Scores

Final

Delaware 34

(4-4, 2-3 CAA)

Rhode Island 38

(2-5, 1-3 CAA)

12:30 PM ET, October 22, 2011

Meade Stadium, Kingston, RI

1 2 3 4 T
DEL 0 18 3 1334
URI 8 10 3 1738

Top Performers

Passing: R. Bentsen (URI) - 278 YDS, 3 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: D. Johnson (ASP) - 15 CAR, 122 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: A. Baskerville (URI) - 7 REC, 147 YDS, 1 TD

Rhode Island 38, Delaware 34

Associated Press

KINGSTON, R.I. -- Robert Bentsen threw three touchdown passes as Rhode Island beat Delaware 38-34 on Saturday for the first time since 2002.

Anthony Baskerville had a career-high 147 yards receiving and a touchdown. Brandon Johnson-Farrell had 100 yards receiving and two touchdowns for Rhode Island (2-5, 1/3 Colonial Athletic Association).

Both teams held leads in the first half, which ended in an 18-18 tie. Rhode Island grabbed the lead for good at 28-21 on Johnson-Farrell's second score of the day, a 13-yard touchdown pass from Bentsen with 14:47 to play in the game. Deontray Johnson, who rushed for 122 yards, scored on a 12-yard run to give the Rams their largest lead at 35-21 with 11:21 remaining in the game.

Tim Donnelly, who passed for 194 yards for Delaware (4-4, 2-3), threw his second touchdown pass of the game, a 36-yarder to Rob Jones, as time expired for the final margin.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DEL
URI
1st Downs1921
Total Yards320484
Passing241278
Rushing79206
Penalties6-504-47
3rd Down Conversions6-165-14
4th Down Conversions1-11-1
Turnovers34
Possession29:4530:15

Passing Leaders

DelawareC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Donnelly16/271947.221
Rhode IslandC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Bentsen18/332788.432

Rushing Leaders

DelawareCARYDSAVGTDLG
Pierce22803.6220
Sasek591.806
Rhode IslandCARYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson151228.1160
Hurd13483.7029

Receiving Leaders

DelawareRECYDSAVGTDLG
White69015.0133
Jones57314.6136
Rhode IslandRECYDSAVGTDLG
Baskerville714721.0173
Johnson-Farrell610016.7231

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERDELURI
TD10:16Anthony Baskerville 73 Yd Pass From Robert Bentsen (Robert Bentsen Run For Two-Point Conversion) 08
SECOND QUARTERDELURI
FG11:10Sean Baner 47 Yd 38
TD09:45Andrew Pierce 13 Yd Run (Trevor Sasek Pass To Andrew Pierce For Two-Point Conversion) 118
TD04:58Brandon Johnson-Farrell 2 Yd Pass From Robert Bentsen (Louis Feinstein Kick) 1115
TD01:48Nihja White 33 Yd Pass From Tim Donnelly (Sean Baner Kick) 1815
FG00:05Louis Feinstein 45 Yd 1818
THIRD QUARTERDELURI
FG10:31Louis Feinstein 41 Yd 1821
FG01:11Sean Baner 22 Yd 2121
FOURTH QUARTERDELURI
TD14:47Brandon Johnson-Farrell 13 Yd Pass From Robert Bentsen (Louis Feinstein Kick) 2128
TD11:21Deontray Johnson 12 Yd Run (Louis Feinstein Kick) 2135
TD08:06Andrew Pierce 2 Yd Run (Sean Baner Kick) 2835
FG01:19Louis Feinstein 39 Yd 2838
TD00:00Rob Jones 36 Yd Pass From Tim Donnelly 3438