Scores

Final

Rhode Island 20

(1-3, 0-2 CAA)

Hofstra 23

(1-2, 1-0 null)

1:00 PM ET, September 20, 2008

1 2 3 4 T
URI 7 0 0 1320
HOF 0 9 0 1423

Top Performers

Passing: C. Christopher (HOF) - 265 YDS

Rushing: B. Jackolski (STON) - 13 CAR, 144 YDS

Receiving: S. Leonard (URI) - 4 REC, 118 YDS

Hofstra 23, Rhode Island 20

Associated Press

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Roger Williams kicked a 38-yard field goal with 3 seconds left to give Hofstra a 23-20 win over Rhode Island on Saturday.

Rhode Island (1-3, 0-2 Colonial Athletic Association) tied the score with 47 seconds to play when Anthony Ferrer ran in his second touchdown from a yard out and Louis Feinstein missed the extra point attempt.

Rams quarterback Derek Cassidy was 18-for-32 with two interceptions and one touchdown, a 2-yard pass to Ferrer.

Brock Jackolski rushed 13 times for 144 yards for the Pride (1-2, 1-0). His longest run covered 64 yards. Everette Benjamin had nine carries for 44 yards and a touchdown.

Hofstra quarterback Cory Christopher completed 25 of 33 passes for 265 yards. He also gained 97 yards on 22 attempts and scored on a 1-yard run with 8:21 left. Hofstra took a 17-14 lead after Christopher passed to Aaron Weaver for the two-point conversion.

Williams increased the lead to 20-14 with 33-yard field goal with 3:27 left.

Rhode Island took a 7-0 lead less than two minutes into the game when Jimmy Hughes scored on a 37-yard run and Feinstein kicked the extra point.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
URI
HOF
1st Downs1525
Total Yards341476
Passing248265
Rushing93211
Penalties4-306-60
3rd Down Conversions3-125-15
4th Down Conversions1-10-2
Turnovers31
Possession22:3837:22

Passing Leaders

Rhode IslandC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Cassidy18/322487.812
HofstraC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Christopher25/332658.000

Rushing Leaders

Rhode IslandCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hughes11494.5137
Ferrer3258.3121
HofstraCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jackolski1314411.1064
Christopher22492.2125

Receiving Leaders

Rhode IslandRECYDSAVGTDLG
Leonard411829.5046
Johnson-Farrell7679.6024
HofstraRECYDSAVGTDLG
Nelson99210.2025
Weaver8769.5015

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERURIHOF
TD13:10Jimmy Hughes 37 Yd Run (Louis Feinstein Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERURIHOF
FG05:31Brian Hanly 21 Yd 73
TD04:06Everette Benjamin 6 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 79
FOURTH QUARTERURIHOF
TD13:59Anthony Ferrer 2 Yd Pass From Derek Cassidy (Louis Feinstein Kick) 149
TD08:21Cory Christopher 1 Yd Run (Cory Christopher Pass To Aaron Weaver For Two-Point Conversion) 1417
FG03:27Roger Williams 33 Yd 1420
TD00:47Anthony Ferrer 1 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 2020
FG00:03Roger Williams 38 Yd 2023