RELEASE DATE: 10/24/08
Princeton 28-3 for first sprint football win
NJ – Mansfield pounded out 246 rushing yards including 71-yards from freshman
Taylor Floyd (Halifax, PA/Halifax Area)
to beat Princeton 28-3 at Princeton Stadium Friday night.
Mansfield's first-ever sprint win and
the first win for the Mountaineer football program since beating Cheyney in
Mansfield trailed 3-0 until Lucas Bailey
(Canton, PA/Canton) scored on a four-yard run with 11:41 remaining in the
second quarter. Michael Steele (Montoursville, PA/Montoursville)
added to the scoreboard with the extra-point kick that gave
Mansfield a 7-3 lead.
Mansfield increased the lead to 14-3
later in the quarter on a dazzling 41-yard run by Floyd and went out to a 21-3
lead when quarterback Danny Moss (Anchorage, AK/Dimond)
hit Matt Gant (Stroudsburg, PA/Pocono Mountain East)
with a nine-yard scoring pass
with 2:21 remaining in the third quarter.
Mountaineers got the game’s final scored on a 7-yard run by Paul Frederick
(Lancaster, PA/Penn Manor)
with 1:39 remaining in the game.
Mansfield out gained
Princeton 375-217 in total offense and held the
Tigers to just 29 rushing yards.
completed 10-of-20 passes for 105-yards and a touchdown while also rushing for
45 yards. Bailey had 58-yards on 13 rushes.
Mansfield defense had an impressive game sacking
Princeton quarterback Andrew Dixon five times
including three by freshman Cody Croasdale (Nicholson, PA/Lackawanna Trail).
The defense also had four interceptions on the night.
Mansfield improves to 1-2 in CSFL play
and travels to Cornell next Friday night.
this link to Princeton's website for game statistics