yards rushing.

Ursinus 17, Johns Hopkins 7 -- Freshman running back Aaron Harper rushed for a career-high 196 yards on 43 carries and two touchdowns to pace the Bears past the visiting Blue Jays. Johns Hopkins (3-5) tied the game in the fourth quarter after senior quarterback Shane Kibbe found freshman Andrew Kase for a 26-yard touchdown pass. But Ursinus (6-2) marched 72 yards on its ensuing possession for the go-ahead score.

Franklin & Marshall 31, McDaniel 7 -- The Diplomats drove 76 yards on 11 plays on their opening possession and never trailed as they romped over the visiting Green Terror. McDaniel (3-5) had no answer for Franklin & Marshall quarterback Kyle Turner, who shredded the Green Terror secondary for 354 yards and two touchdowns. Paul Sousa had 11 catches for 142 yards for the Diplomats. Franklin & Marshall finished with 511 yards of total offense, while the Green Terror managed 164.

Virginia Union 9, Bowie State 7 -- The Panthers held off the host Bulldogs, despite 186 yards from Bowie State running back Nathaniel Queen. Virginia Union scored on a 34-yard touchdown pass from Lamar Little to Michael Hampton with 7:34 left in the first quarter. The Panthers defense held Bowie State in check for most of the game until Peter Mensah scored on a 1-yard run in the third quarter to cut the lead to 9-7. Elibu Smith led the Panthers offense with 155 yards rushing on 29 carries.

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