Sports update, football vs. Wesleyan, 11/13/99


Saturday, November 13, 1999

FABRIZIO LEADS TRINITY FOOTBALL 
TO WIN OVER WESLEYAN

Hartford, CT - Freshman tailback Brian Fabrizio (Norwell, MA) gained 223
all-purpose yards and scored a pair of touchdowns to lead the Trinity
College Bantams to a 26-12 win over the visiting Wesleyan University
Cardinals in New England Small College Athletic Conference football action
this afternoon.  Trinity, which finishes season record at 5-3, recorded its
18th winning season in the past 19 years.  Wesleyan also finishes at 5-3.
	 Wesleyan scored first on the first play of the second quarter as
senior quarterback Jake Fay completed a 10-yard touchdown pass to senior
wide receiver Matt Perceval.  Senior kicker Brian Walker missed the first of
his two failed extra-point attempts on the day to make the score 6-0.
Trinity freshman kicker Skip Sullivan (Milton, MA) had a field goal blocked
with 9:20 remaining in the second quarter, but Trinity rallied to score nine
points in the final 1:47 of the first half.  Fabrizio scored on a seven yard
run and Sullivan tied the Trinity record for longest field goal with a
48-yard boot that skipped over the cross bar to give the Bantams a 9-6 lead
at intermission.
	In the third quarter, Trinity senior quarterback Gregg Wysocki (New
Britain, CT) connected on touchdown passes of 35 yards to senior wide
receiver Sean Furey (Winchester, MA) and 65 yards to Fabrizio to extend the
Bantam lead to 23-6 with 8:53 left in the quarter.  Fay threw a 37-yard
touchdown pass to senior wide receiver George Thompson to cut the lead to
23-12 with 3:54 left in the third quarter, but Trinity held the Cardinals
scoreless the rest of the way.  Sullivan made 28-yard field goal in the
fourth quarter to finish the Trinity scoring.
	Trinity gained 414 yards in the game while holding Wesleyan to 257
yards, including a net of (-11) yards rushing.  Fabrizio gained 96 yards on
29 carries and caught eight passes for 127 yards.  Wysocki completed 17 of
27 passes for 275 yards, while Furey caught three passes for 62 yards off
the bench.  Fay completed 21 of 51 passes for 268 yards, as Thompson had
nine receptions for 142 yards and Perceval caught 10 passes for 98 yards for
Wesleyan.  Fay became the all-time touchdown pass leader in the NESCAC with
53, breaking Trinity alum Joe Shield '85's record of 52.
	Trinity sophomore safety Steve Cella (Peabody, MA) picked off two
passes and broke up four others, tying and breaking the Trinity record for
interceptions in a season with nine.  Senior linebacker Brian LaHaie (Silver
Spring, MD) led the Bantams with seven tackles, two for losses, and one
sack.  Senior linebacker Terry Sears had 10 tackles for Wesleyan.
	
Wesleyan (5-3)		0	6	6	0	--	12
Trinity College (5-3)		0	9	14	3	--	26


SCORING
2.	14:56	W- Matt Perceval 10 pass from Jake Fay (Brian Walker kcik
failed)		W6-0
2.	1:47	TC- Brian Fabrizio seven run (Skip Sullivan kick blocked)
6-6
2.	:10 	TC- Sullivan 48 field goal
TC9-6
3.	13:09	TC- Sean Furey 35 pass from Gregg Wysocki (Sullivan kick)
TC16-6
3.	8:53	TC- Fabrizio 65 pass from Wysocki (Sullivan kick)
TC23-6
3. 	3:54	W- George Thompson 37 pass from Fay (Walker kick failed)
TC23-12
4.	10:06	TC- Sullivan 28 field goal
TC26-12

TEAM STATS
						Wesleyan
Trinity
First Downs					16
17
Rushes-yards				27-(-11)
43-139
Passing yards				268				275

Return yards					89
229	
Punts-yards					7-280
5-160
Fumbles-lost					1-1
2-2
Penalties-yards				5-30				8-67

RUSHING
W- Ronald Jacobs 9-23, Larry Woolard 6-9, Matt Perceval 1-4, George Thompson
1-(-5), Jake Fay 10- (-42).
TC- Brian Fabrizio 29-96, David Mogan 6-29, Steve Cella 1-17, Julian Gratry
1-5, Matt Gjerulff 1-1, Gregg Wysocki 5-(-9).
				
PASSING
W- Jake Fay 21-51-2-268.
TC- Gregg Wysocki 17-27-1-275, Brian Fabrizio 0-1-0-0.

RECEIVING
W- George Thompson 9-142, Matt Perceval 10-98, Luke Kephart 1-18, Larry
Woolard 1-10.
TC- Brian Fabrizio 8-127, Sean Furey 3-62, Zachary Costa 3-48, Kevin Waters
2-29, Steve Cella 1-9.

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