Cole Throws for Four Touchdowns En Route to 34-20 Victory over Curry
D3Football.com reports that senior quarterback Dan Cole threw for four touchdowns and 362 yards as RPI prevaled over Curry College, 34-20. Flynn Cochrane was on the other end of a lot of this offensive production. He caught 15 passes for 216 yards and 3 touchdowns.
Unfortunately, Cole was somewhat unsteady in this game, throwing three interceptions in addition to his four touchdown passes. Cochran also had problems at times, fumbling the ball at Curry's goal line early in the game.
The NCAA Division III playoff game opened up significantly in the third and fourth quarter. At halftime, the score was tied 6-6.
This was the Engineers first NCAA football tournament victory in school history. Rensselaer, now 9-1, moves on to face top-seeded Springfield College, 10-0, next Saturday at noon in Springfield.