Villanova beats James Madison 27-0

October 17, 2009 4:24:56 PM PDT
Chris Whitney threw for three touchdowns and Villanova beat James Madison 27-0 on Saturday. Whitney was 11 of 16 for 93 yards and rushed for 97 yards on 18 carries as the Wildcats (6-1, 3-1 Colonial Athletic Association) defeated the Dukes for the fist time in four meetings.

Matt Szczur, who had four receptions for 53 yards, had a career-high two touchdown catches.

Villanova rushed for 225 yards and controlled possession for 33:38 compared to 26:22 by James Madison.

Fred Maldonado had 11 tackles, including 11/2 for loss and a fumble recovery for the Wildcats.

Villanova scored on two fumbles in the second quarter as Szczur caught a 30-yard score with 6:16 left and Yako kicked a 32-yard field goal with left 1:42 in the half.

Justin Thorpe was 13 of 32 for 144 yards to lead the Dukes (2-4, 0-3).

Follow Action News on Twitter

Get Action News on your website

Follow Action News on Facebook

Click here to get the latest Philadelphia news and headlines from across the Delaware and Lehigh valleys.


Load Comments