September 25, 2010

Albright 41, Catholic 31

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READING, Pa. – Led by sophomore quarterback Adam Galczynski, the Lions picked-up their second win of the season as they defeated Catholic University (2-2) by the final score of 41-31.  Galczynski was 15-for-20 with 198 yards and two touchdowns. For his efforts he was named the Albright MVP of the 60th annual Rajah Shrine Pretzel Bowl, Saturday afternoon at Shirk Stadium in front of over 3,000 fans.

With Saturday's win the Lions close out their non-conference schedule with a winning record for the fourth consecutive season.  Also pacing the Lions offense was Luke Wallace on his seven catches for 83 yards, and junior Josh Bakala who recorded just two catches, both of which were for TD's. 

Junior tailback Josan Holmes rushed for 51 yards on six carries and found the endzone three times.  He now sits just one rushing TD away from tying the all-time record of 30 set in 2004.  Galczynski added to his offensive numbers totaling 40 yards rushing on seven carries.

As a team the Lions offense recorded 422 yards on 75 plays.  They dominated the first downs category totaling 28 as compared to Catholic's 18.  They were also 21-26 on pass attempts, and rushed the ball for 146 yards.

Defensively, the Lions combined for 60 tackles in the game and held the Cardinals to just 320 yards of total offense.  On the ground the Lions defensive unit held strong allowing just 90 total yards.  Malik Compton led the unit with eight tackles, while Mark Bergery and Ryan Ott each totaled seven stops which included one tackle for a loss.

For Catholic, quarterback Greg Cordivari was 23-for-45 for 230 yards and three touchdowns.  His favorite target on the afternoon was Alonzo Cooke who amassed 99 yards on six catches, and two of the Cardinals three touchdown receptions.

Catholic's defense was very busy all afternoon trying to neutralize the Lions.  Combined, the Cardinals recorded 88 tackles against Albright.  Christian Pavik and Marc McEvoy led the defense with nine tackles each.  Catholic also recorded eight tackles for a loss and had the only interception of the game.

Saturday's contest was anything but clean as the two teams amassed over 200 yards of penalties, with each team getting penalized 13 times.

The contest got off to a great start for the red and white as junior Joe Arneth returned the opening kickoff 50 yards.  From there the two teams exchanged touchdowns to tie the score at 7-7 going into the second quarter.

In the second quarter, the Lions took control of the scoreboard scoring a pair of touchdowns, while holding the Cardinals to a field goal.  After the halftime break, Catholic wasted little time scoring on their first drive of the second half.  The Cardinals went 65 yards on eight plays and on Cordivari pass to Cooke, made it just a four point game (21-17).

However, that quick score did not faze the Lions tacked on three straight scores to take a 41-17 lead.  Catholic down but not out tried to battle back scoring the final two touchdowns of the contest.  Despite the valiant effort, it was too little too late, as the Lions held on to take the victory.

Football will travel to Wilkes University next Saturday to open Middle Atlantic Conference play with a 1 p.m. game against the Colonels.

Sep. 1: All times Eastern
7:00 PM
Coast Guard at Anna Maria
7:00 PM
Defiance at Baldwin Wallace
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Washington and Lee at Johns Hopkins
7:30 PM
Trine at Manchester
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8:00 PM
Millsaps at Belhaven
Sep. 2: All times Eastern
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Muhlenberg at Wilkes
6:00 PM
Mass-Dartmouth at Mount Ida
6:00 PM
Delaware Valley at Wesley
7:00 PM
N.C. Wesleyan at Stevenson
7:00 PM
Western New England at Springfield
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7:00 PM
Fitchburg State at Becker
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7:00 PM
Albright at Salisbury
7:00 PM
WPI at MIT
7:00 PM
Salve Regina at Worcester State
7:00 PM
Bridgewater State at Curry
7:00 PM
Morrisville State at St. Lawrence
10:00 PM
Adrian at Pacific
Sep. 3: All times Eastern
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Endicott at Framingham State
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UW-Platteville at George Fox
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12:00 PM
Washington U. at Carnegie Mellon
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12:00 PM
Chicago at Case Western Reserve
12:00 PM
Husson at Alfred
12:00 PM
SUNY-Maritime at Maine Maritime
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12:00 PM
Cortland at Heidelberg
12:00 PM
Otterbein at Buffalo State
12:00 PM
Ursinus at Bethany
12:00 PM
Sewanee at Kenyon
1:00 PM
King's at Moravian
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1:00 PM
Kean at Christopher Newport
1:00 PM
McDaniel at Catholic
1:00 PM
Lebanon Valley at Franklin and Marshall
1:00 PM
Plymouth State at Castleton
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1:00 PM
RPI at Norwich
1:00 PM
Randolph-Macon at Dickinson
1:00 PM
Oberlin at Kalamazoo
1:00 PM
Emory and Henry at Ferrum
1:00 PM
Wooster at Washington and Jefferson
1:00 PM
Alfred State at William Paterson
1:00 PM
St. Vincent at Alma
1:00 PM
Concordia (Wis.) at Finlandia
1:00 PM
Olivet at St. John Fisher
1:00 PM
Rowan at Widener
1:00 PM
Hobart at Brockport
1:00 PM
Union at Ithaca
1:00 PM
Susquehanna at Lycoming
1:00 PM
Utica at Misericordia
1:00 PM
The Apprentice School at Methodist
1:00 PM
TCNJ at UW-Whitewater
1:30 PM
Wilmington at Bluffton
1:30 PM
Monmouth at Hope
1:30 PM
Bridgewater at Gettysburg
1:30 PM
Muskingum at Waynesburg
1:30 PM
Juniata at Grove City
2:00 PM
Wisconsin Lutheran at Trinity Int'l
2:00 PM
Lakeland at Carroll
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2:00 PM
UW-Stevens Point at St. Norbert
2:00 PM
Austin at Hendrix
2:00 PM
Maranatha Baptist at Martin Luther
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2:00 PM
Millikin at Greenville
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2:00 PM
Eureka at Knox
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2:00 PM
MacMurray at Rockford
2:00 PM
Gustavus Adolphus at Westminster (Mo.)
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2:00 PM
UW-La Crosse at Luther
2:00 PM
Beloit at Lake Forest
2:00 PM
Concordia-Moorhead at Jamestown
2:00 PM
Crown at Hamline
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2:00 PM
Carleton at Macalester
2:00 PM
Bethel at Dubuque
2:00 PM
St. Scholastica at St. John's
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2:00 PM
St. Olaf at Grinnell
2:00 PM
Buena Vista at Mayville St.
2:00 PM
Simpson at UW-Stout
2:00 PM
Aurora at Carthage
2:00 PM
UW-River Falls at Coe
2:00 PM
Ripon at Concordia-Chicago
2:00 PM
Elmhurst at Loras
2:00 PM
Huntingdon at Louisiana College
2:00 PM
North Central (Ill.) at Robert Morris-Chicago
2:00 PM
Benedictine at Wheaton (Ill.)
2:00 PM
John Carroll at UW-Oshkosh
2:30 PM
Southern Virginia at Earlham
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2:30 PM
Lawrence at Presentation
4:00 PM
La Verne at Puget Sound
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4:00 PM
Central at Whitworth
5:00 PM
Hartwick at Western Connecticut
6:00 PM
Wabash at Albion
6:00 PM
Maryville (Tenn.) at Berry
6:00 PM
Augustana at Mount St. Joseph
6:00 PM
Thomas More at Franklin
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6:00 PM
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6:00 PM
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7:00 PM
Marietta at Denison
7:00 PM
Hiram at Westminster (Pa.)
7:00 PM
Thiel at Allegheny
7:00 PM
Capital at Wittenberg
7:00 PM
Shenandoah at Gallaudet
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7:00 PM
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7:00 PM
Hardin-Simmons at Southwestern
7:00 PM
Anderson at North Park
7:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan at Mary Hardin-Baylor
7:00 PM
East Texas Baptist at Texas Lutheran
7:10 PM
St. Thomas at UW-Eau Claire
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7:30 PM
Hanover at Centre
8:00 PM
Willamette at Rhodes
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Cornell at Iowa Wesleyan
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Augsburg at Northwestern (Minn.)
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8:00 PM
Southwestern Assemblies at Howard Payne
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Sul Ross State at UT-Permian Basin
Dec. 18: All times Eastern
Final
Mount Union 49, at St. Thomas 35
@ Salem, Va.
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