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DRAKE TOPS MARIST ON FAMILY WEEKEND

Football Goes Down To Defeat In Front Of Big Crowd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POUGHKEEPSIE – In front of a near-record crowd, the Marist College football team lost to Drake on Saturday during Family Weekend, 41-17, in front of 3,918 fans at Tenney Stadium.

It was the third-biggest crowd in school history.

Ian Corwin’s 22-yard touchdown pass to Devin Cates with 10:43 left in the first quarter got Drake on the scoreboard first.

With six seconds left in the period, Corwin tossed a 32-yard touchdown pass to Shane Feller. The Bulldogs led 13-0 after the first 15 minutes.

A 28-yard field goal by red-shirt freshman Luke Paladino got Marist on the scoreboard at the 10:11 mark of the second quarter, and capped a 13-play, 65-yard drive.

Late in the second quarter, Drake scored two touchdowns in a 24-second span. Drew Lauer scored on a four-yard run with 35 seconds left until halftime. Then, on Marist’s next play from scrimmage, Jeran Proctor returned an interception 54 yards to the Marist 21. Two plays later, Corwin’s four-yard touchdown pass to Matt Hartlieb gave Drake a 27-3 lead going to the locker room.

Drake is 1-3 overall and 1-0 in the PFL.

Marist dropped its second straight, and is 1-3 overall and 1-1 in league play.

Marist travels to the west coast to face PFL foe San Diego on Saturday, Oct. 5. Kickoff is set for 5 p.m. Eastern.

 

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