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Old Dominion Defeats Albany-NY 31-17 - Recap

The Monarchs were Week 1 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Great Danes by a score of 31-17 at Foreman Field.

Old Dominion won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the -23.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 52.5.

Ray Lawry rushed for 44 yards, while Gemonta Jackson added 29 yards in the win. Jonathan Duhart and Jeremy Cox added 97 and 43 receiving yards respectively.

Karl Mofor rushed for 99 yards for Albany-NY, while Kendall Rodgers Jr. added 26 yards. Will Brunson threw for 160 yards for the Great Danes, while receivers Jerod Diggs and Anthony Manzo-Lewis had 62 and 46 yards respectively.

Albany-NY was outgained by Old Dominion 285-275 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 18-15 by the Great Danes.

The time of possession battle favored Albany-NY as their offense was on the field for 33:52, longer than the 26:08 of their opponents.