AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- Steve Baylark ran for 187 yards and two
touchdowns while Tony Nelson added 69 yards and three touchowns
rushing as Massachusetts won its third in a row, 48-7 over William
& Mary on Saturday.
Baylark scored on runs of 23 and 6 yards in the first quarter,
and Nelson scored on runs of 4 and 5 yards in the second quarter as
the Minutemen (4-1, 2-0 Atlantic 10) took a 28-0 halftime lead.
Massachusetts piled up 278 yards rushing and 596 yards of total
offense while limiting the Tribe to 30 yards on the ground and 274
yards of offense overall.
Liam Coen completed 12 of 17 passes for 275 yards, including a
29-yard touchdown pass to J.J. Moore, and Nelson scored on a 2-yard
run in the second half for the Minutemen. Chris Koepplin kicked a
pair of field goals.
William & Mary (1-4, 0-3) averted the shutout late in the third
period on a 35-yard pass from Mike Potts to Joe Nicholas. Potts
finished 27 of 50 for 244 yards.