Scores

Final

Villanova 24

(0-2, 0-2 away)

Fordham 27

(2-0, 2-0 home)

6:00 PM ET, September 7, 2013

Coffey Field, Bronx, NY

1 2 3 4 T
VILL 7 14 3 024
FOR 7 10 3 727

Top Performers

Passing: J. Robertson (VILL) - 164 YDS

Rushing: M. Nebrich (FOR) - 20 CAR, 102 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: S. Ajala (FOR) - 7 REC, 68 YDS

Fordham rallies to beat Villanova 27-24

Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Michael Nebrich scored his second touchdown of the day on a 4-yard run in the fourth quarter and Fordham rallied to beat Villanova 27-24 on Saturday.

Nebrich, who also scored in the first quarter, ran for 102 yards on 20 carries to help the Rams (2-0) erase a 21-17 deficit with two second-half scores. Michael Marando kicked a 25-yard field goal to cap a 65-yard drive and Nebrich put the finishing touches on a 17-play, 96-yard drive.

Nebrich was 26 of 35 for 190 yards passing. Sam Ajala caught seven balls for 68 yards and Carlton Koonce rushed for 83 yards and a touchdown. The Rams defense held the Wildcats (0-2) to 168 yards rushing.

John Robertson threw for 164 yards and ran for two scores. Kevin Monangai added 81 yards rushing for Villanova (0-2), which lost five fumbles.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
VILL
FOR
1st Downs1625
Total Yards332363
Passing164190
Rushing168173
Penalties1-105-28
3rd Down Conversions3-912-19
4th Down Conversions1-10-0
Turnovers52
Possession21:4538:15

Passing Leaders

VillanovaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Robertson12/211647.800
FordhamC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Nebrich26/351905.401

Rushing Leaders

VillanovaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Monangai9819.0057
Abdur-Rahman5326.4016
FordhamCARYDSAVGTDLG
Nebrich201025.1221
Koonce22833.8127

Receiving Leaders

VillanovaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Abdur-Rahman35117.0033
Price34916.3028
FordhamRECYDSAVGTDLG
Ajala7689.7015
Jones9566.2014

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERVILLFOR
TD10:01Michael Nebrich 19 Yd Run (Michael Marando Kick) 07
TD02:50John Robertson 5 Yd Run (Mark Hamilton Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERVILLFOR
TD13:02Carlton Koonce 4 Yd Run (Michael Marando Kick) 714
TD11:42John Robertson 1 Yd Run (Mark Hamilton Kick) 1414
TD08:21Jerry Miles 46 Yd Interception Return (Mark Hamilton Kick) 2114
FG03:44Michael Marando 34 Yd 2117
THIRD QUARTERVILLFOR
FG11:52Mark Hamilton 31 Yd 2417
FG09:21Michael Marando 25 Yd 2420
FOURTH QUARTERVILLFOR
TD10:44Michael Nebrich 4 Yd Run (Michael Marando Kick) 2427