ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - Sept. 22 - Nationally ranked Nassau Community College converted three Erie Community College turnovers into touchdowns Saturday at Jim Ball Stadium. The Lions, ranked seventh in the NJCAA, returned three interceptions for touchdowns as they handed the Kats a 27-7 loss in Northeast Football Conference play.
Nassau (4-0) had interception returns of 55, 66 and 98 yards for scores. Erie CC threw four interceptions and lost a fumble in the contest.
Erie CC was led by sophomore wide receiver Shayon Headley (Tampa, Fla./Lakewood) who had a career-high eight receptions for 122 yards. Headley caught a 53-yard pass from freshman Will Robinson (Weequahic, N.J./Weequahic) in the fourth quarter to bring the Kats within seven, 14-7.
Erie CC (1-3, 0-2 NEFC) will play Hudson Valley CC Sept. 29 in Troy, N.Y.
Nassau 0 7 7 13 --27
Erie CC 0 0 0 7 --7
2Q - NCC - Antoine Johnson 66 interception return (Tyler Simon kick), 13:09
3Q - NCC - Marc Mauro 98 interception return (Simon kick), 9:27
4Q - ECC - Will Robinson 53 pass to Shayon Headley (Tyler Blackburn kick), 12:23
4Q - NCC - Mauro 55 interception return (kick failed), 7:41
4Q - NCC - Louis Johnson 1 run (John Scelfo kick), 1:13