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Mike Nebrich, Chase Edmonds help Fordham beat Lafayette 42-18


NEW YORK — Mike Nebrich threw three touchdown passes in a 3:38 span late in the second quarter and Chase Edmonds ran for 187 yards and two scores to help Fordham beat Lafayette 42-18 on Friday night.

The Rams (5-1, 2-0 Patriot League) have won four straight following a 50-6 loss at Villanova, also beating Rhode Island, Columbia and Holy Cross.

Nebrich was 23 of 32 for 287 yards. Edmonds scored on runs of 44 and 8 yards and completed a pass to Dan Light for a 2-point conversion. The freshman has rushed for 910 yards in six games. He's averaging 151.7 yards a game and 7.1 a carry.

In the second-quarter spree, Nebrich threw touchdown passes of 9 yards to Sam Ajala, 24 to Tebucky Jones, and 58 to Brian Wetzel to make it 31-3. Wetzel finished with six catches for 115 yards, and Jones had seven receptions for 85 yards.

Blake Searfoss was 18 of 32 for 190 yards and two touchdowns for Lafayette (2-3, 0-1). He threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to Mike Duncan with 6 seconds left in the first half to cut it to 31-10, and a 14-yarder to Brain Keller late in the third to make it 31-18.

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