Lockhart Leads Football To 17-15 Win Over Central Connecticut
Nov. 10, 2001
Stony Brook, N.Y. - Ken Lockhart rushed for 109 yards and a touchdown to lead Stony Brook to a 17-15 win over Central Connecticut Saturday afternoon at Seawolves Field. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Seawolves and improved their record to 2-6 overall, 2-5 in Northeast Conference play while Central Connecticut slipped to 2-7 overall, 2-7 in conference action.
After a scoreless first quarter, Lockhart put the Seawolves ahead with a 25-yard touchdown run to help SB to a 7-0 lead with 1:39 remaining in the first half.
Stony Brook extended the lead to 14-0 when Scott Bard hit Lucas Niskanen on a 28-yard touchdown strike late in the third quarter. Mike Soto then added a 32-yard field goal with 9:56 to play and SB had a commanding 17-0 lead.
Central Connectitcut rallied late to make things interesting. Quarterback Scott Dolch threw two touchdown passes over the final three minutes to get the Blue Devils within 17-15 with :18 to go. CCSU's ensuing onside kick attempt was recovered by Stony Brook's Londre Blocker and SB held on for the win.
Lockhart finished the day with 109 yards on 21 carries. Bard threw for 202 yards on 20-33 passing, his main target being Chris McGovern who hauled in a career-high nine passes for 94 yards. Aden Smith led the Seawolves with 15 tackles.
For CCSU, Clinton Dunston totaled 75 yards on the ground while Dolch connected on 18-of-30 passes for 222 yards and two touchdowns.
Stony Brook is back in action next Saturday when it hosts St. Francis (Pa.) in the 2001 season finale. Kick-off is 12:30 p.m.