Football Wins Season-Opener At Salve Regina, 38-7
, Sept. 6, 2003 - Springfield junior quarterback Ryan Sylvia (Marion, Mass.)
rushed for 135 yards and four touchdowns, as the Pride beat Salve Regina, 38-7, in the season-opener this afternoon at Toppa Field.
SC (1-0), which rushed for 380 yards, improved its record to 20-2 when eclipsing the 300-yard mark since the 2000 season.
Springfield junior halfback Kevin Domurat (Forestdale, Mass.)
rushed for 47 yards on six carries and caught a 45-yard touchdown pass, while junior fullback Tim Lutgens (Greenwich, N.Y.)
added 76 yards on the ground.
SC held the Seahawks (0-1) to just 170 yards of total offense including only 93 yards rushing.
Sylvia opened the scoring with a 60-yard run with 10:04 left in the first quarter, then scored on an 11-yard rush with 13:50 left in the second. Four-and-a-half-minutes later, junior quarterback Mike Judge (Chatham, N.J.)
hit Domurat with a 45-yard bomb to make it 21-0. In the third quarter, Sylvia punched in his third TD, scoring from the one-yard line with 12:27 remaining, then raced 20 yards for his fourth score with 4:45 left in the game.
Head Coach Mike DeLong
Michael C. “Mike” DeLong ’74
enters his 31st season as a head football coach in the fall of 2012. He enters his 29th year at Springfield College alone. For the past 28 years, he has been the head coach at Springfield, his alma mater. Mike had also been the head coach at Maine Maritime in Castine, Maine in 1979 and 1980. Read more
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