NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Muskett threw for one touchdown and ran for another and Monmouth edged Fordham 26-23 on Saturday.
Juwon Farri rushed for 156 yards and a touchdown for the Hawks (1-1), who got a crucial two points in the third quarter when Justin Terry intercepted a pass on an attempted two-point conversion to push the lead to 23-16.
Nick Null’s first field goal for Monmouth with 13:26 to go made it 26-16.
The Hawks were about to put the game away when Muskett, on a first-and-1 from the 1 was intercepted by James Conway, who returned the ball to the 35. Tim DeMorat cashed in with a 39-yard scoring connection with Dequece Carter with five minutes left.