ORONO, Maine -- Adam Farkes threw four first-half touchdown passes to lead Maine to a 28-13 victory over Stony Brook on Saturday night.
Farkes completed 12 of 22 passes for 148 yards and four scores, including a 31-yard strike to wide receiver Tyrell Jones with 1:21 left in the first half that gave the Black Bears (2-1) an 18-point halftime cushion.
Farkes also hooked up with Jones on a 30-yard TD toss in the first quarter to tie the game at 7, completed a 26-yard touchdown throw to tight end Derek Buttles in the second quarter and found Landis Williams on a 3-yard scoring pass in the second.
Jones finished with three catches for 73 yards and his first two career touchdowns catches.
Jhamal Fluellen complemented Maine's passing attack with 108 rushing yards on 17 carries.
Stony Brook (1-2) grabbed a 7-0 lead on its first possession when Dayne Hoffman completed a 4-yard touchdown pass to Melaquan Saffold. However, Maine scored on its next two possessions to take the lead for good.
Hoffman was 19-for-38 for 199 yards. He also had two interceptions.
Maine held Stony Brook to 271 total yards, including only 72 on the ground.