MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) Jack Cook threw for 238 yards and two scores and Sean Prophit ran for 120 yards and Dayton held off Robert Morris 34-31 on Saturday.
The Flyers (2-0) built a 27-17 lead when Cook completed a 4-yard pass to Adam Trautman with 3:31 left in the third. Robert Morris (0-3) reduced its margin to three when Alijah Jackson ran it in from 20 yards with a minute left in the quarter. Early in the fourth, Cook threw a 20-yard score to Ryan Skibinski. The Colonials closed the scoring when George Martin threw a 5-yard TD to Eric Sherkel with 6:33 remaining.
Dayton fumbled the ball on its own 35-yard line on its next possession. Robert Morris got to Dayton's 22-yard line when Martin completed a pass to Jackson, which resulted in a loss of 4 yards. On third-and-14, Nate Obringer sacked Martin for a 9-yard loss. Then, on fourth-and-23 at the Flyers 35, Tim Simon intercepted Martin and returned it 64 yards to Robert Morris' 21 and the Flyers killed the clock to end it.