Fri, Aug/31 Final
Football
14 Albright
48 vs Salisbury
Sat, Sep/15 Final
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0 Kean
28 vs Salisbury
Sat, Sep/22 Final
Football
7 TCNJ
38 vs Salisbury
Sat, Sep/29 Final
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42 Salisbury
0 at Wm. Paterson
Sat, Oct/06 Final - OT
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27 Salisbury
24 at Chris. Newport
Sat, Oct/13 Final
Football
15 Montclair St.
17 vs Salisbury
Sat, Oct/20 Final
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33 Salisbury
0 at Southern Virginia
Sat, Oct/27 Final
Football
45 No. 25 Salisbury
7 at Rowan
Sat, Nov/03 Final - OT
Football
19 Wesley
13 vs Salisbury
Sat, Nov/10 Final - OT
Football
35 Salisbury
38 at Frostburg State
Sat, Nov/17 Final
Football
14 Alfred
7 vs Salisbury
Fri, Sep/06 Final
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63 Salisbury
28 at Albright
Sat, Sep/14 Final
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19 Wis.-Oshkosh
24 vs Salisbury
Sat, Oct/05 Final
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27 Salisbury
24 at Montclair St.
Sat, Oct/12 Final
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38 Wesley
45 vs Salisbury
Sat, Oct/19 Final
Football
7 Rowan
38 vs Salisbury
Sat, Oct/26 Final
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65 Salisbury
16 at Kean
Sat, Nov/02 Final
Football
0 Chris. Newport
51 vs Salisbury
Sat, Nov/09 Final
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62 Salisbury
20 at TCNJ
Sat, Nov/16 Final
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42 Salisbury
13 at Wm. Paterson
Sat, Nov/23 Final
Football
0 Maritime (N.Y.)
83 vs Salisbury
Sat, Nov/30 Final
Football
41 Union (N.Y.)
62 vs Salisbury
Sat, Dec/07 Final
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24 Muhlenberg
8 vs Salisbury
Sat, Mar/13 Final
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32 Salisbury
30 at Wesley
Sun, Mar/21 Final
Football
5 Chris. Newport
30 vs Salisbury
Sun, Mar/28 Cancelled
Football
Kean
vs Salisbury
Fri, Sep/03 Final
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56 Salisbury
14 at Albright
Sat, Sep/11 Final
Football
31 Wis.-Whitewater
14 vs Salisbury
Sat, Sep/25 Final
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14 Western New Eng.
40 vs Salisbury
Sat, Oct/02 Final
Football
27 Salisbury
7 at Montclair St.
Sat, Oct/16 Final
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24 Salisbury
7 at Rowan
Sat, Oct/23 Final
Football
6 Kean
38 vs Salisbury
Sat, Oct/30 Final
Football
84 Salisbury
14 at Chris. Newport
Sat, Nov/06 Final
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23 TCNJ
37 vs Salisbury
Sat, Nov/13 Final
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7 Wm. Paterson
38 vs Salisbury
Sat, Nov/20 Final
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45 Johns Hopkins
20 vs Salisbury
Fri, Sep/02 Final
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0 Albright
49 vs Salisbury
Sat, Sep/10 Final
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21 Salisbury
35 at Stevenson
Sat, Sep/17 Final
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14 Ave Maria
42 vs Salisbury
Sat, Sep/24 Final
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35 Salisbury
0 at Western New Eng.
Sat, Oct/01 Final
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7 Montclair St.
30 vs Salisbury
Sat, Oct/08 Final
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23 Salisbury
0 at Wm. Paterson
Sat, Oct/22 Final
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70 Salisbury
17 at TCNJ
Sat, Oct/29 Final
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23 Rowan
28 vs Salisbury
Sat, Nov/05 Final
Football
32 Salisbury
17 at Kean
Sat, Nov/12 Final
Football
33 Chris. Newport
36 vs Salisbury
Sat, Nov/19 Final
Football
0 Salisbury
51 at Mount Union
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Football rolls to 63-28 win in opener over Albright

Football rolls to 63-28 win in opener over Albright

READING, Pa. - The Salisbury University football team opened the 2019 season with a 63-28 win over the Albright Lions on Friday.

THE RUNDOWN

Final Score: Salisbury 63, Albright 28
Records: Salisbury (1-0) | Albright (0-1)
Location: Gene Shirk Stadium - Reading, Pa. 

BOX SCORE

HOW IT HAPPENED

First Quarter

  • After a 49-yard run by Michael Fowler on the opening play of the game, Mike-Ryan Mofor scampered for an 18-yard touchdown run to cap off a three-play, 76-yard drive 1:03 into the game.
  • Two plays into Albright's opening possession, Noah Zentz forced a Malik Bootman fumble which was recovered by Patrick Bernardo.
  • One play later, Mofor tallied his second touchdown of the game on a 31-yard touchdown run.
  • Later in the first quarter, Sam Pagella intercepted Albight's Todd Shelley to give Salisbury the ball deep in Salisbury territory.
  • On the ensuing drive on a 4th-and-4 play, Jack Navitsky found a wide open Hunter Cleaver in the end zone for a 19-yard touchdown pass to put Salisbury up 21-0 with three minutes left in the first.

Second Quarter

  • Albright scored first to open the quarter on a two-yard touchdown pass from Jimmy Lahay to Mike Jordan to cut the Salisbury lead to 21-7.
  • Back-to-back touchdowns by Damien King, including a 49-yard touchdown reception following a Derrick Wright interception extended the Salisbury lead to 35-7 with 8:12 to go in the first half.
  • Mofor notched his third touchdown of the first half after he broke several tackles at the line of scrimmage and made his way down the sideline for a 49-yard touchdown run to put Salisbury up 42-7 with 5:34 left in the half.
  • Albright would cut their deficit to 42-13 right before halftime on a six-yard touchdown catch by Bootman.

Third Quarter

  • Albright scored first in the second half on a touchdown catch of 17 yards by Mike Jordan. Albright converted the two-point try to trail Salisbury, 42-21.
  • Salisbury wouldn't find the end zone again until Navitsky found King for their second touchdown connection of the night, this time for 16 yards with 3:48 left in the quarter.
  • On the next Albright drive, Sean Carroll intercepted Lahay and returned the ball 35 yards for a touchdown to put Salisbury up 56-21.

Fourth Quarter

  • Hopeton Mair tallied Salisbury's fifth rushing touchdown of the game on a 45-yard run to open the final frame to extend Salisbury's lead to 63-21.
  • Albright got a late touchdown on a 64-yard reception by Jordan to Todd Shelley but Salisbury would run the clock out to seal the win.

GAME NOTES

  • Salisbury gained 488 yards of total offense. The Sea Gulls gained 360 yards on the ground and 128 through the air.
  • Salisbury won the turnover battle, causing four Albright turnovers. The Salisbury defense caused three of their four turnovers in the first half.
  • Mike-Ryan Mofor and Damien King each tallied three touchdowns. Mofor carried the ball 10 times for 132 yards while King recorded two touchdown receptions and a rushing score.
  • Jack Navitsky went 5-of-8 for 112 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Patrick Bernardo and Xavier Harkum paced the Salisbury defense with seven tackles a piece. Harkum added two pass breakups.
  • Sean Carroll had five tackles, two pass breakups and a 35-yard interception return for a touchdown.
  • Sam Pagella and Robert Jadick each registered five tackles. Pagella secured an interception in the first quarter.
  • The Salisbury defense got to the Albright quarterbacks four times, led by Sam Pavlick who collected a pair of sacks.
  • Bert Schrecongost went a perfect 9-for-9 in his extra-point attempts.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • Salisbury improved their record to 6-3 all-time against Albright and 16-5 overall in season openers under head coach Sherman Wood.
  • Sean Carroll's pick-six was the first of his collegiate career.
  • Four different Salisbury rushers gained for over 50 yards (Mofor, Mair, King, Michael Fowler).

UP NEXT

  • Salisbury welcomes the UW-Oshkosh Titans to Sea Gull Stadium for their 2019 home opener on Saturday, Sept. 14.
  • Kickoff is set for noon.
  • It will be Youth Day at Saturday's games.
  • Live stats, video and audio will be available for the game.