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William & Mary stuns UNH

Elijah Brooks ran for 135 yards and four touchdowns yesterday as William & Mary handed New Hampshire, the nation's top-ranked team in Division 1-AA, its first loss of the season, 42-10, in Williamsburg, Va.

Brooks had touchdowns of 7, 1, 15, and 4 yards.

No. 17 William & Mary (3-2, 1-1 Atlantic 10) jumped ahead when Stephen Cason returned a kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter. Josh Lustig caught a 9-yard pass from Mike Potts for a touchdown in the second quarter, and Brooks took care of the rest.

UNH (4-1, 2-1) scored all of its points in the second quarter, with a 5-yard run by John McCoy for a touchdown and a 33-yard field goal from Connor McCormick.

UNH's Ricky Santos completed 33 of 56 passes for 324 yards and two interceptions. David Ball had 116 yards on six catches.

Potts went 11 for 19 with 127 yards and no interceptions.

Towson 23, Rhode Island 14 -- Andrae Brown's two touchdowns, including an end-around in the second quarter, led the Tigers in South Kingstown, R.I.

Brown's end-around from the URI 14 tied the score at 7, after Rams quarterback Jayson Davis opened the scoring on a keeper from 8 yards in the first quarter.

Calvin Poole's 1-yard touchdown run put URI (3-3, 1-2) ahead, 14-10, in the third quarter, after Towson's Ron Halbruner kicked a 30-yard field goal.

Towson (4-2, 2-2) reclaimed the lead for good with 1:17 left in the third quarter when Tigers quarterback Sean Schaefer hit Brown with a 14-yard strike, making it 16-14.

James Madison 38, Maine 2 -- Justin Rascati threw for 163 yards and two touchdowns and L.C. Baker returned a punt 57 yards for a touchdown as the fifth-ranked Dukes (4-1, 2-0) rolled at home.

Rascati finished 13 for 15 and connected on touchdown passes of 7 yards to Sean Connaghan and 13 yards to Casime Harris.

Maine (2-3, 0-2) got its only score from a safety in the fourth quarter. Ron Whitcomb finished 18 of 28 for 168 yards.

Hofstra 10, Delaware 6 -- Dennis Davis scored on a 4-yard run late in the third quarter, and the Pride held on in Newark, Del.

The 13th-ranked Blue Hens (3-2, 0-2) had a chance to score when they drove 63 yards to pick up a first down on the 4-yard line with 1:16 remaining. But Hofstra (3-2, 1-1) forced Delaware quarterback Sonny Riccio into four straight incompletions.

Richmond 38, Villanova 20 -- Stacy Tutt connected on a 5-yard pass to Matt Hale early in the fourth quarter to give the host Spiders (2-3, 2-1) the lead, and they scored following a pair of turnovers to beat the Wildcats (2-3, 1-2).

Hale's touchdown capped an 87-yard drive in which Tutt connected on 6 of 7 passes for 70 yards.

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