Poffenbarger, Woodell help keep Albany atop CAA with 38-20 win over Stony Brook
Sun, Nov 12, 2023
NCAAF News (AP)
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) - Reese Poffenbarger threw four touchdown passes, Griffin Woodell rushed for 136 yards and Albany defeated Stony Brook 38-20 on Saturday to remain tied for first place in the Coastal Athletic Association.
No. 25 FCS Albany (8-3, 6-1 CAA) is tied with Villanova, Delaware and Richmond. Albany finishes the regular season on Saturday at home against Monmouth. Delaware plays Villanova next weekend and Richmond faces William and Mary.
Poffenbarger had TD throws of 18 yards to Brevin Easton and 14 yards to Julian Hicks in the second quarter as the Great Danes built a 24-13 halftime lead. He threw 28 yards to Levi Wentz in the third quarter and hit Hicks for a second time, 13 yards for a 38-13 lead in the fourth.
Poffenbarger completed 20 of 28 passes for 247 yards. His second pass of the game was intercepted by Clarens Legagneur and returned 49 yards for a touchdown.
Daron Bryden was 21-of-31 passing for 208 yards for Stony Brook (0-10, 0-8), including a 22-yard pass to Anthony Johnson for the game's final score.
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