The Duquesne Dukes suffered a tough loss Saturday, falling to the Robert Morris Colonials 17-13. The Dukes had the lead heading into the final quarter, but Colonials quarterback Jeff Sinclair tossed a 41-yard yard touchdown to Duane Mitchell to give Robert Morris the victory.
Running back Larry McCoy had 31 carries for Duquesne, but only averaged 3.1 yards per carry for a 97 yard effort. Quarterback Sean Patterson completed 20 of his 34 pass attempts, throwing for 195 yards plus one touchdown and one interception. Gianni Carter led all Dukes receivers with five catches for 66 yards and a touchdown.
Sinclair led the Colonial offense with 146 yards through the air as well as 60 yards on the ground. Running back Evan Taylor rushed for 62 yards on 17 carries, while Donte Jeter was the team's leading receiver, catching five balls for 66 yards.
Next Week's Schedule:
Duquesne - vs. Albany
Robert Morris - at Sacred Heart