Scores

Final

Northeastern 7

(0-4, 0-2 null)

Villanova 56

(4-0, 1-0 CAA)

3:30 PM ET, September 26, 2009

Villanova Stadium, Philadelphia, PA

1 2 3 4 T
NE 0 0 7 07
VILL 21 7 14 1456

Top Performers

Passing: C. Whitney (VILL) - 84 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: A. Ball (VILL) - 7 CAR, 109 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Batts (NE) - 7 REC, 92 YDS, 1 TD

Villanova 56, Northeastern 7

Associated Press

VILLANOVA, Pa. -- Aaron Ball scored the first of Villanova's four touchdowns to open the game and the Wildcats defeated Northeastern 56-7.

Ball had 109 yards and two touchdowns on seven carries to lead a rushing attack that totaled 410 yards.

The Wildcats rushed for six touchdowns, including two by Lawrence Doss. Doss rounded out the Wildcats' scoring on a 5-yard run with 9:55 remaining and a 14-yard run with 4:18 left.

Chris Whitney added 98 yards on 10 carries for Villanova (4-0) in the conference opener for both teams.

Whitney also was 7-for-11 with 84 yards and a passing and rushing touchdown as Villanova moved to 7-1 all-time against Northeastern (0-4).

Alex Dulski was 16-for-31 with 138 yards, a touchdown and three interceptions for the Huskies.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NE
VILL
1st Downs1629
Total Yards241552
Passing144142
Rushing97410
Penalties7-744-35
3rd Down Conversions5-159-13
4th Down Conversions1-11-1
Turnovers31
Possession28:1331:47

Passing Leaders

NortheasternC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Dulski16/311384.513
VillanovaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Whitney7/11847.610

Rushing Leaders

NortheasternCARYDSAVGTDLG
Griffin11322.9015
Torres9252.807
VillanovaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Ball710915.6136
Whitney10989.8145

Receiving Leaders

NortheasternRECYDSAVGTDLG
Batts79213.1148
Conway4246.0011
VillanovaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Harvey710214.6027
White11919.0019

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNEVILL
TD14:08Aaron Ball 31 Yd Run (Nick Yako Kick) 07
TD08:22Angelo Babbaro 1 Yd Run (Nick Yako Kick) 014
TD01:40Tony Canci 1 Yd Pass From Antwon Young (Nick Yako Kick) 021
SECOND QUARTERNEVILL
TD01:26Tony Canci 14 Yd Pass From Chris Whitney (Nick Yako Kick) 028
THIRD QUARTERNEVILL
TD13:26Jordan Batts 48 Yd Pass From Alex Dulski (Mat Johnson Kick) 728
TD12:54Chris Whitney 45 Yd Run (Nick Yako Kick) 735
TD00:33Antwon Young 1 Yd Run (Nick Yako Kick) 742
FOURTH QUARTERNEVILL
TD09:55Lawrence Doss 5 Yd Run (Nick Yako Kick) 749
TD04:18Lawrence Doss 14 Yd Run (Nick Yako Kick) 756