Villanova blew out Georgia State in the Dome as expected, and New Hampshire escaped the battle of the North. James Madison wasn't as fortunate however as their comeback fell short against Richmond. The latest CAA standings are below and game recaps are at the bottom.
|William & Mary||1-3||.250||1-1||0-2||L1||2-5||.286||1-2||1-3||L1|
Note: William & Mary was not in action this past weekend.
Richmond 35, James Madison 29
The Dukes rallied late but couldn't complete the comeback on the road at Richmond, losing their first CAA game of the year. Richmond led 35-16 with just 7 minutes to play before Michael Birdsong hit DeAndre Smith for a touchdown. One their next possession Birdsong would run it in with 35 seconds to play to cut the lead to 6. The Dukes would even recover the onside kick but ran out of time trying to score in desperation.
Delaware 47, Rhode Island 24
Poor Rhody couldn't come at a better time for the reeling Blue Hens as Delaware won a game for the first time in 3 weeks behind Andrew Pierce who rushed for a season-high 141 yards and three touchdowns in the rout.
Old Dominion 31, Towson 20
Old Dominion raced out to a 10-0 lead and pushed its lead to as big as 31-6 en route to a 31-20 victory at Towson Saturday night. Taylor Heinicke rushed for 2 scores and threw for another as he posted more than 300 yards of total offense yet again.
New Hampshire 28, Maine 21
The Brice-Cowell Musket stayed with New Hampshire after Sean Goldrich through for all 4 Wildcats' touchdowns to go along with 283 yards passing as UNH stunned Maine 28-21 in this fierce regional rivalry. Goldrich was making his first start since the 2nd week of the season.