PFL Wrap-Up: Sept. 15

Saturday, September 15, 2018
by Cody Bush, PFL Media Relations

Week 3 Results

Davidson 91, Guilford 61 (Thursday)
Duquesne 31, Dayton 26
Harvard 36, San Diego 14
Drake 52, Missouri S&T 12
Youngstown State 42, Valparaiso 7
Princeton 50, Butler7
Austin Peay 78, Morehead State 40
Bryant 37, Marist 27
Presbyterian at Stetson, canceled
Walsh at Jacksonville, canceled

Game Recaps

Duquesne 31, Dayton 21
PITTSBURGH – Dayton got a key fourth-quarter turnover and drove the ball to the Duquesne six-yard line but could not convert in a 31-26 loss, Saturday, at Rooney Athletic Field.

After Duquesne's Daniel Parr was intercepted with 8:03 to play, the Flyers drove to the six-yard line, but Jack Cook's fourth-down pass was broken up and Duquesne ran out the clock.

Dayton running back Tucker Yinger finished the game with 122 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries to pace the Flyers 214-yard rushing attack. Cook completed 17-of-28 passes for 229 yards and a touchdown.

Harvard 36, San Diego 14
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard scored 27 unanswered points in the first quarter and held on to down San Diego, 36-14, Saturday at Harvard Stadium.

Harvard's Aaron Shampklin ran for three of his four touchdowns in that decisive opening quarter, finishing the game with 178 rushing yards.

Michael Bandy caught 12 passes for 202 yards – both career-highs – for the Toreros. Anthony Lawrence completed 23-of-46 passes for 298 yards.

Youngstown State 42, Valparaiso 7
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Valparaiso scored the game's first touchdown but could not break through again in a 42-7 loss to Youngstown State, Saturday, at Stambaugh Stadium.

Chris Duncan found Griffin Norberg for a 75-yard quick strike with five minutes left in the first quarter for a 7-0 lead. Hwoever, the Penguins scored on their next drive for the first of their 42 points.

Norberg caught five passes for 102 yards and a touchdown while Duncan completed 13-of-24 passes for 177 yards and a touchdown.

Drake 52, Missouri S&T 12
DES MOINES, Iowa – Drake scored the game's first 21 points and never looked back in a 52-12 victory against Missouri S&T, Saturday, at Drake Stadium.

Drake quarterback Grant Kraemer threw three touchdowns in the opening 15:39, including a 58-yarder to Drew Laurer followed 1:29 later by a 65-yard touchdown to Mitch McFarlane. Kramer would finish the day with six touchdown throws as part of a 14-for-16, 359-yard performance

Bryant 37, Marist 27
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Marist grabbed a 20-17 lead early in the third quarter but Bryant scored the game's next 20 points en route to a 37-27 victory, Saturday, at Bulldog Stadium.

Marist quarterback Mike Husini and wide receiver Juston Christian connect on a 20-yard touchdown catch-and-carry less than two minutes into the third quarter for a 20-17 lead. It was the second touchdown the duo combined for on the day. However, Bryant hit for the next three scores to take a 37-20 lead.

Husini completed 12-of-28 passes for 244 yards and two touchdowns, both those scoring strikes going to Christian who caught four passes for 144 yards.

Austin Peay 78, Morehead State 40
MOREHEAD, Ky. – The highest scoring game in Jayne Stadium history saw Austin Peay score the final four touchdowns en route to a 78-40 victory against Morehead State, Saturday.

Morehead State kept the pressure on the Governors through three quarters, trading scoring drives with their guests. Lawson Page found Ian Holder for a 65-yard touchdown pass to get Morehead State within 10 points, 50-40, with 2:34 left. But Austin Peay scored on its next possession and then added 21 points in the fourth quarter to secure the win.

Page finished with 227 total offensive yards, completing 12-of-21 passes for 162 yards and a touchdown while adding 65 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries.

Princeton 50, Butler 7
INDIANAPOLIS – Princeton scored 17 points in the first quarter and added 27 in the second en route to a 50-7 victory against Butler, Saturday, at the Butler Bowl.

Princeton raced to a 24-0 lead in the game's opening 17:16, capped when John Lovett completed an 80-yard drive with a four-yard touchdown run. Butler would break through on the ensuing possession as Will Marty connected with Pace Temple for a 10-yard score. But Princeton hit back with consecutive scoring drives of under a minute to take control.

Marty completed 22-of-34 passes for 198 yards and a touchdown, finding Temple seven times for 85 yards and a score.