Game 7: Lafayette Leopards Football at Georgetown (11/2/13)

Game 7: Lafayette Leopards Football at Georgetown (11/2/13)
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Game 7
Lafayette at Georgetown
November 2, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (11/2/13) Drew Reed continued his solid quarterback play, completing 18-of-24 for 275 yards and four touchdowns in the Leopards 45-27 win.

It was a one-score game at the end of the first half before Lafayette turned a pair of turnovers into 21 third-quarter points and pulled away to the 18-point victory.

On Lafayette_s second drive of the second half, Ross made another one of his signature grabs, a 31-yard reception from Reed. That set up the next play, a 10-yard toss from Reed to Mike Duncan for the 21-7 lead with 9:40 left in third.

Lafayette turned another Georgetown turnover into seven more points after a Draeland James interception. Reed hit Hall for 38 yards and then Dixon for 25 more. That set up Pat Creahan_s first career touchdown in 41 career games, a two-yard catch on a play-action pass that advanced the Leopards to a 28-7 lead in the third.

Lafayette would force another Hoya turnover when Damarcus Ingram intercepted Georgetown_s Nolan and set up Lafayette at the Georgetown 25. Senior TB Marcellus Irving picked up 21 yards on two carries before Reed completed a four-yard touchdown pass to Ross for the 35-7 lead at the end of three quarters.

Georgetown scored on the first play of the fourth quarter when Nolan (29-44-3 for 253 yards) hit Daniel Sprotte (11 catches for 102 and 2 TD_s) for a nine-yard score. The Leopards would put a stamp on the game on the ensuing kickoff as Matt Smalley_s took it a school-record 99 yards to the endzone. The return broke his previous record of 98 yards, which he set in the season opener.

Final Score: Lafayette 45, Georgetown 27.

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