(3-3, 2-2 away)
(3-3, 2-1 home)
1:00 PM ET, October 10, 2009
Passing: W. Smith (MAIN) - 189 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: M. Maysonet (STON) - 7 CAR, 95 YDS
Receiving: A. Weaver (SYR) - 6 REC, 53 YDS, 1 TD
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Warren Smith threw two touchdown passes and Maine took advantage of seven turnovers to defeat Hofstra 16-14 on Saturday.
Hofstra outgained Maine 533-311, but couldn't overcome the turnovers, which led to 10 of Maine's points.
Smith was 15 of 25 for 189 yards and threw touchdown passes of 5 and 18 yards as the Black Bears (3-3, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association) built a 13-0 halftime lead.
Hofstra (3-3, 1-2) cut the lead to 13-7 on Everette Benjamin's 1-yard run with 8:18 left in the third quarter, but Maine's Jordan Waxman hit a 28-yard field goal to extend the advantage to 16-7.
The Pride scored with 2:22 remaining on Cory Christopher's 4-yard pass to Aaron Weaver.
Smith finished with 82 yards on 16 carries.
Miguel Maysonet led Hofstra with 95 yards rushing and Steve Probst rushed for 91 yards.