Massachusetts 28, Holy Cross 10
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) _ Massachusetts’ Anthony Catterton threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as the Minutemen overpowered Holy Cross 28-10 Saturday.
Catterton completed 9 of 17 passes for 224 yards. UMass’ (1-1) Ron Brockinton gained 108 yards and Frank Alessio 103.
Holy Cross (0-1) lost the debut of head coach Dan Allen.
In the first quarter, Catterton hit tight end Erik Henry for a 35-yard score, then ran three yards for a 14-0 lead.
The Crusaders’ Dana Fiaparone then kicked a 27-yard field goal.
But Catterton hit Brian Healy for a 23-yard score for a 21-3 lead.
Holy Cross quarterback Byron Stapp hit wide receiver Brian Hopkins for a 4-yard score just before the half. Stapp finished with 179 yards.
In the third quarter, Catterton hit Torey Hamilton for the final score.