CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Anthony Chiccitt accounted for all three Robert Morris touchdowns and the Colonials held off Southeast Missouri State 21-20 on Saturday.
Southeast Missouri State (4-5, 3-1 Big South-OVC Association) crossed midfield on its last possession but couldn't convert on fourth-and-19 with eight seconds left.
Chiccitt bulled into the endzone from the 2-yard line and then tossed a 51-yard touchdown pass to Noah Robinson, both in the first quarter for Robert Morris (3-6, 1-3). Chiccitt added a go-ahead 4-yard TD pass to Chaese Jackson that capped the scoring with 2:19 remaining in the third quarter.
Chiccitt completed 20 of 33 passes for 232 yards. Robinson finished with 11 catches for 167 yards.
Bryce Norman scored on a 46-yard fumble recovery for Robert Morris, giving the Redhawks a 17-14 lead midway through the second quarter.
Patrick Heitert was 14-of-33 passing for 144 yards and threw a touchdown pass for the Redhawks. Geno Hess added 150 yards rushing on 20 carries.
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