Scores

Final

Cent Conn St 7

(1-4, 1-3 away)

Rhode Island 42

(2-3, 1-1 home)

1:00 PM ET, September 28, 2013

Meade Stadium, Kingston, RI

1 2 3 4 T
CCSU 0 0 0 77
URI 14 7 21 042

Top Performers

Passing: B. Bentsen (URI) - 168 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: J. Semmes (URI) - 18 CAR, 114 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: J. Favreau (URI) - 3 REC, 48 YDS, 1 TD

Rhode Island rolls over CCSU, 42-7

Associated Press

KINGSTON, R.I. -- Justin Semmes rushed for more than 100 yards and two touchdowns for Rhode Island to secure a 42-7 victory against Central Connecticut State University Saturday.

Semmes rushed 18 times and picked up the first touchdown of the game and another in the third quarter, finishing with 114 yards for the Rams (2-3). Bob Bentsen threw a pair of touchdown passes in the first two quarters to make the score 21-0 at the half. He completed 11 of 20 passes for 168 yards.

CCSU's Andrew Clements threw a three-yard touchdown pass to Matt Braddock in the fourth quarter, spoiling a Rhode Island shutout with about 10 minutes to play.

Clements passed for 143 yards for the Blue Devils (1-4) but threw three interceptions, including one that was returned 43 yards in the third quarter for a touchdown. Darius Lee led the Blue Devils in rushing with 14 carries for 83 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CCSU
URI
1st Downs1228
Total Yards260448
Passing143168
Rushing117280
Penalties9-775-35
3rd Down Conversions6-155-12
4th Down Conversions1-23-3
Turnovers62
Possession29:1230:48

Passing Leaders

Central Connecticut StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Clements13/241436.013
Rhode IslandC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Bentsen11/201688.421

Rushing Leaders

Central Connecticut StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Lee14835.9024
Hollomon13251.906
Rhode IslandCARYDSAVGTDLG
Semmes181146.3230
Delgado17694.119

Receiving Leaders

Central Connecticut StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Jones15353.0053
Holmes2189.0012
Rhode IslandRECYDSAVGTDLG
Wynn26934.5039
Favreau34816.0124

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCCSUURI
TD07:06Justin Semmes 1 Yd Run (Dylan Smith Kick) 07
TD01:01Andrew Matos 4 Yd Pass From Bob Bentsen (Dylan Smith Kick) 014
SECOND QUARTERCCSUURI
TD03:40Justin Favreau 24 Yd Pass From Bob Bentsen (Dylan Smith Kick) 021
THIRD QUARTERCCSUURI
TD12:36Robbie Delgado 5 Yd Run (Dylan Smith Kick) 028
TD07:02Justin Semmes 5 Yd Run (Dylan Smith Kick) 035
TD06:43Phil Jenkins 43 Yd Interception Return (Dylan Smith Kick) 042
FOURTH QUARTERCCSUURI
TD09:44Matt Braddock 3 Yd Pass From Andrew Clements (Steven Calitri Kick) 742