Towson Runs Away From UNH, 44-28

Towson, Md. — Terrance West rushed for 238 yards and three touchdowns as Towson defeated New Hampshire 44-28 Saturday.

Towson (6-0, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association) ran up a whopping 731 yards in total offense, as the Tigers came back from a 20-3 first quarter deficit to run away with the conference matchup.

New Hampshire (1-3, 0-1) put up three touchdowns in the first quarter, including a 29-yard touchdown pass from wide receiver Jared Allison to Harold Spears, but the Wildcats didn’t score again until late in the fourth quarter when the outcome was no longer in doubt.

Andy Vailas and Nico Steriti both rushed for TDs for New Hampshire.

Boston College 48, Army 27

Boston — Andre Williams rushed for a career-high 263 yards and tied a school record by running for five touchdowns to lead Boston College (3-2) over Army (2-4).

The game was played after the Department of Defense announced that football games involving service academies could be played while the partial government shutdown is in effect.

Williams entered the game as the Atlantic Coast Conference rushing leader with 515 yards and 128.8 per game, then built on that with the best performance of his career.

Bowling Green 28, UMass 7

Bowling Green, Ohio — Matt Johnson passed for 167 yards and three touchdowns to lead Bowling Green (5-1, 3-0 MAC) over Massachusetts (0-5, 0-1).

Maine 62, Delaware 28

Orono, Maine — Marcus Wasilewski threw three touchdown passes and Maine (5-1, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association) scored early and often, racking up more than 600 yards of total offense in a mauling of Delaware.

Amherst 37, Middlebury 15

Amherst, Mass. — Amherst scored 28 points on five Middlebury turnovers as the Jeffs (3-0) picked up a win over the pass-happy Panthers (2-1).

Middlebury quarterback McCallum Foote tied an NCAA record with 84 pass attempts. His 54 completions set a program record, while falling two shy of the Division III mark. Racking up a personal-best 459 yards through the air, Foote also set a career-high with his five interceptions.

Norwich 20, Becker 9

Northfield, Vt. — Mike Cavanaugh, Al Georgio and James-Dana Milan ran for touchdowns as Norwich (2-2, 1-0 ECFC) earned a Homecoming win over Becker (1-3, 0-1).

Husson 34, Castleton 3

Bangor, Maine — The Castleton offense scored on its first possession of the day, but allowed 34 unanswered points in a loss to Husson.

The Spartans struggled to get in a rhythm as they totaled just 191 yards, with 181 coming through the air. Tyler Higley went 13-for-28 for 156 yards with one interception.

Westfield St 31, Plymouth St. 0

Holderness, n.h. — Tim Rich completed 11-of-13 passes for 245 yards and a touchdown, leading Westfield State (3-1, 2-0 MASCAC) over Plymouth State (1-4, 0-3), the Owls’ first win over the Panthers in 11 meetings.

Ivy League

Princeton 53, Columbia 7

Princeton, n.j. — Quinn Epperly scored six touchdowns and amassed 326 total yards to lead Princeton (2-1, 1-0 Ivy League) to over Columbia (0-3, 0-1) in the Ivy opener for both schools.

Epperly, who garnered four of those touchdowns through the air, threw for a total of 272 yards, completing 16 of 25 attempts. Roman Wilson pulled in nine of Epperly’s passes for 144 yards and three touchdowns.

Harvard 41, Holy Cross 35 (3 ot)

Worcester, Mass. — Paul Stanton rushed for a 17-yard game-winning touchdown to help Harvard edge Holy Cross n a triple-overtime thriller Saturday.

The teams exchanged touchdowns in the first two overtimes. Mike Fess caught his second score of the day from Peter Pujals before Harvard’s Conner Hempel responded with a touchdown pass to Tyler Ott. Stanton scored from one yard out on the next series, but the Crusaders (2-4) answered with a 5-yard touchdown by Kalif Raymond.

The Crimson (3-0) got the ball after a missed field goal and scored three plays later as Stanton ran around the left tackle and up the middle for the game-winner.

Pujals finished with 345 yards and four touchdowns, with one of those coming on a 20-yard connection to Jon Smith for a 21-14 lead late in regulation.

Colgate 41, Cornell 20

Ithaca, n.y. — Jimmy DeCicco rushed for 146 yards and two touchdowns to lead Colgate (1-4) over Cornell (1-2).

Cornell’s Jeff Mathews threw for 351 yards and two scores, but both of his interceptions were returned for touchdowns. Mathews also became the Ivy League’s all-time leader with 9,303 passing yards, eclipsing the previous record of 9,294, held by Brown’s James Perry.

Yale 24, Cal Poly 10

San Luis Obispo, Calif. — Henry Furman passed for 199 yards and two touchdowns as Yale (3-0) rallied from a 10-7 halftime deficit.

Furman was 19 of 33, connecting with tight end Keith Coty and wide receiver Chris Smith for two Bulldog touchdowns. Running back Tyler Varga had 26 carries for 114 yards.

Brown 31, Rhode Island 14

Providence, r.i. — John Spooney ran for two touchdowns and Brown handled Rhode Island in the 98th battle for the Governor’s Cup.

Brown (2-1) earned its third straight win against the Rams (2-4), who played their 1,000th game in program history.