Scores

Final

Cent Conn St 10

(0-3, 0-2 away)

New Hampshire 43

(2-1, 1-0 home)

12:00 PM ET, September 15, 2012

Cowell Stadium, DURHAM, NH

1 2 3 4 T
CCSU 3 0 0 710
UNH 13 10 7 1343

Top Performers

Passing: A. Vailas (UNH) - 122 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: J. Owens (UNH) - 11 CAR, 91 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: D. Baker (CCSU) - 5 REC, 73 YDS

New Hampshire 43, CCSU 10

Associated Press

DURHAM, N.H. -- Andy Vailas threw a touchdown pass and ran for another in the first half of New Hampshire's 43-10 home win over Central Connecticut State on Saturday.

Vailas, who finished with 122 yards passing on 14-of-20 attempts in his first collegiate start, opened scoring with a 5-yard touchdown run. Then, after Jared Allison scored from 30-yards out to help the Wildcats (2-1) jump ahead 13-3, Vailas connected with Harold Spears on a 1-yard touchdown to put the game away.

From there, the Wildcats rushing attack took over, adding three more touchdowns.

New Hampshire outgained CCSU (0-3) 459-234 yards despite running four less plays.

Nico Steriti, Jimmy Owens and Chris Setian led the Wildcats' ground game with 104, 91 and 81 yards, respectively. The trio has combined for 512 yards and seven touchdowns on 83 carries.

New Hampshire has beaten CCSU seven-straight times, with the closest margin of victory at 13 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CCSU
UNH
1st Downs1519
Total Yards234459
Passing113128
Rushing121331
Penalties3-215-55
3rd Down Conversions5-197-13
4th Down Conversions2-61-1
Turnovers63
Possession32:5327:07

Passing Leaders

Central Connecticut StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Clements10/21984.703
New HampshireC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Vailas14/201226.110

Rushing Leaders

Central Connecticut StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hollomon18472.6011
Pagan13342.6011
New HampshireCARYDSAVGTDLG
Steriti121048.7052
Owens11918.3248

Receiving Leaders

Central Connecticut StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Baker57314.6032
Bacarella393.007
New HampshireRECYDSAVGTDLG
Harris66711.2042
Orlando5367.2012

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCCSUUNH
TD10:54Andy Vailas 5 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 06
FG03:43Juan Duque 33 Yd 36
TD01:58Jared Allison 30 Yd Run (Mike Macarthur Kick) 313
SECOND QUARTERCCSUUNH
TD11:58Harold Spears 1 Yd Pass From Andy Vailas (Mike Macarthur Kick) 320
FG00:00Mike MacArthur 28 Yd 323
THIRD QUARTERCCSUUNH
TD10:29Jimmy Owens 5 Yd Run (Mike Macarthur Kick) 330
FOURTH QUARTERCCSUUNH
TD14:22Chris Setian 28 Yd Run (Mike Macarthur Kick) 337
TD12:59Jimmy Owens 6 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 343
TD01:08David Rose 38 Yd Fumble Return (Juan Duque Kick) 1043