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Central ConnecticutBlue DevilsCCSU
2-3, 1-0 Conf
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2-3, 0-1 Conf

CCSU forces 5 TOs, beats Sacred Heart 26-15 in a NEC opener

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Drew Jean-Guillaume accounted for two touchdowns, and Central Connecticut State forced five turnovers and beat Sacred Heart 26-15 on Saturday in a Northeast Conference opener.

Jean-Guillaume ran for a 6-yard score and caught a 70-yard touchdown pass from Jake Dolegala to help the Blue Devils build a 16-3 halftime lead. Cameron Nash finished with 157 yards rushing on 21 carries for CCSU (2-3, 1-0).

Kevin Duke scored on a 13-yard run to pull Sacred Heart (2-3, 0-1) to 19-9 early in the fourth quarter. The Blue Devils then drove 85 yards, but were stopped on fourth-and-goal from the 1.

Jarrod Cann grabbed his second interception of the game four plays later and returned it 50 yards into the end zone and CCSU led 26-9.

Duke threw two touchdown passes, but was intercepted three times and fumbled twice.

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2018 Northeast Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Duquesne0-03-1
Sacred Heart0-02-0
Bryant0-02-1
Central Connecticut0-01-2
Robert Morris0-01-2
St Francis (PA)0-01-2
Wagner0-01-2