Brown Rallies Previous Bryant with Extra time Win to Open 2022 Season

September 17, 2022

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Chip DeLorenzo



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Sport Recap: Soccer |

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senior captain Allen Smith walked into the endzone in double time beyond regulation to elevate the Brown Bears (1-0, 0-0 Ivy League) to a 44-38 come-from-behind win over the Bryant Bulldogs (0-3, 0-0 Massive South) within the 2022 season-opener Saturday at Richard Gouse Subject at Brown Stadium.
The win marked Brown’s first time beyond regulation victory since a 2016 dwelling win over the Cornell Massive Pink.
“I am actually happy with our gamers, to play your first sport in opposition to a very wonderful soccer program, one we have now immense respect for, it was an unimaginable soccer sport and nice to see us end it,” stated head coach James Perry ’00. “A variety of onerous work goes into with the ability to pull that off they usually did. We’ll actually take pleasure in this win right this moment and be again tomorrow ensuring we’re getting fitter and stronger because the season goes on.”
The Bears received on the board first as Christopher Maron nailed a 39-yard subject aim with 2:48 to play within the opening quarter for a 3-0 lead. On the following kickoff, Bryant’s Anthony Frederick broke free for a 100-yard kickoff return landing to place the Bulldogs forward, 7-3.
The Bulldogs prolonged the result in 10-3 as Ethan Gettman hit a 26-yard subject aim with 1:59 remaining within the second quarter. The Bryant scoring drive was kickstarted with an interception by Joe Andreessen that gave the Bulldogs a primary and aim alternative.
Bryant and Brown traded touchdowns to open the second quarter as Jihad Edmond caught a 40-yard landing go from Zevi Eckhaus lower than 4 minutes into the second half.
Brown’s response got here from operating again Jordan DeLucia, who ripped off a 50-yard run for the Bears’ first landing of the 2022 season.
Frederick pushed Bryant’s lead again to 14 with a 24-yard landing reception with 5:15 remaining within the third quarter.
The Bears discovered an offensive rhythm in the direction of the top of the third body and Hayes Sutton opened the fourth quarter with a 39-yard reception and rating to convey Brown again inside a possession.
Harrison Ochs jumped the route and intercepted an Eckhaus go on Bryant’s subsequent possession to place the Brown offense again on the sphere with a brief subject. After shifting backwards on the primary two performs, quarterback Jake Willcox hit Graham Walker within the endzone for a 30-yard rating. Maron’s further level was blocked to maintain the Bulldogs forward, 24-23.
Cooper DeVeau picked off an Eckhaus go to place Brown’s offense again on the sphere, however the Bears have been compelled to punt with 7:30 remaining in regulation.
Ryan Clark punched in a one-yard landing rush and the Bulldogs added the additional level to go forward 31-23 with 2:40 remaining.
Brown’s closing drive in regulation was kickstarted by a 33-yard reception from Walker to place the Bears within the purple zone. From there, Smith took the direct snap from the one-yard line and dove into the top zone to chop Bryant’s result in two.
Willcox rifled a go to Wes Rockett on the two-point conversion to even the rating at 31-31 with simply 42 seconds to play within the fourth quarter.
The Bulldogs gained the time beyond regulation coin toss and deferred to ship the Brown offense onto the sphere first. On a 3rd and eight from the 23-yard line, Willcox discovered Walker down the appropriate sideline and the receiver high-pointed the ball for his second rating of the sport. Maron’s kick was good to offer Brown its first lead for the reason that opening quarter.
Bryant responded in time beyond regulation as Eckhaus discovered AC White for a 25-yard landing. Gettman’s kick despatched the sport to double time beyond regulation.
With Bryant beginning on offense, the Bears protection discovered themselves in a 3rd and 1 scenario. DeVeau broke up a go to the endzone on third down and on the following play, the Bears stuffed Clark for no achieve to maintain the Bulldogs off the board.
Going through a 3rd and 14, Willcox rolled to his proper and located open house for a 23-yard rush for a Bears first down. An unsportsmanlike conduct penalty in opposition to Jayvis Rayside put the Bears in a primary and aim scenario on the Bryant 3-yard line.
Smith misplaced a yard on the primary down rush earlier than strolling into the endzone untouched on second down to offer the Bears the thrilling victory.

  • Willcox completed the sport 26-for-39 within the air for 356 yards and three touchdowns.
  • DeLucia led Brown rushers with 77 yards over eight carries, bolstered by the 50-yard landing rush.
  • Walker led Brown receivers with eight receptions for 116 yards together with a career-high two touchdowns. Rockett completed with 4 receptions for 69 yards.
  • The Bears completed the sport with 30 first downs in comparison with 21 for the Bulldogs. Brown additionally completed with 505 whole yards in comparison with 452 for Bryant.

Brown hosts Harvard (1-0, 0-0 Ivy League) subsequent Saturday (Sept. 24) at Richard Gouse Subject at Brown Stadium within the Ivy opener. Subsequent Saturday’s sport is scheduled to start at 12:30 p.m. and can broadcast on NESNPlus. Click on right here to buy tickets.  

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