California University of Pennsylvania celebrated Senior Day with a 28-14 victory over Seton Hill University in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) on Saturday at Adamson Stadium.
The Vulcans (5-2, 7-3) scored touchdowns in the first, second and third quarters to jump out to a 21-0 lead before the Griffins (2-5, 2-7) cracked the scoreboard.
Cal U regained its three-touchdown advantage before Seton Hill cut the deficit to 14.
Tyson Hill got the Vulcans on the scoreboard with eight seconds left in the first quarter when he pulled in a 45-yard reception from Noah Mitchell and Keaton Hier made the first of four PATs for a 7-0 lead.
Nelson Brown’s one-yard touchdown run at 7:25 of the second quarter extended Cal’s advantage to 14-0 at halftime.
Mitchell threw his second touchdown pass, a 21 yarder to Derrick Caraway at 12:28 of the third quarter, gave the Vulcans a 21-0 lead.
The Griffins got on the scoreboard at 13:06 of the fourth quarter when Prince McCarthy scored on a one-yard run and Hunter Miller made the first of two extra points.
Caraway caught a nine-yard touchdown pass from Mitchell with nine minutes left in the fourth quarter before John Makell pulled in a 37 yarder from Ryan Barabe with 7:19 remaining.
Mitchell was 21 of 41 for 237 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions and Caraway caught seven passes for 75 yards. Hill had four receptions for 70 yards and Brown gained 87 yards on 26 carries.
Laurel Highlands graduate Jimmy Pierce made three tackles (two solo) for California.