Scores

Final

Delaware 34

(7-5, 4-4 CAA)

Villanova 35

(6-5, 5-3 CAA)

3:30 PM ET, November 23, 2013

PPL PARK, PHILADELPHIA, PA

1 2 3 4 T
DEL 14 0 20 034
VILL 3 6 3 2335

Top Performers

Passing: J. Robertson (VILL) - 252 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: J. Robertson (VILL) - 31 CAR, 165 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: M. Johnson (DEL) - 8 REC, 127 YDS, 2 TD

Villanova 23-point rally tops Delaware 35-34

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- John Robertson led the rally on Saturday as Villanova scored 23 unanswered points over eight minutes capped by Mark Hamilton's game-winning 24-yard field goal with a second to play in a 35-34 victory over Delaware at PPL Park.

With the comeback win, Villanova takes the Blue Trophy and ends Delaware's post-season hopes.

Robertson was 19 of 28 for 252 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran 31 times for 165 yards and a touchdown. Villanova (6-5, 5-3 Colonial Athletic Association) dominated Delaware for 335 yards rushing, 34 first downs and 626 yards of total offense.

The Wildcats trailed 34-12 in the fourth quarter when Robertson found Joe Price for back-to-back touchdowns and Gary Underwood for a third. Villanova recovered Hamilton's onside kick with 1:45 left.

Trent Hurley was 19 of 26 for 231 yards for Delaware (7-5, 4-4). Michael Johnson finished with eight receptions for 127 yards and two touchdowns.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DEL
VILL
1st Downs1834
Total Yards390626
Passing244291
Rushing146335
Penalties6-516-79
3rd Down Conversions6-143-11
4th Down Conversions0-01-1
Turnovers01
Possession26:4733:13

Passing Leaders

DelawareC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hurley19/262318.920
VillanovaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Robertson19/282529.031

Rushing Leaders

DelawareCARYDSAVGTDLG
Harrison45914.8150
Pierce13513.9111
VillanovaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Robertson311655.3117
Monangai12836.9020

Receiving Leaders

DelawareRECYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson812715.9237
Pierce34816.0024
VillanovaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Price510320.6250
Livers66310.5016

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERDELVILL
TD12:11Michael Johnson 12 Yd Pass From Trent Hurley (Sean Baner Kick) 70
TD07:02Trent Hurley 13 Yd Pass From Rob Jones (Sean Baner Kick) 140
FG03:25Mark Hamilton 32 Yd 143
SECOND QUARTERDELVILL
TD12:13John Robertson 6 Yd Run (Pat Blocked) 149
THIRD QUARTERDELVILL
TD10:54Jerel Harrison 8 Yd Run (Sean Baner Kick) 219
FG07:36Mark Hamilton 28 Yd 2112
TD05:16Michael Johnson 22 Yd Pass From Trent Hurley (Sean Baner Kick) 2812
TD01:24Andrew Pierce 10 Yd Run (Pat Blocked) 3412
FOURTH QUARTERDELVILL
TD08:01Joe Price 11 Yd Pass From John Robertson (Mark Hamilton Kick) 3419
TD03:17Joe Price 21 Yd Pass From John Robertson (Mark Hamilton Kick) 3426
TD01:45Gary Underwood 25 Yd Pass From John Robertson (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed) 3432
FG00:01Mark Hamilton 24 Yd 3435