Football Defeats Stephen F. Austin

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - Dan Curran ran for two touchdowns on 101 yards as New Hampshire defeated Stephen F. Austin 38-28 on Saturday.

Two fourth-quarter interceptions by New Hampshire's Wade Rowcliffe and Jody Trunfio helped the Wildcats (2-3, 2-3 Atlantic 10) hold off a surging Stephen F. Austin (2-2). The Lumberjacks trailed 21-3 at halftime, but cut New Hampshire's lead to 28-21 late in the third quarter when KaRon Coleman (147 yards rushing, two touchdowns) jumped over the pile for a 1-yard touchdown.

New Hampshire kicked a field goal to extend the lead 31-21 at the end of the third quarter. In the fourth quarter, the two teams traded touchdowns as New Hampshire quarterback Ryan Day (172 yards passing) and Stephen F. Austin quarterback Wes Pate (300 yards passing) each rushed for a touchdown.

Dan Kreider caught a 17 yard touchdown pass in the first half to put New Hampshire on the board 7-0. New Hampshire would hold the lead for the remainder of the game. Kreider added 105 yards rushing.

In addition to 147 yards rushing, Coleman added 122 yards receiving in a losing effort.

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