Scores

Final

Rhode Island 9

(0-3, 0-1 CAA)

Delaware 38

(3-0, 2-0 CAA)

3:30 PM ET, September 15, 2007

1 2 3 4 T
URI 2 0 0 79
DEL 7 14 14 338

Top Performers

Passing: J. Flacco (DEL) - 337 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: J. Casey (URI) - 18 CAR, 97 YDS

Receiving: A. Love (DEL) - 10 REC, 137 YDS, 1 TD

Delaware 38, Rhode Island 9

Associated Press

NEWARK, Del. (AP) -- Joe Flacco threw for 337 yards and three touchdowns to lead Delaware to a 38-9 victory over Rhode Island on Saturday.

Aaron Love had 10 catches for 137 yards and a touchdown for Delaware (3-0, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association). Mark Duncan caught six passes for 109 yards and a touchdown.

Joe Casey ran 97 yards on 18 carries for Rhode Island (0-3, 0-1). The Rams' only other score was an 8-yard touchdown run by Joe Bellini with 49 seconds left.

Five minutes into the game, the Rams fumbled a pitch on their own 11. Aaron Walters recovered the loose ball in the end zone to give the Hens a 7-0 lead.

Flacco was called for intentional grounding after throwing out of the end zone, making the score 7-2.

Omar Cuff ran in his 12th touchdown this year after Walter Blair intercepted a Rams' pass at their 16. Thirty-three seconds and four plays later, the Hens scored again when Love caught a 15-yard pass with under two minutes left in the first half.

At halftime, the Hens were up 21-2 after two more Rams' turnovers led to a pair of Delaware touchdowns.

In the third quarter, Flacco threw two more touchdowns to Duncan and Mark Mackey. Jon Striefsky kicked a 22-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to make it 38-9.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
URI
DEL
1st Downs1920
Total Yards266434
Passing79337
Rushing18797
Penalties7-508-86
3rd Down Conversions0-00-0
4th Down Conversions0-00-0
Turnovers31
Possession32:1927:41

Passing Leaders

Rhode IslandC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Cassidy4/13403.102
DelawareC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Flacco25/393378.630

Rushing Leaders

Rhode IslandCARYDSAVGTDLG
Casey18975.400
Allen55711.400
DelawareCARYDSAVGTDLG
Cuff14564.010
Thaxton6254.200

Receiving Leaders

Rhode IslandRECYDSAVGTDLG
Scott22110.500
Leonard22010.000
DelawareRECYDSAVGTDLG
Love1013713.710
Duncan610918.210

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERURIDEL
TD09:49Anthony Walters Recovered Fumble In End Zone (Jon Striefsky Kick) 07
SF04:29- Team Tackled By In End Zone 27
SECOND QUARTERURIDEL
TD05:56Omar Cuff 2 Yd Run (Jon Striefsky Kick) 214
TD01:53Aaron Love 15 Yd Pass From Joe Flacco (Jon Striefsky Kick) 221
THIRD QUARTERURIDEL
TD10:41Mark Duncan 13 Yd Pass From Joe Flacco (Jon Striefsky Kick) 228
TD03:14Mark Mackey 2 Yd Pass From Joe Flacco (Jon Striefsky Kick) 235
FOURTH QUARTERURIDEL
FG12:11Jon Striefsky 22 Yd 238
TD00:49Joe Bellini 8 Yd Run (Pedro Belinchon Kick) 938