Dukes’ six turnovers costly in up­set loss


The Washington Post Sunday - - COLLEGE FOOTBALL -

Evan Horn and Rick El­li­son re­turned in­ter­cep­tions for firsthalf touch­downs, and New Hamp­shire (3-6, 2-4 CAA) up­set James Madi­son, 35-24, in Durham, N.H.

The Dukes (6-3, 4-2), ranked third in the Foot­ball Cham­pi­onship Sub­di­vi­sion coaches poll, out­gained UNH 486-315 but had six turnovers, in­clud­ing four in­ter­cep­tions, while the Wild­cats were turnover-free and racked up five sacks.

UMASS 62, LIB­ERTY 59 (3OT): Cooper Gar­cia kicked a field goal that made the dif­fer­ence in Amherst, Mass.

With the score tied at 59 in the third over­time, Jarell Addo in­ter­cepted a pass by Stephen Calvert, deny­ing Lib­erty (4-4) a scor­ing op­por­tu­nity. Gar­cia booted a 22yard field goal to give the Min­ute­men (4-6) the vic­tory.

MAINE 35, TOW­SON 28: Ra­mon Jef­fer­son ran for a late touch­down, and the Black Bears’ de­fense stopped the Tigers (6-3, 4-2 CAA) just shy of the goal line in Tow­son, Md. Maine im­proved to 6-3, 5-1. BOWIE STATE 49, ELIZABETH CITY 7: Amir Hall con­tin­ued his stand­out se­nior sea­son by pass­ing for 333 yards and four touch­downs as host Bowie State dom­i­nated Elizabeth City

The Bull­dogs (8-2, 5-1 CIAA) shut out the Vikings (1-7, 0-6) un­til the fi­nal sec­onds.

Bowie State will play Fayet­teville State in the CIAA cham­pi­onship Satur­day in Salem, Va.

HOWARD 31, FLORIDA A&M 23: In Wash­ing­ton, Dedrick Par­son had 26 car­ries for 149 yards and a touch­down as the Bi­son (4-4, 4-2 MEAC) snapped the Rat­tlers’ five-game win­ning streak. Florida A&M dropped to 6-3, 5-1.

HAMP­TON 51, N.Y. MAR­ITIME 10: Del­mon Wil­liams threw for three touch­downs and 210 yards for the Pi­rates (5-3) against the Di­vi­sion-III Pri­va­teers (6-3) in Hamp­ton, Va.

MER­CHANT MARINE 44, CATHOLIC 10: The Car­di­nals (0-9, 0-6 NEWMAC) were held to mi­nus-36 rush­ing yards in an ugly loss in Wash­ing­ton against the con­fer­ence-lead­ing Mariners (7-1, 5-1).

HUSSON 63, GAL­LAUDET 2: Corey Bran­don threw for 404 yards and five touch­downs — in­clud­ing 249 yards and four touch­downs to Kyle Gaudet — as the Ea­gles (7-2, 6-0 ECFC) routed the Bi­son (3-4, 3-2) in Ban­gor, Maine.

SHEP­HERD 25, CHARLES­TON 20: Ant­wan Squire caught a 12-yard touch­down pass from Tyson Ba­gent with 12:36 re­main­ing for the fi­nal points in a back-and­forth game in Charles­ton, W.Va.

In the fourth quar­ter, the Rams (7-2, 7-2 MEC) forced Charles­ton (5-5, 5-4) into two punts and a turnover on downs.

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