Scores

Final

Hofstra 25

(3-6, 2-4 away)

New Hampshire 45

(8-1, 3-1 home)

12:00 PM ET, November 1, 2008

Cowell Stadium, Durham, NH

1 2 3 4 T
HOF 3 6 0 1625
UNH 7 14 3 2145

Top Performers

Passing: R. Toman (UNH) - 140 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: R. Simpson (UNH) - 16 CAR, 131 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: C. Dennis (HOF) - 8 REC, 75 YDS

New Hampshire 45, Hofstra 25

Associated Press

DURHAM, N.H. -- John Clements and Dino Vasso had two interception returns for touchdowns and two other players had two touchdown receptions each as the University of New Hampshire beat Hofstra, 45-25, on Saturday.

New Hampshire (7-1, 4-1 Colonial Athletic Association) had 207 interception return yards to win its third consecutive game. Hofstra (3-6, 1-4 CAA) lost for the third time in as many weeks.

Hofstra's Luke Bonus caused and recovered a UNH fumble to set up a 45-yard field goal by Roger Williams that gave the Pride a 3-0 lead in the first quarter.

Clements later intercepted the ball at the Hofstra 47 and raced along the sideline to the end zone to give New Hampshire a 7-3 lead in the first quarter.

New Hampshire's Robert Simpson finished the game with 16 carries for 131 yards and 2 TDs to lead all rushers on the day, while R.J. Toman completed 14 of 24 passes for 140 yards and a pair of TDs.

Hofstra's Aaron Weaver recorded 305 all-purpose yards, including a school record 254 kick return yards.

Hofstra led the way with 339 yards of total offense, compared to New Hampshire's 278.

Hofstra capitalized on a UNH fumble caused and recovered by the Pride's Luke Bonus to set up a 45-yard field goal by Roger Williams to take a 3-0 lead at 12:46 of the first quarter

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HOF
UNH
1st Downs2412
Total Yards339278
Passing190140
Rushing149138
Penalties9-805-42
3rd Down Conversions10-183-10
4th Down Conversions3-40-2
Turnovers72
Possession42:0717:53

Passing Leaders

HofstraC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Probst24/431904.415
New HampshireC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Toman14/241405.821

Rushing Leaders

HofstraCARYDSAVGTDLG
Benjamin16734.6115
Probst13524.0011
New HampshireCARYDSAVGTDLG
Simpson161318.2258
Jellison382.704

Receiving Leaders

HofstraRECYDSAVGTDLG
Dennis8759.4021
Weaver7324.606
New HampshireRECYDSAVGTDLG
Boyle47017.5051
Fox7415.9027

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERHOFUNH
FG12:46Roger Williams 45 Yd 30
TD04:46John Clements 47 Yd Interception Return (Tom Bishop Kick) 37
SECOND QUARTERHOFUNH
TD11:49Scott Sicko 11 Yd Pass From R.J. Toman (Tom Bishop Kick) 314
TD05:55Everette Benjamin 10 Yd Pass From Steve Probst (Pat Failed) 914
TD03:07Scott Sicko 9 Yd Pass From R.J. Toman (Tom Bishop Kick) 921
THIRD QUARTERHOFUNH
FG00:29Tom Bishop 27 Yd 924
FOURTH QUARTERHOFUNH
TD11:22Robert Simpson 3 Yd Run (Tom Bishop Kick) 931
TD08:44Aaron Weaver 1 Yd Run (Steve Probst Pass To Everette Benjamin For Two-Point Conversion) 1731
TD08:06Robert Simpson 58 Yd Run (Tom Bishop Kick) 1738
TD04:51Dino Vasso 66 Yd Interception Return (Tom Bishop Kick) 1745
TD00:42Everette Benjamin 1 Yd Run (Steve Probst Pass To Aaron Weaver For Two-Point Conversion) 2545