New Hampshire 29 – Villanova 28
It was starting to look like ‘Nova was the best team in CAA football, but UNH quickly put an end to that thinking. New Hampshire won the battle of the Wildcats in dramatic fashion, scoring a touchdown with just 14 seconds left to put them behind by one. Not content with playing for overtime, UNH decided to end things one way or the other by going for two. A Chris Setian run converted the two-point try and gave New Hampshire their second consecutive victory. Villanova trailed by a touchdown with 5:03 to play in the game, and a furious comeback gave them a seven-point lead before Setian’s heroics.
Maine 34 – William & Mary 20
With ‘Nova’s loss, the Maine Black Bears took over sole possession of first place in the CAA thanks to a big win over the William & Mary Tribe. Black Bears quarterback Marcus Wasilewski passed for 192 yards and two touchdowns to move his team to 6-1 (3-0) on the season. Maine also held W&M to a 3 for 12 third down conversion rate as the Tribe fell to 4-3 (1-2) for the year.
Towson 44 – Albany 17
Maine may be in first place but the Towson Tigers are hot on their heels. The Tigers rushing attack claimed the Albany Great Danes as their latest victim this week, posting 279 yards and four touchdowns on the ground in the blowout win. Junior running back led the way for Towson, racking up 183 yards and a pair of rushing TDs, helping to move his squad to 7-1 (3-1) on the year. The Great Danes continue to flounder as they drop to 1-7 (0-4) in their first season in the CAA.