EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Dean DeNobile accounted for all four of Lafayette's touchdowns and the Leopards held on to beat Monmouth 28-20 on Saturday.
DeNobile completed 10 of 14 passes for 110 yards and two touchdowns, and he added 50 yards on the ground and a pair of short-yardage TD runs. His 8-yard touchdown pass to Chris Carasia stretched the Leopards' lead to 28-14 with 12:41 to play.
Jamar Curtis had 143 yards rushing on 28 carries for Lafayette (3-1).
Marquez McCray led Monmouth 80 yards in 16 plays, capped with his 2-yard TD toss to Dymere Miller with 2:01 left. On the ensuing possession, Monmouth (1-3) used all three of its timeouts and then stuffed Dallas Holmes for no gain on a fourth-and-1 at the Hawks' 31 with 1:39 to play.
The game ended with a fumble at the Monmouth 37.
McCray was 20-of-31 passing for 223 yards and threw two touchdown passes, both to Miller, who finished with 106 yards receiving on eight catches.
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