Scores

Final

Delaware 12

(6-5, 4-4 CAA)

Villanova 30

(10-1, 7-1 CAA)

3:30 PM ET, November 21, 2009

Villanova Stadium, Philadelphia, PA

1 2 3 4 T
DEL 0 3 3 612
VILL 10 10 7 330

Top Performers

Passing: P. Devlin (DEL) - 407 YDS, 1 TD, 3 INT

Rushing: C. Whitney (VILL) - 15 CAR, 138 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: P. Thaxton (DEL) - 11 REC, 121 YDS

Villanova 30, Delaware 12

Associated Press

VILLANOVA, Pa. -- Chris Whitney rushed for a touchdown and totaled 206 yards of offense to lead Villanova to a 30-12 win over Delaware on Saturday.

Whitney rushed for 138 yards, including a 9-yard touchdown run, on 15 carries. He also went 9-for-14 passing for 68 yards.

Nick Yako kicked field goals of 32, 45 and 34 yards for the Wildcats (10-1, 7-1 Colonial Athletic Association).

The Wildcats built a 20-3 halftime lead and didn't allow the Blue Hens (6-5, 4-4) into the end zone until the fourth quarter when Pat Devlin threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Niha White.

Devlin went 42-for-58 with 407 yards passing with three interceptions. Phillip Thaxton caught 11 passes for 121 yards and Mark Duncan had 10 catches for 114 yards.

Jon Striefsky connected on field goals of 39 and 24 yards for the Blue Hens.

Delaware outgained the Wildcats in total yards 452-343.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DEL
VILL
1st Downs2516
Total Yards452343
Passing40768
Rushing45275
Penalties2-203-14
3rd Down Conversions9-164-11
4th Down Conversions1-31-2
Turnovers32
Possession31:1928:41

Passing Leaders

DelawareC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Devlin42/584077.013
VillanovaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Whitney9/14684.900

Rushing Leaders

DelawareCARYDSAVGTDLG
Butler11242.207
Hayes7213.006
VillanovaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Whitney151389.2133
Szczur10757.5136

Receiving Leaders

DelawareRECYDSAVGTDLG
Thaxton1112111.0043
Duncan1011411.4023
VillanovaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Szczur3237.7014
Harvey3196.3012

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERDELVILL
FG10:03Nick Yako 32 Yd 03
TD01:59Chris Whitney 9 Yd Run (Nick Yako Kick) 010
SECOND QUARTERDELVILL
FG08:42Jon Striefsky 39 Yd 310
TD05:39Angelo Babbaro 2 Yd Run (Nick Yako Kick) 317
FG01:47Nick Yako 45 Yd 320
THIRD QUARTERDELVILL
FG08:00Jon Striefsky 24 Yd 620
TD06:25Matt Szczur 3 Yd Run (Nick Yako Kick) 627
FOURTH QUARTERDELVILL
FG07:57Nick Yako 34 Yd 630
TD04:43Nihja White 4 Yd Pass From Pat Devlin (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed) 1230