ON CAMPUS A look at the area college sports scene

Saturday, October 6, 2012

SCSU routs Pace for second straight win

The Southern Connecticut State University football team scored the first 27 points of the game and never looked back in a 47-26 victory at Pace on Saturday afternoon.

The Owls won their second straight game to improve to 2-4 overall and 2-2 in Northeast-10 Conference play. Pace is now 0-6 overall and 0-5 in league action.

Quarterback Jacob Jablonski threw for a career-high 337 yards while completing 17 passes, three of which were touchdowns, on 23 attempts. Wide receiver Willie Epps tallied six catches for 180 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Junior running back Vaughn Magee hit the 100-yard mark for the fourth time in the past five games with 168 yards on 26 carries and two touchdowns.

With his 180 yards and two touchdown receptions, Epps moved into second place all-time at SCSU in receiving yards (2,680) and is now third in touchdown receptions with 25.

In all, the Owls totaled 618 yards of total offense and 30 first downs in an impressive offensive showing.

John Moscatel scored on a 1-yard run and Jerome Cunningham had a 5-yard touchdown pass. Jack Mallis scored his first touchdown in the fourth quarter as the Owls went on to a 21-point victory.

Mike Dunkley led the defense with eight tackles, while Jack Cooper had six stops and an interception.

The Owls return to action for the annual Homecoming game on Oct. 13

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