NEWARK, Del. (AP) -- Joe Flacco threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to
Robbie Agnone to lead Delaware to a 10-6 win against Hofstra on
The Blue Hens (3-3) also got a 22-yard field goal from Zach
Hobby with 24 seconds left before halftime to take its 10-6 lead
The only points for the Pride (2-4) came on a pair of Rob
Zarrilli field goals, 22 and 34 yards. Zarilli, who has hit
13-of-15 field goal attempts this season, had a 42-yard field goal
attempt blocked in the third quarter.
The Blue Hen defense also stopped Hofstra quarterback Anton
Clarkson for no gain on a fourth-and-one play at the Delaware 27
with 3:24 left in the game.
The Hens' best scoring opportunity in the second half was
stopped at the Hofstra 1-yard line when the Pride's Gian Villante
recovered a fumble with 8:35 left in the game.
Flacco completed 20-of-29 passes for 168 yards with Ben Patrick
having eight receptions for 72 yards. Kervin Michaud added 58 yards
on 15 carries as Delaware finished with 267 total yards.
With the win, the Hens avoided losing three straight home games
for the first time since 1983.
Clarkson completed 16-of-26 passes for 182 yards. Charles
Sullivan had six catches for 78 yards, and Kareem Huggins ran for
58 yards on 10 carries.