BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Nick Tronti accounted for threetouchdowns, coach Willie Taggart collected his first win at FloridaAtlantic and the Owls started their season with a 21-17 win overCharlotte in a Conference USA opener.
Trailing 10-0, Tronti broke loose for a 49-yard touchdown runmidway through the third quarter, and then tossed a 25-yardtouchdown pass to Logan Peterson.
The Owls (1-0, 1-0) forced a fumble on the next series, andTronti connected with T.J. Chase on a 16-yard touchdown two playslater.
Tre Harbison III bulled in from the 1 for Charlotte to cap thescoring with 13 minutes left.
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