Maine 19 – Stony Brook 14
The Seawolves gave them some trouble, but the Maine Black Bears remained atop the CAA football standings with a hard-fought 19-14 home victory. After falling behind 13-0, Stony Brook rallied to take a 14-13 lead in the fourth quarter. But Maine quarterback Marcus Wasilewski found wide receiver John Ebeling for a 24-yard touchdown pass in what proved to be the game winner. The Black Bears are now 8-1 (5-0), good for a one-game lead over second place Delaware.
William & Mary 17 – New Hampshire 0
When Rhody faced off against UNH, it looked like the Wildcats offense could not be stopped. Someone apparently forgot to tell the William & Mary Tribe. The W&M defense forced three turnovers en route to a shutout of New Hampshire, snapping the Wildcats’ three-game winning streak. The Tribe turned two of the three turnovers into points as they moved to 6-3 (3-2) on the season.
James Madison 31 – Villanova 21
It’s been an up-and-down season for the Villanova Wildcats. They started their campaign 0-2 before rattling off three straight wins to climb right back into things. But thanks to James Madison, ‘Nova has now lost three consecutive games. The Dukes scored a pair of rushing touchdowns and added a huge pick-six to seal the victory, their third in their last four games. The win improved JMU to 6-3 (3-2) for the year.
Richmond 27 – Albany 10
The Spiders won the battle of the winless CAA football teams, coming up with a big home victory over the Albany Great Danes. Richmond kicker Brandon Jordi booted four field goals on the day, two of them for 40-plus yards. Spiders QB Michael Strauss added a touchdown pass and a successful two-point conversion toss in the win.
Delaware 32 – Towson 31
In the most exciting game in the CAA yesterday, the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens stormed back from 18 points down in the fourth quarter to shock Towson in front of their home crowd. The Tigers led 28-10 entering the final 15 minutes, but Trevor Sasek (starting at quarterback in place of the injured Trent Hurley) threw two touchdown passes and the deciding two-point conversion to complete the epic comeback. The win helps the Blue Hens keep pace with Maine as they moved to 7-2 (4-1) on the season.