McCarney powers Colgate past Georgetown 57-36

Associated Press Published: October 20, 2012
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HAMILTON, New York (AP) — Gavin McCarney accounted for 510 total yards and factored in five touchdowns to power Colgate past Georgetown 57-36 Saturday in Patriot League play.

McCarney completed 22-of-28 passes for 377 yards, for three touchdowns and an interception, and added 133 rushing yards on 15 carries.

Colgate (4-3, 2-0) scored on its opening drive of the game when McCarney found Kevin O'Connell for a 19-yard touchdown. After a missed extra-point, Georgetown's (3-5, 0-2) Kyle Nolan found Kevin Macari for a 25-yard touchdown to take the lead.

On the Raiders' next possession, Nate Bellamy scored on a 47-yard run, and then McCarney converted the 2-point attempt to give Colgate the 14-7 lead. Colgate then scored 20 consecutive points for the 37-14 halftime lead.

Colgate rushed for 107 yards and two scores in the second half as they ran to victory.

Colgate set a school-record with 707 yards of total offense.