Flyers 23, Colonials 12

CORAOPOLIS, Pa. (AP) -- Scott Horcher returned an interception for a touchdown and Matt Swartz kicked three field goals to lead Dayton to a 23-12 road win over Robert Morris on Saturday.

Dayton (1-0) opened the scoring with a seven-play, 74-yard drive that was capped by Kevin Hoyng's 1-yard quarterback sneak with 5:38 left in the first quarter.

Robert Morris (0-1) countered with a 62-yard touchdown pass from Erik Cwalinski to Mario Hines with 1:44 left in the first quarter, but the extra point attempt failed.

Dayton scored three times in the second quarter on field goals of 35, 27, and 40 yards by Swartz, and took a 16-6 lead into intermission.

Robert Morris cut Dayton's lead to 16-12 with a 15-play, 88-yard drive, which concluded with 10:02 left in the game. Rion Listhrop capped the message with a 2-yard touchdown run.

Horcher ended Robert Morris' comeback with a 27-yard return for a touchdown of an intercepted pass with 7:40 left.

Hoyng rushed for 73 yards on 15 carries. He also completed 14 of 36 passes for 120 yards.

Cwalinski completed 18 of 39 passes for 236 yards and a touchdown, but was intercepted once and sacked five times.