WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Domenic Cozier ran for three touchdowns, Geoff Wade threw for two scores and Holy Cross smashed Lafayette 40-14 on Saturday.
The Leopards scored all their points in the first quarter on Nick Pearson's 3-yard TD run with 5:30 remaining in the quarter, and three minutes later C.J. Amil ran for a 58-yard score.
Holy Cross (3-6, 2-2 Patriot League) took control in the second when Derek Ng got the Crusaders on the board with a 36-yard field goal, Crozier scored from 1-yard out with 8:54 before halftime, and with 3:08 remaining, he again ran it in from 1-yard out for a 17-14 lead. The Crusaders wrapped up it up with 23 third-quarter points with Wade throwing a 50-yard score to Richie DeNicola and a 27-yarder to Derek Mountain. Crozier, who ran for a total of 53 yards, added a 2-yard run and Ng added a 24-yard field goal.
Sean O'Malley led Lafayette (3-6, 2-3) with 156 yards passing.