Bryant Football Holds Off Sacred Heart in 48-45 Thriller
Sunday, November 05, 2017
With the win, the Bulldogs improve to 4-5 overall and 2-2 in conference play and have won two straight games.
Sacred Heart drops to 3-6 overall and 1-3 in conference play.
Bryant Rallies to Win
The Bulldogs trailed Sacred Heart 30-21 with 11:31 left in the third quarter before scoring the next 20 points.
Receiver Tom Kennedy caught a six-yard touchdown pass from Price Wilson to bring Bryant within two, 30-28, with 9:19 left in the quarter following an extra point.
The touchdown was Kennedy’s second of the game.
The Bulldogs would take the lead when Wilson connected with Jean Constant on a 67-yard touchdown pass to give Bryant a 34-30 advantage after a two-point conversion failed.
The Bryant defense extended the lead when Vincent Nisivoccia recovered a fumble and returned it 32-yards to the end zone to give Bryant a 41-30 lead.
Constant and Wilson would connect again, this time on a five-yard pass with 13:45 left in the fourth quarter to put Bryant up 48-30.
The touchdown pass was Wilson’s sixth of the game.
Sacred Heart would call with 15 straight points, two touchdowns and a two-point conversion to pull within three, 48-45, with 6:17 to play.
Sacred Heart would get into Bryant territory in their second to last drive of the game, but Bryant’s Richard Ukele would intercept a Kevin Duke pass.
Sacred Heart’s last possession came with three seconds left on the clock.
The Bulldogs return to action on Saturday, November 11 when they visit Robert Morris.
Game time is set for 12 p.m.
Related Slideshow: RI Teams To Win National Championships
PC Basketball 1960-61 NIT
The Providence College Friars won the National Invitation Tournament(NIT) in 1961, defeating St. Louis 62-59 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
At this time, the NIT was considered to be the National Championship of College Basketball.
The Friars were led by Vinny Ernst and James Hadnot that season.
PC Women's Cross Country
The 1995 Providence Friars won the programs first NCAA title. On the way, PC won their first BIG EAST and ECAC Championships.
Head Coach Ray Treacy was named NCAA Division I Women's National Coach of the Year, BIG EAST Men's and Women's Coach of the Year, Rhode Island Words Unlimited Women's Coach of the Year and NCAA District I Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year.
Brown Women's Crew '99
Brown women's crew won the first NCAA Division I Championship in Brown University History by defeating the University of Virginia by a three-second margin at lake Natoma in California.
Brown also won the Eastern Sprint Championship and the Ivy Championship, setting a new course record in the process.
Photo courtesy of Brownbears.com
Brown Women's Crew 2000
Brown repeated as national Champions in 2000, beating the University of Washington by 3.9 seconds four points.
In addition, Brown's varsity and second varsity won the Eastern Sprint Championship and the IVY league Championship.
Both teams went undefeated on the season.
URI Women's Sailing 2011
The URI Women won the programs first National Championship in small boat sailing in the 79 year history of the program and hoisted the Gerald C. Miller Memorial Trophy at the Sperry Top-Sider/Intercollegiate Sailing Association Women’s National Championship.
The Rams won the title as a club team and were one of two club teams competing for the title. The other club team was Western Washington, who finished 17.
Photo courtesy of uri.edu
PC Hockey 2015
The Providence College Friars won the 2015 NCAA Ice Hockey National Championship, defeating Boston University 4-3 at the TD Garden.
The Championship is the first in the program's history and only the third NCAA National Title in Providence College History.
PC goatender Jon Gillies was named Most Outstanding Player.
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