Mocs fall to New Hampshire 35-30
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - Sean Goldrich passed for two touchdowns and ran for another as top-seeded New Hampshire survived several scares before pulling away in the fourth quarter for a 35-30 win over Chattanooga on Friday night in an FCS playoff quarterfinal.
R.J. Harris had 172 receiving yards and a pair of touchdowns, taking a screen pass 61 yards with 11:04 remaining for New Hampshire's second touchdown in a span of 2 minutes, 19 seconds.
The two quick scores allowed the Wildcats (12-1) to finally pull away and advance to the national semifinals for the second straight year.
New Hampshire also reached 12 wins for the first time in school history despite being outplayed by the Mocs (10-4) for the first three quarters.
Chattanooga finished with 566 yards of offense to New Hampshire's 329 - 121 of which came during the Wildcats' rally in the fourth quarter.