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Watkins lifts Villanova over Delaware 29-26

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Connor Watkins scored on a 2-yard run with 1:11 remaining and Villanova rallied to beat Delaware 29-26 on Saturday.

Watkins opened the scoring with a 7-yard run to give Villanova (6-5, 4-4 Colonial Athletic Association) a 7-0 first-quarter lead.

Nick Henderson pulled Delaware (7-4, 4-4) even by quarter's end with a 48-yard scoring strike to Thyrick Pitts. Henderson and Pitts teamed up again for a 7-yard touchdown early in the second quarter but the Blue Hens missed the point-after kick and led 13-7.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: C. Watkins2057
Passing TDs: C. Watkins16
Rushing Yards: T. Ayo-Durojaiye676
Rushing TDs: C. Watkins9
Receiving Yards: J. Hayek810
Receiving TDs: J. Hayek8
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2022
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/2 vs. Lehigh W 45 - 17
9/10 at LIU W 38 - 21
9/17 at Army West Point L 10 - 49
9/24 vs. Monmouth L 42 - 49
10/1 at Maine W 45 - 20
10/15 at Richmond L 10 - 20
10/22 vs. Albany W 31 - 29
10/29 vs. Hampton W 24 - 10
11/5 at Towson L 3 - 27
11/12 at William & Mary L 12 - 45
11/19 vs. Delaware W 29 - 26
Colonial Athletic Association
  Conference Overall
6 William & Mary 7-1 11-1
15 New Hampshire 7-1 9-4
12 Elon 6-2 8-4
13 Richmond 6-2 9-4
Rhode Island 5-3 7-4
23 Delaware 4-4 8-5
Towson 4-4 6-5
Villanova 4-4 6-5
Monmouth 3-5 5-6
Albany 2-6 3-8
Maine 2-6 2-9
Hampton 1-7 4-7
Stony Brook 1-7 2-9
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4143 (52)
Passing Yards: 2057 (81)
Rushing Yards: 2086 (28)
Points per game: 26.3 (58)
Yards per game: 376.6 (53)
Touchdowns: 36 (50)
Field Goals: 10 (56)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4386 (67)
Passing Yards: 2113 (22)
Rushing Yards: 2273 (102)
Points per game: 28.5 (66)
Yards per game: 398.7 (76)
Touchdowns: 39 (69)
Field Goals: 9 (49)
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