UMass Rallies Back For 26-22 Win At Northeastern

Steve Baylark now has 1,058 yards this season.

Steve Baylark now has 1,058 yards this season.

Nov. 6, 2004

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Postgame Notes
UMass 26, Northeastern 22

Steve Baylark continued to move up UMass' career rushing lists. He now stands fifth in career yards with 2235 and is sixth in career carries with 486.

* Baylark went over the 1,000 yard mark for the second year in a row an now has 1,058 heading into the final game vs. Hofstra on Nov. 20.

* Baylark went over the 100-yard plateau for the fourth game in a row on a career-long 49-yard run early in the fourth quarter. Baylark piled up his 11th career 100-yard game with 181 yards on 29 carries. Baylark also had his eighth rushing TD of the season and 18th of his career in the fourth quarter on a 1-yard run.

Jason Peebler continued to add to his third all-time total of career catches with three in the game to give him 115 in his career. Peebler is second all-time in career yards with 2,234 and second in touchdowns with 25 after his 23-yard grab in the second quarter.

• Quarterback Tim Day continued to add to his season totals which rank among the all-time best in UMass history. His passing yardage total of 2,137 is the fifth the best single-season. He is also fifth on the single-season list in completions with 172; fourth in passing TD's in a season with 19 and eighth in pass attempts in a season with 295.

• UMass has now won 18 of the last 19 games in the series with Northeastern and eight of the last nine at Parsons Field.

Rich Demers had his second rushing touchdown of the season to put UMass ahead 20-19 in the third quarter.

Brandon London hauled in his third touchdown of the season to open the scoring, from five yards out.

• UMass had its best day on kickoff returns, bringing back six kicks for 143 yards. Lorenzo Perry had two returns for 59 yards and Bryan Smith had four for 84.



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