WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Jarrell Cooper carried the ball just once, but it was for a 28-yard touchdown as William & Mary defeated Rhode Island 20-0 Saturday night.
William & Mary (3-1, 1-0 Colonial Athletic Association) had two big offensive plays. Cooper's run, and a 49-yard touchdown pass from Michael Graham to Bo Revell, his only reception, gave the Tribe a 14-0 halftime lead. Graham finished 13 of 20 for 155 yards.
John Carpenter added field goals of 20 and 33 yards.
Rhode Island (1-3, 1-2) threatened once in the fourth quarter, driving to the 2-yard line before Luke Rhodes and Mike Reilly stopped Justin Semmes for no gain to kill the Rams' 11-play, 45-yard drive, their longest of the night.
The Rams' Dylan Smith missed a 47-yard field goal in the second quarter, the only time the Rams crossed into Tribe territory in the first half.
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