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Rhode IslandRamsURI
0-7, 0-4 Conf
24
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DelawareBlue HensDEL
5-2, 2-2 Conf

Delaware 47, Rhode Island 24

NEWARK, Del. -- Andrew Pierce rushed for two touchdowns and caught another as Delaware defeated Rhode Island 47-24 Saturday, handing the Rams their 7th straight loss.

After Jeff Williams' sack of Rhode Island's Bob Bentsen in the end zone gave the Blue Hens (5-2, 2-2 Colonial Athletic Association) a 12-7 lead, Pierce ran one in from 6 yards out to push the lead to 19-7. Williams finished with four tackles for loss.

Pierce then caught a 5-yard touchdown pass from Tim Donnelly to put Delaware ahead for good, 26-7.

Donnelly completed 19-of-27 passes for 191 yards while Pierce finished with 141 yards on 18 carries.

Bentsen paced Rhode Island (0-7, 0-4) with 167 passing yards but was sacked three times.

The Rams posted 271 yards of offense, compared to 471 for Delaware, and only converted 3-of-12 third-down attempts.

Delaware snapped a two-game losing streak after starting the season with four straight wins.

NCAAF News

2015 Colonial Athletic Association Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Richmond6-210-4
James Madison6-29-3
William & Mary6-29-4
Towson5-37-4
New Hampshire5-37-5
Villanova5-36-5
Stony Brook3-55-5
Delaware3-54-7
Elon3-54-7
Maine3-53-8
Albany2-63-8
Rhode Island1-71-10