Trin­ity’s win deals Amherst its 1st loss

Hartford Courant (Sunday) - - College Football - Staff and wire re­ports

Max Chipouras ran for two sec­ond-half touch­downs as Trin­ity won the bat­tle of the top two schools in the NESCAC with a 27-16 win over Amherst on Satur­day in Hart­ford.

The Ban­tams (7-1) handed the Mam­moths their first loss.

Chipouras was the of­fense as the se­nior run­ning back rushed for 203 yards on 24 car­ries — an 8.5 av­er­age that in­cluded a 70yard TD run. He has 1,064 yards on the sea­son. Trin­ity quar­ter­back Sea­mus Lam­bert threw for 160 yards and two touch­downs, both to Koby Scha­ef­fer, who fin­ished with seven catches and 106 yards.

The Ban­tams con­clude their sea­son Satur­day with the an­nual sea­son-end­ing game against Wes­leyan in Hart­ford.

Wes­leyan 21, Wil­liams 14: At Wil­liamstown, Mass., the Car­di­nals jumped out to a three-score lead and then held on for the NESCAC win.

Wes­leyan quar­ter­back Mark Pic­cir­illo passed for 151 yards — in­clud­ing a 75-yard touch­down pass to Hal­l­vard Lun­de­vall — and rushed for an­other 43 in the win. Glenn Smith also scored, rush­ing from 7 yards out in the sec­ond quar­ter.

But it was the de­fense that stood out for Wes­leyan (5-3), hold­ing one of the top rush­ing at­tacks in the NESCAC to mi­nus-8 yards. Eli Balir-May re­turned an in­ter­cep­tion 30 yards for a score and Jack­son Eighmy had three sacks for a loss of 25 yards.

Yale 46, Brown 16: At New Haven, Grif­fin O’Con­nor threw for 436 yards and four touch­downs as Yale dom­i­nated.

Yale (5-3, 3-2 Ivy League), which fell to Columbia by one touch­down last week, has won three of its past four games. The Bull­dogs ac­cu­mu­lated 598 to­tal yards while lim­it­ing Brown (1-7, 0-5) to 331. Yale rushed for 162 yards while hold­ing the Bears to mi­nus-27 yards on the ground.

Deonte Hen­son, with eight solo tack­les, and Ryan Burke, with two sacks and three tack­les for loss, led the Yale de­fense. Reed Klub­nik grabbed six passes for 153 yards and two scores, the long­est go­ing for 60 yards. JP Sho­hfi caught nine passes, two for touch­downs, for 104 yards.

Alan La­mar ran it in from the 1 to start the scor­ing as Yale went on to lead 20-3 at the break and was ahead 33-9 go­ing into the fourth quar­ter. Michael McGovern threw for 358 yards and one score for the Bears.

Sa­cred Heart 38, Robert Mor­ris 7: At Fair­field, the Pi­o­neers jumped out to a 35-point half­time lead and rolled to the North­east Con­fer­ence win. The SHU run­ning game, with a 347-70 ad­van­tage, was led by Julius Chest­nut (152 yards, one TD) and Jor­dan Meachum (145 yards, two TDs).

Coast Guard 24, WPI 10: At New Lon­don, Ryan Jones threw for 251 yards and two touch­downs to lead the Bears to the NEWMAC win. Justin Mof­fatt had eight catches for 82 yards and a touch­down for Coast Guard (6-2, 4-2). Fresh­man Da­maso Jaime had six catches for 66 yards and a TD in his first col­lege start and Jon Wag­ner rushed for 63 yards on 16 car­ries.

New Haven 49, St. Anselm 21: At West Haven, Ajee Pat­ter­son threw for 185 yards and four touch­downs as the Charg­ers rolled to the North­east-10 Con­fer­ence win. Nyshere Wood­son ran for 119 yards and two scores for UNH, 8-1 over­all and 8-0 in the league.

LIU Post 24, South­ern Con­necti­cut 13: At New Haven, the Owls were held score­less un­til the fourth quar­ter as the top team in the North­east-10 Con­fer­ence re­mained un­de­feated (9-0, 8-0). Eli Parks, with a game-high 129 yards rush­ing, scored for South­ern along with Vochan Fowler.

Fram­ing­ham State 48, West­ern Con­necti­cut 26: At Dan­bury, se­nior run­ning back Kyle McKin­non scored a pair of touch­downs, but the Colo­nials’ eight-game win streak came to a close. McKin­non gained 85 yards on 11 car­ries for West­ern (8-1, 6-1 MASCAC).

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