VILLANOVA, Pa. - John Robertson had 259 total yards and accounted for two touchdowns and Villanova defeated Stony Brook 35-6 Saturday.
The Wildcats (1-2, 1-0 Colonial Athletic Association) scored on three consecutive drives to open the second quarter. Robertson threw to Clay Horne for a 43-yard touchdown, and then rushed for a 2-yard TD to put the Wildcats up 21-0 at half.
Robertson was 9 of 12 for 140 yards, and rushed 20 times for 119 yards.
Stony Brook (1-2, 1-1) had just two offensive series in the second quarter.
The Wildcats concluded a 28-point run when Joe Sarnese recovered a fumble and returned it 36 yards for a touchdown midway through the third quarter.
Lyle Negron led the Seawolves to their only score, a 4-yard touchdown pass to Malcolm Eugene at 5:45 to play in the fourth quarter.
Monmouth 21, Holy Cross 14: In Worcester, Mass., he rushing duo of Julian Hayes and Kwabena Asante ran in two touchdowns to give Monmouth its first win of the season.
Hayes and Asante both rushed for over 100 yards - Hayes for 130 and Asante for 118 - marking the second game in a row where both achieved triple-digit numbers in the same game. The pair had over 20 carries and a touchdown each.
Brandon Hill's touchdown pass gave the Hawks (1-3) a 7-0 lead with less than a minute left in the first half.
Pete Pujals completed two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter to cut a 21-0 lead to within seven points and avoid a shutout for the Crusaders (1-3).
Penn 27, Lafayette 21: The Quakers withstood 14 points by Lafayette in the fourth quarter to hold on and win its season opener in Philadelphia. Billy Ragone was 21 for 28 for 218 yards and two touchdowns.
Lehigh 29, Princeton 28: The Tigers and coach Bob Surace, a Millville native, could not hold on after taking a 22-3 halftime lead. Lehigh's Brandon Bialkowski was 42 for 57 for 430 yards and two touchdowns. Princeton runing back Di Andre Atwater had 111 yards.
Maryland 37, West Virginia 0: In Baltimore, A.J. Hendy scored on a 28-yard interception return and recovered two fumbles as unbeaten Maryland forced six turnovers in a surprisingly easy victory.
Off to their best start since 2001, the Terrapins (4-0) led 30-0 at halftime after limiting the Mountaineers (2-2) to two first downs and picking off two passes. C.J. Brown rushed for a touchdown and passed for a score.
to help Maryland end a seven-game losing streak against its border rivals. It was the Terrapins' most lopsided win in the series since a 54-7 blowout in 1951.
Maryland gets a bye next weekend before opening their final Atlantic Coast Conference season at Florida State.
Brown and the offense played well, but the defense did most of the damage. Not only did Hendy score, but Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil picked off a pass near the West Virginia goal line to set up another touchdown.