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Former Sacred Heart running back Keshaudas Spence, the school's career rushing leader, was shot and killed in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, over the weekend.
Eastern Washington quarterback Eric Barriere, Sacred Heart running back Julius Chestnut and VMI receiver Jakob Herres are among the Walter Payton Award finalists highlighting The Associated Press FCS All-America team released Wednesday.
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— Ohio transfer Joe Mischler threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score as Duquesne began its spring season with a 30-27 victory over Sacred Heart on Sunday.
North Dakota State looks to bounce back after a baffling blowout loss, Deion Sanders and Jackson State face the first test of the season, and newly anointed No. 1 James Madison has a chance to prove its ranking.
Nick Bisceglia kicked three field goals, including two in the fourth quarter, and Robert Morris rallied for a 16-14 victory over Sacred Heart on Saturday.
Julius Chestnut scored on fourth-quarter runs of 9 and 40 yards as Sacred Heart came from behind to edge Lehigh 13-6 on Saturday.
Julius Chestnut had 116 yards rushing and two touchdowns and Sacred Heart blasted Wagner in the second half in a 41-7 win on Saturday.
Logan Marchi threw three touchdown passes, Julius Chestnut rushed for a career-high 203 yards and Sacred Heart rallied to beat Bryant 24-17 on Saturday.
Logan Marchi threw two touchdown passes, including the game winner in overtime, and Sacred Heart beat St. Francis (Pa.) 36-33 on Saturday.
Daniel Parr threw a pair of five-yard touchdown passes and Mitch Maczura kicked a pair of field goals as Duquesne stopped Sacred Heart, 20-6, Saturday in a battle of last year's Northeastern Conference co-champions.
Karekin Brooksran for 178 yards and scored four touchdowns and Pennsylvania never trailed in its 38-24 win over Sacred Heart on Saturday.
Danley Exilhomme ran for two touchdowns and Aaron Winchester threw for 275 yards and a score and Central Connecticut beat Sacred Heart 28-3 on Saturday.
Logan Marchi threw six touchdown passes, tying a school record, and Sacred Heart dominated the second half to defeat Lafayette 56-40 on Saturday.
Logan Marchi threw for 316 yards with three touchdowns, Julius Chestnut caught two scoring passes plus rushed for 162 yards and another TD as Sacred Heart walloped Bucknell 30-10 Saturday night.
Jordan Meachum carried 26 times for 119 yards and a third-quarter touchdown to propel Sacred Heart to a 13-7 victory over St. Francis (PA) on Saturday.
Daniel Parr threw a touchdown pass to Kellon Taylor and ran for a score, A.J. Hines rushed for 213 yards and Duquesne held off Sacred Heart 28-24 on Saturday.
Julius Chestnut and Jordan Meachum each rushed for more than 140 yards and Sacred Heart scored five rushing touchdowns to defeat Robert Morris 38-7 on Saturday, pushing its win streak to three games and remaining undefeated atop the Northeast Conference.
Jordan Meachum rushed for a school-record 318 yards and three touchdowns, Julius Chestnut ran for 162 yards and three scores, and Sacred Heart beat Bryant 47-27 on Saturday to remain the only undefeated team in Northeast Conference play.
Kevin Duke threw for 374 yards and three touchdowns as Sacred Heart rallied in the last half and then survived a late Central Connecticut State field goal attempt for a 28-25 victory on Saturday afternoon.
Jared Gerbino ran for two first-quarter touchdowns -- both from a yard out -- and had two TD tosses in three pass attempts to lead Dartmouth to a 42-0 victory over Sacred Heart in the Big Green's final nonconference game of the season on Saturday.
Ryan Glover hit Christian Pearson on a late touchdown pass as Penn rallied to beat Sacred Heart 31-27 on Saturday afternoon.
David Jones returned an interception 48 yards for a touchdown as Cornell scored three times early and went on to defeat Sacred Heart 43-24 Saturday.
Kevin Duke threw for four touchdowns and ran for another as Sacred Heart picked up its first conference win, beating Wagner 41-14 on Saturday night.