Wagner 40 Central Conn. 35
NEW YORK (AP) _ Wagner, getting 213 rushing yards and three touchdowns from Kito Lockwood, withstood a 348-yard passing performance by John O’Reilly to outlast Central Connecticut 40-35 Saturday.
Wagner (6-1) trailed 35-34, but freshman Rick Sarille ran 16 yards with 5:22 remaining, and the Blue Devils (2-6) finally were unable to counter.
Lockwood, who carried 40 times, scored on runs of 8, 4 and 2 yards. Quarterback Jason Miletic threw a 25-yard TD pass to Kevin Daniel and added a 5-yard scoring run for Wagner.
O’Reilly was 22-for-43. He had scoring passes of 4 and 7 yards to Shaun Sullivan, and a 47-yarder to Mike Gritz.
Stan House had TD runs of 1 and 5 yards, the latter giving Central Connecticut the lead with 11:19 remaining.