Colgate Tops Georgetown, 45-12
Nov. 10, 2007
WASHINGTON (AP) -Jordan Scott ran for 183 yards and two touchdowns as Colgate defeated Georgetown 45-12 on Senior Day for the Hoyas.
Alex Relph, who finished 13 of 14 for 248 yards and two touchdowns, helped Colgate score on eight consecutive drives as the Raiders amassed 569 yards of total offense.
Colgate running back J.J. Bennett was taken off the field on a stretcher with 1:17 remaining after a hard tackle from Georgetown's Tony Thornton. Bennett lay on the ground for several minutes before being taken to an area hospital. He waved to the crowd during his departure.
The game was called by game officials with 1:17 remaining.
Colgate (7-3, 4-1 Patriot League) scored on drives of 63 and 92 in the third quarter as the Raiders extended a 24-12 halftime lead to 38-12 after three quarters.
Erik Burke finished with three catches for 101 yards and one touchdown. Pat Simonds had five receptions for 102 yards and a touchdown. It was the first time in school history that Colgate had two 100-yard rushers and two 100-yard receivers in a game.
Scott's 23 carries moved him atop the Raiders' all-time carries list. The junior running back also ran for more than 100 for the 23rd time in his career, including 12 consecutive games, which also establishes a new school record.
The Colgate victory gives Dick Biddle 95 wins as the Raiders coach, tying him with Andy Kerr (1929-1946) atop the school's all-time win list.
Most of Georgetown's yardage came via Matt Bassuener, who completed 16 of 24 for 122 yards and one touchdown. He also ran 19 times for 85 yards.
Georgetown (1-10, 1-5) finished the season 0-5 at home.