By Brian Willwerth
Here is a roundup from the various Friday college football games.
BECKER COLLEGE 13, FITCHBURG STATE 3 – In Leicester, the host Hawks only had 126 yards of total offense. But they scored all of their points off of Falcon turnovers. Fitchburg state had six fumbles, losing three of them, while also throwing an interception. Becker RB Kyle Gregg scored the game’s first touchdown. The other came on a 14-yard pass from Robert Baker to Corinthian Bostic.
BLOOMSBURG 44, STONEHILL 28 – In Easton, the Skyhawks committed seven turnovers on a night when offense was the name of the game. Stonehill QB Logan Meyer set a school record with 370 yards passing. He threw three TD passes – two of them to Gordon McLeod – but was also picked off five times. The two teams combined for more than 960 yards of total offense.
WORCESTER STATE 56, ANNA MARIA 10 – In Worcester, the Lancers rolled to victory in their season opener. Corey Spencer threw for 250 yards and three touchdowns. On the ground, Kemani Jones rushed for over 100 yards and found the end zone three times himself. Worcester State had nearly 700 yards of total offense. The AMCATS were led by Robert Small, who rushed for 94 yards and his team’s only touchdown.
MOUNT IDA 24, UMASS-DARTMOUTH 21 – In Newton, the Mustangs got a late 47-yard field goal from Bobby Hemmann to win their opener. Jordan Hyman had five receptions for 170 yards, including one of the three TD passes thrown by quarterback Scott Drosendahl. Patrick Orlando threw three touchdown passes for the Corsairs. Brendan McNeish caught 15 passes for 152 yards and a score in a losing effort.
Bentley 42, Pace 0 – In Waltham, senior Brian Kiley and sophomore Jeff Hill combined for four touchdowns and 217 yards, as the Falcons soared past the Setters in their home opener.