Pujals' 2 TDs passes leads Holy Cross past Bucknell 23-7
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) Peter Pujals threw a pair of touchdown passes to Kalif Raymond to stake Holy Cross to a 20-0 first-half lead that turned into a 23-7 Patriot League win over Bucknell Saturday afternoon.
Pujals was 30 for 47 for 304 yards through the air and carried 10 times for 50 yards on the ground. Brendan Flaherty caught 11 passes for 100 yards and Raymond had eight catches for 89.
Bucknell (4-6, 1-4) got its lone score in the third quarter when R.J. Nitti found Andrew Owers with a 3-yard touchdown pass. Overall the Bison were forced to punt five times, turned the ball over on a fumble, an interception and on downs.
Nitti was 23 of 39 passing for 277 yards and a touchdown, but was picked off by Coan Calabrese.
Connor Fitzgerald was 1-for-4 kicking field goals for Holy Cross (5-5, 2-3), connecting from 26-yards out in the fourth quarter.