NCAA Game Summary - Central Michigan at Boston College|
(Saturday, October 31st)
Final Score: Boston College 31, Central Michigan 10
Chestnut Hill, MA (Sports Network) - Montel Harris rushed for 136 yards and
two touchdowns to lead the Boston College Eagles to a 31-10 victory over the
Central Michigan Chippewas in a non-conference battle at Alumni Stadium.
Dave Shinskie threw for 262 yards and one touchdown for Boston College (6-3),
while Rich Gunnell collected eight passes for 134 yards and one score in the
As for the Chippewas (7-2), they were paced by Dan LeFevour, but the
quarterback had a rough day, throwing for only 152 yards, and was intercepted
once in the loss.
After a scoreless first quarter the Chippewas got on the scoreboard first with
a 34-yard field goal by Andrew Aguila.
However, the Eagles responded in the final minute of the first half, as Harris
scored on a three-yard run.
Boston College extended its lead to 14-3 on its first drive of the third
quarter, as Shinskie connected with Gunnell for a 41-yard touchdown pass.
The Eagles continued to pull away in the third frame when Harris scored on
another three-yard run, and Steve Aponavicius added an 18-yard field goal.
A 28-yard interception return for a touchdown by Luke Kuechly pushed the
Eagles advantage to 31-3.
The Chippewas finally found the end zone in the final seconds of regulation,
as Ryan Radcliff scored on an 11-yard run. However, it was far too late for
Central Michigan to mount a legitimate comeback.
10/31 19:11:04 ET