Scores

Final

Delaware 7

(2-3, 0-3 away)

Massachusetts 17

(3-2, 2-0 home)

3:30 PM ET, October 4, 2008

1 2 3 4 T
DEL 7 0 0 07
UMASS 7 0 0 1017

Top Performers

Passing: L. Coen (UMASS) - 228 YDS, 1 TD, 3 INT

Rushing: T. Nelson (UMASS) - 23 CAR, 163 YDS

Receiving: J. Horne (UMASS) - 8 REC, 114 YDS, 1 TD

Massachusetts 17, Delaware 7

Associated Press

AMHERST, Mass. -- Armando Cuko kicked a fourth-quarter field goal and Jeromy Miles intercepted a pass to help Massachusetts break a tie and take a 17-7 victory over Delaware in Colonial Athletic Conference action Saturday.

Cuko broke a 7-7 tie when he scored a 38-yard field goal to help UMass take a 10-7 lead. A few minutes later, Miles picked off a Robby Schoenhoft pass and returned it 52 yards to get Massachusetts in a more comfortable zone.

Delaware (2-3, 0-1 CAA) got it's only score in a long first quarter drive when Schoenhoft passed 8 yards to Robbie Agnone.

UMass took the 7-0 lead following the opening kickoff on Liam Coen's 40-yard pass to Jeremy Horne.

UMass saw a couple of chances of breaking the tie in the first half foiled. A second-quarter pass by Coen was intercepted in the end zone by Fred Andrew. And with five seconds left in the half, Armando Cuko's 45-yard field goal attempt sailed wide left.

The Minutemen compiled 301 yards in total offense in the first half, compared to 104 for Delaware. UMass wound up with 459 yards in total offense. Tony Nelson had 163 yards rushing.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DEL
UMASS
1st Downs1024
Total Yards167459
Passing40265
Rushing127194
Penalties8-805-50
3rd Down Conversions5-144-11
4th Down Conversions0-11-2
Turnovers14
Possession30:0429:56

Passing Leaders

DelawareC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Schoenhoft5/15402.711
MassachusettsC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Coen18/322287.113

Rushing Leaders

DelawareCARYDSAVGTDLG
Schoenhoft11575.2017
Smith16513.209
MassachusettsCARYDSAVGTDLG
Nelson231637.1038
Davis6345.7018

Receiving Leaders

DelawareRECYDSAVGTDLG
Agnone22110.5113
Duncan2105.005
MassachusettsRECYDSAVGTDLG
Horne811414.3140
Cruz57615.2029

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERDELUMASS
TD12:52Jeremy Horne 40 Yd Pass From Liam Coen (Armando Cuko Kick) 07
TD03:43Robbie Agnone 8 Yd Pass From Rob Schoenhoft (Jon Striefsky Kick) 77
FOURTH QUARTERDELUMASS
FG12:55Armando Cuko 38 Yd 710
TD10:57Jeromy Miles 52 Yd Interception Return (Armando Cuko Kick) 717