LORETTO, Pa. – Myles Russ carried 18 times for 139 yards and Jeff Sinclair threw for three touchdowns as Robert Morris beat St. Francis (Pa.) 35-14 on Saturday.
The Colonials (4-1, 3-0 Northeast Conference) scored 21 straight fourth-quarter points after leading 14-7 at halftime. Sinclair, who was 8-for-17 for 163 yards, hit Paul Evans for a 25-yard touchdown and Anthony Coleman for a 14-yarder. Raphael Johnson's 1-yard touchdown run made it 35-7.
After Josh Keil's 1-yard run gave the Colonials a 7-0 first-quarter lead, a bad snap on a punt by the Red Flash (1-3, 1-1) set Robert Morris up at the St. Francis 9. Sinclair hit T.J. Green for a score on the next play.
St. Francis made it 14-7 on an 8-yard pass from John Kelly to Omar Winston. The Red Flash reached the Robert Morris 3 less than a minute before halftime, but an ineligible receiver penalty and an interception stopped them.