Published November 03, 2012
HAMILTON, N.Y. – Gavin McCarney rushed for 288 yards and accounted for five of Colgate's record-tying nine touchdowns while the Raiders set school and Patriot League marks with 755 yards total offense and 531 yards rushing in a 65-41 win Saturday over Lafayette.
McCarney's rushing total on 19 carries was the second-highest in school and league history. He also set the Colgate (6-3, 4-0) record for single-season rushing yards for a quarterback (1,010).
The Raiders, who led 21-0 and maintained a two-touchdown lead, had their first pair of 200-yard rushers in the same game with Jordan McCord adding 203 yards and four scores.
Coming into the game as the nation's leading scorer with 92 points, McCarney ran for three touchdowns, including a 75-yarder, and passed for 224 yards and two scores to set a Colgate record with 512 yards total offense.
The Leopards (5-4, 2-2) had 542 yards total offense.