RPI Beats St. John Fisher 24-17 to Move to 6-0
D3football.com reports that Quarterback Dan Cole threw a 22-yard touchdown pass with 1:22 remaining in the fourth quarter to give Rensselaer a 24-17 victory over St. John Fisher. The RPI defense denied Fisher a tieing touchdown with no time left on the clock by breaking up a pass at the goal line.
Rensselaer moves to 6-0 for the season.
This was a closely watched game because RPI was the 20th ranked team in Division III in the nation in points per game (37.8), while St. John Fisher was 36th (33.4 points per game) coming into the game. The final score of 24-17 was lower than many people probably expected.