NEW BRITAIN, Conn. – Rob Hollomon rushed for three touchdowns, and Central Connecticut State took the lead for good in the fourth quarter and held off St. Francis (Pa.) 32-30 in a Northeast Conference game on Saturday afternoon.
Hollomon, who also caught two passes for 80 yards, finished with 207 yards rushing on 24 carries for the Blue Devils (2-6, 2-3).
They who boosted their advantage to 32-23 when Nick SanGiacomo completed a 73-yard touchdown pass to Anthony Julbes, his only catch of the day.
Though not enough, Saint Francis (3-6, 2-4) answered on its next play from scrimmage when John Kelly found Franklyn Williamson open for a 61-yard touchdown that cut the lead to 32-30.
SanGiacomo completed 8 of 14 passes for 212 yards to lead the Blue Devils to their third consecutive game of 30-plus points.
Keion Wade led St. Francis with 129 yards rushing and two touchdowns.