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CASTINE, MAINE -- Tailback Melikke Van Alstyne (Salem, Mass.) pounded out 251 yards and five touchdowns to lead Framingham State to a 42-14 New England Football Conference (NEFC) Bogan Division win at Maine Maritime Academy's Ritchie Field on Saturday. The win ended the Rams (5-2, 4-0 Bogan) ten-game drought against the Mariners (4-2, 2-2 Bogan), and leaves Framingham in the division's driver's seat with an unblemished record.

The Rams dipped in the Van Alstyne well early and often, handing the sophomore the ball nine times on their first possession and 31 times on the afternoon. He accounted for 50 of the 74 yards the opening drive covered, including the final 15 to give the guests the early 6-0 jump.

A botched snap on an Maine Maritime punt set the Rams up with a short field for their second possession. The Mariners got the kick away from their own end zone, but only managed to get it out to the 19. Van Alstyne covered that distance over five plays, plunging in from yard out to make it a 13-0 game.

Framingham State made it 19-0 going into the locker room with an 11-play, 94-yard drive late in the second quarter. A -39-yard jaunt by Van Alstyne put the Rams on the Mariners side of the field and converted a clock-killing drive into a scoring march. Dino Mancinelli (Madison, Conn.) connected with Alexander Avery (Milford, Mass.) on back-to-back plays to end the drive with points. Mancinelli found Avery in the back right corner of the end zone for the Rams only touchdown that was not scored by their running back.

Mancinelli was on target throughout the game, connecting on 20 of his 26 pass attempts for 203 yards. He hit James McCarthy (Newton, Mass.) 10 times for 77 yards. Tyrone Figueroa (Newton, Mass.) and John O'Connell (Dedham, Mass.) each caught three passes for 41 and 40 yards, respectively. 

Maine Maritime finally got things rolling offensively in the third quarter, but not before Van Alstyne had scored from a yard out on the opening possession of the second half. Facing second down and 23 yards after an offensive facemask, Nick Bourassa (Jay, Maine) sprinted 36 yards down the left sideline before being pushed out at the Rams' six. Quarterback Matthew Rende (Augusta, Maine) called his own number on the one yardline to get MMA on the board with 42 seconds left in the third quarter.

Bourassa led the Mariners ground attack with 81 yards on 13 totes, while Rende gained 56 yards on 12 carries.

Only 52 seconds of football elapsed before Maine Maritime scored again. A missed exchange between Mancinelli and Van Alstyne fell to the turf on at the Rams' 17. Frank True (Harpswell, Maine) scooped the loose ball and sprinted into the end zone to make it a 27-14 game after Ben Violette (Waterville, Maine) plunged in for the two-point conversion.

Van Alstyne snuffed out any comeback hopes on the ensuing possession. The sophomore raced 40 yards through the Mariners defense on the opening play of the drive. He went 14 yards to paydirt on the second. After a Maine Maritime three-and-out, Van Alstyne scored again on his longest rush of the afternoon, a 45-yard dash up the right sideline to make it the 42-14 final.

In addition to his fumble recovery and touchdown, True posted 10 tackles for the Mariners' defense. Alex Hermes (Fallsington, Pa.) led all tacklers with 17 tackles, including 14 solo stops. Michael Burgess (N. Yarmouth, Maine) posted a dozen tackles from his spot on the defensive line.

The Rams defense, which limited the Mariners to 259 total yards, got eight tackles from Olajuwon Dickerson (Milton, Mass.) and Patrick McGrath (Everett, Mass.). Dickerson also forced and recovered a fumble.

 
Oct. 20: All times Eastern
Final
at Johns Hopkins 52, Gettysburg 0
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Oct. 21: All times Eastern
4th - 02:55
14 Westfield State
29 Framingham State
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4th - 00:59
17 Moravian
17 Juniata
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at Salve Regina 41, Endicott 14
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at Thomas More 63, St. Vincent 13
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3 Hobart
7 Union
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3rd - 14:53
24 Colby
20 Hamilton
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0 William Paterson
14 Christopher Newport
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11:12 | 3rd
10 St. John Fisher
7 Ithaca
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21 Kenyon
19 Allegheny
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3rd - 07:13
7 SUNY-Maritime
13 Mount Ida
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3rd - 08:32
33 Middlebury
7 Bates
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3rd - 14:51
7 Catholic
48 Springfield
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3rd - 06:20
19 Wesleyan
9 Amherst
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3rd - 14:53
7 Bowdoin
49 Trinity (Conn.)
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3rd - 14:52
14 Husson
7 Gallaudet
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21 Wabash
14 Oberlin
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2nd 5:14
6 Buffalo State
13 Utica
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3rd - 04:47
7 Ohio Northern
6 Muskingum
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2nd - 15:00
0 Montclair State
24 Frostburg State
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3rd - 10:31
3 Rowan
20 Wesley
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10 Albright
5 Stevenson
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38 Wittenberg
3 DePauw
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3rd - 14:56
14 Alma
14 Albion
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13 Shenandoah
24 Guilford
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3rd - 07:50
20 Plymouth State
7 Massachusetts Maritime
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End of 2nd
37 Wooster
18 Hiram
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28 Washington and Lee
0 Hampden-Sydney
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3rd - 12:42
7 Alfred State
23 Anna Maria
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3rd - 12:10
25 Bridgewater
10 Emory and Henry
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7 Wilkes
28 FDU-Florham
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10 Lebanon Valley
0 Misericordia
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7 Rochester
27 St. Lawrence
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6 RPI
7 Alfred
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3rd - 14:01
10 Nichols
18 Curry
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3rd - 04:49
0 Southern Virginia
35 Salisbury
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2nd - 10:53
10 Ferrum
14 Brevard
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1:00 PM
Randolph-Macon at Apprentice
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3rd - 11:34
0 Ursinus
14 Susquehanna
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3rd - 12:20
20 Cortland
13 Morrisville State
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3rd - 14:28
14 Hope
36 Trine
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3rd - 11:53
17 Trinity (Texas)
0 Sewanee
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7 Wartburg
7 Luther
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1:30 PM
Dickinson at Franklin and Marshall
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13 Tufts
7 Williams
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42 Mount Union
0 Wilmington
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2nd - 02:53
13 MIT
7 Coast Guard
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2nd - 13:08
7 Maine Maritime
14 Norwich
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8:32, 2nd quarter
7 Heidelberg
21 Marietta
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2nd - 03:12
14 Franklin
9 Rose-Hulman
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14 John Carroll
0 Capital
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14 Bluffton
14 Manchester
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1:30 PM
Mount St. Joseph at Anderson
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2nd - 15:00
0 UW-Whitewater
0 UW-River Falls
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2:00 PM
Kean at TCNJ
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2nd - 12:47
0 Greensboro
17 LaGrange
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7 Mass-Dartmouth
7 Worcester State
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2nd - 14:47
12 Muhlenberg
6 McDaniel
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2nd - 08:50
14 Western New England
0 Becker
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2nd - 11:13
7 Methodist
13 Maryville (Tenn.)
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2nd - 13:37
7 Adrian
7 Kalamazoo
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2:00 PM
Denison at Ohio Wesleyan
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2nd - 15:00
14 Westminster (Pa.)
0 Washington and Jefferson
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2:00 PM
Berry at Millsaps
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2nd - 14:17
3 Olivet
7 Benedictine
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2nd - 10:34
14 Birmingham-Southern
7 Austin
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2nd - 15:00
0 Belhaven
10 Mary Hardin-Baylor
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7 UW-Stevens Point
10 UW-Stout
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2:00 PM
Eureka at MacMurray
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2nd - 15:00
7 Carthage
0 Illinois Wesleyan
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2nd - 11:47
7 Nebraska Wesleyan
19 Buena Vista
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2nd - 14:52
21 Lakeland
0 Wisconsin Lutheran
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2nd - 08:39
0 Rockford
0 Aurora
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2nd - 11:57
0 Concordia (Wis.)
14 Concordia-Chicago
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2:00 PM
Carleton at St. Olaf
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15:00 2nd
0 Gustavus Adolphus
21 St. John's
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2nd - 13:04
10 Augsburg
7 Concordia-Moorhead
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2:00 PM
St. Thomas at Hamline
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2nd - 12:12
6 Westminster (Mo.)
0 Greenville
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2:00 PM
Coe at Loras
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2:00 PM
Monmouth at Cornell
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2:00 PM
Wheaton (Ill.) at North Park
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2:00 PM
Northwestern (Minn.) at Martin Luther
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2:00 PM
Hardin-Simmons at Texas Lutheran
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1st - 00:13
1 Grinnell
28 Lake Forest
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2:00 PM
Carroll at Millikin
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2:00 PM
Ripon at Macalester
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2:00 PM
Lawrence at St. Norbert
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2:00 PM
St. Scholastica at Crown
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2:00 PM
Minnesota-Morris at Iowa Wesleyan
1st - 03:02
7 UW-Platteville
0 UW-Eau Claire
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1st - 11:03
0 Merchant Marine
0 WPI
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2:30 PM
Rhodes at Centre
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1st - 13:21
0 Hanover
0 Earlham
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1st - 10:39
0 Beloit
7 Chicago
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3:00 PM
UW-Oshkosh at UW-La Crosse
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3:00 PM
Simpson at Dubuque
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3:00 PM
Augustana at North Central (Ill.)
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3:00 PM
East Texas Baptist at Louisiana College
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4:00 PM
Hartwick at Brockport
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4:00 PM
Western Connecticut at Bridgewater State
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4:00 PM
Chapman at La Verne
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4:00 PM
Pacific at Lewis and Clark
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4:00 PM
Pacific Lutheran at Willamette
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4:00 PM
Puget Sound at Whitworth
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4:00 PM
Redlands at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
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4:30 PM
George Fox at Linfield
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5:00 PM
Sul Ross State at Howard Payne
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6:00 PM
Dean at Castleton
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N.C. Wesleyan at Averett
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Baldwin Wallace at Otterbein
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7:00 PM
Case Western Reserve at Geneva
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Carnegie Mellon at Thiel
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7:00 PM
Knox at Illinois College
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10:00 PM
Whittier at Cal Lutheran
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Cancelled
Occidental at Pomona-Pitzer
Oct. 20: All times Eastern
Final
at Johns Hopkins 52, Gettysburg 0
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Oct. 21: All times Eastern
3rd - 11:45
3 Rowan
20 Wesley
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2nd - 15:00
0 Montclair State
24 Frostburg State
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Start of 3rd
38 Wittenberg
3 DePauw
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3rd - 14:51
7 Catholic
48 Springfield
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7 Wartburg
7 Luther
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42 Mount Union
0 Wilmington
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8:32, 2nd quarter
7 Heidelberg
21 Marietta
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2nd - 15:00
14 Westminster (Pa.)
0 Washington and Jefferson
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2:00 PM
Hardin-Simmons at Texas Lutheran
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2nd - 15:00
0 Belhaven
10 Mary Hardin-Baylor
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2:00 PM
St. Thomas at Hamline
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15:00 2nd
0 Gustavus Adolphus
21 St. John's
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2nd - 15:00
7 Carthage
0 Illinois Wesleyan
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2nd - 13:59
10 Augsburg
7 Concordia-Moorhead
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2:00 PM
Berry at Millsaps
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1st - 03:02
7 UW-Platteville
0 UW-Eau Claire
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3:00 PM
UW-Oshkosh at UW-La Crosse
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3:00 PM
Augustana at North Central (Ill.)
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4:00 PM
Hartwick at Brockport
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4:30 PM
George Fox at Linfield
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7:00 PM
Case Western Reserve at Geneva
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